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Health And Safety Manager

Dana Limited
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.


POSITION: Manager Environmental, Occupational Health, Safety & Security

SUPERVISOR: Direct: Plant Manager

Functional Direct: Sr. Manager EHSS, Light Vehicle

LOCATION: Fort Wayne, IN

Job Content / Responsibilities: Health, Safety, and Security

  • Manage a local risk-based Environmental, Health, Safety and Security (EHSS) program in accordance with Danas corporate policies and procedures. Develop annual EHSS business plans identifying functional activities, training, machine guarding, ergonomic and other EHSS improvements needed with action plans and target implementation dates. Identify historical loss experience and statistical improvement goals for both short and long-term success. Integrate an EHSS culture within all operations and at all levels of shop floor and management teams. Work in close coordination with corporate Environmental Health, Safety and Security personnel to make certain that all necessary Health, Safety and Security protocols are implemented.

  • Assure compliance with federal, state, and local safety regulations.

  • Comply with all corporate EHSS reporting protocols including shared learnings.

  • Develop, implement and obtain a registered safety management system in accordance with Danas corporate safety management policies and ISO 45001 criteria.

  • Implement Dana corporate processes to help assure that proper EHSS provisions are incorporated into all jobs performed at the facility, employing techniques of risk assessment, hazard analysis, job safety risk analysis and safe job procedures as defined within Danas corporate safety management system.

  • Develop and implement local incident and near miss investigation process. Make sure OSHA record keeping is being completed within the Dana global injury reporting system. Track first aid cases, recordable incidents, near misses and employee hours to determine injury trends and develop plans for improvement.

  • Organize and conduct all necessary EHSS training as required legally and in accordance with Danas training matrix.

  • Prepare an OSHA inspection and response program designed to train personnel on OSHA regulations and develop an OSHA response team should an OSHA inspector arrive at the facility in accordance to Danas corporate policies and procedures. Develop an OSHA inspection program to be used as a training tool for the safety team and conduct on-site mock OSHA inspections. Develop an operational checklist regarding all OSHA requirements for 29 CFR General Industry 1910 and all Subparts to help assure that the facility meets regulatory requirements e.g. Lock/Out Tag/Out, Fall protection, specific machine guarding requirements, industrial hygiene issues, material handling and the use of material handling equipment like chains/hoists and cranes, fire protection, powered work platforms and powered industrial equipment e.g. forklifts and other lift trucks, life safety, hazardous materials, PPE, electrical, welding, toxic and hazardous substances, record keeping and other risk based EHSS provisions as necessary to help assure a safe and healthy work environment;

  • Establish a site safety committee. Safety committees should be trained on hazard analysis, regulatory compliance standards, machine guarding, ergonomics, accident investigation and other basic EHSS matters pertaining to the facility EHSS compliance and management (i.e., Lock/Out Tag/Out, etc.); Provide a means for facility personnel to report EHSS concerns and ensure effective follow-up.

  • Review existing EHSS Programs and Procedures annually.

  • Maintain the site-specific Emergency Response and Evacuation program with periodic evaluation drills to assure the programs effectiveness.

  • Maintain a comprehensive personal protective equipment (PPE) program. Update the program as risk and hazard analysis deem necessary.

  • Develop, with HR, a standard form and process for ensuring accountability and enforcement of facility EHSS protocol regarding safety violations and infractions of EHSS methodologies, including disciplinary actions, documentation, and follow-up procedures.

  • Implement and deploy Danas Design-In Safety and Red Tag processes for all new introduction and/or modified manufacturing equipment / processes to ensure operational controls and mitigation of risk in addition to supporting regulatory compliance evaluation and control.

  • Manage and ensure complete compliance with the Danas Contractor Safety program to assure that all contractors performing work on site follow established facility EHSS requirements and that they follow and comply with OSHA requirements.

  • Champion the post injury management process including an effective value-added transitional return to work program in accordance with Danas corporate policies and procedures.

  • Get to know all essential job functions performed within the facility including the EHSS requirements, maintain an active adherence to EHSS requirements and develop systems as necessary to periodically review, evaluate and correct or add new EHSS provisions as required.

  • Lead local activities to ensure compliance with Danas physical security standards and protocol.

  • Serve as the local lead for all related property inspections and fire loss control activities as directed by Dana Risk Management Services.

    Job Content / Responsibilities: Environmental

  • Assure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental regulations.
    • Obtain and maintain permits including those required for air emissions, sewer discharges and surface water discharges.

    • Develop and maintain written compliance plans including SPCC, hazardous waste contingency, DOT security, etc.

    • Provide compliance training including SPCC, hazardous waste, universal waste, DOT, etc.

    • Prepare and submit all required reports and notifications including biennial hazardous waste reports, PCB annual reports, EPCRA emergency planning notifications, emergency release notifications, MSDS reports, Tier II reports, Form R reports, etc.

    • Conduct compliance inspections including SPCC, stormwater, hazardous waste, etc.

  • Assure the Dana facility conforms to Danas global environmental standards regarding air emissions and chlorinated solvent prohibitions.

  • Assure the Dana facility complies with all new Dana environmental directives.
    • Standardize the facilitys existing compliance elements (written plans, inspections, training, reporting, recordkeeping, etc.) using new Corporate templates and procedures.

    • Modify facility practices to reduce chemical usage, air emissions, wastewater discharges, and wastes generated.

    • Collect and report environmental data utilizing internet environmental software.

  • Assure continued registration status: ISO14001 certification and Participate in ISO14001 audits.

  • Manage on-site remediation projects including permitting, sampling, analyses, reporting, etc.

  • Assure continued conformance with the European end-of-life vehicle (ELV) directive.

  • Prepare for inspections by outside agencies and participate in inspections by outside agencies.

  • Interact with outside vendors, contractors, and/or consultants as necessary on environmental projects, assuring conformance to Dana policies and comply with regulations.

  • Participate in environmental audits.

  • Communicate regularly with business unit / regional EHSS management.

  • Communicate with regulatory agencies as needed to assure compliance and resolve problems/complaints.

  • Participate in local Sustainability initiatives.

  • Prepare and submit monthly expense reports.

Job Requirements: Experience/Education

  • Degree in EHSS or BS in related sciences and at least 5 + years experience managing EHSS in a manufacturing environment. Ten to fifteen plus years managing EHSS if no related degree. Would consider a recent EHSS degreed graduate.

  • CSP or advanced degree in safety preferred.

  • Thorough working knowledge of 29 CFR 1910 safety standards and 40 CFR environmental standards dealing with environmental issues including the CAA, CWA, RCRA, EPCRA, etc.

  • Knowledge of General Industry Standards in the US and Workers Compensation laws. Also, experience working with WC third party administrators is a plus.

    Core Competencies include:

  • Self-confident and possess excellent people skills.

  • Maintaining an assertive/diplomatic balance.

  • Articulate and able to work in a team environment.

  • Experienced training individuals and groups on EHSS issues.

  • Detail oriented and ability to perform multi-task functions.

  • Problem solver and have negotiation conflict resolution skills.

  • Comfortable in a manufacturing environment working with shop personnel, operations managers, supervisors, and union officials, if applicable.

  • Flexible schedule and willingness to work across shifts occasionally to assure that a safety management presence occurs across all shifts.

  • Must have basic knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Willingness and ability to travel.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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