Environmental Health and Safety Specialist
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Olathe, KS 66062
As a leading worldwide provider of navigation devices and wearable technology, our focus is on developing, designing and supporting superior products. Our advanced technology promotes performance, safety and ease of use in every market we serve. That makes us an engineering and technology company with a keen focus on recruiting talent in those fields. But the same vertical integration business model that keeps all design and manufacturing processes in-house also gives us the incentive to hire top performers from different backgrounds, including operations, finance and accounting, information technology, sales, marketing and communications.
Information technology is rebooting the workforce one computer, one operating system, one associate at a time. From developing new tools and implementing standards-based applications to managing Garmin servers, email and phone systems, the team uses industry-standard technologies but also creates customized programs to meet the company?s needs. At Garmin, IT teams are comprised of associates who share the same passion about what they do every day. We offer a relaxed team environment (no dress code!) where advancement is found from sharing knowledge, not hiding it! While we promise you a lot of responsibility, you also will have the opportunity to have ownership over projects?oh, and we promise you there will be some fun mixed in there, too!
We are looking for a full-time Environmental Health and Safety Specialist for our headquarters in the Greater Kansas City area. In this role, you will be responsible for coordinating and maintaining company policies adhering to local, State and Federal environmental, health and safety regulations. Other essential functions include:
? Support and engage in the companywide EHS management and training programs e.g. Hazard Communications, Incident Investigation, Lockout/Tagout, Emergency Action Plan, Ergonomics, Industrial Hygiene and Hazardous Material Disposal, etc.
? Respond to and analyze accident investigation and near miss reports as they relate to Garmin?s associates, property and regulatory compliance
? Conduct regular inspections of the warehouse operations, construction activities, and other high-risk areas to perform safety observations for compliance with internal policy, State and Federal safety rules and regulations. Identify potential safety and compliance issues and determine appropriate corrective actions
? Perform ergonomic and health hazard evaluations, to identify and evaluate risk within the work environment. Assist in identifying solutions to enhance safety
? Perform safety audits, hazard analysis and job safety analyses
? Track, analyze, audit and report key measures and goals to organization
? Assist with developing and delivering formal and informal employee training
? Develop process improvements on existing programs
? Monitor contractor safety programs
? Provide continuous, swift, and accurate feedback to Management as appropriate
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