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OPS SAFETY SPECIALIST 2

With more than $1B in revenue, Tennant Company is a globally recognized leader in the cleaning equipment industry. For the past 150 years, we have been passionate about developing and manufacturing innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers. At Tennant Company, we are committed to stewardship and creating a cleaner, safer and healthier world. With manufacturing, operations and sales, service, and support functions across the globe, your journey at Tennant can take you places you never expected.

 

SUMMARY:

Implements and assists in the development of Site/Divisional Safety, Environmental, Security, and Hazmat programs for applicable business units. Ensures compliance with federal, state and local regulations while also performing EHS audits and assessments in order to prevent environmental, safety and hazmat related incidents.  Reports back to Corporate EHS issues or concerns that require corporate assistance.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works with site management to implement Tennant EHS requirements
  • Using Corporate policies/procedures as guidelines, customizes local policies/procedures to meet site requirements
  • Customize/develop EHS trainings based on corporate guidelines
  • Performs EHS trainings as needed to facility employees
  • Customize/develop toolkits to site differences
  • Conducts applicable environmental regulatory permitting, reporting and other day-to-day activities (i.e. recordkeeping, waste pick-ups, sampling)
  • Implements and conducts EHS audits to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and Tennant standards
  • Performs various assessments (i.e. hazard assessment
  • Tracking, reporting and communicating EHS metrics to site leadership.
  • Communicates local results up to Corporate EHS
  • Conducts local incident and injury reviews
  • Ensures closure of action items deemed necessary from near-miss, incident, or injury reviews
  • Manages facility emergency response programs
  • Assists with various local security needs and ensure local security program aligns with corporate strategies
  • Fosters relationship with local regulatory agencies
  • Communicating to Corporate EHS department local regulatory changes that may affect corporate strategies
  • Responsible for site Safety Data Sheet program and compliance

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in safety, chemistry, biology, or related technical fields and 2-5 years of experience dealing with safety, environmental and Hazmat issues preferably within an industrial or regulatory setting OR 8-12 years of experience in a manufacturing or similar environment with experience in managing or handling safety/environmental issues
  • Working knowledge of safety, environmental and hazardous materials regulations/procedures.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Risk assessment and problem-solving skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Some overnight travel may be required

 

Begin your journey with us. Let's reinvent how the world cleans. 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Tennant Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skill, ability, reliability, productivity, and other factors important to performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, military service, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information (including family medical history), marital status, gender identity or expression, parental status, political or any other non-merit based factors protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.


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