EH&S Manager

Milwaukee, WI

Posted: 08/28/2019 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 389.19LR Pay Rate: 100,000 - 130,000

EH&S Manager

The Environmental, Health, & Safety Manager has the responsibility for reviewing, evaluating, and analyzing the work environment and for designing programs and procedures to control, eliminate, and prevent disease or injury.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Integrates environmental, health and safety (EHS) management systems with engineering and program documentation, and schedules to maintain regulatory compliance and safe operating conditions.
  • Ensures compliance with Federal and State regulations, corporate mandated policies, and procedures in Environmental, Health, and Safety.
  • Coordinates EHS related activities with the operations manager. Tracks and regularly reports the status of regulatory compliance and improvement initiatives to the operations manager.
  • Will be the primary contact for plant related EHS issues. Assists plant leadership and staff in understanding EHS regulations and standards, including guidance on handling EHS compliance, inspections, and citations.
  • Advises product and process engineers and leads to incorporate environmental health and safety principles and concepts to prevent workplace, operational hazards and environmental impacts.
  • Administers facility and distribution center DOT Hazardous Materials program.
  • Maintains the facility EHS compliance records. Review Federal, State and local regulation changes that impact EHS-related compliance.
  • Manages OSHA compliance activities for general industry, including program evaluation and development, training, process safety management, BRI safety processes, and emergency response training.
  • Reduces liability within the facility and ensure all safety and environmental recommendations are completed and documented.
  • Compiles process safety information for each covered process and keep readily accessible to process employees and management as well as updated on an annual basis.
  • Functions as the contractor-plant representative to assure compliance of all EHS requirements from contractors.
  • Completes surveys, audits, loss control inspections, contractor safety reviews.
  • Manages JSA/JHA, PHA, PPE, and near-miss, incident, and accident investigation programs.
  • Performs plant audits and internal inspections to assess OSHA and environmental compliance.
  • Investigates all EHS compliance issues with line supervision and staff findings and recommendations to plant manager. Guides and assists plant with resolution of environmental, safety and health issues.
  • Manages monthly Safety Steering Committee and Supervisors safety meetings to improve plant safety.
  • Will supervise 1 PT EH&S Coordinator and 1 Process Specialist
  • This person will be on call, there are about 2 times a month the EH&S Manager will be called in.

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Larry Riederer at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  389.19LR


  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, or related field
  • EHS-related certification(s) preferred
  • Knowledge of Federal and State regulations including air programs, hazardous waste management, hazardous material management, TSCA, stormwater, OSHA general industry, DOT requirements
  • 3+ years of environmental health and safety experience preferred
  • Willingness to travel within US required
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with inter and intra-company disciplines
  • Self-starter, highly motivated and results oriented
  • Solid record keeping skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to stand up for the EH&S area in a diplomatic way with people on all levels
  • Candidate must have outstanding written and oral communication skills, and proficiency with MS Office, specifically MS Excel
  • Highly motivated and a self-starter
  • Detail oriented and highly organized

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Larry Riederer at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  389.19LR



Larry Riederer
Market Specialist

I have over 20 years of experience with Chemical Personnel Search (CPS) . All we do is recruit and place people in the chemical industry nationwide. CPS has been recruiting chemists, engineers, sales people and supply chain since 1973. I work with 40 other recruiters. 

I have a wide range of positions and levels.
The following are some of the areas: Polymers, Resins, Coatings, Adhesives, Inks, Composites, Plastics, Lubricants, Personal Care, Skin/Hair Care, Cleaners and Specialty Chemicals.

These can be: Organic/Polymer Synthesis, New Product Development, Analytical/Characterization, Quality Control, Process Development, Materials Science and others. These are from BS to Ph.D. and from Entry Level to Vice-President. 

Specialties: We specialize in placing Chemists, Scientists and Managers in the industrial chemical industry


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