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Environmental, Health and Safety Manager

  2020-01-19     CareerBuilder-US     Sterling,VA  
Description:

Summary: The Environment, Health, and Safety Manager is tasked with creating and implementing the site s overall strategy with respect to Environmental, Health, and Safety. A key component of this role is to lead and implement processes that help that create a culture focused on Zero Injuries and Zero Environmental incidents. This person will also help with developing training & lend expertise to all EH&S related issues within the operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Managing and eliminating EH& S operational risks and hazards to ensure an accident/ hazard free/eco friendly cost competitive operation

Occupational Health Management (OHS-Nurses) supervision

Accountable for the site environmental permitting & compliance, to include on-site waste treatment facilities.

Coordinate and oversee the site security polices, procedures, and daily activities.

Design and lead projects that offer innovative/creative solutions which move the site closer to its vision of zero injuries

Use data to reduce environmental footprint

Support World Class Manufacturing (WCM) Activities to assure At-risk-behaviors and At-risk-conditions are addressed. Monitor/track all corrective action measures to ensure they are effective and completed in an accurate and timely manner.

Aid in managing the EH&S Rewards and Recognition Program

Develop the annual site EH&S budget to control fixed and variable cost expenditures.

Drive the Continuous Improvement agenda

Provide support for the development and implementation of all EH&S programs and Policies to ensure the Facility s adherence to all applicable, federal, state, and local regulations

Coordinate investigation of incidents and injuries with Line Managers/Supervisors to ensure accurate and timely completion.

Provide operational safety and environmental performance feedback on a regular basis. Support the EH&S Pillars, associated sub-committees.

Facilitate best practice sharing across facilities and actively seek out best-in class-practices within industry.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in related field preferred 3 - 5 years of work experience in workplace Safety, Security, and Environmental program management. Professional certification in Safety preferred.

Ability to demonstrate results of "buy-in" and employee ownership of safety, environmental, security programs.

Candidates must have an entrepreneurial program-building mindset

Proficient in the use of personal computers and related software applications. (MS Office/MS Outlook/Web based systems.) Working knowledge of the beverage or food manufacturing industry preferred, with a knowledge of EH&S regulations and factors related to food manufacturing facilities.

Skilled in performing internal on-site safety and environmental inspections for self-audit purposes.

Ability to plan programs and initiatives at regional, multi-location level

Strengths in People Management including: communication; leadership; effective presentation skills; coaching; crisis management; motivation; team building; organization; self-starter; time management; stress management

Flexible in working during non-business hours to meet business needs The position responsibilities outlined above are not to be construed as all encompassing.

Other duties and responsibilities may be required and/or assigned as necessary.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Provide environmental, health and safety training
  • Perform safety/environmental audits of the plant
  • Monitor environmental health and safety performance metrics
  • Conduct internal environmental compliance audits
  • Implement environmental response and safety equipment
  • Provide all health, safety and environmental regulatory reporting
  • Prepare health, safety and environmental budget
  • Promote health, safety and environmental topics
  • Make environmental, health and safety recommendations
  • Make environmental, health and safety recommendationsaccordingly
  • Participate in management health, safety and environmental audits
  • Lead safety, health and environmental training sessions
  • Ensure compliance with all environmental regulations
  • Develop training programs on safety and environmental issues
  • Correct and manage environmental/safety incidents
  • Verify compliance with all applicable environmental health and safety government regulations
  • Develop annual company safety and environmental health goals
  • Carry out environmental, health and safety activities
  • Implement environmental and safety programs to ensure facility compliance with all regulatory requirements
  • Support compliance manager with environmental procedures


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