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Safety/Industrial Hygiene Professional

at IBM Power Systems

Posted: 7/2/2019
Job Reference #: 261978
Keywords: safety

Job Description

Safety/Industrial Hygiene Professional

Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for these positions now or in the future.  Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship

The safety/industrial hygiene position is expected to apply broad knowledge and an ability to recognize and evaluate potential occupational hazards and recommend controls in relation to this role. They will develop, implement, and maintain high quality safety &/or industrial hygiene programs and processes to assist Business Units and line management, primarily across US field and remote locations.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Provide advice and guidance to IBM Management, Business Units, Human Resources, Real Estate and Security function with respect to occupational safety and health regulations and standards as part of IBM’s Corporate Health & Safety for US field and remote locations.
  • Coordinate and conduct safety surveys, reviews and investigations in various work environments (e.g. remote locations, offices, datacenters, mobile workforce, etc.).
  • Perform incident/accident investigations to determine root cause and recommend countermeasures to prevent recurrence.
  • Maintain awareness of regulatory and company requirements in addition to professional advancements in the Safety and Industrial Hygiene disciplines.
  • Evaluate existing processes and implements continual improvement consistent with regulatory requirements, and ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System.
  • Define goals, maintain skills, conduct special projects and provide technical direction as a member of a remote, multi-functional US and global team.
  • Effectively team with others to provide employee health and safety services and develop/implement new employee well-being initiatives.
  • Participate in regional and geography health and safety audits and peer reviews.
  • Use knowledge from several technical disciplines to recognize potential hazards, assess risk, determine root causes and recommend action plans for complex issues.
  • Assess and provide guidance on addressing potential indoor air quality concerns.
  • Engage with IBM’s insurance carrier to provide loss prevention safety support.
  • Provide expertise to implement global and country specific safety standards, provide expertise as safety/IH program owner to develop, maintain and communicate programs for the US.
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of business unit strategies, and
  • Perform additional responsibilities as needed.

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Required Education
Bachelor's Degree

Role ( Job Role )
Occupational Health & Safety Professional

State / Province

Primary job category
Human Resources

(0147) International Business Machines Corporation

Contract type

Employment Type

Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

Travel Required
Up to 10% or 1 day a week

IBM Business Group

Preferred Education
Bachelor's Degree

City / Township / Village

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IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Bachelor degree in Occupational Health and Safety or related field
  • Competency in Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations specifically 29 CFR 1910
  • Strong communication, teamwork, analysis, problem solving and judgment skills
  • Self-starter with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Has attained or is planning to attain professional certification, such as CSP or CIH

United States

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

Secondary Job Category
Other Human Resources

Eligibility Requirements

Position Type
Early Professional

Early Professional Track
Industry Early Professional

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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