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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 12/7/2016

US Steel Ecorse, MI

US Steel
Ecorse, MI
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Description
Safety and Industrial Hygiene is a core component of our business and key to our success as one of the world's largest steel producers. U.S. Steel has a long-standing committment to the safety and health of all employees who work in our facilities.

Description: United States Steel Corporation has an immediate opening for a Safety & Industrial Hygiene Specialist in our Great Lakes Works facility located in Ecorse, Michigan. This position will develop, implement and maintain comprehensive safety and health programs and conduct safety and process reviews. Additional responsibilities will include:

Analyze safety data/trends (internal and external) and assist in the development of corrective action plans.
Collaborate on a scheduled basis with division and area managers in appraising the performance
of units, reviewing division and area incident experience, and collaborate on recommendations
and action to be taken by the respective unit concerning Safety & Industrial Hygiene issues.
Assist facilities in implementing corporate/plant/division specific Safety & Industrial Hygiene initiatives.
Conduct frequent reviews of established plant safety and industrial hygiene procedures to ensure ongoing effectiveness and compliance.
Assist in generating division specific information for monthly safety meetings. Audit random meetings for quality of information, presentation of instructor, and employee participation. Assist departments/divisions in implementing improvement plans for noted deficiencies.
Assist divisions in developing and implementing procedures including Safe Job Procedures, energy control procedures, Standard Practices and PPE requirements.
Periodically conduct safety conversations with employees as well as line management to ensure the consistent use and quality of the safety conversation program.
Conduct walk thru of divisions observing conditions and work practices. Take immediate steps to modify unsafe practices and elicit required personnel to address housekeeping and unsafe conditions noted.
Participate in the pre-startup safety review of new facilities, equipment or processes in conjunction with Engineering and Operating personnel.
Participate in the development of plant specific safety and hygiene audit programs.
Participate in the development and implementation of training programs for plant management and union personnel in compliance with MSHA regulations and recognized health hazards.
Provide assistance in communicating new systems initiatives or system-related changes for any Safety and IH systems in use at plant locations, and provide feedback on new initiatives or changes as needed.

Bachelors degree in Safety, Safety Engineering, Industrial Safety, Industrial Hygiene or related safety degree or equivalent work experience
A minimum of 1-2 years of industrial hygiene/safety experience

Masters degree in a related safety field
Safety training and risk management background

Other skills desired:
Communications, Teamwork, Organization, Leadership, Problem Solving, Planning and Computer Skills.

Competency Summary
As an individual contributor, qualified candidates for this role also must demonstrate the ability to champion change and effective communication while contributing to team success.

Equal Employment Opportunity
U. S. Steel is a principled company committed to its core values of safety, diversity & inclusion, environmental stewardship, results & accountability, and focus on cost, quality, and customer. We promote an environment of respect, communication, and collaboration encouraging new ideas that drive innovation and our collective success. U. S. Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status.