Sr. EHS Manager

San Francisco, CA

Posted: 02/13/2024 Industry: Environmental, Health & Safety Job Number: 109.23CM Pay Rate: 120,000 - 150,000 Experience:

Job Description

Sr. EHS Manager

Exciting opportunity for a Sr. EHS Manager to join a groundbreaking organization fighting climate change.

As a Sr. EHS Manager, you’ll be responsible for proactively reducing risk and preventing injuries through implementing a combination of regulatory compliance and safety best practices.  We are looking for an experienced safety professional with a deep understanding of OSHA regulations who is committed to developing a user-friendly safety program while maintaining alignment with our values.  This role will collaborate closely with team members throughout the organization while helping to shape the future of the safety program at the company. 

The ideal candidate is a credentialed professional with regulatory compliance experience across a wide variety of safety programs (e.g., hazardous materials management, lockout / tagout, fall protection, emergency response, electrical safety, respiratory protection, etc.) with a desire to build a strong, flexible and positive safety culture while driving continual improvement

This role reports to the Environmental Health and Safety Lead and will be focused on safety for our California, Colorado, and deployment locations.  The position is based in San Francisco with some occasional travel to other locations


  • In this role, you’ll provide guidance to fellow employees regarding regulatory requirements and set up systems to maintain regulatory compliance and identify hazards. You’ll perform evaluations of work areas to ensure our safety standards are being met, and work with the team to correct any identified nonconformances, and communicate opportunities for improvement
  • You will lead RCAs for serious near misses or adverse safety events, employing cause and effect methodologies to determine root cause(s). You’ll draft and update training.  JHAs and SOPs as appropriate to reflect changes and learnings from those efforts and follow up to ensure completion of corrective actions
  • You’ll analyze safety data to provide trends for both leading and lagging indicators
  • You will be responsible for managing chemical inventories, ensuring compliance with hazardous and universal waste regulations, and coordinating waste disposal
  • You’ll facilitate and coordinate safety training, maintain training records, ensure employees receive appropriate training, and design methods to gauge training effectiveness
  • You’ll champion a safety observations program to encourage regular feedback from the team regarding potentially unsafe conditions and work to mitigate any identified hazards. You’ll also assist in designing reporting incentives and showcasing safety wins
  • You understand and will remain current on occupational safety regulations and requirements
  • You will ensure PPE and first aid supplies are stocked, maintained, and appropriate to work conducted on-site and at deployed sites. You’ll also support emergency preparedness, accident reporting and investigation, and worker’s comp claims
  • You will analyze operations, purchasing and disposal practices for opportunities to divert wastes from landfill and avoid waste generation altogether, making lasting improvements to maximize environmental benefits

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

JO:  109.23CM

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety & Health, Environmental Health, Chemistry, Biology or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 8+ years of experience in a role directly responsible for safety
  • Deep knowledge of and experience managing compliance with 29 CFR Part 1910
  • Strong interpersonal skills, an ability to manage competing priorities, and comfort with multi-tasking

Bonus (but not required):

  • Certification as an ASP, CSP or CIH, or a demonstrated combination of experience and education to qualify for the exam
  • Experience in a safety role in the manufacturing or chemical sector

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

JO:  109.23CM

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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