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Poly America Safety Coordinator in Grand Prairie, Texas

Poly-America, L.P., leading plastics manufacturer, is currently hiring a Safety and Environmental Coordinator to join our team. Poly-America produces several lines of polyethylene products including high quality trash bags, construction films, and agricultural films.

Job Description

  • Ensures the company is in compliance with all federal, state and local regulations required in a manufacturing environment, including applicable OSHA (29 CFR), EPA (40 CFR), and TCEQ standards.

  • Reviews and analyzes company safety and environmental practices by conducting audits, and determines any recommendations based on audits performed.

  • Develops and maintains safety and environmental programs as appropriate.

  • Analyzes, collects, and maintains essential data for effective safety and environmental programs.

  • Determines and provides regulatory advice / recommendations to company management relating to safety, health and environmental.

  • Completes and submits appropriate federal, state, and local regulatory filings; including but not limited to Tier II, TRI, and annual waste summaries.

  • Manages and coordinates hazardous waste disposal and maintains proper records.

  • Maintains an understanding of applicable federal, state and local regulations at all plant locations (OSHA, EPA, TCEQ, etc.), including a working knowledge of regulatory requirements and required programs such as: lockout tagout, hazard communication, hearing conservation, emergency action/evacuation, fire prevention/protection, ergonomics, machine guarding/labeling, hazardous materials, SDS database, fall protection/prevention, confined spaces, combustible dust, blood borne pathogens, respiratory protection, Homeland Security, SWPPP, SPCC, hazardous waste, wastewater, air emissions, and others.

  • Maintains accurate and complete records of training, inspections, audits, and required regulatory documentation.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 2-years’ experience in the Safety/Environmental field, preferably in a manufacturing environment

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Business, or other relevant field is required

  • Practical experience in OSHA 29 CFR 1910 and EPA 40 CFR

  • Working knowledge of basic software applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)

  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization in all formats, including verbal, written & presentations

  • Familiar with federal safety (OSHA) regulations and required programs in the manufacturing environment (29 CFR 1910)

  • Limited travel

  • CSP (Certified Safety Professional) certification preferred

Poly-America offers competitive compensation packages including Medical/Dental, paid vacations and holidays, and 401(K).

Requisition ID: 2019-1323

Street: 2000 W Marshall Drive