Environmental, Health, and Safety Specialist


(Shreveport, Louisiana)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
About Libbey
Libbey, Inc is the leading producer of glass tableware products in the Western Hemisphere and one of the largest glass tableware manufacturers in the world. It designs and markets an extensive line of high-quality glass tableware, ceramic dinnerware, metal flatware, hollowware and serveware items to a broad group of customers in the foodservice, retail, and business-to-business markets in over 100 countries.
The EH&S Specialist is responsible for assisting the plant EH&S Manager in the day-to-day management of environmental affairs and occupational safety and health matters at the plant. This position works closely with and assists the site’s EH&S Manager in the coordination and implementation of programs and activities that assure compliance with applicable local, state and federal environmental, and occupational safety and health regulations.
- Support and participate in direct interaction with local, state and federal governmental EH&S regulatory agencies, including on-site inspectors from these agencies. - Help establish pro-active occupational health and safety programs for accident and injury prevention (e.g., ergonomics). - Participate on EH&S program improvement team(s). - Conduct site inspections and program evaluations. - Assist with the evaluation and selection of personal protective equipment. - Help evaluate new processes, chemicals and equipment prior to their purchase/use at the facility. - Assist with the evaluation of the plant’s EH&S program elements annually. - Review accident/incident reports and follow-up action plans. Participate in accident investigations, as appropriate. - Schedule and observe required EH&S testing activities performed by outside contractors and consultants. - Collect EH&S samples and submits them to accredited laboratories for testing. - Implement programs for the recognition, evaluation and control of physical and chemical hazards. - Conduct internal investigations and audits to maintain compliance with EH&S issues on an ongoing basis. - Assist the plant EH&S Manager as required.
Ideal Candidate
: - Bachelor of Science Degree (Biology, Chemistry, Environmental or Safety) - Formal commitment to gain knowledge of EH&S regulations and their applicability to manufacturing processes and equipment through additional education and/or training. - Hands-on experience in the air and water permitting process - Hands-on experience in the handling, storage, manifesting and disposal of hazardous wastes including employee training and record keeping provisions of RCRA - Hands-on experience in the implementation and coordination of OSHA General Industry Standards specifically Hazard Communication, Lockout /Tag out, Confined Space, Respiratory Protection, Industrial Lift Trucks, and Silica - Knowledge of environmental sampling and analysis techniques and protocols - Experience with SDS management systems - Industrial hygiene sampling experience including sample media requirements and sampling; analysis techniques and protocols - Work experience in the glass, pottery, or other heavy industry - Board certified PE, CIH, CSP, OR CHMM - Experience in Security management * 3-5 years experience
Compensation and Working Conditions
Benefits Benefits included

Additional Notes on Compensation

Libbey offers Competitive Salary for the right candidate with attributes listed above. Pay will be commensurate with experience.


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