Skilled EH&S Operator in Tyler, TX at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 10/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

We're looking for a Skilled Environmental, Health, & Safety Operator in Tyler, Texas!

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands. Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

Job Description

The Skilled Environmental, Health, & Safety Operator at our Tyler, TX facility is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the environmental, health, safety and security programs and compliance at that facility to all local, state, and federal environmental regulations and corporate guidelines and procedures.

In this role, you will:

  • Work closely with plant management to develop a strong safety culture with all employees being dedicated to working safely and in conformance with all Company standards, OSHA end environmental regulations.
  • Complete EHS daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly inspections and documentation.
  • Effectively communicate EHS training sessions and safety talks in a group setting, review training test records and retain training records.
  • Ensure new hires receive required and documented EHS training prior to beginning work.
  • Providing guidance and direction for emergency response activities for the facility.
  • Update and maintain Job Hazard Analysis database and ensure required PPE is available.
  • Perform and coordinate incident, injury and near miss investigations and ensure corrective actions are implemented.
  • Coordinate Safe Behavior Auditing program, documentation and corrective actions.
  • Lead Contractor Safety program including contractor safety training safety documentation.
  • Ensure facility housekeeping program is implemented and effective.
  • Update and maintain plant MSDS/SDS
  • Ensure compliance with stormwater discharge permit including permit and plan updates, facility inspections, stormwater sample collection and record documentation.
  • Lead spill prevention by keeping facility SPCC plan up to date, performing all inspections and directing spill response activities.
  • Manage solid and hazardous waste program.
  • Assist sustainability efforts by participating on sustainability evaluations and committees as required and reporting sustainability data.
  • Serve as EHS lead on the WCO safety committee.
  • Be able to work flexible hours, including second shift, overtime and weekends if necessary.
  • Complete other duties as assigned including lifting up to 50 lbs, if needed.

The perfect person will have:

High School Diploma or GED, Bachelors Degree Preferred

Microsoft Office and Computer Skills

Relevant experience with health and safety

What we do for our associates (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage with discounted generic prescriptions and wellness incentive program.

  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program.

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.

  • Generous vacation day policy.

  • Various associate engagement activities throughout the year including intramural sports leagues.

COME GROW WITH US, WHERE THE GRASS REALLY IS GREENER!

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, Tom Cat, Ortho, Round Up, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

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