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Textron EHS Engineer in Wichita, Kansas

EHS Engineer

Description

* JOB SUMMARY:*

Design, advise and assist with Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) programs and policies while interacting with employees in multiple areas of manufacturing of Textron Aviation aircraft.

* JOB RESPONISIBILITIES:*

  1. Design and assist with implementation of general safety and environmental policies and procedures to be followed in compliance with corporate policies and local, state, and federal EPA and OSHA rules and regulations.

  2. Attend Textron Corporate/Textron Aviation EHS meetings/seminars to stay abreast of policies and procedures, and transmits this information to leadership.

  3. Research and find solutions for safety upgrades and challenges for environmental and health and safety issues.

  4. Assist/lead multifunctional teams in implementing EHS practices throughout the organization to build a positive culture.

  5. Respond to EHS concerns presented by management, supervision, and employees, and communicate possible solutions based on best practice principles.

  6. Assist with incident investigations on injuries or illnesses and provide recommendations to prevent recurrences, using the root cause analysis method.

  7. Be aware of basic Ergonomic principles and be willing to lead preliminary ergonomic Injury investigations and perform Ergonomic reviews by understanding the employee’s tasks and risks.

  8. Provide positive coaching to employees including developing and conducting effective safety training.

  9. Provide technical knowledge and support on Environmental, Health and Safety issues

  10. Participate in community or industry EHS groups and programs.

  11. Perform other related duties as required by supervisor.

  12. Maintain and promote Textron/OSHA/EPA/DOT policies:

  13. Interact professionally and courteously with regulatory bodies

  14. Oversee Industrial Hygiene programs

  15. Guide/communicate with external contactor activities

  16. Assist Textron Aviation in compliance with: federal, state and local environmental laws.

  17. Maintain all EHS related permits.

  18. Write environmental reports regarding water, air, and hazardous waste.

  19. Coordinate shipments of hazardous wastes according to legal standards.

  20. Submit injury information in corporate database.

  21. Participate in the research, development and presentation of a variety of training programs.

  22. Join in the development and compiling of training manuals and other training aids, and obtain equipment, training videos, and other materials for instructional purposes.

Qualifications

* EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:*

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in:

  • Environmental Health and Safety

  • Health Services Management

  • Medical Administration

  • Other related fields

  • Relevant experience would include: Environmental Compliance, Safety, Health Management, Engineering, Workers Compensation Management and Leadership.

  • Level will be based on relevant experience, scope of role, and manager’s discretion.

* QUALIFICATIONS:*

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Quickly grasps new concepts when faced with unfamiliar tasks

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma desired

  • Computer proficient

  • Basic understanding of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations

_ The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified._

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

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 access to 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 disclosure is (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.

Job Environmental, Health & Safety

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 290706

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