Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

Posted: Apr 12, 2016

Location: Charlotte, NC

The EHS Manager is responsible for Environmental Health & Safety.  The EHS Manager will play a critical role in driving initiatives for the business by implementing EHS improvements and sustaining positive EHS standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide voice of EHS to OPCO to ensure EHS have strong advocacy and is accounted for across operational decision making.
  • Supervise all EHS activities for the site
  • Acts as the site Radiation Safety Officer
  • Develop & implement EHS related procedures and processes as well as coordinate & deliver EHS training programs for OPCO – including but not limited to safety orientation, radiation safety and annual training requirements.  Maintain appropriate records.
  • Determine & administer facility safety, PPE, and health & wellness programs.
  • Participate in post-accident investigations and corrective actions.
    Develop emergency action plans.
  • Evaluate jobs, work stations, cells for appropriate ergonomic and safety issues.
  • Assist in Kaizens, light duty, restriction accommodation analyses.
    Ensure reporting of workers compensation claims to insurer.  Partner with insurer and Human Resources to effectively manage claims.
  • Represent OPCO in corporate or governmental reporting and audit requirements.
  • Ensure Environmental compliance of operations processes.
  • Maintain EHS related KPI or PD data and activities.
  • Support continuous improvement activity.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Hazardous Waste Management

  • Act as Primary Emergency Coordinator
  • Make appropriate communications in time of emergency with Fire/Police, executive staff as appropriate, with personnel in charge of environmental reporting, and environmental emergency response contractors as appropriate
  • Direct Emergency Personnel to appropriate locations
  • Act as liaison between emergency crews, response contractors and staff
  • Remain familiar with the contingency plan and procedures set forth in the plan
  • Direct EHS personnel with applicable environmental reporting as necessary and required
  • Supervise Hazardous Waste Handling
  • Annual RCRA Training

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in safety/environmental, engineering, or related field experience preferred
  • 10+ years EHS experience preferred
  • Experience in Manufacturing Environment required
  • Radiation Safety Experience Preferred
  • Experience in regulated industry preferred

Desired Skills and Background

  • The EHS Manager must have a strong ability to influence and lead associates, operations support, administrative support and leadership staff.
  • The EHS Manager must also have strong problem solving skills with a very systematic and analytical approach.
  • The EHS Manager will communicate with employees at different levels and must be able to deliver effective communications both written and verbal.
  • The EHS Manager must be able to handle conflict effectively.  Additionally, the EHS Manager must be able to oversee and prioritize multiple demanding projects.
  • A qualified candidate will have strong business acumen and be successful driving the OPCO’s EHS initiatives.

Apply Online – http://www.searchsolutiongroup.com/careerportal/#/jobs/2758