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Director, Environmental Health & Safety

Fortera Inc.
San Jose, California, US
Closing date
Nov 29, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time

The Director of Environmental Health and Safety will be responsible for establishing, monitoring and fostering a safety and environmental focused culture at the company. EH&S Director will provide overall leadership, management, and strategic direction to build and maintain Safety and Environmental Management Programs within the organization. This position will report to the Chief Manufacturing Officer.

  • Lead the development and execution of health & safety, environmental management, vision, mission strategy and functional excellence for the organization
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate programs and procedures for all facilities that enhance EH&S awareness and compliance with state, federal, and local government regulations as well as corporate guidelines and policies
  • Provide oversight of environmental health and safety compliance in the workplace and Cal OSHA regulations
  • Responsible for preparing and obtaining environmental permits from local, state, and federal regulatory agencies
  • Develop and Manage the Emergency Response Plan
  • Keep up to date with and inform company of any new changes in local, state, and federal environmental, health and safety regulations
  • Train staff on new safety procedures and best practices
  • Review employee incident reports and medical claims to evaluate the need for potential changes to current policies or procedures
  • Manage and meet regulatory agency requirements and deadlines
  • Occasional travel to Redding commercial plant
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships across the organization
  • Provide written reports of safety related issues/results to senior management on a periodic basis or as requested
  • Develop safety and environmental plans for small commercial plant jointly with Fortera and CPC site management

  • Bachelor's Degree in EH&S, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 10+ years' experience in EH&S or related field
  • OSHA certification
  • Advanced knowledge of control of hazardous substances, incident investigation, and health and safety management systems
  • Must be highly knowledgeable in EPA, OSHA, DOT regulations
  • Strong working knowledge of environmental legislation, preferably in California
  • Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Effective communication skills
  • Preferred experience with ISO 14001 and 45001 and OHSAS 18001 EHS Management Systems
  • Professional certification in related discipline (i.e CSP, CIH, CHMM, or CHCM) preferred
  • Familiar with HAZOP and other PHA methodologies preferred
  • CPR/First Aid/AED certification preferred

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