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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Blacksburg, Virginia
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Industry Segments:
Chemicals, Consumer Goods, Manufacturing - Miscellaneous
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Supervisor

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The Environmental, Health and Safety Supervisor will own and resolve environmental, health and safety, (EHS) and worker’s compensation issues for the Blacksburg manufacturing facility. This position will lead our efforts to provide a safe and healthy workplace for our employees while ensuring compliance with all applicable local, state and federal health and safety regulations. The position will also ensure compliance with all environmental regulations.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance for environmental, health, safety and sustainability activities in support of local, group, and corporate initiatives. Collaborate with EHS teams locally to achieve our EHS goals.
  • Develop, monitor and manage key performance indicators (KPIs) relating to EHS.
  • Ensure compliance with OSHA, EPA, and other federal, state, and local regulations pertaining to EHS either by representing, or assisting representation of the company in all contact with regulatory agencies.
  • Plan, implement and manage policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations.
  • Plan, implement and manage programs to train managers and employees in work site safety and environmental practices, including but not limited to fire prevention, lockout/tagout, hazardous waste handling, spill prevention and control, hearing conservation, respiratory protection, and hazard communication.
  • Provide guidance and direction for the plant-wide safety Committee, including facilitation of safety campaigns and safety-related communication.
  • Serves as site emergency coordinator and create, implement and lead Emergency Action Plans; including coordination with local Police and Fire Departments, and scheduling of emergency drills.
  • Ensures compliance with OSHA Process Safety Management and EPA Risk Management Program; including facilitation and scheduling of Process Hazard Analyses, submittal of Risk Management Plan, and training of affected personnel.
  • Conducts facility specific audits to review site EHS compliance and improvement plans; reports results to site and corporate leadership and implements correction and improvement procedures in collaboration with employees.
  • Perform, submit and maintain all environmental calculations and reporting as required by federal, state and local regulatory agencies.
  • Compile, maintain and submit safety and accident related statistics required by corporation and regulatory agencies.
  • In collaboration with appropriate leadership, assess EHS-related issues involving New Product Development and new chemical review
  • Support the company-wide workers’ compensation program, by providing accident related information, investigation, corrective plans and return to work/modified work suggestion in an effort to reduce employee lost time.
  • Model the Spectrum Brands values and behaviors to achieve service excellence, meet and exceed organizational objectives and support fiscal responsibility.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  Education and Experience Profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Engineering or equivalent field of study preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in an EHS role with demonstrated knowledge of applicable environmental health and safety regulations.
  • Manufacturing facility experience required.


Required Skills

  • Must have strong analytical skills to determine root cause analysis, resolve operational failures and set corrective action/course.
  • Ability to analyze, plan and manage to operational and training budgets.
  • Must be a driver of EHS requirements and capable of coordinating the design, build, and implementation of quality solutions to problems.
  • Must have strong ability to work as an individual contributor and as a facilitator for work teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and collaborate with site leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide hands-on training and coaching.
  • Must have demonstrated success in managing systems and processes.
  • Must be action oriented and demonstrate energy for things seen as challenging.
  • Demonstrated leadership, presentation and training skills.
  • Strong organization and planning abilities.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • PC skills (spreadsheet, word processing, presentations).


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