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EH&S Supervisor

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Date: Jul 30, 2022

Location: Apodaca, NLE, MX, 66614

Company: Corning

Internal Corning Employees are provided the opportunity to review global job openings for potential interest. However, they are encouraged to do so with the understanding that whether or not they will be considered a candidate for positions located outside their geographic area (city, country, region) will depend on a number of factors such as the availability of local subject matter expertise or qualified talent, the need to obtain and availability of work authorization, costs associated with internal transfer, etc. It will be the decision of the hiring organization whether to permit employees applying outside the local area where the opening exists to be considered a candidate for that opening. It is recommended employees wishing to apply for job openings at Corning make their supervisor aware of their interest before formally applying.



Purpose of position

This position is responsible for promoting a safe and healthy work environment for all plant employees, visitors and contractors. The Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) Supervisor will help drive continuous improvement in overall EH&S performance while promoting an interdependent organizational culture. The intent of this role is to lead and effectively integrate EH&S processes/programs into the overall plant strategy while maintaining compliance with all applicable federal, state, local, and corporate requirements.


Role and Responsabilities:



  • Develops, administers, and implements environmental programs in accordance with governmental requirements.
  • Monitors pollution prevention activities, compliance and auditing efforts. Conducts, studies, and prepares environmental impact reports for plant processes and permit changes.
  • Reviews and analyzes environmental documents issued by various regulatory agencies.
  • Determines impact on company operations and communicates data to appropriate engineering personnel for use in making engineering decisions.
  • May communicate compliance strategies and requirements.
  • Evaluates proposed regulations to determine financial, industrial, public and environmental impact. Interacts with federal, state, and local regulators to resolve compliance issues; establishes permit requirements and assists in EPA, state, and local regulatory audits.
  • Receives assignments in the form of objectives with goals and process to meet goals outlined.
  • Provides direction to employees according to established policies and management guidance.
  • Work is reviewed by management to measure meeting of objectives. Administers company policies that directly affect subordinate employees.
  • Recommends changes to unit or sub-unit policies. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results will cause delays in schedules.
  • Frequently interacts with subordinate supervisors, outside customers and functional peer groups at management levels.
  • Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others, conducting presentations of technical information concerning specific projects/schedules, etc.
  • Provides general supervision to lower level supervisors and direct supervision to exempt employees and/or skilled nonexempt employees.


  • Provides leadership for the development and implementation of strategic objectives to manage and control occupational Hygiene and safety risks.
  • Provides value added services and is accountable for achieving compliance to the Corning safety policy and for the implementation of the Corning safety strategy improvement initiatives.
  • Analyzes processes and situations to create information and identify opportunities for positive change and improvement.
  • Develops proactive prevention systems for anticipating and responding to events. Provides continued development on Occupational Hygiene safety issues.
  • Provides expertise, advice, information and tools relating to effective Hygiene  and safety management. Sets up processes to conduct suitable and sufficient risk assessments to reduce risk and identify process improvements.
  • Facilitates implementation of a mature safety and health management system. Provides safety training
  • Provides direction to subordinates using established policies and precedents. Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall quality and efficiency.
  • Administers and executes policies and procedures that typically affect individual subordinate employees.
  • Accomplishes tasks mainly through direct supervision employees.
  • Monitors daily operations of a unit and actively assists, or provides direction to, subordinates as required.
  • May perform, especially in staff or professional groups, ongoing operational tasks of organizational units.
  • Ensures that projects are completed on schedule following established procedures and schedules.
  • Majority of liaison is on internal basis with subordinates and supervisors at equivalent level or one level higher.
  • Liaison normally involves specific phases of a project or operation. External contacts are infrequent and involve routine matters.


Skill Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as Safety or EHS Supervisor.

  • Bilingual ( English and Spanish)

  • Knowledge of Mexican safety and hygiene regulations. Understanding OSHA standards.

  • Business understanding and involvement.

  • Solid understanding and experience to drive safety or EHS internal and external audits.

  • Able to analyze data and crate action plans with solid results.

  • Experience setting and managing department objectives.

  • Strong leadership capability.

  • Able to interact at all levels.


Additional Skills:

  • Experience managing and leading projects.

  • Presentation and communication skills.

  • Decision making and risk taking.

  • Manage change / time effectively

  • Analytic and negotiation skills.