Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

Manpower Engineering
Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, US
May 02, 2021
May 14, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

The Challenge:

You will lead the Milwaukee facility in all matters of health, safety and environmental covering manufacturing processes such as die casting, stamping, plating, wastewater treatment, robotics, tooling and many other functional support teams. You will proactively provide innovative common-sense EHS solutions, simplify & standardize EHS policies, and drive cost improvement initiatives with all items related to EHS. This leader will deliver best solutions ensuring associate safety, regulatory compliance and environmental sustainability.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Effectively monitor and methodically handle all regulatory correspondence, documentation, reporting, permitting, policy creation and certifications including ISO14001
  • Proactively and collaboratively identify, develop and deploy common-sense policy insuring associate health & safety and while maintaining OSHA regulation compliance
  • Develop EHS vision and deploy transformational change that includes improvements in EHS related technology, elimination of non-value added EHS business process steps, optimization of existing EHS related processes and standardization of EHS policy that reliably deliver high levels of safety, sustainability and associate satisfaction at the best cost
  • Align with key stakeholders to create policy and drive continuous improvement in environmental sustainability including initiatives such as recycling, universal waste reduction, net zero water discharge, hazardous waste elimination and accidental discharge risk reduction
  • Leverage lean concepts and industry benchmarks such as visual factory, standard work, error proofing, single piece flow, six sigma, kaizen, TPM and Industry 4.0 to simplify the organization and eliminate decisions in all things related to EHS

Requirements and Desired Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial or Occupational Safety, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years of manufacturing experience (hands-on) in the Environmental, Health and Safety field (unionized industrial, construction, and/or heavy manufacturing industry preferred)
  • Strong EHS background with emphasis in hands-on policy deployment, process improvement, new policy development, EHS training and correspondence with regulatory compliance entities
  • Understanding of handling hazardous waste, universal waste, HAZMAT, Accident First Response, Wastewater handling and containment and audit/corrective action
  • Prefer Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), WDNR Wastewater Operator Certification, and advanced safety certifications (CSP)
  • Strong knowledge of state and federal regulations, OHSA requirements, ISO14001 standards and relationship management
  • Ability to influence others thru good communication skills
  • Leadership skills, vision - we want someone who can inspire others and gain buy-in - a change agent for continuous improvement

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