EHS Manager

EHS Manager

PURPOSE: The EHS Manager will develop, implement and sustain proactive environmental, health and safety strategies and processes to directly impact the elimination of work-related injuries/incidents, minimize risk, maintain regulatory compliance, and reduce losses at this integrated paper operation in the Northeast.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide leadership and direction to mill population to ensure continuity of established practices and transformation of safety culture.
  • Coordinate the Mill environmental and safety efforts to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements, company policies and procedures.
  • Manage Environmental, Health and Safety team and provide direction to their day to day activities. Includes union and non-union direct reports.
  • Analyze environmental, health, safety-related concerns, incident investigations and report trends to recommend course of action/corrective action to prevent recurrence.
  • Provide insight, strategies and plans to achieve Mill objectives based upon best practice information.
  • Direct and maintain environmental and compliance with existing and new requirements.
  • Develops and administers company safety and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Actively interacts with all employees to promote safe behaviors and conditions.
  • Establish and implement Plant-wide safety communications to ensure employees are aware of potential hazards and substandard conditions.
  • Develop and conduct employee environmental and safety training and emergency preparedness.
  • Recommend and implement improvements in processes, design, procedures, and operating equipment, to minimize the hazardous potential (e.g. lockout, confined space entry, hot work, etc.).
  • Measure, audit, and evaluate the effectiveness of environmental and safety strategies and processes.
  • Facilitate incident investigations, root cause analysis, and closure of corrective actions.
  • Coordinate and assist monthly training/meetings for emergency response team.
  • Directs and coordinates the administration of OSHA, Title IV, EPA, DEP, WC regulations, including review interpretation, and implementation of standards. Ensures accurate reporting as required.
  • Works closely with the Company Medical Director, Occupational Health Nurse, and Legal on and Workers Compensation cases and other issues.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, and/or Environmental Science or Engineering, or closely related field.
  • Professional certifications such as CSP, CHMM, CFPS, or CIH is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 - 7 years professional environmental, health, and safety experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with emergency response (e.g. first aid, CPR, confined space rescue, spill & fire) preferred.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize as needed.
  • Experience with an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to interact with all levels of management and hourly personnel.
  • Evidence of required management leadership competencies.
  • Proficient in the use of computer software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point) and the ability to comprehend and learn other software programs.
  • Prior experience in a union environment preferred.
Date Posted
4/22/2019
Location
Northeast
Job Id
1400
Industry
Pulp & Paper
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