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Location: Longmont, Colorado, West United States, USA
Company: Syngenta
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Open Til: 17-Apr-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: Production
City: Longmont
State/Province: Colorado [CO]
Country: United States [US]
Position Title: Site HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) Lead
Job ID: 2586

Role Purpose/Accountabilities:
This position will lead the Health, Safety and Environmental programs and activities for the Longmont and Berthoud, CO, and Grants Pass, OR Production sites. This includes all federal, state and local operational permitting. It is imperative that leadership provides consistent environment to exercise creativity and innovativeness without HSE risk. This will be supported through employee HSE commitment as opposed to compliance.

- Assure local compliance with OSHA and Syngenta training, record keeping and reporting requirements
- Provide HSE leadership, training and direction for all site personnel.
- Responsible for all monthly and annual HSE reporting for site and maintain records associated with both on a daily basis.
- Create and communicate safety training, meeting, SAMACO inspection schedules and ensure that schedules are followed.
- Prepare site for HSE internal and external audits of compliance with Syngenta and government regulations.
- Administer site safety rewards program.
- Resource for HSE questions for all site employees.
- Ensure the housekeeping model is implemented consistently - bringing a high degree of value to HSE and our customers
- Ensure employee orientation is complete for all FTE and 3rd party labor
- Support the E-team efforts on identifying root cause and improvement of process to meet the DPMO (defects per million opportunities) objectives
- Accountable for the emergency management system – ensuring all employees are well versed of the process
- Conduct customer tours and ensure all facility site tours are briefed on policy and provided applicable PPE
- Support plant and or field activities as appropriate
- Requires minimal supervision and direction.
- Contributes to teamwork and has significant external interaction.
- High level of complexity involving multiple tasks and requirements of varied technical skills.
- Ensure full implementation of HAZMAT requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

Critical knowledge:
- Bachelor’s Degree preferred; will consider appropriate experience.
- Ability to work with a variety of people and motivate them as to the importance of HSE.
- Achieve annual HSE objectives

Critical experience:
- Seed/agricultural industry experience preferred but not necessary
- Previous work with a multi-national organization is beneficial

Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities:
- Knowledge of HSE regulations
- Ability to effectively train employees
- Team orientated
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to manage multiple projects at one time
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Good computer skills (Microsoft Office preferred), database beneficial.
- Ability to drive changes in individual behavior to achieve safety, health and environmental goals.
- Ability to determine the “why’s” and root cause analysis related to safety is critical.
- Ability to adapt to changing environmental/situational needs.
- Ability to make timely, effective decisions, including recognizing when to make difficult decisions (e.g. work stoppages, etc.).
- Ability to remain flexible and responsive when faced with multiple urgent requests
- Action oriented with good follow up skills
- Ability to multi-task
- Planning and organizing skills
- Ability to apply learning
- Ability to proactively network with the broader HSE community
- Presentation skills (training, professional presentation).

Critical leadership capabilities:
- Set ambitious and strategic goals
- Communicate with impact
- Collaborate across boundaries
Critical Success Factors & Key Challenges:
- Ability to work with a variety of people and motivate them as to the importance of HSE.
- Achieve annual HSE objectives

Additional Information:

- All applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

- Must be able to use computer for significant periods of time
- Must be able to walk or stand for extended period of time when completing audits
- Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

- May be exposed to heat, cold, noise and dust while performing job duties
- Must be able to work in both plant and office environment.
- Must be able to work in field under adverse conditions.