Since 1965 Lance has been building America's most popular truck campers. And today, many of them are still on the road - a true testament to the company's philosophy that Quality Comes First. Now Lance is making its mark with travel trailers that are quickly becoming the new ultra-light towable of choice.
Based in California - the nation's most demanding state for building safe products - Lance manufactures from a State-of-the-Art Production Facility - a 141,000 square foot, 22 acre campus - campus because Lance continues to learn from its dealers and from every single customer who provides ongoing feedback for improvement and new product design.
The Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager is responsible for the development, execution, and continual improvement of the organization's environmental, health, safety (EHS), and sustainability programs, policies, and procedures that drive EHS Excellence. This role is responsible for cultivating a productive, sustainable, healthy and accident free workplace by promoting EHS Excellence and coordinating with managers and employees to drive a culture that embraces EHS and sustainability principles, leading industry practices, and governing regulations.Duties and Responsibilities:
- Create strategies for the development and execution of programs, policies, and procedures that address occupational injury and illness prevention, risk management, compliance assurance, and environmental protection based on governing regulations (OSHA, EPA, etc.), best practice standards (ANSI, NFPA, ACGIH, etc.), data analysis and trend tracking.
- Ensure compliance with environmental regulations and requirements including monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting.
- Develop and implement strategic training programs that educate stakeholders on EHS policies, procedures, and company standards in order to manage risk related to EHS processes and metrics.
- Lead and mentor stakeholders on EHS programs, policies, and procedures and identify opportunities and provide recommendations to improve technical and behavioral skills.
- Provide technical EHS support to stakeholders including, but not limited to, incident investigations, ergonomic assessments and interpretation of EHS regulations.
- Develop a communication plan that includes key messages and creative delivery methods to educate and raise awareness of EHS programs, polices, and procedures and their impact and relationship to the business and operations.
- Coach and mentor stakeholders to promote active participation and ownership in the implementation of environmental, occupational safety, industrial hygiene, ergonomics and related regulatory and educational programs.
- Develop and track EHS and sustainability metrics to analyze and trend EHS performance and program engagement.
- Conduct EHS assessments of the physical environment and EHS programs and processes to identify gaps and provide corrective/preventive action recommendations.
- Develop, deploy and maintain various EHS plans including any associated activites such as establishing reponse/pollution prevention teams, conducting drills, and operational preparedness.
- Coordinate waste management (non-hazardous, hazardous (RCRA), universal, etc.) activities including on-site waste accumulation and storage, inspections, training, recordkeeping/reporting, shipping, and disposal with licensed and reputable waste management vendors in accordance with all local, state and federal rules and regulations.
- Form and participate in EHS Committees.
- Develop collaborative relationships with local leadership group, including supervisors, managers, directors, and senior site leaders to drive a culture of EHS Excellence
- Represent the organization in community or industry EHS groups and programs.
- Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested or required.
- Competency: A working knowledge of EHS standards and regulations (EPA, OSHA, CFR, NFPA, etc.) and basic Industrial hygiene techniques and principles.
- Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Accurately gathers and analyzes information and data to drive and improve performance; Excellent problem-solving skills in team environment; Excellent reasoning skills when dealing with emotional topics and situations.
- Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict; Maintains confidentiality; Actively listens to others without interruption; Maintains control during emotional situations; Embraces new ideas and change while cultivating a professional EHS culture.
- Oral Communication - Speaks clearly, concisely, and persuasively in all types of situations; listens and ensures clarity and understanding; Provides clear, concise, and timely responses to employee comments and questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Actively participates in business and operational meetings.
- Written Communication - Demonstrates effective writing skills to convey information clearly and accurately to a variety of audiences; Effectively analyzes and presents data and metrics to provide business value and drive performance; Able to read and interpret written information.
- Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Develops positive relationships and builds trust with others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
- Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks accurately and timely; Supports organization's goals and values; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
- Judgment - Displays willingness to make timely decisions using sound and accurate judgment; Provides reasoning and justification for decisions; Engages appropriate individuals in decision-making process;
- Computer Skills: A working knowledge of various computer software and word processing programs such as spreadsheets and databases to include, but not limited to, Microsoft Office.
- Bachelor's degree in industrial hygiene, safety sciences, environmental sciences, engineering or public health.
- 5+ years EHS experience.
- Certified Safety Professional (CSP) preferred.
- Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) preferred.
- Must be bilingual for this role.