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EHS Engineer

Company: Toyota Industries
Location: Columbus
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Position Summary:

The EHS Engineer will implement, maintain and improve upon established manufacturing safety programs to ensure the attainment of Toyota's goals relative to Environment, Health Safety performance. This position is not only accountable for ensuring compliance with all applicable EHS laws, regulations and standards, but for driving the overall Toyota safety culture. The EHS Engineer is responsible for translating and executing Toyota's environmental, health, and safety strategy, implementing and improving on site policies and procedures which are consistent with the Company's core values, collaborating and supporting customer needs, and championing external efforts to ensure safety and environmental stewardship in the communities in which Toyota operates.

Essential Position Duties:

Under general supervision, assists in monitoring and coordinating environmental health and safety programs, including safety inspections, accident investigations, and safety training.

  • Promote employee health and safety by implementing procedures, metrics, campaigns and programs to prevent occupational injuries and illnesses, and enhance the overall site safety culture resulting in management engagement, employee involvement and the reduction in unsafe conditions and behaviors.
  • Have a thorough understanding of problem-solving and safety improvement tools and techniques.
  • Investigate industrial accidents, injuries, or occupational diseases to determine causes and preventive measures.
  • Compile, analyze, and interpret statistical data related to occupational illnesses and accidents.
  • Evaluate machinery, equipment and their usage for safety and related risk.
  • Prepare and deliver training in areas such as safety procedures, laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring, and the use of safety equipment.
  • Inspects and audits facilities for potential environmental or safety concerns including industrial hygiene and report findings to management.
  • Develop employee safety programs to align with company goals.
  • Initiate and engage in testing of air quality, noise, and temperature levels to verify compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Provide technical advice and guidance on how to handle health-related problems and make needed changes.
  • Understands and ensures compliance with local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to environmental protection or occupational health and safety.
  • Develop and implement best practices leading to continuous improvement and creating a winning safety culture.
  • Support 5S workplace organization processes in the plant through direct project involvement and leading by example.
  • May be responsible for safe handling and proper disposal of hazardous materials or bio-waste.Specific Knowledge and Skills:
    • Speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; demonstrate group presentation skills and ability to conduct meetings.
    • Involve the shop associates in problem solving and process improvement.
    • Foster and encourage an atmosphere of responsibility, safety and pride.
    • Comply with all Company policies and procedures.
    • Adhere to all applicable safety and environmental standards (i.e. federal, state, local, etc.)
    • Communicates effectively with supervisors, colleagues, and staff.
    • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
    • Additional duties as assignedEducation Experience:
      • Bachelor's degree in related discipline (i.e. Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Safety, Environmental Science, etc.)
      • 3+ years of EHS experience.
      • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
      • Toyota Production System (TPS) and 5S experience desirable.
      • Professional EHS Certifications is a plus (i.e. ASP, CSP, CIH, etc.).
      • Knowledge of basic business software programs, such as Microsoft Office Suite.

Keywords: Toyota Industries, Bloomington , EHS Engineer, Engineering , Columbus, Indiana

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