• Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

    Job Division SRG Global
    REF. 2019-3249
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview


    Who is Guardian Industries?


    When you are looking at a city’s skyline or the grilles on the latest cars and trucks, chances are you’re seeing our products. Through Guardian Glass, a Guardian Industries company, we make high- performance, energy efficient glass for homes and buildings. SRG Global™, a Guardian Industries company, makes automotive trim products that define a vehicle’s DNA and help improve fuel efficiency. 

    And perhaps most of all, we make the ideas, formulas and processes that make these products possible. Guardian Industries is 18,000 people working to make products that improve people’s lives!


    Guardian Industries is seeking you to become our next Environmental Health and Safety Specialist.




    A Day In The Life Typically Includes


    The SRG Global Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist is responsible for being the location champion for building a culture of environmental, health and safety through team member engagement at all levels, compliance with corporate loss control and government regulations, and transferring ownership through effective leadership, training, and development.


    The ideal candidate will possess the skills and knowledge sought below but, of equal importance, he or she will be self-motivated, possess a positive attitude, and be a creative thinker. This is a “hands-on” position that will work across the organization in a competitive atmosphere. Working with and through all of the department leaders and interfacing with cross-functional teams at corporate and plant levels is crucial for success.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

    • Ensures compliance with all applicable federal, state and local legislation and codes governing EHS and corporate loss control.
    • Assists the EHS Manager to develop policies and procedures that ensure compliance with regulations and company guidelines.
    • Interfaces with regulatory agencies, committee members and institutional staff to formulate corrective actions.
    • Respond to emergency and non-emergency situations including after hours and weekends on occasion.
    • Designs and delivers safety training for all levels of Team Members including Train-the-Trainer for front line supervisors.
    • Ability to coach and empower managers and supervisors through effective culture and transformation of ownership with compliance and Loss Control Programs.
    • Conducting risk assessments and using data to create preventative measures to remove risks/hazards.
    • Develops and implements incident investigations, data analysis, and recurrence prevention programs and procedures using effective problem solving methods such as 8D and Cause Maps.
    • Conducts on-site reviews and audits of operations and facilities.
    • Leads industrial hygiene, occupational and general safety programs to ensure a safe environment and comply with safety standards.
    • Investigates and evaluates new engineering, equipment and process changes.
    • Responds and provides assistance to all emergency situations.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Attends conferences, meeting, and workshops to keep up-to-date on new safety methods and procedures to applicable codes and regulations or to maintain required level of certification.
    • Lead and continually evaluate effectiveness of the Behavior Based Safety program (i.e. DuPont STOP).
    • Demonstrate on a consistent basis the MBM Guiding Principles and humility/discipline to achieve personal improvement.
    • Embrace change and lead standardization and best practice implementations with engineering, tooling, gauge engineering, program management, and others to develop seamless product or process development.

    What You Will Need

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must 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.

    • Bachelor’s degree in a similar discipline is preferred.
    • Strong motivation and history to develop personnel to full potential.
    • Willingness to be trained EMT and CPR/First Aid Trainer Certification
    • Preferred experience developing and administering Behavior Based Safety Programs


    What Will Put You Ahead?

    • OSHA VPP or equivalent safety program experience preferred.
    • Eligible to be certified in one of the following:
      • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) by Board of Certified Safety Professional
      • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) by American Board of Industrial Hygiene


    Language skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

    Mathematical skills:  Ability to calculate simple mathematical equations. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as concentrations, percentage, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

    Reasoning ability:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations.

    Other Skills and Abilities:

    Use of equipment designed to inspect, test, monitor, and measure safe environmental levels. Use of standard office equipment.


    Responsibility and authority to ensure quality products and service to our customers:

    All employees must understand, support and participate in the company's Quality Plan, including quality objectives and quality commitment by being able to:

    • Explain the intent and components of the Policy, including an overview of IATF 16949 Quality Management Systems, procedures and work instructions associated with this job.
    • Explain the function of this job and how it helps to create quality parts and services.
    • Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of non-conformities in products, processes, and/or quality systems.
    • Identify and record any problems in products, processes, and/or quality systems.
    • Initiate, recommend or provide solutions through established systems.
    • Verify the implementation of solutions to ensure successful resolutions.
    • Contain non-conformities and alter process until deficiency or unsatisfactory condition is corrected.


    Physical Requirements:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The employee is frequently required to stand and walk, use hands to finger dexterity, handle and feel, reach with arms and hands, and talk and hear.

    The employee is sometimes required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and sit. Specific vision requirements include: close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

    The employee will be required to lift up to 10 - 50 lbs. consistently on a daily basis.

    Work environment:


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Working conditions in some plant areas require that personal protective equipment be worn including but not limited to: steel toed shoes, eye protection, hearing protection, ring and watch covers, belt buckle covers, and gloves. All employees of SRG are expected to comply with all safety policies.


    The employee may be exposed to toxic and corrosive chemicals. The employee may encounter exposure to fumes or airborne particles. The employee may also encounter wet and/or humid conditions, vibration, working in high, precarious places, proximity to moving mechanical parts, exposure to electrical shock and radiation.


    Noise levels are moderate.


    The employee will need to wear shoes, shirt and all protective equipment relevant to working with hazardous chemicals as necessary.

    What do we have to offer?

    What do we have to offer?


    If you have been looking for an environment where people are valued, entrepreneurial spirit is boundless and opportunities for success are based on merit, and if you want to add value to your company, then Guardian Industries may be the place for you.




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