Lubrizol Health & Safety Coordinator in Victor, Montana

Health & Safety Coordinator

Vesta, a Lubrizol Company, creates custom medical manufacturing devices through silicone fabrication from its ISO 13485 certified facilities. Our products consist of silicone tissue expanders, sheeting, patches, and other silicone medical devices. Vesta takes pride in the quality of our products and maintains quality staff on our team.

In the Victor, Montana location, we have several ISO 7 and ISO 8 certified clean rooms within our campus. Our controlled environment allow for multiple line operations to occur efficiently without compromising on quality.

POSITION SUMMARY

Sets the direction and drives the execution of an effective safety culture across Vesta sites in collaboration with the senior leaders of the business and the corporate HSES leaders. This is a sole contributor role that will report directly to the General Manager, but functionally coordinating with each Vesta site leadership team. The successful candidate will be a self-starting leader who enjoys the challenges of daily involvement with production workers and team.

DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Plans, directs and manages the safety, health, environmental and security programs to assure compliance with applicable laws and regulations, corporate policies and standards and their consistency with Lubrizol’s Health, Safety, Environment and Security policy. Provides direction, sets and executes strategy for continuous improvement in HSES performance and programming.

  • Investigates accidents and promotes safety conscious work performance and training programs.

  • Develops, collects, and analyzes safety metrics and determines the appropriate programs for improvement.

  • Conducts root cause analysis and recommends and implements actions to drive safety improvements.

  • Conducts assessments to ensure compliance with government HSES laws, standards, regulations, as well as, corporate policies and standards.

  • Provides professional guidance, technical support and interpretation of compliance to HSES standards, laws, regulations and industry standards.

  • Collaborates across the division to build and leverage best practices and tools and operates as a key stakeholder on the Vesta senior leadership team.

  • Assists site HR with management of Workers Compensation claims in conjunction with corporate legal and HSES teams.

  • Coordinates, implements and manages all HSES programs, regulatory permits and certifications for all Vesta facilities.

  • Drives continuous HSES improvement. Acts as a change agent to improve safety culture.

  • Domestic travel is required (15%). PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, or technical major. Preferred at least 2+ years related experience in health, safety and environmental management and compliance or equivalent experience.

  • Knowledgeable of both safety and environmental regulatory requirements.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and improve HSE programs.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities.

  • Change agent and ability to work independently, as well as lead in a team environment

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to influence without direct authority.

  • Certifications in Industrial Hygiene (CIH) and/or Safety (CSP) is a plus

  • Knowledge of worker’s compensation and OSHA recordkeeping practices. COMPETENCIES

  • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.

  • Continuous Learning - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; seeks feedback to improve performance; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.

  • Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively.

  • Use of Technology - Demonstrates required skills; adapts to new technologies; troubleshoots technological problems; uses technology to increase productivity; keeps technical skills up to date.

  • Design - Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail.

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

  • Project Management - Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget; manages project team activities.

  • Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.

  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.

  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.

  • Team Leadership - Fosters team cooperation; defines team roles and responsibilities; supports group problem solving; ensures progress toward goals; acknowledges team accomplishments.

  • Delegation - Delegates work assignments; matches the responsibility to the person; gives authority to work independently; sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; provides recognition for results.

  • Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate recognition to others.

  • Conflict Resolution - Encourages open communications; confronts difficult situations; maintains objectivity; keeps emotions under control; uses negotiation skills to resolve conflicts.

  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values.

  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.

  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.

SiMatrix is located in the heart of the Bitterroot Valley of Western Montana, within Ravalli County. Surrounded by the Bitterroot and Sapphire mountain ranges, the Valley provides scenic views and immediate access to the Anaconda-Pintler and Selway-Bitterroot wilderness areas. Our location allows for almost immediate access to the Clark Fork and Bitterroot Rivers, hiking, fishing, camping, rock climbing, hunting, snowmobiling, and skiing at Lost Trail Pass or Snowbowl Resorts. SiMatrix has two locations within the Bitterroot Valley. Our primary location is just south of Victor and the second site is located in Hamilton, Montana.

Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Missoula

Nearest Secondary Market: Montana

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