Ensure the effective execution of safety and environmental management processes following established regulations, policies, standards and best practices. Implement best practices across the manufacturing facility as needed.
Direct and lead all efforts for a proactive safety and environmental program
Leads and engages in the development, maintenance and reporting of Wastewater, Solid Waste, Hazardous Waste, Universal Waste, Used Oil, and Storm water programs
Educate, train and provide support to operations in the development and execution of consistent safety and environmental management programs
Execute, measure and monitor process to assess the overall safety and environmental performance and identify opportunities for improvement
Support the partnership with risk management (operations) to identify trends and opportunities for improvements in tools, training or processes
Ensure compliance with all safety and environmental programs
Direct accident investigation programs, develop accident trends and develop programs for improving performance.
Work with transportation safety on common safety and environmental issues related to the facility
Cooperates in a cross functional manner as a change agent with all departments within the Company
Review insurance company reports and advise local management regarding recommended corrective action.
Interface with Corporate Legal and insurance departments to assist in reducing compensation costs, claims, and injuries through appropriate recommendations on programs, evaluations, investigations and advice.
Manage local EHS team
Required Knowledge & Skills
An EHS-related certification such as CSHO, OSHT, CET, CHMM, ASP, and/or CSP a plus.
Possesses extensive working knowledge of regulatory requirements for federal and state programs, processes, and program implementation strategies.
Strong analytical skills to evaluate performance metrics and outcomes.
The ability to develop, conduct and maintain training programs using lecture, power point, or practical methods.
Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices.
Experience leading and following Safety/Security Policies and Procedures.
Ability to follow all Sanitation and Quality Policies and Procedures, and report and follow through on any deficiencies.
Ability to follow Continuous Improvement (CI) Processes in the Management Operating Structure (MOS).
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and computer-based applications.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs; ability to lead others through change.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Skill in organization, prioritization, and attention to detail.
Strong team player and leader with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines.
Work is performed primarily in production and distribution areas of the facility
Some outdoor work is necessary for exterior operations
Extensive walking is essential due to facility size