EH&S Manager

Philadelphia, PA

Posted: 09/26/2019 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 406.19LR Pay Rate: 85,000 - 110,000

EH&S Manager

The Environmental Health & Safety Manager will provide strategic and operational direction and leadership for company's Environmental Health and Safety Teams/Initiatives. Ensures that environmental policy and procedure manuals are available and updated at all times. Ensures compliance with all environmental, health and safety regulations, and keeps abreast of any changes to laws and regulations that impact the organization. Ensures projects are completed on time and within budget. Manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function.

A major focus for this role will be developing a strong safety culture with programs to drive safety improvements. i.e. Near Miss Reporting, PHA’s, etc.  A strong understanding of behavioral safety will be a plus in this role.

Essential Job Functions:


  • This role is expected to mentor/develop the staff. This will involve the ability to provide on-going constructive feedback, assess the strengths and weaknesses of staff members and oversee specific development plans for all staff members.
  • This role will be key to working with company management to develop and explain company EHS Policies and Strategy.
  • Ensure that verification systems are developed and in-place to provide evidence to company management that all sites are operating in compliance with business and legal requirements. i.e. audits, inspections, self-checks, etc.
  • Oversees the development and monitoring of all EHS Metrics.
  • Responsible to develop and implement a system to assess overall business EHS Risks including the use of any Toll Contractors.
  • Manage all external Regulatory Agency audits – OSHA, NJ DEP, etc.


  • Oversees the development of safety plans, programs, and procedures to foster and promote a culture of safety, accountability, and compliance. i.e. Incident reporting, PHA’s, HAZ-Op’s, Safety Inspections.
  • Fully understands and is able to apply all OSHA requirements including PMN across company.
  • Final approver on all safety related SOP’s and prepares and implements a safety-training program for employees.
  • Establish safety-training requirements for outside contractors and ensure proper documentation of training.


  • Interpret and advise company on all applicable environmental requirements throughout company.
  • Inspect waste management practices to ensure proper facility handling, including proper identification of waste streams, storage, disposal, waste manifest documentation and other associated duties.
  • Prepare all required regulatory plans and fulfill reporting requirements, including P2 Plan, Integrated Contingency Plan, DEQ113/114, Form R, Bi-annual Waste report, CRTK, monthly CCMUA, Pollution Prevention, TRI reports.
  • Handle all air/water permit modifications and applications.
  • Oversee Regulatory audits/inspections from outside agencies.
  • Perform required air and audible testing.
  • Review all SDS sheets and create company SDS’s as required for European and domestic distribution. 
  • Maintain professional competency through participation in professional education and training programs and completion of any necessary requirements to maintain professional credentials.
  • On occasion may be required to work evening and/or on the weekend.

**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:  406.19LR


  • BS EH&S with a minimum 5-8 years’ directly related experience
  • Minimum of 3 years in a manufacturing environment working with hazardous chemicals
  • Must have experience with SDS management
  • Knowledge of proper hazard materials emergency response actions, including spill containment, cleanup and reporting requirements
  • Must have experience preparing for and performing audits and compliance inspections
  • Must have working knowledge of chemical properties, associated hazards, proper labeling and storage requirements
  • Comprehensive understanding of OSHA, PSM, EPA, NJDEP, BATF, ISO, RTK regulations and reporting requirements
  • Demonstrated ability in leading and facilitating the development and implementation of an effective EH&S program
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, procedures and practical application governing Safety in the workplace
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong time management, project management and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills:
  • Ability to achieve results through team efforts
  • Ability to persuade, market and sell new ideas
  • Ability to interface and communicate / collaborate at all levels internally and externally
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills – ability to communicate a clear vision to promote and foster a culture of safety:
  • Leads by example – engages and inspires employees to wasn’t to work safely and genuinely care about their and co-workers well being
  • Demonstrated ability to promote a safe work environment – encourage a positive attitude about personnel safety
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timetables:
  • Flexible – adapt to changing tasks and expectations
  • Computer proficient – proficiency in MS Office

**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:  406.19LR


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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