Environmental Health and Safety Manager

(#9835) - CO
Industry: Stone Veneer

United Employment Group is seeking an Environmental Health and Safety Manager in CO.

Description:

  • Provides strong health and safety leadership at all levels.
  • Ensures company’s standards are well integrated into the manufacturing processes.
  • Leads by example that safety is a way of life and demonstrates a passion for an injury-free workplace.
  • Formulates safety policies and procedures to be followed by company and plant personnel in compliance with local, State, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.
  • Consults with all departments on design and use of equipment, chemicals introduced into the plant, disposal of waste, fire prevention and safety programs including the need for industrial hygiene monitoring.
  • Oversees monthly/quarterly facility inspections to detect existing or potential hazards and recommends corrective or preventative measures when applicable.
  • Develops new and sustains existing environmental compliance initiatives to achieve continuous and step improvement in facilities’ performance.
  • Prepares/submits required Federal, State & Municipal environmental assessments and reports.
  • Oversees and advises a variety of activities related to environmental regulations, permitting and compliance activities.
  • Works with management, supervisors, and employees on environmental, health, and safety programs, projects, and training as requested or required.
  • Remain current on regulatory requirements and implement changes as necessary.
  • Oversee and guide incident investigations to determine root cause, corrective action and remediation.
  • Represents the organization in community or industry safety groups and programs.
  • Develops and administers risk-management and loss-prevention programs.

 

Job Requirements 
  • Bachelor's Degree with a concentration in Environment, Health and Safety, Engineering or related field and minimum of 5 years progressive responsibilities at a management level within a manufacturing environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Professional Certification desired.  Knowledge of general manufacturing practices and prior experience leading process improvement activities focused on risk assessment, behavior modification, ergonomics, chemical exposure control and machine guarding.
  • Knowledge of U.S. occupational safety (OSHA) and environmental (EPA) regulations and recordkeeping requirements.
  • Experience with Behavior Based Safety (BBS) programs, Lean/Continuous Improvement/Six Sigma training/5S training/certification is a plus.
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience coordinating EHS compliance activities.
  • Prior experience identifying, implementing, developing and reinforcing safety training and initiatives at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to travel up to 50%.
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