The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Manager's role is to prevent and eliminate injury and illness to employees and maintain the company's compliance with safety laws. They evaluate the environment, equipment, and processes to minimize or eliminate hazards and ensure compliance with government safety regulations and industry standards.
The EHS Manager implements and maintains a safety program for hazard identification, evaluation, and control; accident / injury prevention; hazardous material / waste management; emergency preparedness; fire / life safety; ergonomics; industrial hygiene; and environmental regulatory compliance. Their chief goal is to protect employees, customers, and the environment.Job Duties
- Drive equipment updates or changes in the facility to protect workers
- Coordinate proper use, maintenance, and inspection of safety and personal protective equipment
- Educate employees on how to prevent health problems through the use of safety training programs
- Assist in accident and emergency response
- Investigate accidents to identify root cause and implement ways to prevent them in the future
- Ensure all EHS processes and procedures are documented, implemented, and standardized across all company facilities
- Track health and safety metrics and use the data to identify and reduce risk
- Maintain relevant EHS logs and documentation
- Prepare regulatory agency submissions including OSHA logs and reports
- Work closely with Operations on special projects involving plant construction, equipment design, and hazard assessments
- Maintain current working knowledge of all applicable EHS regulations
- Maintain all necessary training and licensing to function as an authority on all EHS matters
- Manage and ensure Ammonia Process Safety Management (PSM) Compliance
- Walk the manufacturing floor on a regular basis to establish EHS presence and provide support
- Perform regular facility safety inspections and job hazard analysis
- Lead and facilitate Plant Safety Committee
- Administer and maintain safety compliance programs such as fall protection, LOTO, hazard communication, emergency action plan, hearing conservation, PPE, working conditions, confined spaces, respiratory protection, bloodborne pathogens, etc.
- Perform other duties as assigned
This is an exempt position that follows traditional business hours of Monday through Friday, approximately 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Occasional overtime outside of these hours may be required.Qualifications And Skills
- BS in safety, engineering, or an equivalent science degree
- Minimum of 5 years of related experience in an EHS leadership role
- Previous experience in the manufacturing industry and with liquid ammonia is a plus
- Demonstrated understanding of and ability to communicate effectively with regulatory authorities, government officials, major customers, and senior executives within the organization
- Direct experience working with high volume chemicals
- Previous experience related to the enforcement of federal and state safety regulations (DOT, EPA, OSHA, NRC, etc.)
- Ability to work with employees and achieve cultural change in the face of potential resistance
- Technical writing skills
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Able to identify and solve problems
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements
- Total OSHA recordables
- Annual cost of claims
- Total Near Misses
- EMOD (lagging indicator)
- Able to lift 15 pounds
- Standing and moving around on a semi-frequent basis for an entire shift
At Thrive our purpose is to fuel life's important moments. This purpose is driven by 5 values that serve as a foundation for the company. Employees in every position are expected to contribute to this purpose by exemplifying the 5 values as part of their role at Thrive.
When we work together, we win together.
We set big goals and measure the results.
We solve problems by looking at the root cause.
We find a way to get the job done.
We treat people as people.
Powered by JazzHR