EHS Manager

Schwan Food Co   •  

Fargo, ND

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 76 days ago

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We are hiring an Environmental, Health and Safety Manager at Drayton Foods, located in Fargo, North Dakota. If you consider yourself someone who is passionate about ensuring a safe working environment for employees by implementing and monitoring facility safety programs this may be your next career!

  • Opportunity to work on exciting, strategic projects in partnership with key leaders: showcase your technical skills to make a big impact on the profitable growth of Schwan’s
  • Opportunities for career growth with a well-established food company. For the right candidate, the EHS Manager role is a starting point on the path to a Corporate Director of Safety role
  • A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being of its employees
  • Support and mentorship from team members who are authentic, good-natured and highly skilled
  • Competitive wages, incentive pay and a comprehensive package of benefits


  • Ensures the facilities and all contractors/vendors are in compliance with all Federal, State, and Local Safety and Environmental Regulations. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following areas: Safety, Health, Environmental, Risk Management and Process Safety Management.
  • Maintains all safety reports, logs, and other documentation to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local agencies.
  • Facilitates all government safety inspections and responds in a timely manner, in coordination with facility management, to inquiries/inspections by loss control service provider and government agencies (OSHA, EPA, Insurance Carrier, etc.).
  • Develops, maintains, and implements safety/environmental procedures, programs, incentive programs, and awareness material to reduce control and eliminate occupational safety/ environmental and health hazards.
  • Develops and provides direction for Safety Committees.
  • Performs accident investigations, conducts safety audits to ensure compliance with company & governmental regulations, ensures understanding and enforcement of plant safety rules.
  • Provides special training programs including Supervisor safety training and special employee safety training programs and maintains accident records and supporting documentation.
  • Conducts environmental audits and submits reports to ensure compliance with company and governmental procedures and regulations.
  • Ensures the provisions of plant safety systems and personal protective equipment required to control the risk of hazards in the workplace.
  • Oversee the implementation of corrective action arising from an accident investigation and hazard reports. Provides audit advice and counsel as requested for other locations outside of own.
  • Ensures compliance with OSHA’s Process Safety Management Standard, EPA’s Chemical Accident Prevention Provision Risk Management Plan (RMP) regulation and all applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Writes, manages, implements and maintains all fourteen (14) elements programs of the OSHA Process Safety Management standard and the additional requirements of EPA Risk Management Plan regulation.
    • Includes: Process Hazard Analysis, Operating Procedures (Ammonia), Contractor Management, Hot Work Permits, Management of Change, Incident Investigation, Emergency Planning & Response, Compliance Audits and the EPA Risk Management Plan.
  • Assesses, tracks and completes necessary updates with respect to PSM and RMP compliance dateobligations and metrics.
    • Recommends, implements and manages actions to address or correct for compliance dateobligations or metrics requiring improvement.
  • Able to use software and common Microsoft office tools to generate and track metrics, compliance obligations, workflows and action items.


Years of Experience: 5 -7 years related work experienceEducation: Bachelor’s degree or equivalentKnowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • The desire to make a meaningful difference. Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently. We need someone who competes to win!
  • Authentic leader: direct communicator, able to build strong relationships across the company, with all levels.
  • Must have great collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively work closely with cross-functional teams.
  • Previous Management Experience in Risk Management/Safety area.
  • Working knowledge of Federal and State regulations with respect to OSHA, ADA, EPA regulations, USDA, and other applicable regulations.
  • Experience in Loss Control Consulting or Industrial Health and Safety and Managed Care Return-To- Work and/or Claims Management.
  • Experience with OSHA’s Process Safety Management (PSM) regulation and EPA’s Risk Management Plan (RMP).
  • Experience with ammonia refrigeration systems a plus.
  • Ability to effectively supervise employees.
  • Ability to conduct training sessions and give presentations to small and/or large groups of people
  • Able to use software and common Microsoft office tools to generate and track metrics, compliance obligations, workflows and action items.
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