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Environmental, Health and Safety Engineer - Dover, DE #5200496


Company: Edgewell Personal Care Brands, LLC

Date: 07/12/2018

Category: Consumer Packaged Goods Manufacturing

City: Dover, DE

This is Edgewell We are a global team of 6,000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we re-imagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.

From baby to body, Edgewell is passionate about making the little moments leading up to the big memories just a little bit easier. Simply, we aim to make the products that families rely on more inspired, more personal, and more trustworthy—so they can devote that much more energy to the people they care about most.


We are re-imagining personal care.


At Edgewell Personal Care, we're passionate about helping people be at their best when it matters most: whether preparing for a first date, practicing for the big game, or protecting your family on vacation. The Edgewell family of brands has a product for everyone -- with well-established brand names such as Schick and Wilkinson Sword men's and women's shaving systems and disposable razors; Edge and Skintimate shave preparations; Playtex, Stayfree, Carefree and o.b. feminine care products; Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic sun care products; Playtex infant feeding, Diaper Genie; and Wet Ones moist wipes.


Position Summary As an integral member of the Dover Team, the Environmental Health and Safety Engineer may develop, implement and oversee the site HSES programs and systems. This includes assisting the HSES manager building relationships with regulatory agencies, working with and leading on-site management with HSES programs. This position is also responsible for audit programs and monitoring the facility and recommendation for correction of HSES gaps in regulatory and corporate compliance.

Accountabilities •Lead all environmental compliances initiatives (hazardous waste, air emissions, water, etc.).

•Coordinate the implementation of safety rules, policies, safe employee training program.


•Coordinate site activities with regulatory agencies to verify compliance, resolve situations, and maintain a cooperative working relationship. Submit and maintain all required environmental records.


•Ensure that required environmental plans are kept current, complete and compliant. Plans include but are not limited to OSHA, SARA, Title III, RCRA, CAA, CWA, Waste Minimization Plan and other regulatory requirements.


•Reports any potential violations and implement corrections as needed.


•Lead sustainability program to recycle as much material as possible to reduce or eliminate landfill costs.


•Conducts frequent safety and environmental inspections and procedural audits in the field and have the skills, knowledge and ability to take immediate corrective action if required.


•Recommend and implement EHS related capital projects for the site.


•Investigate accidents and environmental incidents through root cause analysis and recommend policies, procedures, and/or other actions to correct problems or prevent future occurrence.


Specific Accountabilities •Assist with coordination of work related injury medical case management and return to work programs. Direct coordination of medical first responders and provision of first aid treatment.

•Drive the safety effort and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements and company policies and procedures, i.e. lockout, confined space, fall protection, Personal Protective Equipment.


•Actively interacts with all employees to promote safe acts.


•Responsible for assisting in the development and adhering to Safety & Health, Environmental, and Training Budgets.


•Anticipate, identify, and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices.


•Assist in the development, implementation, and administration of hazard control methods, safety procedures, and security programs.


•Measure, audit, and evaluate effectiveness of HSES programs.


•Participate in safety committees, including selecting members, conducting training, coordinating activities and empowering members to develop and obtain specific safety goals and objectives.


•Cultivate employee commitment to a high-performance culture.


•Actively participate in other Plant Safety Audits and at corporate safety conferences.


•Manage and implement the EPC Environmental Policies and Standards at all Playtex sites


•Support EPC management and EPC EHS&S Council in achieving environmental goals and share best practices throughout EPC organization.


•Train and coach colleagues for compliance with federal, state and corporate regulations


•Conduct tours of the complete facilities for government inspectors and audit teams as needed


•File all Environmental reports as required by regulations


•Inspect and assure the proper operation and maintenance of all environmental control systems, including operational documentation, permit compliance and audits of maintenance procedures


•Coordinates HSES activities with corporate and plant staffs, outside consultants and contractors as required. This includes representing said facilities during related audits, meetings and associated projects.


•Assists plant management in the preparation of annual budget requirements for environmental compliance


•Coordinates and/or provides appropriate and required environmental compliance training to site personnel. Additionally, coordinate and/or conduct specific training to individuals responsible for maintaining environmental control systems or whose job requires specific environmental compliance training.


•Represents Edgewell facilities at regulatory meetings and/or hearings on environmental matters and any issues related to environmental site investigation, remediation or site contamination.


•Responsible for overseeing the disposal practices and management of regulated, hazardous waste, and solid waste streams. This includes ensuring waste characterization, storage, recycling and disposal meets the appropriate regulatory and site requirements. Responsible for meeting any TSD facility audit requirements.


•Collaborate with HSES Team members group on initiatives, policies and standards


•Travel may be required


•May also perform additional duties as assigned.


Required Skills and Experience •Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Environmental Engineering or related Science disciplines

•Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, preferably in the chemical or relevant manufacturing industry


•Have a technical knowledge of: OSHA, RCRA, DOT, CWA, CAA, TSCA, and other applicable regulations


•Experience with behavior-based safety (e.g. STOP, BST) and RCA incident investigation techniques


•Experience in implementing comprehensive health, safety, and environmental projects


•Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


•Exceptional communication skills


•Knowledgeable about best practice safety and environmental approaches.


•PC skills; Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); and other applicable applications


•Minimum of 2 years of experience in industrial environmental compliance management


Must be expert in Federal Environmental regulations. Must be expert or willing to become expert in Delaware and local environmental regulations through training and education.


Preferred Skills and Experience •Bachelor's Degree in Risk Management, Industrial Safety, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Hygiene or related discipline or equivalent experience.

•Minimum of 5 -10 years Safety and/or Environmental Experience.


•Previous Manufacturing Experience preferred. Regulated manufacturing experience highly desirable.


•Experience developing safety programs including working through high performance teams to successfully implement initiatives, and the ability to implement behavior-based safety programs.


•Demonstrated ability to work within and through organization using influence and client management skills.


•Demonstrated Voluntary Protection Program development and implementation preferred.


•Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.


•Excellent communication skills


•Excellent computer and presentation skills


•Experience in LEAN manufacturing a plus


•Ability to travel as required


•Professional certifications or advanced degree preferred (CSP, MS in HSES related field etc.)


Working Relationships & Environment Working Relationships

•Site personnel, contractors and regulatory agencies


Work Environment


•Some travel required for environmental audits and/or training. Otherwise, minimal travel will be required.


•Ability to maneuver under/over equipment to do inspections.


•Work schedule is projected to be typical business hours. Some work might be required on night shifts and weekends.


•Exposure to health risks or conditions that may require the use of Personal Protective Equipment.


An Offer to Grow On Edgewell offers a competitive compensation package which includes full medical and retirement savings coverage, paid vacation and holidays. Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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