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Cargill Site - Environmental Health and Safety Specialist III in Hammond, Indiana

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry

JOB PURPOSE AND IMPACT

The Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist III is a three to five year Contractor Safety Specialist and manage the execution and continuous improvement of the Environmental, Health & Safety and Process Safety management system at complex EHS Facilities (consisting of highly regulated processes/activities or low-to-medium program and workforce safe work maturity) with elevated risk of serious injuries and fatalities, serious environmental events, severe process safety events, or legal matters. In this role, you will lead the execution and continuous improvement of the environmental, health and safety and process safety management system at complex facilities consisting of highly regulated processes and activities or low-to-medium program maturity with elevated risk of serious injuries and fatalities, serious environmental events, severe process safety events or legal matters.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Support the plant manager in leading the external reputation and facilitate the community and governmental interaction and prepare required reports, requests for information and inquiry responses and facilitate governmental inspections, customer visits and company audits.

Identify contractor support and talent needs and oversee onsite contractor activity and understand local risks applicable to contractor and external service providers, implement, monitor and evaluate approved processes to control local environmental, health and safety risks with contractors.

Develop suitable training content and delivery mode, in line with global, regional, and legal requirements, conduct gap assessment to identify competence needs, adjust curriculum to reflect site-specific demand and organize and provide appropriate training.

Understand, implement and execute environmental, health and safety controls and programs and work processes such as risk identification and assessment, emergency action planning and incident management, agency inspections and audit and internal inspections to ensure they work as intended.

Partner with plant manager and project leaders and the regional organization to promote and drive a strong environmental, health and safety culture in the facility team by building a mindset where a continuous improvement mentality is viewed essential to success.

Participate as a member of the site leadership team and consult on planning, issue and incident response and operational environment, health and safety and process safety compliance, understanding systems, integrated processes, regulatory issues and workforce conditions.

Ensure strong alignment of environment, health and safety goals, metrics and targets with plant vision and targets and govern site performance targets together with plant manager.

Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

Minimum of four years of related work experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Confirmed ability to deliver processes effectively to optimize business resources

Strong scientific and mathematical knowledge

Working knowledge of food safety industry practices and standards

Basic business acumen and the ability to partner and communicate effectively with business counterparts

Minimum of four years of relevant construction safety work experience

Contactor & Project Management experience

Working knowledge of Human Organizational Performance

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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