$150K — $200K *
At Danone, we believe that every time we eat or drink, we vote for the world we want. As a leading food and beverage company, we make healthy, sustainably-produced foods and beverages that nourish people’s lives. Some of our brands include Dannon, Activia, Horizon Organic, International Delight, Silk, Oikos, So Delicious Dairy Free, Stok, Two Good, Vega, and Wallaby Organic. And as the largest Certified B Corporation® in the world, we are committed to redefining success in business to ensure that through our brands we create real benefits for people, our communities, and the planet.
With headquarters in Broomfield, CO and White Plains, NY, Danone North America has more than 6,000 employees across the U.S. and Canada, and more than a dozen manufacturing facilities across North America. Our employees enjoy competitive pay and industry-leading benefits (including flexible (unlimited) time off and up to 26 weeks paid parental leave), and share a common mission and culture committed to both business results and social purpose. When you join Danone North America, you become part of a global team that is inspiring a healthier world through food.
Danone North America is looking for a Sr EHS Manager - COI in our City of Industry, CA manufacturing facility. This position is responsible for the development and execution of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) programs to ensure that the Company provides a safe workplace for employees and minimizes impacts to the environment. This position will lead compliance with all federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulations. The incumbent will implement a sustainable environmental, health and safety management system at a plant level and drive EHS performance improvement and efficiency. This position will participate in the Danone North America EHS Leadership Network. The incumbent will be successful through strong leadership, vision, and effective management and ensure these goals in a professional atmosphere that enhances Company economic viability.
Primary Responsibilities include:
You will build a proactive safety culture at the plant through a WISE2 Safety Management System. Create environment where employees, supervision and plant functional leaders are engaged in working safely.
You will develop and implement EHS programs, policies, procedures and best practice techniques, implement new regulatory requirements, and provide control measures that reduce or eliminate risks to the Company.
You will develop, implement and drive cost-effective compliance and safety and environmental programs. Drive and support EHS capex projects.
You will oversee and drive waste management and minimization strategies and achievement of Zero Waste to Landfill
You will implement and maintain an EHS Management Systems and integrate EHS into other plant systems and processes.
You will conduct EHS assessments at the facility, identify areas for improvement, lead corrective actions (from plant and corporate/3rd party audits). Report EHS results to manufacturing Plant Director and Sr. Director, Environmental Health and Safety. Participate in audits of other facilities.
You will oversee all EHS training programs and requirements.
You will investigate injuries/illnesses, near-misses and environmental incidents. Determine root cause of incidences and provide corrective action plan. Manage and track injury and illness data and environmental metrics. Lead reduction in injury and illness rates and environmental impact and costs. Serve as a champion for Sustainability projects.
You will prepare, maintain, and comply with federal, state, and local agency environmental reporting and permitting and Corporate EHS Standards. Advise on all EHS legislation and legal requirements. Ensure facility maintains ongoing compliance with Cal-OSHA/EPA requirements, safety standards, wastewater treatment plant operations, air permits and waste management practices.
You will serve as the interface with local, state and federal agencies.
You will have a Bachelors or Masters in Safety Environmental Health, Chemistry, or related field.
You have at least 7+ years of EHS management experience within a manufacturing environment. Successful candidates must be knowledgeable with OSHA and EPA regulations
You have strong verbal and written communication skills.
You have exceptional leadership skills and ability to mentor and motivate (a real passion for EHS) and effective management skills.
You have the ability to serve as a change agent to drive process improvements and cultural change and create alignment.
You are adaptable and flexible.
You work well under pressure and can effectively handle conflict, strict deadlines and multiple tasks
You have the ability to assess and implement EHS best practices
You have excellent organization, recordkeeping and documentation skills
Valid through: 3/18/2021