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EHS Specialist

MSA, The Safety Company
New Kensington, PA 15068
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MSA, The Safety Company

EHS Specialist

US-PA-New Kensington

Requisition ID: 2021-4891
Type: Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Global Safety


For more than 100 years, our passionate mission of safety empowers us to protect lives.

MSA Safety is a global leader in the development of safety equipment and pioneering technology that helps protect people and facility infrastructures around the world. We are committed to providing the latest in innovative, best-in class safety solutions that feature integrated systems capability and allow our customers to return safely to their families and friends. Every day our customers place their lives in our hands. In response, we provide them with protection they can trust. It is gratifying to lead the way as a source of inspiration. Would you like to join our team of more than 5,000 employees world-wide dedicated to this purpose? We hope so.

This position will be responsible for providing technical support in the development, implementation and maintenance of MSAs Global EHS Processes at the two locations for Bacharach acquisition in Pennsylvania. This position will be based in New Kensington, PA facility but will be responsible for travel to Exton, PA facility to lead EHS efforts.


  • Maintain and ensure effective program management and facilitate effective training for the following subjects (but not limited to): OSHA required training, Hazard Communication/EHS, Emergency Preparedness, Lock Out/Tag Out, Do Not Operate, Housekeeping, Ergonomics, Behavior Based Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental (Air, Water, Waste, Refrigerant), Sustainability and New Hire Orientation.
  • Develop, maintain and revise local Environmental, Health and Safety manuals and procedures. Develop, maintain and revise location specific MSA EHS Management System programs.
  • Manage all government regulatory reporting and investigations for Environmental, Health and Safety compliance obligations for the location(s).
  • Collaborate with facility management team to monitor EHS activities and incidents including safety Gembas, assessments and regulatory reviews. Utilize the Operating System tools to promote safety initiatives, visibility and develop/track Key Performance Indicators.
  • Manage all EHS data for the facility by creating and updating databases. Complete regular analysis of the data to identify gaps and areas of increased risk and develop corrective actions.
  • Prepare and communicate safety messages, participate in on site employee communication meetings, monthly safety tracking and quarterly management reviews.
  • Develop and lead a safety champion team by identifying participants, providing training, collaborating in regular schedule of meetings and designing activities to improve safety engagement and knowledge.
  • Lead first responders and emergency response teams. Coordinate the overall plant emergency response process.
  • Lead and facilitate effective incident management and investigations utilizing root cause processes, corrective action planning, closure of actions and completing proper documentation/notification.
  • Review production, maintenance and laboratory processes and procedures for hazards and risk. Utilize the Risk Assessment processes to incorporate mitigation and elimination actions to reduce potential for incidents. Utilize this information to create and update Job Safety procedures, PPE requirements and training.
  • Lead ergonomics program and facilitate a site ergonomics team to incorporate best practices and training into all the activities and processes. Utilize assessment tools to design new processes, prioritize current risk and solve ergonomic risk activities.
  • Manage all EHS data for the facility by creating and updating databases. Complete regular analysis of the data to identify gaps and increased risk areas and develop corrective actions.
  • Lead waste management activities to meet regulatory requirements including but not limited to inspections, storage, waste disposal, reporting, record keeping, and auditing.
  • Oversee location specific sustainability efforts including data collection and reporting, establishment of sustainability teams, and the development and implementation of action plans to support organization goals.
  • Provide specific training packages, guidance and support to MSA locations regarding training to ensure all associates understand hazards and the protective measures prescribed for their safety.
  • Create and maintain methods to gather, analyze, report and utilize performance data (numerical and non-numerical) to improve overall safety performance. Role will create new reports, make presentations, develop improvement proposals, organize best practices and communicate performance enhancing safety information to management and teams.


Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:

  • Strong English communication skills both written and verbal
  • Advanced level proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, communication and time-management skills
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to read and understand EHS and Product regulations

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a Safety or Environmental related degree
  • Level I: Entry level. No experience required
  • Level II: 3 years experience in an occupational environmental, health and safety function

Preferred Experience:

  • Level I: 1 year experience in an occupational environmental, health and safety function for a manufacturing company.
  • Level II: 3 years experience in an occupational environmental health and safety function for a manufacturing company.

MSA is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and to providing a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. As such, it is MSA's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of the person's age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, race, religion, gender, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran's status, genetic information, political affiliation, disabling condition, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. MSA also makes reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to perform a job unless such accommodations would impose an undue hardship.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation to assist you in navigating this career site, let us know.Contact Us MSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.



Posted: 2021-07-20 Expires: 2021-08-20
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