Environmental, Health & Safety Manager-
Peru, IN Facility
The EHS Manager will be responsible for executing company safety policies and ensure compliance to all applicable local and federal regulations. In addition, the EHS Manager must be an effective communicator and send clear, concise and consistent messages, both verbally and in writing. This individual must instruct and train employees in company safety policies and procedures. The EHS Manager will be required to identify best practices and incorporate these practices into our standards to continuously improve company safety programs and policies. These best practices will impact corporate savings through elimination of occupational injuries/illnesses, environmental compliance, property damage and improvement of production efficiency, as well as safeguarding the health and safety of all employees. The EHS Manager will also be responsible for all Air and Water permit reporting, renewals, and amendments as required by federal and local agencies.
- Manages the employee health and safety programs by planning, developing and implementing safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state and federal OSHA rules and regulations.
- Provide employee safety awareness activities in order to prevent work-related injuries/illnesses
- Monitor and assess company’s safety incentive and recognition programs and determine an effective approach to making safety top in everyone’s mind.
- Establish company safety goals and strategic plan annually. Present departments goals and achievements at Quarterly Management Review Meetings.
- Manage OSHA inspection and response process.
- Plans, develops, and implements safety programs to train managers and employees in work site safety practices.
- Ensure safety recordkeeping and data integrity and provides Operations with accurate reporting and metrics to support business safety initiatives.
- Ensure that facility is in complete compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
- Routinely review all applicable local, regional, state and federal regulations and interpret requirements to the organization.
- Provide development and implementation of routine audits to identify and correct non-compliance conditions.
- Manage hazardous waste collection, disposal and reporting
- Stay abreast of any changes or proposed changes with current local, regional, state and federal Environmental, Health and Safety regulations.
- Maintain an updated database of Material Safety Data Sheets for all chemicals in inventory.
- Maintain environmental permits, prepare permit renewal and amendment/modification submittals required for air (IDEM) and water and all required monthly and annual reporting
- Maintain good working relationships with Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Environmental Protection Agency, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, City of Peru Fire Department, Grissom Air Force Base Fire Department.
- Good Public speaking and teaching skills to administer all required OSHA, EPA and DOT required training.
- Develop and maintain the following plans and Manuals for the Facility:
- Facility Contingency Plan
- Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures Plan,
- Emergency Action and Fire Prevention Plan
- Hazardous Materials Security Plan
- Facility Safety Manual
- Storm water Pollution Prevention Plan
- Develop and aid in the implementation of critical Environmental Health and Safety programs such as the following:
- Hazard Communication Program
- Respiratory Protection Program
- Blood borne Pathogens Exposure Control Program
- Hearing Conservation Program
- Lock out Tag out Program
- Provide development and management of all required OSHA, EPA and DOT required training programs.
- Respond to emergencies during regular work schedule and off shift times. Act as Incident Commander for the Facility.
- Coordinate Workers Compensation and Return to Duty Programs.
- Maintain OSHA 300 log.
- Maintain all Workers Compensation case files and report all workers compensation claims.
- Investigate on the job accidents and incidents using Root Cause Analysis to ensure safe working practices are being followed.
- Implement safety awareness activities and coordinate required training
- Lead industrial hygiene and hearing conservation programs
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Duties require the equivalent of a four year college degree in Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, or a related area; and five (5) to seven (7) years progressively responsible experience; OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Must be able to read, write and understand the English language fluently and have strong communication skills, both oral and written (training/presentations/report writing.)
- Must possess a working knowledge of applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards, regulations and guidelines.
- The following work experience is preferred: investigating incidents, interviewing individuals, issuing corrective action, facilitating formal meetings, public speaking, and writing policies.
- Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral and analytical capability. Must have the ability to explain technical safety concepts in simple terms using Root Cause Analysis.
- Proficiency with Microsoft products; Access, Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Must have exceptional organizational and time management skills.
- Ability to work at all levels within and organization and the ability to work in a diverse work group
- Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills
Must possess the following certifications:
- OSHA 501 trainer card (OSHA 30 hour card minimum)
- 49 CFR DOT trained
- 40 CFR RCRA trained
- IATA trained
- OSHA 40 hour HazWoper certified
- Advanced CPR, First Aid and AED certified
Prefer candidates with the following credentials:
- Bachelor degree
- Certified Safety Professional
- Certified Hazardous Materials Manager
- Certified Industrial Hygienist
- Certified Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic
- 120 hour Incident Commander
- Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
- Subject to continual loud noises.
- Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel and stand for prolonged periods of time, climb steps, ladders and or service/stands.
- Must be able to work at heights utilizing fall protection equipment.