Regional EHS Coordinator

Operations | Pompano Beach, FL, United States
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Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you!

The Role: Xylem seeks to hire a Regional Environment, Health, Safety & Security Coordinator.  This position will assist with the development, implementation and monitoring of environmental, safety and health policies and procedures and best practices, particularly related to product manufacturing, transportation and services for rental and sales of industrial pumps and related equipment at branch offices located across the United States.

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Drive and expect zero injuries as an acceptable safety culture as a KPI.
  • Drive and expect zero environmental NOVs as a KPI
  • Assist Branch Managers and EHS Managers with driving EHS accountability.
  • Assist EHS&S Manager with exceeding sustainability goals as a KPI.
  • Serves as an EHS&S subject matter expert and business partner for the Region in which they support.
  • Conduct routine site visits to provide in person support and assistance as appropriate based upon need and business conditions.
  • Ensure start-up sites and or sites with new management are provided the guidance and tools to be successful Xylem Inc. EHS&S programs.
  • Assist regional branches with coordination, development and delivery of EHS&S training and education programs for new hires and existing employees either by use of CBT or in person training to meet regulatory and Xylem requirements.
  • Assist regional branches in identification of facility/jobsite hazards and risks to prevent injuries, spills or other EHS&S impacts and to ensure compliance with company and customer-specific safety standards and government regulations.
  • Collaborate with managers, supervisors and staff to institute loss prevention, loss control and corrective actions for unsafe and/or potentially unsafe acts, conditions or equipment.
  • Partner with Operations team(s) to develop and distribute communications addressing accidents, near misses, lessons learned and other EHS&S-related topics.
  • Assist and Support the Xylem Dewatering EHS team in the development and implementation of the appropriate EHS Management System procedures in order to align with Xylem expectations and regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate the distribution and communication of applicable EHSMS elements at Regional Branches to support comprehension, implementation and accountability.
  • Assist and support the investigation of accidents to identify root causes and appropriate corrective actions to aid in preventing recurrence of similar incidents in the future.
  • Issue new hire welcome package to include handbook, PPE, safety boot voucher, etc. and assign/remove employees from Training platform.
  • Weekly develop Training completion report.
  • Manage contractor safety program.
  • Ensure Insurance carrier’s audit findings are closed within a reasonable time frame.
  • Oversee and drive BCP, ERP, IH Monitoring, Security, MOC and XPS action plans within regions
  • Monitor and drive 100% Training completion.
  • Manage contractor safety program.
  • Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities

Non-Essential Functions

  • Participate in the Xylem Corporate EHS&S Audit Program to support ongoing compliance and management system audits at various operations and locations throughout Xylem. Serve as an audit team member and/or audit team leader.
  • Develop and analyze safety data and programs under the direction of the Director of EHS&S.
  • Prepare detailed summaries that include results of risk assessments, test results, observations, identified safety concerns, and recommendations or solutions to resolve those concerns.
  • Recommend ways to assist the company in creating safer and cleaner processes. Performance of varied duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field required
  • 3-5 years’ experience working as a safety professional in manufacturing and or construction environment.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Occupational Health and Safety Technologists (OHST) preferred
  • Federal OSHA and state-equivalent programs for occupational safety and health for general industry.
  • Federal MSHA and state-equivalent programs for occupational safety and health for surface and subsurface mines.
  • Federal EPA and state-equivalent programs for environmental protection.
  • Behavioral based safety concepts involving industrial and manufacturing processes.
  • Extremely competent with the use of computers and Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel and Gensuite software.
  • Ability to travel ~50% across the region as some travel will require 2-3 days overnight stays.

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”

  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Hispanic Origin & Latin Affinity, Emerging Leaders, Working Parents Networks and Non-Native English Speakers and Allies.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

(The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters and must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
  • Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.
  • This job operates in an office or plant manufacturing environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
  • While performing some duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to manufacturing equipment, machinery and moving mechanical parts. Safety glasses are often required.
  • The noise level in the work environment and plant sites can be loud and hearing protection may be required.
  • Lifting up to 35 pounds will be required.
  • Field: Field Service audits will be exposed to extreme cold or hot conditions which may require walking through a construction site (forest, hills, ditches, and rough, rocky terrains).
  • Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours
  • Expected travel: up to 50% (airplane or car)
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects and complete assignments within small deadlines.  

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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