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Environmental Health and Safety Specialist in Plainville at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/29/2018

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Job Description

Well-established manufacturing group is seeking a hands-on Health and Safety Specialist to join their team for a long-term contract opportunity. Ideally we are seeking candidates with 2+ Years of EH&S experience, manufacturing industry experience, understanding of HS&E Regulations, and who can be a strong team player.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in compliance reviews, general risk assessments and other safety assessments to support Health, Safety and Environmental management.
  • Maintain relevant HSE logs and documentation.
  • Assist in the compliance of applicable laws and regulations.
  • Prepare applicable HSE reports as necessary.
  • Provide assistance and advice on HSE issues to make recommendations to facility management.
  • Participate in detailed incident investigations and Root Cause Analysis
  • Promote incident prevention for the benefit of employees and visitors.
  • Assist in the development and presentation of relevant HSE training
  • Observe HSE regulations, wears all required safety equipment, encourages safe working practices, corrects obvious hazards immediately or reports them to the proper personnel.
  • Ability to work with employees and achieve cultural change in the face of potential resistance
  • Maintain positive and proactive relations with managers and employees, as well as our customers and regulatory agencies.


  • 2+ Years of HSE Experience Required
  • Bachelor's degree in HSE Related field preferred
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to partner with line managers to ensure accountability for safety
  • Team-player mindset