EHS Director – AZEK

Posted: Nov 21, 2018




The Director of Environmental, Health & Safety is responsible to establish and promote the maintenance of a safe, accident-free, and healthy work environment. Plan implement and coordinate all company safety programs. This Director-level position will be based in our Scranton, PA facility and will manage the duties of EHS Managers in both the Scranton, PA facility as well as our manufacturing operations in Wilmington, Ohio.

Essential Functions:

•  Formulates general safety policies and procedures to be followed by company and plant personnel in compliance with local, state and federal OSHA rules and regulations.

•  Investigates industrial accidents, injuries, or occupational diseases to determine causes and preventive measures.

•  Consults with employees and managers on design and use of equipment, shops, fire prevention and safety programs.

•  Inspects organization facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards and recommends corrective or preventative measures where indicated.

•  Practices strong engagement with direct reports and team members including accepting diversity of ideas and thoughts, sharing responsibility for success, demonstrating honesty and integrity, helping employees solve problems and showing respect.

•  Keeps managers and employees alerted as to the hazards of working with toxic fumes, dangerous chemicals and any other hazardous substances. Manages MSDS communication program.

•  Participates in the investigation of accidents and injuries and cooperates in the preparation of materials and evidence for organization use in hearings, law suits, and insurance investigations.

•  Develops, supervises, coordinates and conducts training programs and employee on boarding which will increase proficiency in safe practices and promotes safety consciousness.

•  Responsible for EHS issues relative to reports, permits, testing and compliance with all regulatory agencies. Compiles and submits various reports (e.g. accident, EPA) as required by regulatory agencies and company management.

•  Work closely with Production Management, Human Resources and Insurance Carriers in administration of the W/C program.

•  Review plans and specifications for construction, modification and/or installation of machinery, equipment and facilities to determine if all safety requirements have been met.

•  Compile, analyze, and interpret statistical data related to occuptional illnesses and accidents.

•  Maintains and updates EHS files and records.

•  Performs other assignments as directed.



Education:     BS/BA in Occupational Health & Safety or a technical field (environmental, chemistry, biology, etc.) with training in core Environmental, Health and Safety disciplines.: Required

Experience:  10+ years experience in manufacturing plant sites with 3+ years of multi-site responsibility.

Computer Skills:  Various computer programs to include MS Word, Excel and Outlook.


Certifications & Licenses:   Valid Drivers License, OSHA and CSP (Cerfified Safety Professional) Cerfification Desirable.


Other Requirements:   Knowledge in Federal/State/Local environmental regulations (e.g. EPA, DEP) applicable to the manufacture of CPG products to assure all requirements are adhered to. Must have demonstrated influencing skills and well-developed presentations skills.


Health & Safety Engineer

Posted: Nov 01, 2018

Job Description
Health & Safety Engineer – (18002511)

This opening is in our Kawneer business in Bloomsburg, PA. We are the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum products and systems for the commercial construction industry. Kawneer is part of Arconic’s global Building and Construction Systems (BCS) business unit, which manufactures and markets architectural systems and products in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Under the direction of the location EHS Manager, the Health & Safety Engineer will support the daily health and safety functions for the Kawneer facility in Bloomsburg, PA. The Health & Safety Engineer is accountable for ensuring that Health and Safety activities reduce risk, eliminate incidents, and are performed within external regulatory requirements and internal management guidelines.

Job Responsibilities and Duties include but are not limited to:
• Develop and sustain systems to drive compliance, fatality prevention and injury reduction;
• Act as key health and safety liaison with location manufacturing, maintenance & engineering departments to assistance in the execution of their strategic and tactical health and safety plans;
• Analyze injury and incident data and assist line management in the implementation of focused injury reduction efforts;
• Provide expertise to proactively address injury reduction efforts;
• Provide technical expertise and participate in injury / incident investigations to assist in identifying root cause analysis and provide recommendations to prevent recurrence;
• Assume leadership of the location’s industrial hygiene program including execution of IH sampling plans, the administration of IH databases and employee exposure records and hazardous material management;
• Serve as a resource for the location’s industrial ventilation SPA to ensure IH exposure levels are maintained at acceptable levels;
• Select and manage PPE requirements;
• Assist with the completion of designated health and safety ASAT audit protocols and overall process;
• Maintain working knowledge of federal, state and local health and safety regulations and identify all requirements that apply, or may apply to the facility;
• Develop, review and facilitate Health & Safety related training;
• Assess, evaluate, eliminate / minimize risks collaboratively with employees using technical knowledge of Health and Safety regulations;
• Assist in investigations of health and safety incidents, root cause analysis, entry into databases and item closure tracking;
• Coordinate the development of systems to ensure metrics are accurate and timely per Arconic guidelines;
• Assist in implementing Human Performance systems;
• Participate in continuing professional education; staying current and competent in the respective Health & Safety profession through seminars, courses, literature review, etc.
Major Activities and Key Challenges Include:
• Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication, problem-solving, presentation and human relations;
• Must be highly organized and able to prioritize and meet deadlines in a very fast-paced environment;
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.


Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
• Minimum of 1 year experience in Health and Safety in a manufacturing or industrial environment.
• Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or Engineering from an accredited institution;
• Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in Health and Safety in a manufacturing environment;
• Prior Alcoa/Arconic Health & Safety experience;
• Previous Occupational Health & Safety experience in a manufacturing environment;
• Experience implementing and maintaining Health & Safety programs;
• Industrial Hygiene experience;
• Experience with Behavior Based Safety programs;
• Experience with Ergonomic assessments;
• Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Primary Location
: United States-PA-Bloomsburg
Work Locations
US BPX Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
500 East 12th Street, P O Box 629
Bloomsburg 17815
: Environmental Health and Safety
: Global Building and Construct Systems
: Day Job
Job Type
: Experienced