The Environmental Health and Safety Manager's responsibilities include compliance control and reporting with regards to Federal, State and Local environmental and safety regulations. to regulatory agencies, risk assessment and management, incident investigation and reporting, and EHS procedure preparation and control. Programs and permit requirements include Title V air permit, hazardous waste permit, NPDES permit, POTW permit, OSHA, and EPA. EHS also provides day to day support to the plant for health and safety and environmental auditing.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSResponsibilities:
- Identifies and anticipates environmental, health and safety concerns and hazards by surveying operational and occupational conditions; rendering opinions on equipment and work methods; conducting health & safety investigations and audits; and recommending preventative programs, with the intention of establishing and promoting a safe work environment.
- Maintains consistent presence in every plant to maintain compliance and educate employees.
- Guides and promotes safe work performance by developing proactive health & safety systems, policies, procedures, communications, and recognition systems/events; Trains managers and employees; and provides overall leadership for safety and environmental programs.
- Complies with federal, state, and local safety and environmental regulations by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; interpreting standards; enforcing adherence to regulations; and advising management on needed actions.
- Point of Contact for Permits, audits, procedures, and reports.
- Identifies safety related non-compliance issues and takes necessary steps to bring items into compliance. Follows up to ensure compliance and continuous improvement.
- Promotes a safe workplace by coordinating and cooperating with local, state, and regional safety groups and agencies (such as OSHA and EPA).
- Represents the organization by collecting data; presenting information at hearings; coordinating with EPA and governmental agencies.
- Acts as coordinator for site emergency rescue and emergency response team, drug free workplace program, EAP plan, site security, homeland security, contractor safety program, EHS committee, waste disposal (universal , laboratory, and oil).
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional organizations as applicable.
- Responsible for the training of others in Safety and Health compliance and emergency response and assists in coordination and compliance with all regulatory training requirements related to environmental safety, and health.
- Develops and schedules training to include all employees, for a 24 / 7 operational facility. Therefore, this position may be required to schedule and conduct multiple training sessions at times outside the normal working hours, such as early in the morning or late in the evenings, to ensure that all employees can attend before or after their shift so that production isn't affected.
- This position interprets current Federal and State regulations. He/she also use up-to-date knowledge and information on all regulations and analytical procedures in his/her assigned area.
- Maintains records in compliance with governmental regulations and organizational requirements.
- Bachelor's Degree in relevant discipline
- 3 years progressively responsible experience in Environmental, Health and Safety within a manufacturing facility
- Demonstrated skills in problem solving, Environmental Health & Safety process improvement and OSHA compliance programs, Workers compensation, and Health & Safety training.
- Previous work experience with environmental compliance that includes SARA, Clean Air Act, POTW, RCRA, SWPPP, CERCLA and NPDES
- Positive attitude and ability to lead and motivate others
- Ability to prioritize and work independently with little supervision
- Proven communication (written and verbal), organizational, time management, math, and computer skills
- Ability to pay attention to details
- Excellent computer skills, including Email, Internet research, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word, Google
- Travel will be required up to 60% of the time to all 10 plants.