About Fluence: Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services, and optimization software for renewables and storage. With a presence in over 47 markets globally, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable energy storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ Platform, which delivers AI-enabled SaaS products for managing and optimizing renewables and storage from any provider. Fluence is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids.
OUR CULTURE AND VALUES
We are guided by our passion to transform the way we power our world. Achieving our goals requires creativity, diversity of ideas and backgrounds, and building trust to effect change and move with speed.
We are Leading
Fluence currently has thousands of MW of energy storage projects operated or awarded worldwide in addition to the thousands of MW of projects managed by our trading platform—and we are growing every day.
We are Responsible
Fluence is defined by its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity.
We are Agile
We achieve our goals and meet our customer’s needs by cultivating curiosity, adaptability, and self-reflection in our teams.
We are Fun
We value the diversity in thought and experience of our coworkers and customers. Through honest, forthcoming, and respectful communications we work to ensure that Fluence is an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.
ABOUT THIS POSITION
Location: Hybrid - Houston, TX
Fluence is seeking an Operations Safety Manager to be a critical contributor to the success of the implementation of our corporate health and safety policies and programs as part of the Transformation, Quality and Safety Department reporting up through our Business Operations and Transformation Organization, by providing health, safety and environmental (HSE) subject matter expertise for the Global Safety Team. This position is hands-on in HSE management to ensure compliance at both the enterprise level and global Lab Facilities.
In this position the successful candidate applies developed subject matter expertise to solve unique and moderately complex HSE implementation issues within established processes and recommends appropriate solutions or alternative methods ensuring compliance. Acts as a Global Safety and Lab Facility team member, providing HSE oversight on operational activities, along with facilitating HSE decision making in support of stakeholders. Does not require day-to-day supervision and has the ability to resolve most issues but may seek advice in order to make more complex decisions. Must be able to travel and may be required and work remotely. This team member will be assisting Global Safety and Lab Facilities management with various tasks such as:
•Responsible for developing and maintaining occupational HSE policy and programs for Global Safety and Lab Facilities organizations.
•Acts as a technical advisor to various stakeholders for the Lab Facilities and other global/regional projects and service sites.
•Leads, coordinates, and participates in RCA investigations of incidents, maintain records of pertinent data, make recommendations for corrective actions and compile required analysis reports on such investigations.
•Assists in maintaining the Fluence online Lab Facilities HSE database (Salesforce/Learning Mgt System), for safety walks, inspections, stop work authority, incidents/events, training courses, etc.).
•Develop and/or assist with Lab Facility and other global/regional HSE policy, programs and technical documents as required to ensure compliance with Fluence policy, local, state, and federal regulations.
•Assist and/or develop training curriculum and conduct training sessions to educate employees on the safe and compliant work practices associated with work activities.
•Lead and/or participate in Lab Facility and other regional site related HSE operations including inspections and audits as required.
•Conduct safety walks when visiting Lab Facilities, regional project sites and other business locations.
•Assist and participate with corporate internal ISO 45001, 14001 and SA8000 certification and recertification audits.
•Represent Global Labs on the Safety & Social Performance Team Committee and participate in monthly meetings.
•Participate in the Global All Hands Monthly Safety meeting, develop and present safety information.
•Work on managing and closing out HSE related corrective actions and preventative actions (CAPA’s).
•Assisting on a corporate enterprise level with various tasks as assigned.
Fluence is defined by its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity. We take personal ownership in what we do, developing trust in our relationships with internal and external stakeholders. We firmly believe in having honest, forthcoming, and fair communications. The successful candidate should have excellent attributes in administration and communications functions to include the following:
•Plans and manages work activities for themselves to accomplish company, department and position KPI’s, goals and objectives.
•Handles multiple priorities requiring frequent interpretation of programs and procedures.
•Interprets, explains, advises, and makes recommendations on moderately complex issues to stakeholders.
•Strong team and leadership skills, with the ability to mentor, coach, and guide others, building relationships both internally and externally.
•Strong verbal and written communication skills for effectively communicating with internal and external customers.
•Requires original and innovative thinking in developing results or recommending process improvement.
•Ability to analyze technical and regulatory information, make sound judgments, and provide prudent recommendations.
•Regularly make decisions that are covered by general methods and procedures requiring frequent interpretations of programs and processes.
•Conducts predictive trend analysis to determine corrective and preventative actions on negative indicators.
•Thorough knowledge in the field of health and safety, as well as general environmental regulations for general industry, along with familiarity in ANSI, NIOSH, NFPA, ISO 45001, 14001 & 9001 standards, and codes.
•Proficient with computer based HSE Management platforms and other applications i.e., Microsoft 360, word, excel and power point.
•Strong compliance knowledge in high-risk activities: working at height, lifting & rigging, electrical safety, lockout/tagout, arc flash hazard analysis, hazardous materials, and other areas including risk assessment, work permitting, emergency preparedness, ergonomics, and general safe work practices.
At Fluence we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace; if you are excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply!
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Pet Insurance
Generous 401K Match
Annual Bonus Incentive
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Fluence IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status.
What does the ideal candidate bring to Fluence?A Master’s Degree in occupational safety or equivalent field and/or relevant higher safety certification e.g., Certified Safety Professional (CSP) will be considered a strong plus.
6+ years' work experience in a general industry operation (power generation or utilities) with HSE management responsibilities, with a recognized safety certification, e.g., Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST) or equivalent required.A proven track record of sustained implementation and overall management responsibility of general industry regulations and related standards/program compliance, that achieved a demonstrated record of solid performance in past positions.Regional and/or global HSE management oversight experience considered a plus.Must be able to travel as required for global/regional business, approximately 20% to 30% annually.