EHS Manager

Pleasanton, CA

Posted: 03/03/2023 Industry: Environmental, Health & Safety Job Number: 20.23JW Pay Rate: 110,000 - 140,000 Remote Friendly: Experience:

Job Description

EHS Manager 

As the Environmental Health & Safety Manager, you will have a leadership role in monitoring and adapting safety procedures and operations to ensure a safe and fully compliant work environment for all employees.

This role is responsible for all aspects of plant and production safety for two locations, but not limited to, OSHA compliance, other regulatory compliance, safety audits and inspections, incident investigations, worker’s compensation, safety committee, safety teams, and training. You will need to bring outstanding collaboration and relationship building skills to develop partnerships throughout the organizational structure. This role requires both a strategic view and a willingness to do hands-on work daily.

This position reports to the Manager, Human Resources.



  • Develop and update, as needed, all relevant OSHA written programs and SOPs
  • Collect samples of materials, assist in environmental testing, and coordinate testing for hazardous conditions
  • Manage Company’s Emergency Response Team and conduct emergency evacuation drills on an annual basis
  • Manage HazCom and CERS haz-waste inventory, chemical storage, and UST compliance documentation per CUPA
  • Conduct stormwater sampling, routine SWPPP inspections and fulfill CA reporting requirements
  • Assist in regular fire inspections including hydrant testing, fire pump testing, scheduling of annual 3rd party inspection and maintain SB14 Source reduction plan
  • Submit EPA biennial hazardous waste reports and associated fees
  • Maintain the Company’s SDS database/library and chemical approval process
  • Act as a liaison for the company with federal, state, local regulatory agencies/officials, and corporate officials as the subject matter expert in environmental health & safety and associated compliance

Audits & Inspections

  • Conduct safety audits and identify optimal prevention strategies by conducting thorough investigations and analyses of plant injuries, accidents, and quality issues
  • Conduct JHA’s, DHA’s, and ADA assessments, identify safety issues/concerns, recommend solutions and partner with appropriate departments and leaders to achieve resolution

Workplace Incidents & Injuries

  • Drive and encourage a positive safety culture through leadership, actions and coaching of all levels of employees
  • Partner with supervisors and business stakeholders to implement strategic safety initiatives and solutions to reduce risk and severity of workplace injuries and promote overall safety
  • Investigate workplace injuries and accidents, determine root cause and recommend abatement/correction to the appropriate team(s)
  • Update and maintain injury database, prepare reports for senior management
  • Serve as back up coverage and collaborate with company’s on-site doctor to respond to onsite medical injuries or emergencies.


  • Schedule, track, and ensure timely implementation of all plant-wide mandatory safety training. Facilitate monthly safety training for production, safety committee monthly meetings, and executive safety committee meetings. Prepare and present reports to senior management, highlighting issues and making recommendations for mitigation or abatement
  • Conduct training for compliance and other programs covering a wide variety of safety and OSHA topics
  • Develop materials for and conduct new hire employee health and safety orientations
  • Lead COVID-19 health and safety planning assuring compliance with state and federal regulations. Update and inform management when new regulations are issued or existing regulations are changed to ensure compliance


  • Develop LOTO kits
  • Order safety equipment and supplies, maintain an acceptable inventory, evaluate and recommend new/different PPE, as necessary
  • May be responsible for responding to after hour work related emergencies

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jen Wojcik at

JO:  20.23JW

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree required – degree or concentration in safety management, engineering, or related field preferred
  • Professional certification such as CSP, First Aid, and OSHA preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in progressively responsible safety, quality, or production position, or equivalent.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety law
  • Must be able to effectively present material and train employees in a group setting
  • Detail oriented, superior organizational skills and proven ability to effectively communicate to all levels of an organization

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jen Wojcik at

JO:  20.23JW

Meet Your Recruiter

Jennifer Wojcik
Environmental Health and Safety Recruiter

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!  


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