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EHS Engineer

Date: May 6, 2019

Location: Anaheim, CA, US, 92806

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Weartech International, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, is a leader in wear-resistant hardfacing alloys and engineered components. For over 25 years, the company has provided clients with cobalt, nickel and now iron-based products for custom solutions in extreme wear environments. 

PRIMARY FUNCTION

Manage all Regulatory, Environmental, Health, Safety and OSHA compliance requirements to meet Corporate and Weartech standards for safety.

 

 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Organize and coordinate the strategy and implementation of regulatory projects including those involving EPA, RCRA, DOT, EPCRA, CERCLA, TSCA, CAA, CWA, CSAT and local guidelines and regulatory agencies. Interfacing with regulatory agencies and other external EHS auditors.
  • Conducting industrial hygiene sampling, evaluating facility exposure levels and providing guidance on the controls & management of exposures.
  • Fostering employee safety team activities that contribute to improved employee involvement in safety programs (BBS, Ergonomics, JSA, 5S, etc.).
  • Assist in accident/incident investigation & management. Coordinate facility EHS inspections to ensure compliance with regulatory standards and corporate policy.
  • Support the EHS Management System and ISO 14001 initiatives.
  • Assist in environmental/process related projects such as pollution abatement, water treatment, emission reductions or capital projects pertaining to chemical applications including Hazardous Material Handling and monitoring.
  • Apply engineering and scientific principles in the decision and execution of these projects.  Treat projects as comprehensive in nature, requiring ingenuity, originality and strategic planning to coordinate environmental compliance with good business needs.
  • Encourage the development of manufacturing processes and product design changes that support an environmental, health and safety pro-active culture and enhance good business practices.
  • Provide technical support to Anaheim operations and act as a liaison with other departments, divisions and organizations.
  • Develop appropriate goals and performance metrics, and communicate EHS performance metrics and tracking. Report results to Managing director and act as liaison with Lincoln Electric Global EHS.
  • Lead and direct others in project execution.  Review progress and evaluate results.  Operate with considerable latitude for independent action or decision.
  • Create, update, and maintain a thorough knowledge of EHS regulations and reporting requirements including:  recordkeeping, permitting procedures, hazardous waste disposal, industrial waste water, effluent guidelines, and emergency response procedures and other EHS programs as needed.
  • Maintaining Safety Data Sheets & program management per the new GHS.
  • Coordinating, conducting and tracking training, contractor and new hire orientation, and procedures and programs relative to regulatory compliance.
  • Know and understand Company rules and regulations for implementing environmental, health and safety policies.
  • Advise on environmental and health and safety matters.
  • Monitoring environmental processes on site.
  • Generating, reviewing, modifying, writing, risk assessments, Safe Working Procedures.
  • Assist in implementing systems in order to obtain environmental and health and safety certification within the company.
  • Assist with statutory inspections for environmental conformance and health and safety practices.
  • Compile and analyze data required for reporting to Lincoln Electric
  • Liaise with Lincoln Electric for reporting requirements
  • Supporting Maintenance Supervisor in planning preventative maintenance tasks
  • Generating and maintaining preventative maintenance documentation
  • Maintaining the preventative maintenance system
  • Assisting with equipment design/modifications

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Environmental Engineering based experience.
  •  High degree of knowledge of factory equipment, building systems and processes.
  • Ability to manage multiple workloads and projects by prioritizing deadlines effectively.
  • Good communication skills at all levels.
  • Knowledge and understanding of environmental and health and safety law and best practice methods.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Training/Coaching Skills.
  • Teamwork and departmental collaboration. Thorough understanding of Company Policy, Rules and Regulations.
  • Must be able to set priorities and motivate others to complete tasks, on time.

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS :

  • 5  years EHS Experience.
  • Working knowledge of ISO 14001.

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 $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 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: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Environmental, Health & Safety 
Section:  Weartech International (US86) 

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Nearest Secondary Market: Anaheim

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