EHS Engineer
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 2/3/2019

Job Description

The EHS Engineer coordinates US safety and environmental programs (in support ISO 9001) ensuring the safety of all employees, and protection of the environment through compliance with all Federal, State, Local, and Corporate regulations and policies.  This role covers both manufacturing sites at West Chester, PA and St. Kitts, West Indies.  This person will be joining the Portescap team in West Chester, PA.  Portescap is part of Altra (AIMC).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops, implements, trains, and sustains programs which proactively eliminate safety hazards associated with product design, facility operations, manufacturing processes, ergonomics, product distribution, and waste discharge/disposal. Effectively communicate these programs to all employees and provide Supervisory and disciplinary guidance.
  • Drives a management-supported and employee-driven safety culture to proactively eliminate safety hazards through achievement of daily/monthly/annual safety goals.
  • Implements Portescap US Environmental strategy toward goals consistent with the continuous reduction of emissions to any/all waste streams.
  • Provides guidance and assures compliance with all global EH&S regulations through development of EH&S programs at St. Kitts facility.
  • Drives cost reductions through creative and innovative EHS and Facilities related solutions.

Main Objectives:

  • Ensures compliance to all local, state, and federal Environmental and Safety regulations.
  • Establishes a proactive, employee driven safety culture to address key challenges inherent in repetitive motion assembly operations.
  • Achieves critical metrics for OSHA Rate, Audit Closure, Accurate Incident Reporting and Reduction, RCCM, Training Completion, and Employee Involvement.
  • Participates in front-end process engineering events focusing on risk assessment, evaluation of new processes for safety and ergonomic considerations, and review of facility layouts for potential EH&S issues.
  • Leads Portescap Safety Orientation and scheduled Safety training on procedures and work instructions. 
  • Leads and drives 5S throughout the facilities and leads management and disposal of red tag area.

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Knowledge of State, Federal, and Corporate EHS Laws and Policies
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Troubleshooting Skills
  • Self-starter                                          
  • Detail Oriented
  • Computer Skills – basic Microsoft package
  • Familiarity with Action Plan creation and execution
  • Drive to learn new principles and skills for continuous improvement
  • Flexible work schedule required

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety or equivalent technical field preferred
  • Experience with OSHA and other Safety programs preferred

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.

Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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