Safety & Environmental Manager

Employer
Valdez International Corporation
Location
Jonesboro, Illinois, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 27, 2021
Closes
Jul 31, 2021
Ref
2343347220
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Summary: The Safety & Environmental Manager provides strategic direction and leadership for Hytrol's Safety & Environmental Health (S&EH) Team's initiatives. ‚Äč

Essential Job Functions:
  • Develop the overall strategy for continuous improvement for Hytrol's S&EH initiatives
  • Lead the efforts of the Safety Team; a team responsible for the development of the strategy, policies, goals, and objectives for Hytrol's various environmental programs
  • Provide technical expertise, strategic leadership, and support for all of Hytrol's various facilities and departments on regulatory compliance issues in S&EH
  • Understand the chemicals and any/all potential safety and environmental hazards used/present at all sites and take steps to reduce the use of problematic chemicals and to mitigate any potential S&EH health hazards
  • Provide strategic leadership and guidance for the environmental affairs, design for the environment and safety departments including people, data and budgetary responsibilities, and create one department with a common mission
  • Represent the company on various nonprofit boards, government committees and trade organizations as appropriate to support Hytrol's S&EH strategies
  • Create and maintain program management systems to ensure that Hytrol's various S&EH certifications, accreditations and compliance efforts are developed and continuously improved

Required and Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Safety & Health, Safety & Environmental Health Management, or related field. Plus 5 years of related experience or training, and 5 years of related management experience. Master's degree in any of the above fields is preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.