Employee Health and Safety (EHS) Manager
The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Manager directs the development, implementation, and maintenance of comprehensive environmental, safety and health programs for the facility. The EHS Manager provides the leadership, direction and support necessary to ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and standards to meet or exceed relevant internal and external safety & environmental standards in a manner consistent with sound business practice. The EHS Manager must possess the ability to develop and maintain relationships with all levels within the organization to include all employees at both the corporate and plant level. The EHS Manager needs to be able to indirectly lead change across all departments.
Establishes strategic safety programs for the plant, designs and implements critical programs to achieve that strategic direction, develops safety program performance objectives and measures safety performance with KPI's and communicates status/needs to plant employees and management. Provides leadership and direction in the development, administration and maintenance of EHS compliance. Main focus will be in the areas of compliance and reporting, safety training and safety program management.
Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
--Detailed knowledge of OSHA, EPA and other applicable industry environmental, health and safety standards
--Excellent analytical skills to evaluate performance metrics and outcomes.
--Superior communication skills - verbal and written
--Excellent problem solving and decision making skills with the ability to develop multiple solutions to an issue and make valid recommendations for resolution
--Able to understand and execute processes including: recognizing customer needs, communicating process changes, measuring and assessing success and identifying areas of improvement
--Ability to develop and implement environmental and safety policies, programs, and training
--Knowledge of manufacturing practices and processes, preferably in the food industry
--Ability to adjust work hours as needed
--Demonstrated ability to move between tasks and projects on short notice and to quickly change priorities based on customer and department needs, while still meeting project deadlines (Flexibility is key in this role as priorities change quickly)
--Able to work well in a team environment or independently
?? Bachelor??s degree in Occupational / Industrial Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, Environmental Science, or other EHS related field preferred; other four year degrees will be considered.
?? Certification in an EHS related discipline and/or further education is a plus.
?? Minimum of 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment related to EHS program management.
?? Preferred experience in PSM facility with anhydrous ammonia. (McDonough, GA. Only)
?? Preferred experience in waste water with anaerobic treatment process.
?? Preference for food, food-related or consumer package goods experience.
Job requires interaction with plant personnel both hourly and salary. Good people management skills, Customer focused personality and approach are a must. Ability to read, analyze, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
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