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Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

Employer
PaperWorks Industries
Location
Hastings, Nebraska, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

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Overview:

PaperWorks is a leading, integrated North American full-service provider of 100% recycled paperboard and specialized folding cartons for packaging applications. Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, we are committed to the highest sustainable forestry and procurement standards.

We want our team members to be proud of the essential work they do, our commitment to the environment, and the overall company. As part of our culture journey to be recognized as a Great Place to Work©, we continue to invest heavily in our people, our company culture and in state-of-the-art technology to be at the forefront of innovation and market differentiation. PaperWorks' products are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance.

Our purpose is clear. Deliver innovative, value-added packaging solutions to the world while making it a better place for all.

Summary:

Responsible for all activities related to site security, environmental, occupational safety and health permitting and compliance for the facility. The EHS Manager will ensure that the facility is compliant with EPA and OSHA regulations and PaperWorks environmental and safety policies/guidelines, and to recommend and assist in the implementation of environmental, health and safety programs at the respective facilities.

Responsibilities:

The Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager position is responsible for all activities related to environmental, occupational safety and health permitting and compliance for the facility. The EHS Manager will ensure that the facility is in compliance with EPA and OSHA regulations and PaperWorks environmental and safety policies/guidelines, and to recommend and assist in the implementation of environmental, health and safety programs at the respective facilities.

Safety and Environmental paperwork, data management, communication, and audits.

Create and maintain program/compliance/documentation with OSHA, PaperWorks & EPA.

Safety and Environmental training. Facilitate plant specific training as needed to include orientation, compliance, ergonomics and other licensed programs with the managers and/or supervisors for all employees.

Plant inspections/ walking floor, employee interaction, work order follow-up, restocking supplies.

Work with the various plants to create safety action plans, track initiatives and follow up through completion.

Oversee, inspect and maintain all hazardous waste guidelines, inspections and requirements as needed.

Complete and track all items on the Environmental and Safety Monthly Compliance Reports and meet with the respective GM's to discuss as needed. Assist with monthly and routine Safety reports to Corporate or Management and other required record keeping.

Ensure first aid treatment for plant employees are covered and assist with medical treatment when needed.

Participate and assist the appropriate supervisors during an incident investigation.

Facilitate problem solving sessions to identify the root cause of an incident.

Provide general counsel to employees and management on matters related to employee adherence to plant environmental policies.

Assist in special duties and projects as required.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Industrial Hygiene, Safety Engineering, Occupational Safety and Health or related discipline.

Must have 3 to 7 years of professional safety and health experience, preferably in Packaging or manufacturing environment.

Must have knowledge of EPA and OSHA regulations and experience with regulatory training.

Minitab experience is a plus, but not required.

Effective process management skills.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Proficiency with MS Office.
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