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Supervisor of HSE

Company: Voith
Location: York
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of 4.3 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

For the Voith Hydro division HSE department, we are looking for:

Supervisor of HSE

York, PA


This position is responsible for identifying, controlling, and eliminating HSE issues that may pose a threat to workers, the environment, or communities. Essential duties and responsibilities include the design and implementation of HSE programs that ensures the company success in achieving a "world-class" safety culture at all levels within the organization with focus on manufacturing and construction sites for Voith Hydro North America.


* Act as the subject matter expert for all health, safety, and environmental sites issues
* Establish a climate of collaboration with various parties at the different Voith locations (Voith team and client)
* Support all active sites, warranty and future projects in development of all required HSE documents (i.e., Confined space assessments, Ventilation plans, Site Safety Management Plan, Safe Job Procedures, Environmental plans etc.)
* Develop and ensuring the coordination of the various tasks during the pre-mobilization, mobilization, commissioning, demobilization phases of all field projects
* Ensure the implementation and monitoring of all local and federal regulatory requirements, customer frames, prevention and HSE system plans (Voith and client) and work processes to ensure safe work at all Voith locations
* Monitor environmental permit requirements and other regulatory needs of plant operations
* Participate in the implementation and monitoring of safety training programs for Voith site employees and personnel according to the corporate guidelines
* Perform, as required, site audits and inspections to confirm compliance of project locations
* Act as a resource (mentoring and coaching) for managers, supervisors and site personnel on Health and Safety policies, procedures and practices
* Be proactive in proposing changes to improve efficiency of HSE at the site level and on existing safety programs
* Analyze and provide support to the site on accidents investigations, incidents or near misses and deliver strong corrective and preventive actions to prevent recurrence
* Be a leader in HSE culture change
* Follow all KPIs and requirements to keep sites in compliance status for Voith, client and authorities
* Maintains HSE Management System and documentation
* Project and maintain adequate field safety staffing levels to support the business needs
* Develops and delivers training for all employees initially and annually as required
* Provide cost estimates for site safety support during OTO
* Develop site specific HSE plans and regulatory submittal to include, JSA's, Emergency Response, SOP's, Fall Protection Plans, Lead/Asbestos, and others directly related to HSE for the successful prevention/ reduction in incidents
* Tracks completion of all HSE related corrective actions for North American sites


* Bachelor's degree in Occupational Safety and Health or similar field required
* Minimum of 5-10 years HSE experience
* Knowledge of hydro power sector preferred or similar experience
* Experience working in union environment preferred
* GSP, ASP, CHST, CSP, or similar certification would be an asset
* Must be willing to travel, minimum 30% of the time
* Strong analytical, conceptual and implementation skills
* Strong computer skills utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
* Ability to work under time constraints and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines

Physical Demands

Employees in this position are regularly required to walk, stand and use hands to finger, handle or feel. They are frequently required to reach with hands and arms. They are occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employees are required to talk and hear in an industrial setting (noise level can be high at times) and regularly required to lift 10 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. Travel is required to job sites.

* This job description is not all encompassing; however, it is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.

Voith is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in the industry including people of color, LGBTQI+ community, women, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), Veterans, people of any age or family status. We embrace the competitive advantage that diversity brings and we strive to create a working environment that is inclusive of thought and talent.

Keywords: Voith, Baltimore , Supervisor of HSE, Other , York, Maryland

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