• EH&S Manager

    Job Locations US-MO-Farmington
    Requisition ID
    2017-1310
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Purchasing/EH&S
  • Overview

    Purpose: The EHS Manager is responsible for leading and directing comprehensive safety, health and environmental programs in the facility to ensure a safe and healthy work environment. This position reports to the Plant Manager with a dotted-line reporting relationship to the Regional EHS Manager.

    Responsibilities

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Environmental, Health & Safety, industrial Hygiene, Engineering or related field
    • Qualified candidates should have 5 or more years EHS experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment with strong knowledge of ISO14001 mgmt. systems and audits
    • Preferred qualifications include: CSP, OSHA 30-hour course
    • Working knowledge of wastewater operations, hazardous waste mgmt., SPCC, SWPPP, environmental, health and safety regulations
    • Strong leadership skills as well as verbal and written communication skills      

     

     

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Ensure the facility meets conformance with all corporate, local, state and federal regulations; maintain contact with state and local regulatory agencies taking direction from corporate legal capability
    • Support production operations that integrate safety into the day-to-day work activities and maintain a positive safety culture in the facility
    • Ensure effective communication with all levels of management and associates is established relating to all aspects of environmental, health and safety
    • Work with Engineering to ensure new equipment meets safety standards; control hazards by completing hazard assessments prior to equipment installation or placement into production.
    • Ensure inventory of all chemicals and utilization of SDS on line by all departments and training of all associates on the hazards and controls for those materials; train the SPCC team, perform periodic drills regarding containment, cleanup and disposal of chemicals and other spills
    • Train and maintain an emergency response team as required by EPA, OSHA and DOT; update the EMP or ERP and hold drills to evaluate emergency preparedness and response
    • Maintain 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response certification; Method 9 certification and manage BVCP program
    • Maintain ISO14001 system compliance; perform monthly internal audits and support external audits for environmental compliance
    • Manage compliance and inspections of wastewater discharge permit, air permit and SWPPP; perform sampling and submit reports to required agencies
    • Ensure all required OHSHA training is performed to include annual training in Environmental Awareness for all plant personnel, annual waste water operator training, LOTO and other training for affected personnel
    • Conduct annual DOT training for affected personnel
    • Be knowledgeable in the operation of all subsystems in waste water facility
    • Manage Purchasing and PO’s for the EHS department
    • Manage and provide oversight to the Safety Manager regarding the following areas: worker’s compensation claims mgmt. and root cause investigation; hazard communication, hearing conservation, fall protection, lift truck program, etc.; JSA’s; hazard assessments for PPE, LOTO, Confined Spaces, industrial hygiene monitoring.
    • Manage facility waste; identify and manage recyclables programs

     

    Physical Requirements:

    • Ability to walk, stand, bend, stoop and sit.
    • Must lift up to 50 lbs. on occasion.
    • Ability to work in fluctuating temperatures & perform work indoors/outdoors as needed.

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