Environmental Health and Safety Officer

Job Description

Emerson is a trusted partner in the world's most crucial industries to address the biggest challenges of modern life. We cater to a wide range of industries including water, mining and minerals, and oil and gas industries. As an Environmental, Health, and Safety Lead, you will be responsible for creating a safe and healthy workplace for all workers, contractors, and visitors to the Service Centres and the well-being of the environment which Emerson’s work may affect.

Do you want to be part of our goal to make the world healthier, safer, and more balanced? Apply now and join our team!

In This Role, Your Responsibilities Will Be:

  • Lead a risk management approach throughout the Site, including conducting regular risk assessments, hazard identification, training, consultation, and communication. 
  • Perform internal audits of the HSE system and facilitate external audits as applicable.
  • Co-ordinate and drive Global initiatives, safety projects & GHG (Greenhouse gas reduction) projects. 
  • Ensure safe work practices are by Emerson’s Safety Procedures and compliance with Federal and State WHS acts and legislation.
  • Identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices in the workplace and act on findings appropriately.
  • Coordinate implementation of controls and systems put in place to improve workers' work, health and safety and wellbeing of the environment.
  • Conduct and coordinate on-site inspections to audit physical conditions and safe work practices and act on findings appropriately.
  • Ensure reporting is in line with Emerson’s Scorecard including but not limited to monthly training, safety observations, and total recordable rate (TRR). 
  • Review injury and environmental damage reports and act appropriately.
  • Compile, analyze, and report HSE incident data and prepare recommendations for corrective action to eliminate or minimize potential hazards.
  • Facilitate /Chair Site’s HSE committee meetings.
  • Facilitate HSE toolbox sessions to communicate hazard control information to workers.
  • Lead incident investigations to identify causes and to validate close-out actions within the required timeframe/s.
  • Manage the Rehabilitation and Return to Work for all workers onsite.
  • Ensure environmental practices are by Emerson’s Environmental Procedures, as well as ensuring compliance with Federal and State Environmental Protection acts and legislation.
  • Develop and present EHS training materials as per Emerson’s training calendar or as required in response to incidents.
  • Plan, execute, drive tasks/actions under minimal supervision to obtain business goals.
  • Maintain the Site’s Training Matrix and individual Training Files as required.
  • Develop, maintain, and communicate relevant policies, procedures, and strategies to ensure legal compliance in HSE.
  • Conduct and facilitate on-site Safety Leadership Observations 
  • Conduct new employee HSE inductions.
  • Incorporate HSE requirements in all purchasing and control actions.
  • Maintain the SDS register 8. Facilitate the purchase of safety equipment and supplies.

Who You Are:

You understand internal and external stakeholder requirements, expectations, and needs. You maintain relationships across a variety of functions and locations. Works cooperatively with others across the organization to achieve shared objectives.

For This Role, You Will Need:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a safety role within the manufacturing industry.
  • Cert IV Training & Assessment or demonstrated experience delivering HSE training and minimum Cert IV WHS.
  • Working knowledge in 5S+1 o ISO 45001 and 14001 standards and Microsoft Office and HSE software.

Our Offer to You: 

By joining Emerson, you will be given the opportunity to make a difference through the work you do.

Emerson's compensation and benefits programs are designed to be competitive within the industry and local labor markets.

We attract, develop, and retain exceptional people in an inclusive environment, where all employees can reach their greatest potential. We are dedicated to the ongoing development of our employees because we know that it is critical to our success as a global company.

We have established our Remote Work Policy for eligible roles to promote Work-Life Balance through a hybrid work setup where our team members can take advantage of working both from home and at the office.

Safety is paramount to us, and we are relentless in our pursuit to provide a Safe Working Environment across our global network and facilities.

Through our benefits, development opportunities, and an inclusive and safe work environment, we aim to create an organization our people are proud to represent! 

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their unique experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas and diversity of thoughts, that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Emerson.

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