Director, Health & Safety
St. Petersburg, FL 
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Job Description

Who we are

For more than 40 years, Reworld has been a leader in sustainable waste solutions, providing our customers with innovative solutions that help them achieve carbon-negative outcomes.

Our Vision

Reworld is leading the charge to a carbon-negative future through revolutionary sustainable materials management solutions that reduce, reuse, recycle and reimagine waste for the benefit of society and the environment.

Our Business

Reworld partners with businesses by offering cutting-edge engineering and innovative solutions, to help customers reduce, reuse, recycle and recover value from waste streams and meet or exceed their sustainability goals.

Our Value

Reworld differentiator comes from our ecosystem of technology, facilities and partnerships, trusted by the world's largest organizations to reimagine waste management for a smarter, more sustainable world.

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About the role

Reworld is seeking a dedicated, versatile, and self-motivated Safety and Health professional with a solid track record of leading implementation of safety and health programs in an operating environment. We are looking for innovative and successful Safety and Health candidates who are forward-thinking and progressive in their approach to safety and health management systems. The Regional Safety Lead is an experienced, energetic, dedicated, versatile, self-motivated health and safety professional that has proven leadership skills and is a relationship builder with a solid track record of leading implementation of safety and health programs in an industrial environment. This is a great opportunity in a growing company to be strategic and impactful.

This position will ideally be based in the Tampa, FL area. There is an estimated 60% travel for responsibilities in supporting our South Region Facilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Foster the success of programming through strong relationships with the President of the South, Chief Operating Officer, Area Managers, facility/regional staff, facility managers, and the facility safety managers.
  • Develop, deploy, and support implementation of Health and safety regional strategy and associated policies, process, and procedure.
  • Build H&S rigor with the facilities across the South through culture change, leadership, and strong process implementation.
  • Interface with Risk Control, Captive Insurance, and all Client/Disposal Partner ES&H Representatives.
  • Drive continuous improvement to all current policies, regulations, and unique industrial process rules. Use a lean mindset to drive identify opportunity to improve KPI's
  • Conduct and coordinate worker training in areas governed by OSHA, DOT, and other governing agencies.
  • Collaborate with regional peers for best practice sharing, safety programs, compliance, and improvement opportunity.
  • Complete quarterly snapshot audits for assigned facilities in the region and track/report findings.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of Corporate Safety Procedures and programs.
  • Responsible for regional spend against corporate budget coordinating with regional leadership team and finance.
  • Coach and support the facility safety leads with the following topics as needed:
    • Development of training materials and coordination of weekly and monthly safety themes.
    • Fit testing.
    • Ergonomics evaluations and design changes.
    • Hazard control evaluation.
    • Evaluation of safety and health program implementation and maintenance at site level.
    • Evaluation of PPE selection.
    • Completion and tracking of industrial hygiene sampling and medical surveillance testing (blood lead levels, hearing testing, respiratory medical qualifications).
  • Provide support for outage planning/participation and oversight/participation
  • Facilitates and/or participates in Accident investigation/Root Cause Analyses for OSHA-recordable injuries and serious near misses.
  • Lead lean problem solving, Kaizens, and continuous improvements for missed KPIs.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in safety, Industrial Hygiene or related field or Equivalent industrial experience
  • Preferred CSP or CIH
  • 10+ years applicable experience (industrial safety & health, environment, OSHA, regulations, ANSI, NFPA, and NIOSH standards)
  • Experience working at a regional level or in support of multiple sites.
  • 5+ years of in process and program experience
  • 2+ years direct management experience

Candidate Profile:

  • Self-directed, action-oriented, forward-thinking, and creative individual with high ethical standards.
  • Effective communicator of critical information to a variety of audiences and in potentially stressful situations
  • Strategic thinker with executive presence. Ability to present to executive leadership team.
  • Dynamic leader with a record of achieving results individually and through others.
  • Project management experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with an ability to provide constructive feedback in a positive way.
  • Strong analytical ability, good judgment and strong safety and health/operational focus.
  • Ability to work cross functionally with peers and other company leaders.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities concurrently and build consensus.
  • Organized, team player who is an effective influencer.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead change in the face of adversity; to challenge the status quo constructively.
  • Articulate, strong communicator, verbal and written.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

The work environment is highly industrial in nature with large fluctuations of heat, cold and exposure to potential hazards

  • Able to stand or sit for sustained periods of time.
  • Able to climb stairs and ladders; can work at heights if needed.
  • Able to work in confined areas when needed.
  • Able to lift equipment that can weigh up to 25 pounds on an infrequent basis.
  • May need to wear personal protective equipment including respiratory protection, fall protection, safety boots, protective clothing, hearing protection, and gloves.

Total Rewards & Compensation:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Day one employee benefits: competitive health insurance options, PTO, retirement savings plan and 401K match


Our DEI Commitment

Reworld is an Equal Opportunity Employer, has developed an Affirmative Action Program (AAP), and will not discriminate against any qualified applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability (including perceived disability, physical, mental, and/or intellectual disabilities), veteran status, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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