EHS Manager

Reading, PA

Posted: 03/06/2019 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 85.19SK Pay Rate: 65,000 - 85,000

EHS Manager

The HSE Manager (with primary focus on health and safety) provides technical support for the continuous development and implementation of company’s Health, Safety and Environmental programs.


  • Develop, implement, monitor and support site HSE policies/programs/procedures to protect the health and safety of employees, and the environment
  • Provide regular support to maintain compliance with applicable HSE legislation, permits and standards
  • Work with management and others on the investigation on incidents, including “near-misses” to identify root causes and the appropriate management / mitigation of hazards
  • Ensure proper reporting of incidents, and manage Incident Investigation Reports
  • Work with others to evaluate hazardous conditions and practices, including managing JHAs to develop and implement hazard control practices and programs
  • Manage PPE programs and supplies
  • Maintain internal communications, and assist with external communications, including corporate reporting of HSE matters
  • Work with others to address audit findings/inspections from third parties, management walk-throughs and regulators
  • Develop and maintain action plans to address HSE matters, including capital expenditure requests to ensure HSE matters are properly considered and addressed
  • Maintain and share incident / accident reporting and statistics
  • Oversee environmental programs / procedures and reporting, including hazardous waste, regulatory reporting, SWPP, air permit requirements and air and wastewater discharges
  • Manage training programs and activities, including documentation and tracking of completion rates, assignment matrixes as well as arranging for supplemental activities as necessary
  • Provide HSE training for new employees as part of the on-boarding process
  • Review industrial hygiene results and assist facilities in addressing exposure issues
  • Keep apprised of developments and proposals in federal and state safety laws likely to affect the company


  • To ensure efficiency, participate in cost-control efforts, manufacturing improvement committees, and the like
  • Conduct safety training such as forklift, respirator fit-tests and the like
  • Maintain weekly/monthly safety training documentation
  • Conduct department safety inspections on a routine basis, including regular/dairy walkarounds
  • Provide monthly/quarterly reports to management
  • Perform safety and environmental audits and inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and address potential hazards

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

JO:  85.19SK


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Engineering, or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years professional health, safety and environmental experience in manufacturing industry. Preferably within an equipment assembly environment.  Experience with Air, Water, and Wastewater permitting and documentation, Hazardous waste, Personal Protection Equipment, Regulatory Compliance, etc.
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical, and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization. Excellent record keeping skills, statistical skills
  • Proficiency in Spanish a plus
  • Confident self-starter who is able to work both alone and as part of several teams
  • Ability to build trust and confidence across all levels of the organization
  • Strategic thinking and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills, including verbal and written
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable regulations and standards (OSHA, NFDA)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

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

JO:  85.19SK

Stephanie Kemp
Sr Market Recruiting Specialist

Senior Level Recruitment Professional with more than 19 years of experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Entry level to Executive level. Resins, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, specialty chemicals, additives, inks, and more!!
I have been very successful bringing top valued talent to my clients, and providing expert level guidance to candidates in career searches.

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