8 - 10 years experience • Chemicals
Job Responsibilities: The EHS Manager is responsible for the development, implementation, and on-going assessment of the site's safety, health, environmental, and property preservation system. Responsible for ensuring that the site's EHS system meets the objectives of Corporate and Divisional policies, procedures, and guidelines. This individual works with the site management team to create a culture which emphasizes employee engagement, is built upon the 5 focus areas of Operational Excellence and the 10 elements of SMART (Safety Means Awareness Responsibility Teamwork), such that all team members embody safety as a core value of the operation.
- Develops site-specific safety, health, and environmental policies and procedures.
- Coordinates all site EHS training.
- Develops awareness initiatives that reinforce SMART (Safety program) and encourage employee involvement.
- Develops and conducts new employee orientation for all applicable EHS topics.
- Compiles, calculates, and submits site safety statistics.
- Acts as liaison between site and all EHS Divisional and Corporate support.
- Acts as liaison between the site and all Federal, State, and Local enforcement agencies.
- Develops action plans to either pursue OSHA VPP STAR status, or maintain same if the site is already in the program.
- Performs inspections, investigations and analyses to minimize the potential for accidental losses or environmental releases.
- Participation towards completion of other related tasks and duties as directed or needed.
- Lead and support employee led safety committees.
- Manages the site Process Safety Management programs.
- Maintain balance technical EHS tasks and time on the floor.
- Manage the EHS Management System and being audit ready at all times.
- Bachelordegree in Safety, Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering or closely related degreerequired.
- Working knowledge of Process Safety Management (PSM).
- Minimum 7years of experience in an EHS position within a manufacturing environment, 3 of which should be chemical related.
- Experience leading an OSHA VPP Audit or maintaining VPP Status is preferred.
- Previous supervisory experience is preferred.
- Previous experience using continuous improvement tools such as Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, 5-S or Six Sigma.
- Previous experience and understanding of environmental regulations, requirements and programs is strongly preferred.
- Must be an US citizen and fluent in English.