Safety & Environmental Manager

Valdez International Corporation
Jonesboro, Illinois, US
Jul 27, 2021
Jul 31, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
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.