Mitsubishi Electric

  • Safety & Environmental Engineer

    Job Locations US-OH-Mason
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/31/2018 2:20 PM)
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  • Overview

    Develop, organize, administer, and maintain the MEAA safety and environmental program in compliance with federal, state, local, and company policies to minimize the number and reduce the severity of in-plant accidents and injuries while maintaining the efficiency of operations and the well-being of employees, customers, and the community.


    • Inspect all operations being performed, such as production, plant maintenance, and storage of material for compliance with company and government regulations. Maintain fire protection equipment and procedures. Correct working conditions using knowledge of industrial processes, mechanics, psychology, and safety standards.
    • Train, counsel, and advise personnel on all safety issues to emphasize a proactive approach to providing a safe working environment rather than a reactive approach to correcting that environment following an accident.
    • Responsible for and makes recommendations and implement (where relevant) to ensure compliance with OSHA, EPA, local, and company regulations and policies. Audit work practices to ensure that safety-related policies and procedures are being followed by associates and enforced by management. Devise methods to evaluate safety programs.
    • Meet with managers, supervisors, and employees to investigate all accidents and injuries. Develop corrective actions to provide increased safety without compromising the functional integrity, intended purpose, or efficiency of the equipment, process, or procedure that posed the initial safety hazard.
    • Write reports implementing the safety program, communicate safety-related issues through management safety bulletins, memos and meetings, prepare graphs and charts using a working knowledge of statistics. Develop and disseminate company safety policies. Maintain safety files and records.
    • Interface and cooperate with regulatory agencies. Escort employees of all agencies conducting safety, fire, and loss control audits of the facility.
    • Comply with EPA reporting regulations. Complete and submit required reports, including those mandated under "Right to Know" laws, and applications on a timely basis.
    • Work in cooperation with the Human Resources Department on matters related to Workers’ Comppensation and the Americans With Disabilities Act.
    • Coordinate the affairs of the Safety Committee. Address employee concerns and suggestions. Support the Employee Involvement Program by responding to safety suggestions and EIP team projects.
    • Monitor industrial hygiene practices relating to chemical exposure, noise, lighting, heat, humidity, and radiation to insure safe levels of exposure. Coordinate sampling of dust, gases, vapors, and other potentially toxic materials for analysis.
    • Oversee disposal of liquid and solid hazardous waste in compliance with government regulations.
    • Support and assist the Facilities Engineering Assistant Manager as needed.
    • Know MEAA’s Quality Policy. Be able to fully discuss the importance of MEAA’s Quality Policy and how it impacts work.
    • Further the goals and positive, professional image of the Engineering Department by acting as a liaison between the Engineering Department and other MEAA departments, outside agencies, vendors, and other MEAA locations.
    • Support and make recommendations to improve company policies and procedures.

    For Quality and applicable site specific Environmental Systems, the associate is responsible for understanding:

    • MEAA’s policy and be able to fully discuss the importance of the policy and how his/her job can impact the customer and the environment.
    • The risks and consequences associated with deviating from management system procedures and the effect this can have on his/her employment at MEAA.
    • Associates responsible for conformity to product requirements have the authority to stop shipment and stop production to correct quality problems.
    • The associate has the responsibility and authority to immediately inform supervision or management if another associate or department deviates from proper practices that may impact safety, quality, or the environment. 


    • Knowledgeable in the application of government regulations in regard to general safety and industrial hygiene.
    • Knowledgeable in the application of ISO 14001 and government regulations with respect to environmental compliance and management programs.
    • Verbal, written and cross-cultural communication skills, emphasizing presentation skills and effective training techniques.
    • Analytical, computer, and mathematical skills.
    • Ability to operate various measurement instruments, material handling equipment, and presentation equipment.
    • Computer literate.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Hygiene, or Safety, Environmental, or Chemical Engineering or other related technical area, plus a minimum of three years' experience in safety administration in the automotive manufacturing industry, or equivalent.
    • Broad knowledge of OSHA and EPA laws and reporting requirements.
    • General knowledge of first-aid procedures and first-aid room equipment and supplies.




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