EHS Leader

Environmental and Safety
Gardena, CA, US
Job ID: 22133
Req ID: PBF.EHS.001
Job Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 2019-06-15 02:42:34

Business Profile:  PCC Fasteners

Since the early days of aviation, PCC has worked closely with our customers to develop and specify the best fasteners for their applications. We’ve created new materials, designs, and manufacturing practices to satisfy an ever changing industry. Today we manufacture nearly every fastener type used in the aerospace industry - all with the careful monitoring and control of specific manufacturing practices and thorough product testing that have been our hallmark.


Location Profile:

2017 marked the 50-year anniversary of PB Fasteners. Founded by Paul R. Briles, PB Fasteners specializes in the manufacture of airframe structural nuts & bolts. PB Fasteners is best known for our developed Taper-Lok® and SLEEVbolt® fastening systems, which are used to enhance structural performance and manage electromagnetic effects in composite and multi-metal structure. PB Fasteners also manufactures fuse pins, screws, and nuts on a build-to-print basis in its 95,000 sq. ft. facility in Gardena, California.

PB Fasteners is devoted to manufacturing high-strength aerospace fasteners. PB Fasteners’ experienced staff is determined not just to keep abreast of technology, but to be among those who increasingly add to it. 


Position Summary:

The Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Leader at PB Fasteners will have responsibility for developing, implementing, executing, monitoring, and auditing all EHS initiatives to ensure compliance and continuous improvement.

Primary duties will include ensuring compliance with federal, corporate and local regulations; developing and overseeing worker safety training programs; investigating and recommending courses of action for on-the-job accidents; analyzing potential worker safety risks in a facility and implementing measures to mitigate them; and facilitating required government safety inspections.

The EHS Leader requires strong managerial, communication, and analytical skills, as well as the ability to work in both a team and independently. The EHS Leader must also be able to handle high-stress and emergency situations. The EHS Leader typically works during regular business hours but is expected to be on-call in the event of a safety emergency.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Drive EHS strategy by creating an EHS plan to meet organization’s objectives.

  • Act as a strategic business partner, change agent, and member of the line management staff.

  • Develop, implement, and maintain all written EH&S programs and policies in accordance with OSHA, Cal-OSHA, USEPA and/or corporate standards and in compliance with applicable laws.

  • Understand Federal and State (California) occupational safety, health and environmental regulations and monitor regulatory changes as they occur.

  • Bring in EH&S functional specialists in environmental, industrial hygiene, engineering controls, and staffing as appropriate and positions positively with the client group.

  • Monitor effectiveness of all EH&S policies, practices, and processes to determine efficiency and effectiveness. Recommend improvements to achieve and deliver improved results.

  • Facilitate organization and leadership development efforts to address root causes of EH&S related issues. Coach Managers and employees at all levels within client groups on a variety of environment health and safety topics.

  • Develop, implement, coordinate and perform EHS training.

  • Promote safety and health awareness through internal company memoranda, newsletters, and/or specific training programs.

  • Participate in process reviews (such job hazard analyses, etc.)

  • Manage and maintain PPE (personal protective equipment) requirements.

  • Manage near-miss incidents, lost-time injuries, and workers compensation claims.


Required Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of Federal and California State safety and industrial hygiene compliance regulations.

  • Strong leadership skills and experience influencing employees of all levels in a manufacturing environment.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to work as and be viewed as a trusted business partner to the organization.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common financial reports, and legal documents.

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.

  • Ability to foster employee communication and team work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.


Level of Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in EHS, industrial engineering, industrial hygiene, or related field.

  • 5-7 years of EHS experience is preferred.