Health & Safety Leader

Dover, DE

Posted: 06/07/2022 Industry: Environmental, Health & Safety Job Number: 40.22CM Pay Rate: 80,000 - 100,000 Experience:

Job Description

Health & Safety Leader

The Health & Safety Leader will have the following responsibilities:

  • Improve Health & Safety compliance risk identification and prioritization across the Site
  • Implement programs to promote employee health and safety compliance
  • Improve compliance assurance of Health & Safety programs — oversight, self-assessment and auditing
  • Provide field H&S support to site operations and projects personnel
  • Ensures policies & procedures are developed in alignment with corporate standards, reviewed, revised, and implemented in a timely manner
  • Guide the organization to meet or exceed internal and external regulatory requirements
  • Manage site Safety Action Committee Team
  • Steer incident investigation excellence
  • Conduct Health & Safety training
  • Conduct and manage industrial hygiene exposure assessment process
  • Oversee the management of the employee occupational health surveillance program
  • Support Supervision, HR, and the Risk Team in the injury/illness case management process
  • Integrate Health and Safety in the shift organization
  • Manage Chemical Manage Program (to include, SDS review process and managing site chemical inventory)
  • Guide fire prevention programs for the site, including fire extinguisher training
  • Maintain compliance of site fire alarm and suppression systems
  • Ensure site preparedness for site’s emergency response scenarios, including, team development, equipment inspections, and developing emergency response pre-plans
  • Steer Site Emergency Response Teams, including Confined Space Rescue Team
  • Advise Site Leadership in S&H matters
  • Identify and utilize data and reports needed to provide effective governance of site S&H performance
  • Support the development of site employees and site leaders in safety and health
  • Work with site teams to develop appropriate solutions to mitigate site risks and improve site safety culture

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

JO:  40.22CM

Job Requirements

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Degree in Health & Safety related field OR 5+ years of experience in a Health & Safety role
  • Solid regulatory knowledge (including OSHA, ACGIH, NFPA and other S&H RAGAGEP)
  • Demonstrated safety and health program management, including experience developing and implementing safety and health programs
  • Demonstrated leadership skills; able to envision, develop, direct, manage, and motivate an organization
  • Experience in Health & Safety auditing
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and use of other technology platforms (i.e., Electronic Medical Record, Event Management, Compliance Management, etc.)

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Manufacturing or Petrochemical industry experience
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Critical thinking skills and good judgment
  • Proven culture and leadership development skills
  • Solid team player with the ability to work independently in an efficient and effective manner creating value-adding results, dedicated to excellence and continuous improvement, and sense of urgency to achieve site objectives
  • Solid Program / Project Management skills
  • Achieved, working toward or eligible for H&S certification, including CSP, CHST, CHMM, CIH, etc.
  • This role is not offering work sponsorship

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

JO:  40.22CM

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!    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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