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IDEX EHS and Facilities Mgr. in Middleboro, Massachusetts

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses at https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/ around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

BUSINESS UNIT:

IDEX Health & Science

TITLE:

Environmental Health, and Safety & Facilities Mgr.

LOCATION:

Middleboro, Massachusetts

REPORTS TO:

Site Lead/Operations Director, IDEX Health and Science, Middleboro

SCOPE OF THE ROLE:

Leads site Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and Facility Maintenance; integrating current industry technologies with a broad understanding of client requirements. Serves an essential role in leading, partnering, and supporting business driven technical and strategic initiatives aligned with the overall operating plan. Additional responsibilities include; complying with OSHA, EPA, ISO, other quality and safety standards, site EHS programs, overseeing the site Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) certification program, and managing the site's Waste Disposal and recycling programs.

CHAMPION A SAFETY-FIRST CULTURE:

  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with safe workplace programs, policies and procedures that enhance incident prevention and compliance with company, local, state and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations

  • Interface directly and appropriately with all regulatory agencies

  • Conduct or coordinate effective training for all employees in areas such as safe-workplace policies, practices, laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring and use of safety equipment

  • Own the process for ensuring effective safety training for all new hires and on an ongoing basis in alignment with position specific and regulatory requirements

  • Investigate industrial accidents, injuries or occupational diseases to determine root cause and recommend preventive measures

  • Prepare and submit reports, including but not limited to incident flash reports, monthly reports, and finding reports from incident investigations or facility inspections

  • Inspect facilities, machinery and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards and to ensure regulation compliance

  • Assess ergonomic conditions and environment to reduce incidence of muscular-skeletal conditions

  • Review plans and specifications for construction or installation of new equipment to ensure that all safe-workplace requirements have been met

  • Diligently manage worker’s compensation claims to ensure appropriate employee care and to facilitate timely claim closure

  • Collaborate with human resources in all situations involving modified work duty, work restrictions, or accommodation.

  • Perform monthly environmental audits

  • Review and report findings from incident investigations, facility inspections or environmental testing

FACILITIES:

SECURITY: Audit the facility and site for compliance with company security standards. Lead efforts to ensure security measures and programs are current and well defined. Update SOPs and procedure documents as necessary. Provide training to workforce to ensure security practices are understood consistently applied

GROUNDS: Manage the contracts for contracted firms performing work on the plant grounds, including landscaping and snow removal. Collaborate with site leaders to coordinate grounds work by employees.

BUILDING: Collaborate as needed ensure appropriate upkeep of the building. Ensure that the facility confirms to local, state, federal and regulatory codes and standards.

FIRE SYSTEMS: Manage the contracts for contracted firms performing work on the fire suppression and alarm systems. Ensure compliance with regulatory codes and standards; serve as the primary point of contact for all interested parties relative to fire systems. Collaborates with site leaders to ensure coordination of work activities on these systems.

UTILITIES: Perform audits and training on electrical systems. Monitor compliance of boilers and the boiler room.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Safety, Industrial Hygiene or equivalent

  • 5 years related experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Some limited domestic travel may be required

  • Demonstrated understanding of local, federal and state regulations

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deploy safety programs in a manufacturing environment

  • Strong collaboration, communication, training and coaching skills

  • Ability to influence behavioral change

  • Knowledge of worker’s compensation processes and practices

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Training as a first-responder or EMT/paramedic is not required but strongly preferred

  • Industry certifications are not required, but strongly preferred

  • Able to lead projects that will drive improvement in key EHS and facilities performance indicators (KPIs)

  • Capable to plan, direct, and overseeing aspects of facility and grounds upkeep, services, security and utilities programs

IDEX HEALTH & SCIENCE, LLC:

IDEX Health & Science is the global leader in life science fluidics, microfluidics, and optics, offering a three-fold advantage to customers by bringing optofluidic paths to life with strategic partnerships, solutions, and expertise. As one of the few companies in the world with component, sub-system, and application level experts, IDEX Health & Science helps instrument developers solve the most demanding fluidic and optical challenges in a wide array of applications. With over 1,200 employees around the world, we believe partnership will change the way the world innovates, leading to new technologies that improve our health, protect our planet, and enrich our lives. For more information visit: www.idex-hs.com

ABOUT FLUIDICS & MICROFLUIDICS TEAMS:

Our fluidics team is located across Oak Harbor, WA, Rohnert Park, CA, Bristol, CT, and Middleboro, MA. At IDEX Health & Science, we don’t just build components; we also create innovative solutions that maximize performance and enable complete optimization of the fluidic pathway. Product lines include: Column Hardware, Degassers, Fluidic Connections, Manifolds, Pumps, Pump Components, Sensors, RI Detectors, and Valves. Our microfluidics team is located in Wallingford, CT, and Zweibrücken, Germany. As the number one provider of microfluidic consumables across the globe, we are ready to help you solve the next big thing with the broadest portfolio of capabilities. Product lines include: Microfluidic Consumables, Sample-to-Answer Solutions, Supporting Labware.

ABOUT IDEX CORPORATION:

IDEX Corporation, based in Lake Forest, Illinois (suburb of Chicago), is a $2.2 billion engineered solutions company. The company operates globally across a variety of markets, including: Agriculture, Analytical Instrumentation, Food and Beverage, Chemical Processing, Clinical Diagnostics, Custom Precision Dispensing, Fire & Rescue, Fuels & Energy, Medical, Sanitary, Semiconductor and Water. These businesses comprise a strong platform for growth at IDEX. Chairman & CEO, Andrew Silvernail, is committed to strategic (organic and acquisitive) growth across the business. With a strong balance sheet, IDEX is in a very good position to make strategic acquisitions going forward. At the same time, IDEX is committed to finding value and has no interest in overpriced acquisitions for the sake of top line growth alone. As the company continues to evolve and grow, it will be an exciting and rewarding environment for the strategic, results-oriented and emotionally intelligent business leader.

OVEARLL DISCLAIMER:

The information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role at the Middleboro facility of IDEX Health & Science. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.

IDEX Health & Science LLC., a Unit of IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity.

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, IDEX businesses make thousands of products that are mission-critical components in everyday activities. Chances are the car you’re driving has a BAND-IT® clamp holding your side airbag safely in place. If you were ever in a car accident, a Hurst Jaws of Life® rescue tool may have saved your life. If you or a family member is battling cancer, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our growing IDEX Health & Science team.

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