This is an outstanding EHS Manager opportunity for a growing leader in the Food Industry near the desirable Neenah, WI area. Our client is seeking a mid-senior level leader for environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) programs, policies and initiatives for 3 local manufacturing facilities. This role will work closely with the EHS Director and serve as a key contributor to EH&S initiatives within other plants in the Division.
Requirements for the EHS Manager role:
7+ years’ EHS experience in a large manufacturing facility; Food Industry, packaging, processing plant experience is a plus.
BA/BS degree in EHS or related field.
Ability to identify, assess and lead / execute multiple continuous improvement projects simultaneously.
Working knowledge of EHS&S practices, and understanding of federal, state and local laws and regulations affecting manufacturing practices and activities.
Knowledge of materials used in the manufacturing process and of safe practices for physical management of raw materials/hazardous materials and finished goods.
Previous experience with data analysis and risk assessment.
Experience influencing for results, building rapport on the plant floor, compliance culture change agent is desired.
Up to 30% travel in support of best practices and continuous improvement initiatives
Responsibilities for the EHS Manager role:
Implements/maintains consistent EHS&S management systems and programs.
Measures, audits and evaluates the effectiveness of the following areas: Occupational safety; Ergonomics/workstation design; Workplace injury & illness (Worker’s Compensation) claim / medical management; Environmental regulatory compliance; Employee training; Industrial hygiene; Fire prevention / protection; Fleet safety; Facility and asset security.
Establish site strategies, systems and controls to assure company objectives and compliance in the areas of environmental health and safety.
Establish and report site key EHS performance metrics to ensure scorecard objectives are met.
Acts as liaison between assigned facility and the Corporate EHS&S Department in the execution of corporate EHS&S initiatives.
Develop and maintain facility wide EHS programs including proactive incident prevention, business continuity plan, hazardous chemical management and employee training.
Helps drive employee engagement to create and foster a proactive, empowered safety culture.
Manage incident reporting process including completion of investigations/RCA’s, implementation of corrective actions, and communication to key stakeholders.
If this EHS Manager position is the type of opportunity you have serious interest in and would like to learn more about this role and the organization, I am available to discuss in further detail. If this is not the right next step for your career, I would be happy to speak with anyone that you recommend and greatly appreciate your referrals.