Environment, Health, and Safety Technician

Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Ottawa, OH, US, 45875

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 45684 

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers. 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

This Role In Summary:

Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for an Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) Technician position located at our Ottawa, OH manufacturing plant location.


Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Implements and maintains company policies adhering to local, state and federal environmental, health and safety regulations
  • Responsible for Gensuite training, utilization and data integrity
  • Assist with EHS Orientation
  • Provide training for OSHA required subject matter (LOTO, Confined Space, etc.)
  • Maintain EHS Training Records
  • Responsible for maintaining and implementing EHS policies and procedures as required
  • Provides pillar leadership for World Class Manufacturing as Pillar Lead or Pillar Specialist
  • Facilitates tracking of EHS data
  • Supports compliance with all environmental, health and safety regulations
  • Responsible for training, leading and tracking all aspects of risk assessments pertaining to job tasks (JSRA)
  • Actively participate in team meetings & demonstrate willingness to partner closely with operations 
  • Responsible for creating and/or conducting various training presentations related to EHS and World Class Manufacturing
  • Capable of leading cross functional teams while driving results towards continual improvement of the EHS program and WCM
  • Conducts various EHS audits including but not limited to OSHA compliance, EPA compliance, internal procedure compliance, machine guarding, LOTO energy control plans and authorized employees, etc.
  • Maintain Chemical Matrix
  • Maintain approval process for new chemicals introduced into plant
  • Assist with EMAT data entry/upkeep
  • Assist with Aspect/Impact tool upkeep (updating)
  • Assist with ENV Pillar Training
  • Assist with zero waste to landfill activities
  • Update ENV Dojo
  • Complete ENV projects tied to Aspects/Impact, Chemical Matrix, and ENV CD, and present during WCM audit
  • Have overall knowledge of ENV pillar and be able to present ENV slide deck if needed



Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1+  years of Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) experience



Preferred Skills and Experiences:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • World Class Manufacturing (WCM) experience in the Safety or Environmental Pillar(s)
  • Experience in broad problem solving
  • Previous leadership experience in an industrial environment
  • Ability to work autonomously in all aspects of the function
  • Proficient computer skills - Google Suite (Sheet, Doc, Slides and Form)
  • Consistently demonstrates the Whirlpool Values
  • Willingness to be hands on and work with employees and equipment. 
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize issues and tasks
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills
  • Have a strong desire for personal and professional development
  • Ability to work on off-shifts as needed



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