Provide environmental, health, and safety (EHS) leadership and technical expertise for the Bunge plant in Delphos, OH. Accountable for all EHS programs and plans that reinforce our safety-first culture by continuously improving our ability to prevent serious injuries, fatalities, and environmental accidents and ensuring compliance with applicable EHS regulations. This position will report to the plant manager.
Implement, maintain, and update Bunge EHS standards and programs to promote an outstanding EHS program with a focus on eliminating serious injuries, fatalities, and high-potential exposures. (confined space, LOTO, electrical safety, mobile equipment, rail, ect.) This also includes environmental incidents and non-compliance events.
Provide technical EHS support and professional expertise to the leadership team and workforce.
Mentor, counsel, and develop employees on how to lead with safety and promote a safety-first culture.
Implement EHS training programs for all employees, contractors, and visitors in worksite safety practices with a focus on HPEs and the facility’s environmental permits, licenses, and requirements. (stormwaters, wastewater, air, waste, etc.)
Assist with the deployment of Human and Organizational Performance (HOP) philosophy, training, and tool deployment.
Supervise and maintain EHS policies, procedures, standards and permits to ensure compliance with Bunge global requirements, local, state/provincial, and federal rules and regulations.
Perform observations and audits to monitor the effectiveness of our programs and standards to prevent serious injuries, fatalities, and environmental incidents and ensure regulatory compliance.
Track all injuries, illnesses, near-miss events, environmental incidents, environmental noncompliance, and investigative incidents, and aid in resolving and implementing prevention methods to avoid recurrence.
Promote environmental sustainability at the plant and partner with the corporate environmental team to collect data and drive improvements.
Ensure fire protection and security systems are accurately managed to protect property from loss. Serve as liaison with insurance company inspectors and coordinate responses to recommendations.
Ensure emergency response plans are in place. Lead the execution of response plans in the event of an environmental emergency, natural disaster, injury, fire, or other adverse event.
Support the Process Safety Management (PSM) and Risk Management Plan (RMP) programs as applicable to locations with solvents, hydrogen, ammonia, and combustible dust.
Serve as liaison between government agencies for all EHS matters.
Led and supported local safety teams and worked closely with corporate safety and environmental teams.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety, Environmental/Health Science, Engineering, or closely related degree, or equivalent work experience required.
3+ years of safety and environmental experience required.
Demonstrated experience with making improvements in SIF potential incidents (Serious Injury, Fatality) and HPE’s (High Potential Exposures.
Demonstrated success in the application of EHS standards, compliance with regulations, and the promotion of a safe working environment.
Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills.
Strong facilitation/presentation skills with the ability to influence others.
Demonstrated proficiency in the use of personal computers and related business software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
Bunge is a world leader in sourcing, processing, and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Bunge is an equal-opportunity employer.