EHS Manager - Industrial Steel Fabrication/Manufacturing
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Job Description
: POSITION: EHS Manager – Industrial Steel Fabrication/Manufacturing

REPORTS TO: General Manager of Manufacturing Facility

LOCATION: Hazelton, PA 18201

A global leader in the manufacture of steel structures used in the electrical utility transmission and distribution industry has an immediate opening for an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Manager at its manufacturing facility in Hazelton, PA. Reporting to the General Manager of this facility, the EHS Manager has safety responsibilities that include identifying and evaluating those conditions, practices and personal behaviors, which result in human, facility, equipment, and product losses for the Company. In this role the EHS Manager develops, communicates, coordinates, and implements comprehensive loss control processes to reduce those losses. Evaluates and directs compliance with applicable governmental regulation and services in a support role in managing Safety, Workers’ Compensation and claims management.

The EHS Manager also has environmental responsibilities that include managing the execution of all environmental programs at the Company’s Hazleton facility. Such responsibility includes insuring compliance with environmental permits or other applicable authorizations and regulations of compliance related-tasks. Environmental program shall consist of, but not limited to waste water and storm water discharges, air emissions, universal hazardous waste management, hazardous materials management, and other corresponding state and local requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The EHS Manager has these key responsibilities:
· Directing the facility’s Safety by Objective Plan.
· Coordinating weekly safety topics for all production employees.
· Facilitating monthly safety committee meetings.
· Conducting department safety training for all departmental personnel, as well as orientation and training for new or transferred employees.
· Seeking out / completing ergonomic improvement opportunities.
· Completing monthly department inspections and auditing all Lockout/Tag out procedures.
· Investigating all losses and schedule and leading all injury and property damage diagnosis meetings; being accountable for all follow-up action items.
· Working with Production Supervisors to design and ensure the completion of the department Safety by Objectives Plans and also to design department Emergency Preparedness Plans and Department Spill Plans; plus training personnel in this area.
· Promoting and assisting employees in the completion of Loss Reports, Safety Recognition, and Hazard Report forms.
· Coordinating quarterly site EHS audit with the General Manager.
REQUIREMENTS
·
Associate degree or relevant work experience in a technician field; Bachelor’s degree in safety/environmental field(s) preferred.
· Prior safety procedures in a manufacturing environment, gained through work and or study, preferably within an industrial steel fabrication/manufacturing environment.
· Problem-solving skills.
· Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Power Point.
· Ability to identify safety hazards in the workplace.
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
· Ability to work independently and work unexpected overtime and alternate shifts.
· Above average safety, performance and attendance records.
· Ability to stand or walk 75 percent of the shift; ability to lift 50 lbs. occasionally; and ability to work at heights up to 50 feet.
· Self-confidence and poise to address employees about safety.
· Experience in a multi-site manufacturing organization and experience in environmental compliance management a plus.
COMPENSATION

Annual salary of $75,000, or higher depending on experience and qualifications, plus 4-percent performance bonus (maxed at 3X). Local candidates preferred. Relocation assistance available, as appropriate.

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