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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
All, South Dakota
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Automotive, Machinery & Equipment, Manufacturing - Miscellaneous
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager


Position Summary: Responsible for developing, organizing, implementing, administering and monitoring all Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) programs. Ensure thorough implementation and execution of HSE related programs and processes. Ensures all HSE programs comply with company and regulatory requirements. Identify HSE hazards and establish controls to mitigate risks.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop and maintain safety and environmental programs, policies and procedures to manage all HSE compliance and risks applicable to the facility.
• Provide strategic leadership and oversight to ensure ongoing compliance, including all training and record keeping activities in accordance with applicable local, state, and federal rules and regulations
• Develop and maintain Management System. Establish, implement, and sustain ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, and HSE Management System to assess and control Health, Safety and Environmental risks. Work with the facility management team to continually improve the system to respond to changing business needs. Conduct audits and inspections to identify system level weaknesses and recommend solutions for corrective actions to improve the MS.
• Main point of contact for third party management systems audits performed at the facility with responsibility for responding to audit findings including determination of root cause, development and implementation of corrective action and providing the audit response.
• Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of HSE Risk Assessment programs.
• Contractor HSE Management- Establish and maintain a contractor HSE program to manage HSE risks associated with contractor activities onsite.
• Emergency Preparedness and Response-Understand all potential emergency situations within sphere of influence (fire, chemical spills, medical, workplace violence, natural disasters). Develop Emergency Response plans that address potential emergency situations. Implement training as necessary to responsible persons.
• Create and manage budgets for HSE activities including consulting and testing, waste removal, safety equipment, safety recognition activities, etc.
• Lead investigations on environmental and safety incidents including near misses, injuries, releases, and non-compliance. Ensure that root causes are identified, and effective corrective actions are implemented in a timely fashion.
• Drive efforts to reduce the environmental impact of manufacturing processes including; hazardous and solid waste minimization, and reduced water and energy consumption. Efforts will focus on reduction of resource consumption, recycling and reuse initiatives.
• Acts as change agent to drive cultural change and inspires others to action through collaboration and influence.
• Implement behavior based safety program

Education and experience required:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety, Environmental management, Engineering, Business or closely related field.
• Minimum 5 years of EHS experience required in manufacturing industry.

**Demonstrable success utilizing Management Of Change Best Practice**

Working knowledge of safety codes, OSHA 1910, EPA regulations and other regulatory agencies. Programs for which the EHS Manager will need to be the authority on could include but are not limited to:

• Control of Hazardous Energy: Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)
• Electrical Safety
• Ergonomics
• Machinery and Machine Guarding
• Behavior Based Safety 
• Powered Industrial Vehicles (PIV)
• Confined Space Entry
• Personal Protective Equipment
• Hazard Communication
• Material Handling

Working knowledge of environmental codes, EPA and other regulatory agencies. Programs for which the EHS Manager will need to be the authority on could include but are not limited to:

• Air Quality & Emissions
• Energy Management
• Solid & Hazardous Waste
• Waste Water / Storm Water
• Above & Under Ground Storage Tank Management tools

• Experience with Lean Problem Solving and is able to use 8D or A3 problem solving tools.
• Ability to organize and lead HSE continuous improvement events
• Experience with incident Investigation, including Root Cause Analysis such as Five Why Analysis.
• Solid experience with permit administration and management, including Air permitting [state operating permit], Storm Water, and Industrial Waste Water experience.
• Experience preparing and delivering HSE training to culturally diverse workforce.
• Background and expertise in HSE recordkeeping, reporting, and compliance.
• Training in Ergonomics, machine guarding and as a First Aid Responder.


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