Director Environmental Health & Safety
8 - 10 years experience • Automotive
The Director of Environmental, Health and Safety Manager manages and directs the company in achieving EHS targets & objectives. They will develop, implement and monitor health and safety programs and environmental practices in a complex manufacturing plant.
Director of Environmental, Health and Safety Responsibilities:
- Responsible for EHS reporting and documentation according to internal and external standards.
- Plans, develops and implements the environment, health and safety key concepts to provide the road map to zero injuries and world class performance.
- Advises organization on regulatory changes and investigates less major incidents and ensures risks are addressed.
- Provide education and assistance to leadership to assure cross-functional teams and audits for Health, Safety or Ergonomic programs and inspections.
- Educate leadership on safety training, safety auditing and incident investigation and reporting.
- Ensure the environmental requirements are established, implemented and maintained in accordance with ISO 14001 standard.
- Directs and controls the safety and health function for organization to reduce safety rates, financial losses, and eliminate occupational injuries.
- Become thoroughly familiar with and recommend actions to keep the organization in compliance with all federal, state, provincial and local laws related to the health and safety of employees.
- Inspects organization facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determines corrective or preventative measures.
- Ensures the companies procedures and policies are up to date regarding investigation of accidents and injurie, etc.
- Acts as a liaison between Senior Management, Plant Management and Employee on matters relating to safety and health.
- Directs inspection of organization’s facilities to detect existing or potential accident hazards and determine corrective or preventive measures.
- Monitors the investigation of accidents and reviews material and evidence prepared for organizations use in preventing future incidents, hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations.
- Bachelor’s degree (BS or BA) is required.
- Minimum of 8-10 years related experience in manufacturing environment.
- Knowledge of Environmental, Health & Safety programs, policies and procedures.
- Knowledge of investigative techniques and reporting, root cause analysis.
- Ability to manage multiple critical projects simultaneously.
- Able to manage safety programs in industrial environment.
- Proficient in Worker’s Compensation Management.
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
- High level of business ethics and integrity.
- Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.
- Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal and time management skills.
- Must be task oriented, possess exceptional people skills and be reliable.
- Demonstrated analytical thinking, problem solving and decision making skill.
- Ability to work collaboratively and build positive and effective business partnerships.
- Ability to build relationships and gain trust with associates at all levels of business functions.