The EHS Function is responsible for the development, facilitation and implementation of environmental, health, and safety (EHS) programs for the company, with the objectives to proactively reduce risks and ensure compliance with regulations and prevent liabilities. It works across the company and with the businesses/functions, and key suppliers/contractors to ensure implementation of an appropriate EHS management system (including ISO14001) and industry standards. It tracks, reviews, consults and implements EHS regulations, promulgated by country, state/province and local regulatory authorities, for all work activities, including those at customer sites and mobile environments. It communicates with and provides necessary reports to Country, State/Province and Local governmental agencies, as well as internal partners and customers. It directs and facilitates audits, identifies training needs, and leads efforts in preventative injury management, industrial hygiene, ergonomics and occupational health risks and environmental strategies.
The Americas Regional Manager manages the activities of EHS professionals and occupational health staff and EHS managers throughout the Americas region. The role applies subject matter knowledge to manage staff activities in solving complex business/technical issues related to safety, environmental and occupational health. The manager interacts with business and functional managers. The manager is responsible for achieving budgets and overseeing contract/contingent workforce. Recruits and supports development of direct staff members.
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Knowledge and Skills