Safety Officer

Type
Full-Time, Experienced
Location
Bristol, PA
Intro

UCT’s mission is to establish and maintain a leadership position in the specialty chemical market for organosilicon products. Our products serve the environmental, forensics, food and beverage, clinical, pharma and cannabis industries. As a company, we consistently strive to distinguish ourselves from competitors in terms of service, pricing and quality. To accomplish this goal, we continue to invest in the best people, providing them with the finest tools available. Through excellence, UCT is committed to meeting not only the customer’s needs of today but also those of tomorrow.

 

We are a world leading specialty chemical manufacturing company and looking for a dynamic, well-rounded Safety Officer. This individual must possess exceptional organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills with strong focus on OSHA regulations.

 

***Qualified candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S., local candidates preferably***

***ALL UCT FACILITIES ARE SMOKE & TOBACCO FREE***

 

UCT offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, HRA, Short Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401K and Paid Time Off, along with a dynamic work environment. We offer challenging projects and training to ensure your success.

 

Summary

The Safety Officer is responsible for planning, implementing and overseeing employee safety of our facilities located in Bristol, PA and Lewistown, PA, with significant travel required. This individual will also oversee and ensure company is in compliance and adheres to OSHA guidelines, conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures, employee safety training and assist with implementation of policies as it relates to safety and/or waste management.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assist with the enforcing hazardous waste management policies and procedures
  • Conduct routine safety audits at all site locations
  • Conduct employee safety training to maintain regulatory compliance
  • Oversee and review emergency response measures and programs
  • Work with VP of Safety & Operations to establish and implement industrial hygiene policies and procedures, as applicable
  • Coordinate and organize the activities of the emergency spill team and equipment spill cart and fire
  • Conduct safety equipment inspections and ensure prompt repairs accordingly
  • Conduct all new employee training in addition to annual refresher training’s
  • Assist with the Haz-Waste on the waste pad, as needed
  • Perform annual fit testing of respirators
  • Perform Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) and evaluation of all processes in coordination with VP of Safety & Operations
  • Complete and maintain OSHA 300 Logs; assist as needed in preparing other reports and files
  • Assist VP of Safety & Operations prepare and/or participate with representing the company at seminars, community meetings, legal proceedings, OSHA conferences and other regulatory conferences, investigations or proceedings
  • Interact with all levels of employees and regulatory officials, safety and waste vendors in the absence of VP of Safety & Operations, as required
  • Coordinate quarterly fire drills for all UCT locations
  • Coordinate and facilitate monthly Safety Committee meetings at all site locations
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Skills & Abilities
  • Computer skills and MS Office skills
  • Knowledge of EPA, DOT and TSCA regulations
  • Clear interpretation of NFPA Code
  • Ability and credentials to conduct 40 hours HAZWOPER training
  • Willing to travel to all sites within Pennsylvania
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to speak in front of large groups
  • Strong ability to work well in a team environment
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Must have familiarity with the chemical industry and related standards
  • Experience

    Required Education and Experience:

  • BS in Environmental Sciences, Safety, Industrial Hygiene or related Chemical Field required
  • 5-7 years of related experience
  • OSHA 40 HAZWOPER course Certification required
  • DOT HAZMAT shipping Certification, preferred
  • General knowledge of REACH, preferred
  • Must be well versed with ANSI and NIOH Standards
  • Must have a strong background with OSHA regulations
  • Must have thorough knowledge of Chemical Hygiene Standards & Industrial Practices
  • Some experience with chemical exposure
  • Application Instructions

    To apply, please submit your resume to hr@unitedchem.com.