EHS Manager - Environmental, Health, & Safety

Trelleborg AB
Fort Wayne, Indiana, US
May 07, 2021
May 10, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Summary of Role:

The Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator is responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring safety and environmental programs to ensure compliance with environmental, health and safety regulations. This position is key to participating in and overseeing safety and environmental-related audits and programs both internal and external.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

* Administers and initiates safety policies and assures that adherence is achievable and compliance is robust, applicable, current and adequate
* Influences attitudes and behaviors by inspiring commitment on the part of all employees to comply with safety standards

* Helps prioritize risks and manages health and safety priorities to ensure appropriate focus of available resources
* Works interdepartmentally to actively instill and support a safety culture

* Facilitates and maintains records for all applicable safety training requirements
* Documents and maintains procedures, processes, instructions, and records that pertain to recommended and required environmental health and safety policies and activities
* Evaluates plans and specifications for current, new, or modified equipment and machinery to ensure safety regulations such as Job Hazard Analysis and Energy Control procedures are met and established in an effective and efficient manner
* Identifies, communicates, and facilitates the installation of engineering controls or other safeguards to processes and equipment
* Manages, maintains and applies knowledge of environmental health requirements and regulations by local, state, and federal agencies
* Investigates accidents, injuries or occupational diseases to determine their root cause and initiates corrective and or preventative actions as applicable
* Confers with medical professionals to assess health risks and to develop ways to manage health issues and concerns
* Directs safety audits, assists in the preparation of reports and interacts with local emergency resources, regulatory agencies, consultants and vendors
* Assumes the role of Emergency Coordinator when situations warrant
* Maintains and communicates the IIPP for TSS
* Conducts safety drills, as necessary
* Performs routine inspections, ensuring that results are documented
* Has stewardship over the TSS Safety Committee in compliance with the IIPP and applicable regulations
* Assures that all managers are informed of PPE needed in their areas and are trained on distribution and maintenance of all equipment. Ongoing oversight and assurance of compliance is required
* Develops and implements safety incentive initiatives to promote continued awareness and compliance
* Consolidates all safety records to ensure visibility, accessibility and availability, this includes OSHA 300 Logs, annual OSHA 300A documentation, and OSHA inspections notice of corrective actions
* Acts as liaison between TSS, regulatory agencies, and workers compensation carriers and brokers on recommended Safety/Environmental loss control practices, regulatory requirements, inspections, and required corrective action
* Coordinates and conducts safety training for all employees at orientation and again annually
* Works with maintenance and manufacturing personnel to write and maintain lockout tag out procedures
* Recommends updates to safety processes or procedures in response to growth, plant restructure, new or updated equipment and/or State and Federal regulations
* Integrates safety into established continuous improvement efforts by remaining up to date on current industry resources
* Supports plant and R&D personnel in selection of appropriate personal protective equipment
* Develops annual company safety and health goals
* Provides technical support to corporate and plant personnel to ensure compliance with applicable occupational safety and health regulations
* Advises manufacturing plants and corporate staff of regulatory changes with which the plants must comply. Sufficient advance notice should be provided so that compliance on the effective date of new regulations is ensured
* Audits practices and records of manufacturing plants to ensure compliance with company programs and federal/state occupational safety and health regulations
* Monitors lost-time injuries/illnesses and worker's compensation claims
* Reviews plant safety committee meeting minutes and safety inspection reports and follows up as necessary
* Reviews injury/illness and noninjury incident investigation reports and follows up as necessary
* Remains up to date on new and changing regulations and requirements to assure TSS compliance

Education & Experience


* 4 year degree in Environmental Health and Safety, Communications, Electrical, Chemical, Industrial or related field
* 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
* Demonstrated experience creating and delivering effective safety training programs
* Demonstrated experience/ability to develop and document procedures, processes, systems, reports and checklists to support safety program
* ISO 14001 Internal & External Audit Experience


* OSHA Certification
* LEAN Manufacturing - Green Belt


* Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language
* Ability to communicate clearly by conveying and receiving ideas, information and direction effectively
* Ability to demonstrate adequate job knowledge to deliver a world class performance
* Ability to challenge oneself to consistently meet all goals and deadlines
* Willingness to strive for excellence by producing work that is free of errors and mistakes
* Desire to delight both customers and coworkers by offering encouragement, fostering teamwork and addressing conflict appropriately
* Commitment to making improvements company wide
* Demonstrated competence using Microsoft Office
* Demonstrated ability creating and delivering effective safety training programs
* Ability to identify potential hazards and problems before they cause material damage or become a health threat
* Ability to lead and develop a safety culture by driving engagement at all levels
* Strong knowledge of state and federal health and safety regulations and laws including those specific to OSHA and other applicable agencies
* Expertise in oven operations, qualifications and calibration
* Demonstrated ability to successfully present thoughts, ideas and information to large groups of people
* Ability to maintain a professional and respectful relationship with coworkers and company in a leadership capacity
* Demonstrated leadership ability
* Travel 5%


Last Application Date: 31-07-2021

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