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Safety Professional

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
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At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
The safety 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 and/or industrial hygiene programs and processes to assist line management.
  • Approves safety and/or industrial hygiene aspects of the design and installation of unique operational equipment, facilities and processes.
  • Devises, coordinates and conducts safety surveys, industrial hygiene measurements and investigations in complex environments (e.g. manufacturing, research, mobile workforce, etc.).
  • Performs incident/accident investigations to determine root cause and enact countermeasures to prevent recurrence.
  • Maintains awareness of regulatory and company requirements in addition to professional advancements in the Industrial Hygiene and Safety disciplines.
  • Evaluates existing processes and implements continual improvement consistent with OSHA VPP, ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System.
  • Defines goals and provides technical direction as a member of a multi-functional team.
  • Effectively teams with others to provide employee health and safety services and develop/implement new employee well-being initiatives.
  • Participates in regional and geography health and safety audits and peer reviews.
  • Uses knowledge from several technical disciplines to recognize potential hazards, determine root causes and recommend action plans for highly complex issues.
  • Maintains leadership skills required for providing technical direction to lead significant multi-functional teams and conduct special projects, and
  • Maintains a comprehensive understanding of business unit strategies.
  • Must be a proactively engaged individual

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Skills, knowledge and ability to research leading industry practices for identifying technical occupational risks and non-compliances as well as the ability to resolve health and safety challenges
  • At least some experience in effective problem-solving and the ability to successfully work independently with minimal supervision

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • An understanding of existing regulatory requirements as well as ability to ascertain emerging and expanding regulatory interpretations of requirements.
  • At least some experience in a research/manufacturing work environment

About Business Unit
IBM Corporate Headquarters (CHQ) team represents a variety of functions such as marketing, finance, legal, operations, HR, and more, all working together to solve some of the world's most complex problems, help our clients achieve success and build collaborative work environments for IBMers.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

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

Being You @ IBM
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.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-11-06 Expires: 2019-12-06

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