Site EH&S Lead in Maricopa, AZ at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 1/13/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for an Site EH&S Lead who will join our team in Maricopa, AZ.

Pay rate up to $27.25 per hour (based on experience)

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for coordinating and overseeing environmental, health and safety compliance at this Growing Media (mulch and soil) facility to all local, state and federal safety and environmental regulations and corporate guidelines and procedures.

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Ensure EPA and OSHA documentation compliance with guidance from the corporate EH&S department.
  • Collaborate with employees and managers to identify and mitigate EH&S concerns.
  • Maintain a Job Hazard Analysis database and ensure required PPE is available.
  • Maintain Incident, Injury, Near Miss, and Safe Behavior documentation and follow-up on resulting action items.
  • Coordinate RCRA compliance activities and training.
  • Provide guidance and direction for emergency response activities for the facility.
  • Coordinate EH&S training sessions and compile training records in accordance with regulatory and corporate requirements.
  • Record monitoring, sampling, and disposal data into recordkeeping software according to regulations.
  • Coordinate vendor inspections and services (fire, sprinkler, waste water, etc.).
  • Must be able to periodically work flexible hours, including second and third shifts, if necessary.
  • Team lead on the safety committee.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.   OSHA Certification preferred.
  • One-two years of experience in EH&S roles, preferably in a manufacturing, agriculture or related environment.
  • Knowledge in EPA, OSHA, State Workers Comp Laws and Wastewater compliance.
  • Working knowledge of applicable Health and Safety regulations and standards.
  • Working knowledge of metrics, both lagging and leading.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and internet savvy.
  • Knowledge of facilities and operational procedures.
  • Ability to lead meetings and train employees.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships to gain cross-functional alignment for execution.

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.
  • Fitness Club Reimbursement ($350)
  • Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)
  • First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).
  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and GroPride Network, Scotts Young Professionals.
  • 13 SMG paid holiday days and generous vacation policy.

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts. With the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring certain associates to get a COVID vaccine*. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns.

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

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

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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.

*Except where prohibited by state or local law