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EHS Specialist

Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

About the job

RHI Magnesita is seeking a dynamic Environmental Health and Safety Specialist in Mobile, AL. This position will assist the Health Safety and Environmental (HSE) Department in managing the various regulatory reports. Our ideal candidate is comfortable in a steel mill setting, working closely with the RHIM team and customers. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workload. Ability to learn new systems related to the HSE areas. Excellent communication skills and computer skills are a must.


The Environmental Health and Safety Specialist tasks will include:

  • Consulting Ensure employees are properly wearing their personal protective equipment
  • Safety (Roxtra) document management
  • Be comfortable working in a plant, OSHA environment
  • HSE training, record development and management
  • Updating safety documents to the proper format
  • Assist the HSE personnel in completion of reporting requirements as defined by the regulatory authorities
  • Development, revision and evaluation of effectiveness of HSE policies, procedures and training materials
  • Development and conducting of contractor safety inductions, and employee onboarding process as it relates to HSE
  • Conduct safety meetings
  • Creation of high impact, high quality training materials in conjunction with the HSE team
  • Assist in the development of tools that ensure compliance of all applicable local regulations, laws, acts, etc.
  • Assist in the follow-up related to HSE IMS audits
  • Completion of administrative tasks for the HSE department as assigned
  • Assist the HSE team with duties in the plant environment, duties may include taking samples, collecting documentation and other duties as assigned by HSE personnel
  • Create and update SOP (Standard Operating Procedures) and JSA (Job Safety Analysis)
  • Work with vendors to provide additional training as needed, ex. Crane Training
  • Daily reports as needed, safe work permits, lock out tag out
  • Incident reporting on both the customer system and the RHIM system
  • Ensure Daily Equipment Inspections are completed


About you

Do you have:

  • Steel Experience, will be required to be on the floor working with the team
  • OSHA 500 outreach trainer certification
  • 5-10 years of experience in HSE type role in industrial environment
  • Comfortable dealing with stakeholders from all levels
  • Independent worker and self-starter, who contributes to the overall team objectives
  • Refractory installation experience preferred
  • First Aid / CPR Certified
  • High proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • Hands on, forward thinking, and improvement /results driven
  • Works effectively and collaboratively, including clear written and verbal communications


What we bring to the table

As a much-valued employer:

  • We offer you a varied and challenging role within the world market leader that is driving positive change
  • We give you the opportunity to take part in shaping the future of the industry leader in innovative technology
  • Amazing benefits


Do you recognize yourself in this role?

We are looking forward to your online application! Please upload your resume including your personal profile via our career page. Applications via e-mail will not be taken into consideration. 


About RHI Magnesita

RHI Magnesita is the result of the combination of RHI and Magnesita to form the global leading supplier of high-grade refractory products, systems and services. With more than 14,000 employees across more than 40 countries and 3.1 billion in revenues we are the driving force of the refractory industry. Do you want to know more? Check out www.rhimagnesita.com


Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago