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The Raymond Corporation EHS Specialist - Ontario, CA in Ontario, California

Raymond West is looking for a knowledgeable EHS Specialist to join our growing team! The Environmental Health and Safety Specialist will ensure all Safety, Health and Environmental related activities are carried out in accordance with Company policies and procedures and to ensure compliance. The EHS Specialist is responsible for initiating and implementing safety programs while promoting a “Safe on Purpose” culture. The EHS specialist will support the department in facilitating information to meet customer request requirements. This position will encompass a wide array of activities and requires attention to detail.

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The main activities of the position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Accountable for implementing programs and procedures to ensure that the Company complies with safety, risk management and environmental regulatory requirements.
  • Support safety activities as outlined in Raymond’s Covid Prevention Program
  • Tracks, Assesses, and analyzes data to identify risks and opportunities. Provides recommendations and supports prevention activities.
  • Responsible for maintaining and reporting on site specific safety programs and regulatory activities: Safety metric performance reporting, CERS, SPCC, SCAQMD, EPA reporting.
  • Train and direct employees and leadership on established Environmental and Safety standards and procedures.
  • Prepare inspection reports, generate team recommended corrective actions.
  • Prepare and maintain monthly and yearly reports to Raymond West and Raymond Corporation as appropriate

  • Ensure appropriate regulatory training is completed

  • Participates with new hire safety orientation activities.

  • Evaluates effectiveness and supports Hazardous Waste Management activities
  • Collaborate with HR and insurance provider to support managing claims to closure.
  • Facilitates safety meetings with management and key employees.
  • Leads the Safety Committee meetings and associated activities.
  • Performs risk assessments of shop, warehouse and in field customer site assignments. Report findings and provides recommendations to mitigate risks with leadership team with support of the EHS Manager
  • Supports leadership in the completion of investigation and root cause analysis of workplace injuries, illnesses, and collisions.
  • Participate in scheduled leadership meetings
  • Requires the availability to flex work time to support organization
  • Other projects or duties as assigned

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Associates Degree in a related field required, Bachelor's Degree preferred; OR a High School Diploma and 5 years’ experience in related field with at least 2 years in a safet/environmental role.
  • Advanced training or certifications preferred such as a Professional Certificate from ASSP / OTI Certification or comparable including but not limited to (e.g. Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Safety & Health Manager (CSHM), Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS), OTI Safety Associate or other safety specialist certificate.
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills working with all levels of employees, customers and management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office, MS Outlook and MS Teams
  • Ability to facilitate training for all levels of employees, supervision, and management
  • Self-starter with ability to follow-up and follow through and meet deadlines
  • Able to work independently, as well as collaboratively within a team environment
  • Presents a solution driven mindset
  • This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Human Resources, Occupational Safety & Health, Risk Management.
  • Experience within large warehouse, logistics, manufacturing operations.
  • Strong technical knowledge and background in OSHA regulatory standards, Lean Six Sigma, safety engineering, risk management and environmental protection.
  • Worker’s Compensation Claim management experience a plus

Management: This position reports to the EHS Manager. This position communicates directly with EHS Manager on project assignments, status and other EHS related subjects. Position will collaborate with Customer Compliance Administrator on regular basis. On occasion position directly interacts and takes direction from organizations executives.

Physical Requirements: This position is administrative in nature and involves repetitive motions, i.e. requires repetitive use of fingers, wrists, and hands for typing word processing and 10-key. Must be able to bend, twist, sit and reach using legs, back, neck and arms. Must be able to verbally speak and hear with or without aid to utilize phones with customers, vendors, and co-workers. Must be able to lift at least 25lbs occasionally.

RW provides competitive, medical, dental, vision, 401k with company match, flexible spending accounts, disability insurance, life insurance, personal time off, holiday pay and a great team to work with!

Check us out at Raymond West has a great group of loyal and hardworking employees who help us maintain our exemplary level of sales and service.

Apply on-line via the submit resume button provided. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all qualified persons to apply. We encourage qualified military veterans and persons with disabilities to submit their resume on line. We are a drug free company.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.