Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Executive Edge, Search Consultants
Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, US
Jun 12, 2021
Jun 23, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Environmental, Health and Safety Manager


We are currently looking for an Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Manager for a client in the Milwaukee, WI area. This position is responsible for leading the facility in health, safety, and environment covering manufacturing processes such as die casting, stamping, plating, wastewater treatment, robotics, tooling, and many other functional support teams. The EHS Manager will proactively provide EHS solutions, simplify & standardize EHS policies, and drive cost improvement initiatives.


  • This is a hands-on leader that effectively monitors and methodically handles all regulatory correspondence, documentation, reporting, permitting, policy creation and certifications including ISO14001.
  • Proactively and collaboratively identify, develop, and deploy common-sense policy ensuring associate health & safety 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.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance and associate safety by developing standardized new process and equipment design requirements and acceptance criteria ensuring consistency in the way manufacturing processes are engineered, documented and sustained.
  • Administer worker's compensation program by tracking, monitoring and reporting on all accidents, and occasionally working with the insurance providers to minimize lost time and excessive claims.
  • Incident command and leader of HazMat and Accident Response Teams.
  • Complete job safety analysis for all new equipment, chemicals and associate interface points.
  • Ensure organization, storage and maintenance of health, safety and environmental files and records.
  • 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.

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 3-5 years experience with Environmental, Health, and Safety
  • Hazardous chemicals and wastewater treatment experience
  • 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.
  • Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), WDNR Wastewater Operator Certification , CPR and advanced safety certifications.
  • Strong knowledge of state and federal regulations, OHSA requirements, ISO14001 standards and relationship management.

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