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Specialist-Safety/Health/Environment

Date: Jun 12, 2019

Location: Hamilton, ON, CA, L8N 3K7

Company: Bunge

Bunge Limited (www.bunge.com, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 32,000 employees. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal feed; produces edible oil products for consumers and commercial customers in the food processing, industrial and artisanal bakery, confectionery, human nutrition and food service categories; produces sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat, corn and rice to make ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in South America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New York.

Position Summary:

As a Safety, Health and Environmental Specialist (SHE), you will implement safety, health and environmental (SHE) programs and procedures within the assigned facility in pursuit of a zero-incident culture, maintain best practices designed to enhance and improve regulatory compliance, as well as minimize industrial injuries/illness, workers' compensation costs, property damage and other general liability losses.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Core Functions:

  • Implement organization Safety programs to ensure a safe, healthy and zero-incident work environment, including ensuring compliance with Bunge safety policies by all staff, contractors and visitors.
  • Communicate safety issues, concerns & policy changes to all plant personnel, including conducting safety and/or regulatory training for facility personnel, visitors and/or contractors
  • Inspect assigned facility area(s) to ensure compliance with SHE policies and procedures and applicable local, state/provincial and federal rules and regulations
  • Provides documentation and oversight with site-specific regulatory programs, including but not limited to those deemed necessary by OSHA.
  • Responsible for the collecting, maintaining, and organizing regulatory records.                                                                            
  • Track injuries and equipment damage events.  
  • Assist management with accident investigations to identify causes and to determine how such accidents might be prevented in the future.
  • Support environmental sustainability throughout the assigned facility.
  • Provides support in enforcing policies and procedures to reduce or eliminate high potential exposures.
  • Provides support to the Loss Prevention Control inspection process at the facility, with emphasis on fire prevention and fire protection equipment.
  • Executes responses plans in the event of an environmental emergency.
  • Supports the implementation of Process Safety Management (PSM) programs at the assigned location with solvents, hydrogen, ammonia, and chlorine.
  • Coordinates worker’s compensation claims in conjunction with insurance companies or service companies.
  • Implements fire protection and security systems to protect property from loss.​​​​​​​

 

Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • Associate's degree in Occupational Safety, Environmental/Health Science, or closely related degree, or equivalent work experience required.
  • 2+ years of safety or environmental experience required
  • Demonstrated experience with improvements in safety, productivity, teamwork
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills required
  • Demonstrated success in the application of safety standards, compliance with safety regulations, and the promotion of a safe working environment
  • Good working knowledge of PC applications such as Word, Excel and Lotus Notes

 

Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

 

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to aoda@bunge.com 


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