Cummins Inc. HSE Specialist in Irvine, California

Requisition Number

16-0071

Post Date

3/20/2017

Title

HSE Specialist

City

Irvine

State

CA

Description

Health, Safety and Environmental Specialist anticipates, identifies and evaluates hazardous conditions and environmental risks. Assists with the application of engineering and administrative controls via the Health, Safety and

Environmental Management System (HSEMS) to reduce the environmental impacts and safety risks associated with site operations. Understands the regulations applicable at the site and is abreast of current emissions control technologies, safety controls and management

and response practices. Supports the collection and reporting of site HSE KPIs for use at the site, BU and Corporate levels. Oversees the HSEMS and day to day operations associated with safety, health and environmental programs, HSE objectives/targets, personnel

training, regulatory compliance, recordkeeping/reporting, and other associated HSE programs at the site. Represents the site as the functional HSEMS Leader or supports the HSE Manager, if present at the site. Assigns work and manages workloads of subordinate

HSE staff, provides guidance and feedback for team members in accomplishing tasks and goals; sets expectations and clarifies responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensures site regulatory compliance; completes permit applications and other documentation.

  • Leadsorsupports the HSEMS and theefforts to controlrisk and ensure continualimprovement beyondcompliance.

  • Leadsinternal andexternal HSEaudits;resolvescomplex issuesidentifiedin audits;updates HSE managementsystem documentation and communicatesrevisedprocessesto allstakeholders.

Requirements

Skills:

Analyze Issues - Gathers relevant information systematically; considers a broad range of issues or factors; grasps complexities and perceives relationships among problems or issues; seeks input from others; uses accurate logic in analyses.

Manages Execution - Assigns responsibilities; delegates to and empowers others; removes obstacles; allows for and contributes needed resources; coordinates work efforts when necessary; monitors progress.

Environmental Systems Management - The development and implementation of an (ISO 14001) environmental management system (EMS) promoting the continual improvement of environmental performance. The EMS should support the deployment and implementation

of internal policies and procedures, the achievement of environmental objectives (site, business unit and corporate), and the minimization of our environmental impacts. The EMS ensures that we meet customer requirements related to environmental management.

The functional ability to operate within the Information Technology System is integral to an effective EMS. The EMS should be structured in a manner that will facilitate the integration of a safety management system.

Control of Hazardous Substances - Control of Hazardous Substances requires knowledge of HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response) basics, Global Harmonization, SDS (Safety Data Sheets), chemical labeling requirements, spill

reporting, control methods, spill prevention, and chemical exposure.

Incident Investigation - The method of reporting the occurrence of an occupational injury/illness, near hit, or property damage. Incident investigations determine how and why these failures occur. Employees should be able to perform a thorough,

effective incident investigation including root cause analysis, 5-why analysis and development of effective corrective actions.

Health and Safety Management Systems - An Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) management system provides a framework for managing OHS responsibilities so they become more efficient and more integrated into overall business operations. OHS

management systems are based on standards that specify a process of achieving continuously improved OHS performance and compliance with legislation.

Health & Safety Professional Knowledge (Inlcuding Regulatory Compliance) - Health & Safety Professional Knowledge relates to having comprehensive knowledge of occupational safety and health compliance. Regulatory compliance deals with the

regulatory requirements imposed on industry by local, state, provincial, national, and international organizations.Detailed understanding of how the provisions of the regulations, as applicable may be implemented in the workplace, rights and responsibilities

under the various acts/ regulations/ rules, the appeals process, record keeping (OSHA), and Voluntary Protection Programs (OSHA). Understanding of general industry standards and the requirements of the more frequently referenced standards.

Environmental Auditing Environmental auditing is the process of evaluating conformance/compliance with established regulatory, ISO 14001, and internal requirements. The effectiveness of an internal audit program is almost entirely dependentupon the skills, training, and experience of the Audit Team Leader and Audit Team members. Auditors should be functionally aware of all areas of environmental management and possess an expert level understanding of the criteria to which they are auditing.Where applicable, the audit program should be structured in a manner that will facilitate the integration of safety management system audits.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or handicap,or veteran status. There is no place in Cummins Pacific, LLC for an employee who uses symbols, words, or engages in activities that may reasonably be perceived as denigrating or showing hostility or aversion toward an individual because of the individual'srace, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or other status protected by law, or because of the status of the individual's relatives, friends, or associates. IRC172264


  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have accessto the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosureis (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.