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Sr Industrial Hygienist

Vallen Distribution
paid time off, sick time, tuition reimbursement, 401(k)
United States, California, Concord
5102 Port Chicago Highway (Show on map)
Nov 23, 2023

Why Join our Team? At Vallen, we embrace what makes us unique. We thrive on the diversity of our associates and the different ways each of us contributes to Vallen's success. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive company that values the growth of our associates. When you join Vallen, you become part of our winning team. Our vast network of connections is here to help you transform your job into a career. Vallen is an industry leader in delivering flexible supply chain solutions while creating value for our customers, our supply partners, and our associates. Your Benefits at Vallen:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick days)
  • 401K with discretionary company match - (US positions only)
  • Employer-paid Basic Life for Employee, Spouse, and Dependents
  • Employer-paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Vitality Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Resource Groups for networking and team building
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Safety Shoe and Safety Glasses reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts through BenefitHub
  • Advancement Opportunity.

Position Summary:

Provides occupational safety, health and industrial hygiene expertise to provide for the safety and well-being of all customer personnel. Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local safety regulations and adherence to all Vallen and applicable customers safety policies

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Initiates and justify new Safety and Industrial Hygiene projects, additional monitoring and other improvements to the refinery.
  • Regarded by the corporation as an expert on all Safety and Industrial Hygiene regulations impacting the refinery.
  • Develops programs to meet all new OSHA and NIOSH rules for regulations impacting refinery operations.
  • Provides expert comments to trade organizations and the corporation regarding new OSHA and Industrial Hygiene regulations impacting our business.
  • Writes and revises all Safety and Industrial Hygiene and policies affecting refinery operations and provide input to the corporation on new corporate policies and procedures.
  • Makes decisions independently on Safety and Industrial Hygiene programs.
  • Provides Safety and Industrial Hygiene input to major projects, MOCs and PHA's
  • Sets the direction of the refinery Safety and Industrial Hygiene programs.
  • Provides guidance and serve as a technical resource for entry level Safety and Industrial Hygiene Specialists.
  • Provides resource assistance to the Emergency Response Team.
  • Provides leadership to turnaround safety activities.
  • Initiates and justifies new Industrial Hygiene improvement projects.
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative, on-site work environment, which will include participation in unscheduled discussions and troubleshooting on an as needed basis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

High School diploma or GED required.

Bachelor's degree in Safety or Industrial Hygiene or related field preferred.

ASP, CSP, or CIH certification preferred

5+ years of experience providing Safety/Industrial Hygiene expertise within the Industrial Market.

  • Ability to read and interpret company policies, regulatory guidelines, and other work-related documentation.
  • Ability to abide by confidentiality requirements when working with sensitive information, results, and communications.
  • Skill in providing thorough, efficient, and effective customer service to individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through written and verbal methods.
  • Ability to accomplish work within required timelines, including short, long, and emergency timeframes

Job Qualifications Continued:

  • Ability to cross-train in other department duties to ensure efficient coverage department responsibilities.
  • Ability to work with others to accomplish challenging assignments.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple assignments to ensure completion of tasks within stated time requirements.
  • Basic skill using Microsoft Office programs (i.e., Word and Excel).

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment for this job includes:

  • Loud noise (examples: refinery operations and maintenance)
  • Subject to moderate outside environmental conditions, including normal weather and external temperature changes.
  • Moderate Work: Work involves sitting, standing, and/or moving from one location to another. Typically includes exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Might include ability to climb, balance, bend, kneel, crouch, or crawl at differing elevations

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