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Senior Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Charlotte's Web
Louisville, Colorado, US
Closing date
Dec 9, 2021

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Employment Type
Full time
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About Charlotte's Web:

Charlotte's Web products are made from our world-renowned hemp genetics grown 100% in the USA. Founded by the Stanley Brothers of Colorado, Charlottes Web leads the industry in quality, safety, consistency and social responsibility to improve thousands of lives daily through the use of Charlotte's Web. At Charlottes Web, we are driven by principles that extend far beyond the bottom line. It is our goal to provide products of the highest possible quality, while contributing to the sustainability of the communities we have the privilege of serving.

Position Summary:

This position will lead the day-to-day EHS function at our Louisville Operations facility and assist with the re-design of our EHS programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Oversee company-wide safety training programs for cultivation, extraction, finished product, shipping/receiving and all office personnel
  • Coordinate provisions of OSHA and other regulations related to occupational safety and health; coordinates the development and implementation of environmental safety standards and policies
  • Utilize knowledge of federal and state regulations to make recommendations and decisions regarding safe work practices
  • Provide guidance and technical expertise to all managers, supervisors and employees regarding mandatory requirements and safety procedures; recommends or directs corrective measures to ensure employee safety and adherence to state and federal requirements
  • Lead the research and investigation involving industrial safety and hygiene, including hazardous materials, communicates and disseminates information, and implements actions to resolve related problems
  • Work closely with vendors/partners to organize and facilitate mandatory safety training in compliance with regulations; evaluates training effectiveness
  • Maintain all records required by law including management of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), as well as other required training and health testing
  • Conduct investigations of accidents to determine root causes and implements and/or recommends preventative measures to prevent future occurrences
  • Develop and manages all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) procedures, ensuring equipment appropriately protects employees and is utilized and maintained according to necessary standards
  • Conduct and mentor employees in behavior based safety
  • Establish and lead emergency response and evacuation planning
  • Lead job safety analysis and risk assessments for equipment and facilities
  • Create and deliver safety training content and programs. Serve as Train the Trainer
  • Assist with Workers Compensation claim management and action plans
  • Assume leadership role or assists with the responsibilities for cleaning and sanitation activities
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications
  • Degree in Occupational Health & Safety or Environmental Science, related technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of progressively responsible safety leadership and management experience with direct accountability for workplace safety and health
  • Strong working knowledge of EHS regulations and requirements (EPA, OSHA, DOT, etc.)
  • Skill and ability to conduct and support sensitive investigations involving company personnel, assets and/or proprietary information
  • Knowledge in the technical fundamentals of safety management and risk assessments and reduction in a diverse set of environments, including machinery safety, warehouse operations, farm labor, ergonomics, and occupational health
  • Strong project management and organizational skills with desire to work in a fast-paced, hands-on environment managing multiple assignments
  • A proven track record in successfully designing and executing a workplace safety program
  • Consultative approach with strong problem-solving, collaboration, networking and influencing abilities
  • Strong problem solver with an emphasis on execution
  • Self-starter with proven ability to work independently and on own initiative
  • Organized and task oriented
  • Ability to maintain appropriate level of confidentiality and professionalism
  • Adaptable to frequent change in an entrepreneurial and dynamic culture
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Occasional travel to all sites and locations, primarily in Colorado

Preferred Qualifications
  • EHS certifications applicable to our sites and locations
  • Forklift trainer certification
  • Hemp/Cannabis, nutritional, food or supplement industry experience
  • Working in a start-up or high growth organization


$80,000.00 - $133,500.00


We offer best-in-class benefits, including:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Options
  • Flexible Paid Vacation
  • Up to 9 Weeks Paid Parental Leave
  • Generous Employee Discount
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Pet Insurance

Charlottes Web provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Charlottes Web is an At-Will Employer.

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