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Industrial Hygienist

Company: Wegmans Food Markets
Location: Rochester
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Schedule: Full timeAvailability: Morning, Afternoon. Age Requirement: Must be 18 years or olderLocation: Rochester, NYAddress: 1500 Brooks AvePay: $91,160 - $113,950 / yearJob Posting: 11/17/2023Job Posting End: 11/25/2023Job ID:R0192500In this role, you will work as a business partner using industrial hygiene and ergonomics knowledge, skills and abilities to analyze hazards, provide recommendations and assist various operations including retail, manufacturing and distribution. to implement controls that will protect the health of our people. You will be responsible for the development, implementation, evaluation and continual improvement of companywide industrial hygiene programs, establishing and promoting safe and healthy working conditions and effective control measures, ensure a safe work environment and fully comply with policies, procedures, and state and federal regulations.---What will I do?

  • Measure, audit, and evaluate the effectiveness of hazard controls and hazard control programs to ensure compliance with safety and health standards and requirements
  • Develop/conduct sampling and exposure assessments for the Industrial Hygiene programs to identify and present recommendations to leadership on controls that would mitigate potential exposures in the work area
  • Serve as the Respiratory Protection Program Administrator, the Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) and administer the noise program, including coordinating annual audiograms
  • Lead the company with the selection of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) based on the hazards involved and the task to be completed. Advise in the proper way to wear and care for the PPE supplied
  • Build and conduct training sessions and share presentations about occupational health development, ensuring employees are aware of the instituted policies to drive a safety focused culture
  • Provide technical and program administration assistance and direction to less experienced personnel
  • Partner with operational leadership, to set goals and technical direction, provide results and guidance for various EHS initiatives, make recommendations for cross-functional solutions from integrated input from Store Operations, Corporate, Distribution and Manufacturing -
  • Complete special projects and assignments as needed
  • Review and approve design of equipment and workspaces
  • Conduct ergonomic risk assessments, technical analyses and communicate recommendations to operations to reduce musculoskeletal risk factors
  • Collaborate with leaders to identify potential health issues and advise them of any opportunities to resolve them in a timely manner
  • Provide expertise in evolving health requirements, guidelines and regulations, while staying current with ACGIH, AIH, NIOSH, etc.
  • Actively participate in internal and external seminars, technical meetings, professional societies and maintain contact with appropriate standard-setting agenciesRequired Qualifications:
    • 5 or more years of Environmental, Health and/or Safety experience
    • Bachelor's degree in a related field -
    • CIH (Certified Industrial Hygienist) -
    • Strong ability to maneuver through complex situations effectively while influencing appropriate stakeholders Systems aptitude -Preferred Qualifications:
      • Distribution and/or Manufacturing experience -
      • Food Industry experience -
      • CSP: Certified Safety Professional - BCSP: Board of Certified Safety Professionals -
      • ASP: Associate Safety Professional - BCSP: Board of Certified Safety Professionals -
      • CPE: Certified Professional Ergonomist - BCPE: Board of Certification in Professional ErgonomicsAt Wegmans, we've long believed we can achieve our goals only if we first fulfill the needs of our people. Putting our people first and offering competitive pay and a variety of benefits & perks is just the start of what it means to work at Wegmans.Whether through premium pay for working on Sundays or holidays, offering industry-leading health care coverage and wellness programs to support physical, financial, and emotional well-being, or paid time off (PTO) to help you balance work and life, we've got something for everyone.And because we care about the wellbeing and success of every person, we recognize each person has their own unique scheduling needs. We're proud to offer flexibility in scheduling so our employees can prioritize what is most important to them. Our large, high-volume stores and 24x7 operations allow for personalized schedules that balance an employee's individual needs with the needs of our business and each department. Comprehensive benefits*
      • Paid time off (PTO) to help you balance your personal and work life
      • Higher premium pay rates for working Sundays or on a recognized holiday
      • Health care benefits that provide a high level of coverage at a low cost to you
      • Retirement plan with both a profit-sharing and 401(k) match
      • A generous scholarship program to help employees meet their educational goals
      • LiveWell Employee & Family program to support your emotional, work-life and financial wellness
      • Exclusive discounts on electronics, entertainment, gym memberships, travel and more!
      • And more!***Certain eligibility requirements must be satisfied and offerings may differ based upon area or the company and/or position.For 25 years in a row, our employees have put us on the FORTUNE magazine's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For -. Discover what it means to work for a family-owned, mission-driven, values-based company that believes in caring, respect, empowerment, high standards and making a difference in the community. Because with a family-like atmosphere of shared support, leaders who have your best interest at heart and growth as part of everything we do, Wegmans is the place for you to do what you love-and love what you do.

Keywords: Wegmans Food Markets, Rochester , Industrial Hygienist, Other , Rochester, New York

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