Current Openings

Date Posted: 11/30/2022

Job Title: Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Location: Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Reports To: President / CEO

Job Category/Department: Safety

Travel Required: <20%

Position Type: Salary

Job Purpose: The EH&S Manager designs, develops, implements, and oversees the organization's environmental, health and safety programs and procedures to safeguard employees and surrounding communities. Administers policies and procedures that cover two or more functional areas in the environmental, health and safety job family. Ensures employees in functional areas follow established procedures and comply with federal, state, and local regulations. Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the current EH&S Department and lead an interactive training program that utilizes resources such as external/internal hands-on process training, offsite courses, and seminars to promote the continuous growth and development of the organization and work with HR in OSHA Compliance Training record keeping. Partner with Human Resources to manage worker’s compensation claims.

Primary Duties and Deliverables

  • Drives and supports the implementation of environmental, health, safety, and risk management processes at the corporate level
  • Responsible for ensuring consistency and facilitation of policy creation, revisions, and adherence across the organization
  • Develops and implements the corporate EHS training plan to ensure associates receive the proper training as required by law as well as education on safe work practices, proper personal protection including orientation of new associates
  • Maintenance of ISO 9001:2000 certifications for businesses by ensuring that all team members comply with processes, procedures, and instructions for all activities in which the team participates
  • Drive and manage compliance programs and ensure site compliance with all Federal, State and Local regulatory requirements.
  • Establish schedule and audit team to carry out external audits & inspections at all facilities every 18 months. Ensure internal/self-audits are completed annually.
  • Establish process to ensure recommended corrective actions are followed up on and that deficiencies are corrected in a timely manner
  • Responsible for standardization of safety programs, hazard assessments and the implementation and updates of MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets)
  • Drive continuous safety improvements, audit work areas, review incident reports and recommend enhancements.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement departmental initiatives with the goal of improving services and on-time delivery.
  • Interface and collaborate with internal and external customers, establishing strong working relationships, and driving the continued growth of the EH&S services.
  • Enhance companywide communication by promoting knowledge share between the EH&S Service team and the rest of the organization with the goals of enhancing the technical acumen of the company and improving overall customer satisfaction.
  • Collaborate and work closely with Site Manager to establish safety goals and ensure all pertinent safety policies, rules and regulations are being followed at all times.
  • Leads the Plant Safety Committee and has budget and management responsibilities for the site Emergency Response Team. Site Representative for Community Advisory, Emergency Response, Chemical Industry, and wastewater system.
  • Establish a process for the investigation and analysis of cause and effect of accidents, injuries, illnesses, property damage and near misses
  • Partners with operations leadership to ensure zero-incident mindset is integrated into daily operations and is sustained to provide a competitive advantage
  • Leverage EHS to create Best Experience culture, employer of choice, continuous improvement mindset/lean operations

Preferred Qualifications

  • BACHELOR’S DEGREE: Occupational Safety, Environmental Science, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5+ years of leadership experience in environmental, health and safety roles in a manufacturing environment
  • EHS Professional Certification (Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Environmental Manager (CEM), etc.) strongly preferred.
  • Experience with compliance with ISO14001 and OSHAS18000 a plus.
  • Knowledge in environmental, safety, health and legal compliance (OSHA, EPA, DNR, SEMARNAT, PROFEPA, STPS)
  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate to all levels of management
  • Accurately record and communicate research results to others both orally and in writing, via diverse formats.
  • Able to summarize results using Microsoft Office Core suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Teams, etc.)

Primary Work Location

  • Sheboygan, Wisconsin with travel to other sites, conferences, or customer sites, as requested.

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