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Location: - (Danvers,, Minnesota, Mid-West United States, USA)
Open Til: 17-Apr-12
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Agronomy
Career Type: General
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
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Division: Production & Supply
Function: HSE & Q, Security
State/Province: Minnesota [MN]
Country: United States [US]
Position Title: HSE&Q Manager
Job ID: 2861
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.
Ensure 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:
Critical knowledge: :
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, DOT
Knowledge of ISO 9000 Quality Systems
A minimum of three years of HSE auditing/management experience
Familiarity with seed/agricultural operations
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
Critical technical, professional, & personal capabilities:
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
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
Critical Leadership Capabilities:
Drive results - Senses and adapts to the changing environment to achieve excellence in delivery
Sets ambitious strategic goals - Uses foresight to develop ambitious strategies, and aligns individual and team objectives with the bigger picture.
Communicates with impact - Gains commitment of individuals and stakeholders in a compelling way.
Manages for performance - Skillfully plans, organizes and monitors performance to create value and achieve excellence in delivery.
Travel Requirements & other information:
PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Ability to travel up to 10% of the time
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
Must have a valid driver's license
All applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S.
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.
Ensure in its respective area of responsibility and in close cooperation and alignment with Legal and Taxes and other expert functions, Syngenta's full compliance with the applicable legal and regulatory framework as well as Syngenta's own legal and ethical, HSE, Corporate Security, Risk Management and Corporate Governance standards.