Safety and Environmental Manager

Amsted Industries   •  

Hammond, IN

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 39 days ago

Position Summary: The Safety and Environmental Manager partners with the facility management team to provide a safe and healthy work environment. The manager anticipates, identifies and remediates unsafe conditions and potential hazards, while promoting a positive safety culture that meets company and industry safety standards.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Providing expertise in the areas of safety, regulatory compliance, industrial hygiene, workers’ compensation, environmental protection, security, fire protection, ergonomics and community relations regarding emergency services organizations.
  • Developing and implementing policies, programs, and procedures which optimize the health and safety of employees while ensuring compliance with all federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and safety standards.
  • Analyzing data, crafting plans, and executing the strategic direction for continuous improvement of the facility safety and response plans
  • Managing security, fire, and emergency response for the facility as well as environmental control efforts.
  • Responsible for documentation, tracking and permitting associated with hazardous waste shipments
  • Formulating, implementing, tracking internal and external packaging and labeling of finished products, raw materials and non-standard research materials as relates to safety and environmental issues.
  • Participate as a key steering member of safety committee
  • Conducting safety, health and environmental training for new employees, on-going respirator training to appropriate employees, and annual refresher training sessions for all employees.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years directing safety and environmental compliance in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of leadership within the organization
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical information
  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational health and safety, environmental engineering, environmental science, or related field

Proven Managerial Skills

  • Leadership ability to direct and motivate people, and work well in a team environment
  • Excellent written, oral and computer communication skills to convey information to employees, managers and contractors

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional designation/certification within the safety and environmental health field such as: Certified Safety Professional, Registered Environmental Manager, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Safety & Health Official, Associate Safety Professional, or other related certifications.