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SH&E Specialist

Company: Nestl-- SA
Location: Glendale
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestl-- is the place for you. Nestl-- USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestl--'s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.We're determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship. We're expanding our factory network and introducing a new manufacturing facility designed with the climate in mind. Our Glendale, Arizona production factory is a brand new, state-of-the-art facility and distribution center with cutting-edge technology and advanced systems designed with sustainability at the forefront. Innovative water recycling processes, zero waste to landfill, and fully recyclable product packaging made from food-safe materials are just some of the programs we've implemented to support Nestl--'s ambition for zero environmental impact by 2030. POSITION SUMMARY: The Site SH&E Specialist position is an important SH&E role at the Site and will coordinate and execute safety, health and environmental programs. The position interacts with employees to ensure a culture of caring and where each employee is accountable and responsible for Safety, Health & Environmental conditions and behaviors. The SH&E Specialist ensures compliance with regulations and Company policies, routinely interacting with employees on the Site floor on a routine basis. Handles difficult, complex assignments involving performance of daily audits/inspections. Assists Site in maintaining ISO 140001, ISO 45001 and OHSAS 18001 certification and daily implementation of those systems. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: In addition to overall input to Site safety, health and environmental initiatives, strategies, programs and procedures, responsibilities include via hands on counsel, supervision, assessment and implementation of:

  • Site SH&E Culture - under the direction of the Site Manager, fosters/develops a culture where safety, health and environment are ingrained as a core value with all employees, everyone believes zero is achievable, everyone is actively engaged in performing their work in a safe manner and everyone actively interacts with co-workers to prevent at-risk behaviors. Actively participates on the Factory SH&E Team/Pillar and other assigned teams. Effectively coaches and develops operations line supervision to be effective SH&E leaders/coaches in their respective postions.
  • SH&E Performance - Analyze SH&E conditions and behaviors and recommends changes to continuously improve Site SH&E performance to world class levels.
  • Compliance - Primarily responsible for implementing systems, procedures, and work practices to ensure "audit ready" state of compliance. Develop and implement processes and procedures (SOP's) to ensure Site compliance with company and regulatory agency policies, including federal, state and local legislation and regulations pertaining to SH&E. Reviews, analyzes, critiques and/or approves engineering design development reports, plans and specifications for compliance with environmental laws and regulations. Partners with factory PSM/RMP coordinator to ensure compliance with PSM and RMP requirement where applicable.
  • SH&E Strategies, Programs and Plans - Drives implementation of SH&E best in class programs, systems and processes, including training and coaching to establish clear procedures on SH&E measures and precautions. Drives key effective, sustainable implementation Corporate, Division and Site SH&E initiatives, strategies, programs and procedures, responsibilities via hands on leadership, coaching and team work. Manages Worker's Compensation in partnership with Risk Management.
  • Risk Assessment and Elimination - Understand the safety risks
  • SH&E Capability Building - Coordinate/facilitate all environmental training for Site (Hazmat, Waste Treatment, SPCC/SWPP, etc.). Administer training programs for safety accident prevention and protection, and may support environmental management systems.
  • SH&E pillar/NCE/NIMS - Drive excellence through active participation on the production floor to adopt a - ZERO TOLERANCE MENTALITY - toward SH&E losses and drive elimination of losses through the framework of ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 45001 and NCE. -
  • Functional & technical expertise -Provides SH&E functional and technical expertise/coaching as needed in all areas and initiatives of the function. Partners with other key functions on initiatives including engineering, HR, Quality, Operations, NCE, etc to deliver on goals and plans. REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
    • Bachelor's degree in environmental and/or safety discipline or related disciplines or international equivalents. EXPERIENCE:
      • 0-5 years' experience in successfully coordinating Safety, Health, and Environmental sustainability activities in a manufacturing setting. Experience with OSHA, DOT and EPA regulations and local equivalents and their application to Site operations. EXPERIENCE:
        • Entry level professional certifications in SH&E related fields are considered beneficial and may include CIH, NEBOSH Certificate, ASP, AEM, etc. SKILLS:
          • Strong analytical, organizational, communication and computer skills required.
          • Excellent interpersonal interactions.
          • Ability to build teams throughout all levels and functions of the Site with respect, tact and win-win outcomes. -
          • Decision-making; must be capable of making well-informed decisions in both routine and emergency situations.
          • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required along with the ability able to communicate with audiences that have a broad range of background and understanding. -
          • Must demonstrate good insight and ability to develop mutual solutions to challenges.
          • Able to work and lead in a team environment; live the Nestl-- Leadership Principles and bring it to life for others.
          • Ability to organize and prioritize.
          • Ability to quickly learn Site relevant federal and state OSHA, EPA, DOT requirements.
          • Technical writing skills (policies, procedures, reference manuals, and training materials)
          • Reading and comprehension skills/legal & regulatory interpretation
          • Initiative to lead continuous improvement efforts. 228537 It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl--. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestl-- seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl-- home.The Nestl-- Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Keywords: Nestl-- SA, Glendale , SH&E Specialist, Other , Glendale, Arizona

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