EHS Technician

Date: Nov 25, 2022

Location: Carthage, TN, US, 37030

Company: Lincoln Electric

The Harris Products Group, a Lincoln Electric Company, is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of brazing, soldering, heating, cutting and welding equipment, as well as brazing and soldering alloys and welding consumables.

Req. ID: 22174 

The EHS Specialist will work with the EH&S Manager to plan and implement safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and EPA rules and regulations, including data monitoring and reporting for Lincoln Corporate.


Supports and establishes programs to train managers and employees in work site safety practices, fire prevention, and correct handling techniques for chemicals, toxins, equipment, and other materials, as well as other legal and regulatory training.  

Supports the preparation of studies and analyses of industrial accident causes and hazards to health for use by company personnel and outside agencies.  Assists in accident root cause analysis and consequent corrective action.

Performs routine inspections of the organization’s facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determines corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented.

Provides information, signs, posters, barriers, and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions.

Supports the investigation of accidents and injuries and cooperates in the preparation of material and evidence for organization use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations in coordination with the EH&S Manager.

Compiles and submits accident and other environmental reports as required by regulatory agencies under the guidance of the EH&S Manager.

Conducts or assits with internal ISO system audits.

Supports the maintenance of a lockout/tag out program.

Maintains first aid supplies.

Maintains Safety Data Sheets (SDS).

Maintains and monitors waste disposal, including sampling analysis for waste streams from the facility.

Reviews safety policies and procedures with all new employees.

Assists in maintaining safety files and records.


Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience                                                 

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Strong Microsoft Office computer skills in Powerpoint, Outlook, Word, and Excel.  Knowledge of OSHA, DOT, and EPA regulations and other applicable laws and guidelines.  Preferred:  SAP experience a plus and ISO certification as a Lead or Internal Auditor (14001 preferred).



Other Qualifications

CPR Certified and training in first aid



Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


Lincoln Electric is a $3.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 11,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 56 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!


Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.


Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time 
Function: Environmental, Health & Safety 
Section:  J.W. Harris Co, Inc. (US20) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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