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HSE&Q Manager Job - #1723876A0

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Location: Slater, Iowa, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: Syngenta
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Open Til: 11-Mar-12
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Agronomy
Career Type: General
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive

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Division: Production & Supply
Function: Corn & Soybean Production
City: Slater
State/Province: Iowa [IA]
Country: United States [US]
Position Title: HSE&Q Manager
Job ID: 2812

Role Purpose/Accountabilities:
*Responsible for HSE-Q performance of the Plant Site.
*As part of the site management team ensure legal compliance, implementation of Syngenta HSE-Q standards and policies across the site and deliver sustained improvements in performance.
*HSEEnsure site compliance with local, state and federal regulations and Syngenta requirements.
*Provide direction, training and leadership for site.
*Coordinate/manage HSE projects, e.g., New construction, waste disposal, air permitting and occasional environmental projects.
*Responsible for site monthly and annual safety reporting.
*Creation and distribution of HSE communication documents, including response to accident investigations and safety alerts.
*Develop, administer and communicate numerous site safety programs.
*Become site lead for these.
*Resource for HSE questions from site and corporate personnel.
*Develop and maintain Intranet information.
*Documentation and filing of site HSE reports, processes, SOP’s, audits etc. Quality Site Coordinator.
*Ensure site compliance in regard to all aspects of the QBS.
*Develop Plan Site Audit Schedules.
*Work with other Managers to ensure training needs are met in regard to Quality and HSE.
*Ensure Data and Document control process are managed.
*Maintain Master lists for CAPARS and Request for Variances.
*Ensure that identification and traceability occurs throughout production plant.
*Schedule and Facilitate Plant Management Reviews.
*Ensure management of the customer complaint process.
*Critical equipment Calibration.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience: *A four-year degree required.
*Equivalent job experience considered in absence of degree.
*Course work in safety or environmental issues preferred
*Experience in the seed industry preferred
*Knowledge of HSE regulations, e.g. OSHA, EPA, DOTKnowledge of ISO 9000 Quality Systems
*A minimum of three years of HSE auditing/management experience
*Familiarity with seed/agricultural operations
*Ability to organize and conduct a site HSE and Quality audit
*Ability to conduct risk-analyses of HSE issues
*Ability to conduct site training programs
*Ability to write, implement and become competent lead on numerous site safety programs.
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills
*Ability to network and build networks
*Good computer skills (Microsoft Office preferred)
*Ability to manage multiple projects at one time
*Ability to meet deadlines
*Decisive
*Trusted
*Customer-Focused
*Results-Oriented
*Team-Oriented
*Innovative Planning and organizing
*Action-oriented with good follow-up skills
*Ability to interpret legislation as it applies to agri-business
*Ability to influence and challenge constructively
*Drive results - Senses and adapts to the changing environment to achieve excellence in delivery
Critical Success Factors & Key Challenges: *Application of HSE experience and OSHA/EPA regulations to Syngenta systems/organization
*Ability to identify potential risks and safety issues
*Ability to work with a variety of people and “sell” the continued importance of HSE
*Ability to create and communicate through newsletters, safety bulletins and the intranet
*Ability to conduct thorough HSE audits

Additional Information:
*Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
*May be some periods of extended computer work
*Extended walking though site, including stairs, elevated walkways, etc., while conducting audits
*Ability to walk fields in adverse conditions (mud, rain or wet conditions)
*Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

WORKING CONDITIONS WHILE PERFORMING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
*Normal office environment
*May be exposed to heat, cold, noise and dust while performing audits and safety visits

OTHER:
*A minimum of 2 years in current position is required (requirement for internal applicants only)*All applicants must be eligible to work in the US.
*The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only.
*They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills.
*Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.