Senior EHS Generalist


Salt Lake City, UT 84190

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Forterra is a leading manufacturer of pipe and products in the U.S. and Eastern Canada for a variety of water-related infrastructure applications, including water transmission, distribution and drainage. The company generated pro forma net sales of $1.5 billion in 2017. Based in Irving, Texas, Forterra employs more than 5,000 people and operates more than 88 facilities, with products available throughout the U.S. and Eastern Canada. **ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES and TASKS** * Assist Regional Safety Initiatives * Assist in identifying hazards and unsafe acts on the shop floor * Work with employees on the floor to identify new and safer ways to complete their jobs * Implement and support all S&H programs, including Training and OSHA regulations, implementation of Company S&H Policies, Accident Investigation/Reporting and Regulatory Compliance programs. * Provide on-going S&H support and guidance to plant management and employees * Continuous interpretation and compliance planning for current and emerging regulatory requirements * Work closely with EHS Managers to ensure a team approach is used to effectively monitor all EHS activities * Monitor and proactively report S&H performance * 50% - 75% local travel within the assigned area * 5% travel outside assigned area **MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS** * Bachelor of Science Degree in related field or a minimum of 5 years of relevant safety experience. * Experience and competence in developing and implementing all aspects of an industry leading Safety and Health Program * Strong communication and influencing skills from Senior Management to plant level employees * Competent in coaching and teaching * Bilingual a plus * Ability to form, facilitate and maintain internal and cross functional teams and relationships * Competent in federal, state and local S&H regulations and the regulatory agencies governing the assigned facilities * Competent in Microsoft Office software including Word and Excel Our employees are critical to our overall success. We are dedicated to investing in the future of our employees to maintain long-term relationships for lasting commitments. We offer a comprehensive package of compensation and benefits programs which are regularly reviewed to maintain them at competitive levels. Forterra is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity. M/F/D/V Forterra is a Drug Free Workplace. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities 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 Start/End Date:* 01-Mar-2019 to Until Filled (EST) *Department:* New Precast *Location:* Salt Lake City, UT, USA *Employment Type:* Full Time

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