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Environmental Health & Safety Leader

Company:  Ball Corporation
Location: 

Kent, WA, US, 98032

Date:  Jan 12, 2021
Job Category:  Product Development/Innovation
Req. ID:  5139

Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable aluminum packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 17,500 people worldwide and reported 2018 net sales of $11.6 billion. For more information, visit www.ball.com, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

Primary Purpose of Position 

Directs and is responsible for the plant environmental, health and safety (EHS) function.  Ensures the plant EHS function meets Ball’s overall environmental health/safety plans and objectives, driving the organization towards outstanding safety performance.

 

 

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure work environment.  This includes correcting unsafe acts/conditions, facilitating monthly safety teams/meetings, performing monthly safety inspections/audits, and investigating accidents/managing corrective actions, as required.
  • Leads/implements the development and administration of plant environmental, health and safety processes, such as accident investigation, lockout/tagout, confined space, hot work permits, etc.
  • Drive best in class safety culture change initiatives and behavioral based safety programs. 
  • Manage environmental programs and activities associated with regulatory compliance in accordance with Ball policy. 
  • Develops and facilitates training on EHS initiatives, Department of Transportation compliance topics, and required OSHA/ environmental training.
  • Partner with BPNCA divisional H&S Leadership and corporate EHS team to drive ISO 14001/OHSAS 18001 plant level initiatives.
  • Drive procedures regarding labeling, storage, spills or disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous materials.
  • Understands and remains current on environmental requirements.
  • Compiles data, prepares and submits required regulatory reports.
  • Provides, maintains and monitors all environmental, health and safety management activities including, but not limited to, SDS files, hazard communication program, environmental educational programs, hazardous waste program, hazardous materials program, air program, storm water program, wastewater discharge program, etc.
  • Timely and effectively communicates with Ball personnel and federal, state, and local authorities on environmental, health and safety compliance issues.
  • Serves as point of contact for agency and company environmental, health and safety inquiries, inspections, audits and community concerns. 
  • Maintains thorough familiarity with all aspects of the facility’s emergency contingency plan.

 

 

Position Requirements: Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

 

  • Bachelor Degree required
  • Worker’s Compensation experience required
  • Job related experience for 3 year(s) minimum
  • Significant experience with OSHA (Including Voluntary Protection Programs) regulations and principles.
  • Working knowledge of the following areas:  environmental regulations, legal practices, OSHA requirements, environmental principles, practices, nomenclature, and procedures, generally accepted managerial practices and procedures, and company policies, procedures, and products.
  • Ability to apply intensive and diversified evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard plant environmental operations techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Must be able to handle sensitive related and proprietary information in a confidential manner.
  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.
  • Must follow Ball company policies, procedures, practices, and standards of conduct.
  • Strong facilitation, communication, and change management skills

 

Hiring Salary Range: $77,200 - $115,500 (Salary to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.)

Other Compensation:  This role will be eligible to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan. 

Regular Full-Time Salaried and Hourly positions: Ball includes a comprehensive benefits structure, click here for info https://www.ball.com/us_benefits

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans

Job Grade:  Global Grade 11 


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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