EHS Manager

Holland, MI

Posted: 02/14/2024 Industry: Environmental, Health & Safety Job Number: 7.24CM Pay Rate: 115,000 - 125,000 Remote Friendly: Experience:

Job Description

EHS Manager

Global organization looking for an experienced EHS leader with chemical manufacturing expertise and leadership capabilities.

The EHS Manager provides comprehensive leadership, support, and guidance to the site on implementing the organizational Environmental, Health and Safety Management Programs.  The EHS Manager is responsible for site compliance with all EHS regulatory requirements.  This integral role is interacting with managers, technical staff, operators, and customers to ensure regulatory and company EHS requirements and goals are achieved.  The EHS Manager leads site efforts to prevent incidents, accidents and events which are dangerous or harmful to employees, contractors, property, or the environment.  The EHS Manager ensures the facility is in compliance with applicable, local, state, and federal regulations (e.g., OSHA, CAA, RCRA, CWA, CERCLA, CSA, HAS, EPCRA, SARA, PPA) as well as the internal requirements established by the company.

Responsibilities:

  • Practices and re-enforces all site safety policies, guidelines, and procedures
  • Provides daily guidance and direction in EHS programs to all employees, contractors, and supervisors to ensure a common and effective approach
  • Manages key environmental programs, recordkeeping, reporting, and permitting (Air, Chemical Management, Wastewater, Industrial Hygiene Program, Stormwater, Hazardous Material site permitting activities, hot work, LO/TO safe work permit, etc.)
  • Leads and manages on-site EHS team members and contractors
  • Participates in emergency response drills and critiques
  • Supports Corporate EHS initiatives through participation in the EHS council and sub-teams
  • Conducts regular walk-through of all work areas to identify hazards, evaluate controls, recommend improvements, communicate with associates, and record appropriately
  • Leads and maintains all ergonomic assessments
  • Determines safety best practices and trains individuals and teams
  • Partners cross-functionally to accomplish all regulatory training and related activities to employees and contractors
  • Leads and tracks incident investigations to identify root causes and drives corrective action efforts to prevent reoccurrence
  • Tracks and reports EHS performance for the site
  • Maintains and updates Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for all safe work practices and equipment
  • Participates in Management of Change (MOC) reviews and Process Hazard Analysis (PHA)
  • Manages required reporting relative to local, state, and federal regulatory agencies
  • Interfaces directly with outside regulatory agencies and works with Site Director and Corporate EHS to respond to regulatory inquiries
  • Organizes and maintains Safety and Environmental records
  • Manages and maintains the site OSHA 300 logs
  • Facilitates the transition to solid associate led EHS systems and provides leadership and resource support to local Site Leadership, Champions, and Safety Committee
  • Manages the Workers Compensation process with the appropriate vendor to achieve proper communication, management of claims, and quality care
  • Prepares and manage the EHS budgets for the site

Compliance:

  • Complies with company Health, Safety and Environmental policies, procedures, and arrangements
  • Reports all Health, Safety and Environmental accidents, incidents and near misses promptly
  • Acts in a safe and responsible manner at all times

Problem Solving and Innovation:

  • Active participation in continuous improvement activities
  • Participates in problem-solving
  • Takes responsibility and ownership for own learning and development in the spirit of continuous improvement of both self and the business
  • Assists in the training, mentoring, and assessment of other team members
  • Exercises autonomy and judgment subject to overall direction or guidance

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at cmeeks@cps4jobs.com.

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Job Requirements

Qualifications / Desired Skills:

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Occupational Safety & Health, or related technical field

Experience:

  • 5-10 years of EHS experience within a chemical manufacturing facility
  • 3 years of leadership experience, including training and auditing for compliance

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to adapt quickly to changing business needs and priorities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to flex own style as needed to influence and drive results
  • Ability to work within a multi-functional, global organization structure and exhibits robust interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work within a fast-paced environment
  • Critical thinking skills and analytical abilities which allow assessments of situations and opportunities
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Process Hazard Analysis leadership
  • Excellent proficiency within Microsoft products (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at cmeeks@cps4jobs.com.

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Meet Your Recruiter

Crystal Meeks
Sr. Technical Recruiter Environmental Health and Safety

My team recruits for all levels of EHS/Regulatory roles from specialists/engineers to directors/vice presidents. We place EHS professionals in single site, regional, and corporate positions. Examples of the specialty roles we recruit for include, but are not limited to:

• Environmental
• Environmental, Health, and Safety
• Industrial Hygiene
• Management of Change
• Occupational Nurse
• Process Safety Management
• Product Stewardship
• Regulatory
• Risk Management
• Safety
• Security

Industries we serve include, but are not limited to:

• Chemicals
• Construction
• Consumer Products
• Food & Beverage
• General Manufacturing
• Inks and Adhesives
• Medical Devices
• Packaging
• Paints & Coatings
• Petrochemical
• Pharmaceutical
• Plastics
• Polymers
• Refining


If you have interest in finding an opportunity that aligns with your career goals, or if you are a hiring manager looking for talent that can add value to your organization, I would love to hear from you! CMeeks@cps4jobs.com    312.668.8985

My recruitment philosophy encompasses the belief that people are the greatest asset in an organization.  Finding the right fit is not only about the technical capabilities.  It is about how an employee fits within an organization's culture and ensuring that both parties can add value immediately and in the future.   

 

 

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