Environmental Health and Safety Manager

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network
McHenry County, Illinois, US
Jul 16, 2021
Jul 23, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type

Financially sound organization looking for a high-energy hands-on leader that can continue to scale with the company. Will build the strategy androad map for continuous improvements and consistent compliance with EHS to take this to the next level. Safety is the number #1 KPI for the company.


TheEHS Director is responsible for leading and optimizing the safety operations of multi-site manufacturing facilities and is comfortable in applicable environmental, health and safety regulations.

The hands-on EHS Directormust excel at work driven by both proactive and reactive factors, with a key focus on addressing employee and stakeholder concerns. The candidate must take pride in their relationship-building and teamwork approach, analytical abilities, organizational skills, and attention to detail.The role may be located in McHenry, IL, or Tacoma, WA area.


* Plan, implement and manage safety/environmental policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.

* Plan, implement and manage programs to train managers and employees in worksite safety practices, for example, but not limited to fire prevention, lockout/tagout, fall protection, and accurate handling techniques for chemicals, toxins, equipment, and other materials.

* Prepare studies and analyses of industrial accident causes and hazards to health for use by company personnel and outside agencies.

* Inspect organization facility to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determine corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follow up to ensure measures have been implemented.

* Lead the timely investigation of accidents, injuries, and near misses

* Compile and submit accident and/or environmental reports required by the company and regulatory agencies. Lead risk assessment updates and audits.

* Ensure timely submittal, acquisition, and maintenance of all environmental permits and reports to maintain compliance with state and federal requirements.

* Work closely with site leadership and EHSRepresentatives to implement and ensure adherence to all company EHS policies and best practices across 4 manufacturing sites.

* Serve as EHS Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the company.Act as Company representative in dealing with government agencies on safety, health, and environmental matters affecting the locations.



* 7+ years ofprogressive EHS experience with at least 3 years in a lead role (supervisor/manager/site lead). Manufacturing environment required - multi-site a plus!

* Bachelors degree required - CSP or CIH certification a plus!

* Knowledge of regulatory agencies and requirements

* Ability to influence and communicate effectively with all levels of an organization

* Ability to work effectively and efficiently while managing competing demands and tight deadline

* Well organized with meticulous attention to detail

* Travel to other sites as required

The compensation package includes a competitive base salary and bonus program.

Equal Opportunity Employer.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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