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Environmental, Health, Safety & Security Technician in Fort Madison, IA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

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Job Description

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like plants....in the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty? If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family!

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like plants....in the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty? If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family!

We are looking for an Environmental/Health/Safety & Security Technician that will grow at our Ft. Madison, IA facility. The EHS&S Technician will provide support to improve and maintain plant environmental, safety and occupational health programs, compliance and regulatory programs and assist with trainings.  This position will have a considerable impact on the safety of the plant and its associates

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide effective professional safety and health support to the site and associates to improve and sustain site safety culture, environmental safety and occupational health programs, and procedures.

  • Work within state and federal safety regulations, corporate standards, policies and procedures to ensure compliance. Ensure EPA and OSHA documentation compliance with guidance from internal EHS&S department.

  • Maintain safety incident documentation,  follow-up on corrective action items, track associate performance and maintain consistent compliance of plant environmental health and safety programs.

  • Assist with the development of job task hazard analysis, personal protective equipment analysis, trials, standard operating procedures and formula safety checklists.

  • Assist with plant-wide safety meetings, training sessions, associate orientations, safety committee meetings, safety communications, identifying training needs, compile training records in accordance with regulatory and corporate requirements, and safety observations and discussions with associates.

  • Collaborate with employees and managers to identify and mitigate safety concerns.

  • Ensure required personal protective equipment is available to associates.

  • Ensure safety data sheets and checklists are current and available.

  • Perform all duties safely and in compliance with environmental, safety & health requirements.

  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent, Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • General knowledge and experience in administration of various OSHA & industrial Safety programs and record-keeping.

  • Ability to plan, communicate, implement and monitor assigned safety tasks.

  • Ability to work independently and execute on decisions associated with safety.

  • Ability to promote teamwork and train others.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, Google applications, and SAP.

  • Ability to understand and perform duties associated with various legally required programs, and maintain confidentiality.

  • Ability to perform essential physical job functions, to include, but not limited to: frequent movement throughout manufacturing environment with conveyor lines, moving forktrucks, etc.  The ability to lift 30 pounds, stand, stoop, bend, twist, climb and lift for the duration of the shift.

  • Must be able to periodically work flexible hours, if necessary.

COME GROW WITH US, WHERE THE GRASS REALLY IS GREENER!

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts Miracle-Gro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, TomCat, Ortho, RoundUp, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

COME GROW WITH US, WHERE THE GRASS REALLY IS GREENER!

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, TomCat, Ortho, RoundUp, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

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