Senior Safety, Health and Environmental Specialist

United States of America
West Virginia
Environmental, Health, and Safety
Full Time
August 1 2020


Special Metals


Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) is a leading worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets. PCC is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, and forged components used in jet aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The Company is also a leading producer of highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace and other general industrial markets, manufactures extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications, and supplies metal alloys and other materials to the casting and forging industries. PCC is a high quality business with dominant positions in most segments of the markets in which it serves.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over 10 billion dollar company employs more than 29,500 people worldwide.  PCC has over 160 plants and has a presence in twenty-six states in the US and in over a dozen countries. PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers and shareholders while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

Effective early February 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

The Special Metals Corporation group of companies was created in the latter part of 1998 when Special Metals Corporation of New Hartford, New York, acquired Inco Alloys International, including its Huntington Alloys and Wiggin Alloys divisions. In 2006, Special Metals Corporation became a part of Precision Castparts Corp., a worldwide manufacturer of complex metal components and products. With a history of alloy technology now going back some 100 years, our company continues to provide solutions to difficult materials problems through such time-tested products as our world-recognized INCONEL, INCOLOY, NIMONIC, UDIMET, MONEL and NILO alloys.

 Today's Special Metals is a world leader in the invention, production and supply of the high-nickel, high-performance alloys used for the difficult jobs in engineering. These alloys are highly engineered to offer a superior combination of heat resistance, high-temperature corrosion resistance, toughness and strength and are used in the world's most technically demanding industries and applications. Special Metals offers the largest range of nickel alloys and product forms, as well cobalt alloys, to more than ten worldwide markets. We produce nickel alloys in all standard mill forms, from large ingots and billets to plate, sheet, strip, tubing, bar and wire, the latter of which includes core and filler wires for welding products. The company has manufacturing and research facilities in the USA and Europe, sales offices in North America, Europe and Asia, and a distribution network including most of the industrialized countries of the world.

 Special Metals Corporation is the world's premier inventor, developer and producer of nickel alloy and cobalt alloys—with a portfolio of more than 100 alloy compositions, wrought products and welding consumables, over 80 percent of which were invented in our own laboratories. All created to help redefine what's possible in the world of energy and industry.

 Our time-tested nickel alloys are highly engineered to offer a superior combination of heat resistance, high temperature and corrosion resistance, toughness and strength for the most demanding applications. No other single manufacturer offers such a comprehensive range of game-changing alloy compositions and product forms.

Special Metals Corporation (HBE) biggest plant is located in Huntington, WV, United States and is part of the Steel Service Centers & Other Metal Wholesalers Industry. Special Metals Corporation (HBE) has 750 total employees across all of its locations.

Work in collaboration with the Huntington and Division EHS Directors to develop a world class Environmental, Health, and Safety culture within HBE. This position is responsible for helping to drive a safe working environment. Also responsible for auditing and monitoring manufacturing work areas to examine work conditions and observe safety procedures. Ensure compliance with all Federal, State, and Local safety and environmental regulations. The position reports to the EH&S Director.

•Grow behavior based safety using positive reinforcement techniques.
•Understand and demonstrate compliance with all environmental permits, including Title V Air Permit, EPCRA Reports, and TSCA reporting.
•Performs all aspects of the position according to the PCC Code of Conduct and SOX guidelines.
•Develop and conduct risk assessments and JSA for all relevant tasks.
•Maintain OSHA Compliance at the facility.
•Assist in incident investigations and root cause analysis and corrective actions.
•Environmental, Health and Safety policy enforcement.
•Coordinates/conducts various compliance monitoring including noise studies, ergonomic evaluations and industrial hygiene monitoring.
•Member of Emergency Response Team during emergency evacuation and other plant emergencies.
•Be a strategic partner to the organizational leadership team to drive EHS accountability and support new business growth opportunities.
•Degree in Safety, Health and/or Environmental required.
•A minimum of 5 to 8 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
•4+ years working with an OSHA based Safety Program, preferred.
•Experience performing/writing Job Hazard Analysis, preferred.
•Experience performing Industrial Hygiene and ergonomic assessments, preferred.
•Experience with local, state, and federal environmental reporting and regulating.
•Good working knowledge of all MS Office applications and internet applications.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Must have the ability to read, understand, and interpret regulatory requirements such as OSHA and EPA regulations and others.
•Ability to climb stairs or ladders, work at various heights.
•HAZWOPER, First Responder, First Aid certifications a plus.
•Knowledge of factory equipment, building systems and processes.
•Ability to resolve complex issues and lead projects.
•High level of self-motivation to perform and succeed.
•Ability to work under minimal supervision and use own initiative.
•Strong interpersonal skills at all levels of the organization.
•Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work effectively.
•Ability to work under pressure and deadlines.
•Excellent people management skills.

Full Relocation is authorized for this position.

This requisition is closed to applications.