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Position Information
  • Company:
    PolyOne Corporation
  • Location:
    Birmingham, AL 35217
  • Job Status/Type:
    Full Time
  • Job Category:
    Quality Assurance/Safety
  • Occupations:
    General/Other: Quality Assurance/Safety
  • Industry:
    Manufacturing - Other
  • Work Experience:
    2+ to 5 Years
  • Career Level:
    Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Education:
    Bachelor's Degree
Contact Information
  • Company:
    PolyOne Corporation
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Job Description

Environmental Health & Safety Specialist (60002361)

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k).

This is an on-site position to lead & coordinate with the following: the Quality Management System, ensuring the plant’s ongoing compliance with all quality certifications, and in providing technical support for Environmental, Health & Safety requirements.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

- Provides technical support to plant personnel regarding OSHA regulations, state environmental regulations, and federal DOT regulations.

- Obtains and maintains applicable regulatory permits.

- Reviews/prepares all applicable regulatory reports and maintains supporting documentation.

- Responsible for Industrial Hygiene Monitoring Program for plant.

- Participates in the development of and conducts in-house EH&S audits. Maintains documentation.

- Maintains and participates in the new raw material review boards.

- Keeps current on regulatory issues.

- Maintain facility safety files and records.

- Develop programs to improve plant safety performance in order to meet plant goals.

- Conduct and document new employee safety training and existing employee refresher training.

- Provide safety support for all shifts.

- Lead and actively participate in Safety Council and cross-plant teams as needed.

- Lead BOR’s for safety incidents and/or injuries in conjunction with line and staff personnel.

- Coordinate evaluation, purchase and distribution of safety equipment and supplies.

- Coordinate all workers’ compensation programs and guidelines.

- Perform Job Safety Analyses for new and existing processes where appropriate and develop hazard control practices and programs.

- Managing environmental processes to assure proper waste management and minimization practices in accordance with regulatory requirements.

- Monitor developing environmental, federal, state and local regulatory requirements and risk initiatives; analyze potential impacts on system operations; provide operations and upper management with information as appropriate.

- Manage EH&S documents and contract administration, as well as associated retention rules. This would include securing and management of necessary third party resources to fill gaps in competency and or capacity.

- Coordinate installation, maintenance and auditing of all security, fire protection equipment and alarms.

- Other duties as assigned.

Physical/Environmental Demands

Requires standing and sitting for extended periods of time, talking and listening. Must be able to walk and use hands. Occasionally requires bending, stooping, climbing ladders and stairs. May occasionally be required to lift, push or pull up to 55 pounds. Typically work is in a manufacturing environment where noise level is loud. Generally requires the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, hearing protection, hard hat, respiratory protection. Exposure to outside weather conditions is routine. May be exposed to working in extreme heat and humidity. May also be exposed on occasion to dust or fumes.


- Education: Bachelor’s Degree

- 2-5 years of experience Environmental Health and Safety

- Problem Solving Techniques

- Legal and Regulatory Compliance

- Manufacturing experience: Safety Procedures, Quality, Manufacturing Operations


PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

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