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EHS Tech I
Ensures compliance with Plant Safety rules, OSHA regulations and assists with environmental compliance to the facility. This includes local, state and federal requirements. Leads site initiatives to support the Polaris Safety & Health Policies and promotes cross-site consistency on facility safety and environmental programs.
Projected schedule: Friday-Sunday (3 12-hour shifts). Schedule would ideally be noon-midnight. Start time can be flexible, however this role will mainly support the afternoon/ evenings on our Weekend Production Shift.
Role would be at least 80% of time on production floor.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Serve as a resource on issues related to safety, compliance, and training.
- Plan and coordinate safety training programs; prepare related materials; coordinate, schedule and present training classes; evaluate program effectiveness and recommend modifications.
- Conduct a variety of safety inspections and audits; ensure compliance with OSHA standards and correct on-the-spot safety violations; inform department of findings, recommend corrective or preventative measures, and perform follow-up inspections.
- Conducts employee training on safety programs (e.g. Hazcom/RTK, HAZWOPER, Fire protection, PPE, Respiratory Protection, Confined Space Entry, Crane/Hoist inspection coordination, Compressed gases, Fall Protection, Ladder safety, Machine Guarding, Portable Power Tools, Forklift Operations).
- Conduct Ergonomic assessments and provide support and advice for the continuous improvement of job processes to reduce the risk of cumulative trauma disorders.
- Lead A-Team investigations to identify root cause of unplanned incidents.
- Conducts Tooling and fixture inspections to ensure design requirements are met.
- Inspect and ensure the ready status of emergency response equipment.
- Provide administrative safety support; prepare and compiles information for various reports.
- Maintain material safety data sheets; document training activities
- Order safety equipment for department vehicles and facilities.
- Oversee and lead the Shift First Responder Team and plant Safety Committee.
- Provides technical assistance to plant personnel on safety and environmental issues.
- Serve as a resource on facility wide issues related to Safety, OSHA compliance, Site Security and employee training.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:
- Must have great communication, record keeping, and organizational skills.
- Must be able to read and understand OSHA safety rules & regulations.
- Must be able to conduct effective employee training programs.
- First Responder, First Aid, CPR certification will be required.
- Previous Safety experience a plus.
Selection of candidates is based on the skills and knowledge of the applicant and what is required to perform the job.
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At Polaris we put our employees first, by offering a holistic approach to their health and financial wellbeing. Polaris is proud to offer competitive compensation, including a market-leading profit-sharing plan that is fundamental to our pay-for-performance culture. At Polaris, employees are owners of the company through company contributions to our Employee Stock Ownership Plan and discounted employee stock purchases plan. Employees receive a generous matching contribution to 401(k), financial wellness education and consultation to plan for their financial future. In addition to competitive pay, Polaris provides a comprehensive suite of benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance, wellness programs, paid time off, gym & personal training reimbursement, life insurance and disability offerings. Through the Polaris Foundation and our Polaris Gives paid volunteer time off, we support employees who actively volunteer their time, efforts, and passions to improve the health and wellbeing of the communities in which they live, play and work. Employees at Polaris drive our success and are rewarded for their commitment.
As the global leader in powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. Polaris' high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman® all-terrain off-road vehicles; military and commercial off-road vehicles; snowmobiles; Indian Motorcycle® mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; Aixam quadricycles; Goupil electric vehicles; and pontoon and deck boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with a robust portfolio of parts, garments, and accessories. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. www.polaris.com
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