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Environmental,Health, & Safety Senior Associate

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Location: Seguin, TX, United States
Date Posted: Oct 1, 2020

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What matters most to you?  Is it being part of a strong team?  Supporting your family? Solving global problems? You can do these and more at Caterpillar; where your work enables progress around the globe and you contribute to meaningful work. Together, we can build what matters.

JOB PURPOSE:  This level represents a shift from learning and assisting to leading and managing Environmental, Health and/or Safety (EHS) assignments that are broader, more complex and challenging in nature.

 

JOB DUTIES:  The key role of this EHS position is to move from learning and assisting others to contributing independently.  At this level, EHS professionals begin providing technical guidance within and between units and other teams.  Ability to gather relevant information, compare and contrast data, identify relationships and predict and manage failures is critical.  Opportunities include challenging the status quo and championing new initiatives, collaborating with team members and other teams, and keeping abreast of advancing technology and regulations.  Decisions may affect the work group or project team, suppliers, multiple units and both internal and external customers

 

Individuals may have multiple assignments during their tenure as an EHS Professional.  Assignments may require reviewing the work of other support personnel, provide technical advice to individuals at various levels in the organization and work with another unit or team.  Assignments will become more complex and may require assuming a significant role, either as an individual contributor or as part of a project team, with increasing emphasis on analyzing, identifying and applying techniques to solve problems and make recommendations.

 

EHS professionals must manage their own development, continuously learning through experience and staying abreast of technology and regulation changes.  Key learning should be rounded out during this tenure including knowledge of Caterpillar and competitive product performance and application, understanding of customers’ needs, working knowledge of key processes, data analysis and data extraction skills.  Project management skills are being honed at this level.

 

Performs standard assignments that require some interpretation of data and regulations, identification of problem sources, and possible remedial actions.   Representative Activities:

  • Identifies applicable EHS regulations and evaluates impact to the facility
  • Performs inspections and tests to verify compliance.
  • Identifies existing and potential EHS problems.
  • Participates in developing corrective measures.
  • Develops procedures to assure continuing compliance with regulations and organization standards.
  • Develops management systems for EHS functions
  • Participates on teams to ensure compliance with organization and government EHS standards.
  • Performs EHS audits
  • Develops EHS training programs
  • Completes reports for submission to EPA or OSHA 

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • 1 to 2 years EHS experience and have exhibited ability to work on increasingly more complex assignments. 
 
Top Candidate Will Also Have:
  • A degree in an appropriate scientific discipline is highly desired and consideration will be given to equivalent EHS experience.
  • Must have ability to communicate effectively with team members and others in the work group, as well as employees in other units, customers and suppliers
  • Experience working with a different unit or working with different products, processes or systems is desirable. 
 
Additional Information:
  • Position is located in Seguin, TX
  • No relocation assistance is available for this position.
  • This position will close Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST. 

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O.  As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers


Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

 
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Oct 1, 2020

200004C9

United States