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EH&S Manager

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Roanoke
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Our client, a major packaging manufacturer, is actively seeking an Environmental, Health, & Safety Manager for its plant in Roanoke, Virginia.
Candidates should have familiarity with EH&S programs
and experience implementing process and procedures along with a proactive management style and highly-visible floor presence.
This job will have the following responsibilities:
Coordinate day-to-day implementation of industrial health, ergonomic and wellness programs with a high-level of employee engagement.Provide hands-on, effective supervision to ensure associate adherence to best practices to safety procedures during regular production and key downtime maintenance activities. Determine EHS site goals and necessary programs with site area leaders and managers.Effectively influence them to be strong EHS Leaders within their areas of responsibility.Responsible for review EHS policies, programs, and metrics to meet the goals and objectives of the business and fully integrating this into the plant management system. Prepare, implement, and operate updates to the site EHS management system and programs and implement the necessary policies and procedures with a risk-based and structured approach. Stay ahead of the federal state, local laws (OSHA, DOT, EPA, FMLA, ADA, etc) as well as
company policies to ensure the site is in compliance with the regulations. Initiate changes to practices and procedures to support compliance and ensure the vital permits and licenses to operate the plant are in place. Ensure effective occupational safety and health programs are maintained with external support from health care providers, insurers, community health, and regulatory agencies. Responsible for ensuring safety amongst associates in the facility relating to weather, environmental, machine safety, or ergonomics. Ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations regarding environmental discharges from the facility. Ensure compliance with waste shipment regulations. Train associates and department leaders as necessary. Provide oversight and direction for day-to-day compliance with applicable air, hazardous waste, wastewater, and storm water permits, plans, regulations, etc. Ability to interpret environmental laws and permit requirements, stay abreast of the changing regulatory landscape, and analyze the various options for complying with new regulations and permit requirements. Ensure all work performed aligns with safety, environmental and hazardous waste procedures, plans, policies, and requirements. Provide effective leadership and overall management of site EH&S associates. Conduct jobsite assessments, focusing on unsafe conditions and unsafe work behaviors; ensure appropriate action is taken to correct deficiencies. Lead Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), EPA, NDEQ, etc. inspections and investigations. Monitor and maintain records and permits of hazardous, biohazardous materials, and waste in compliance with all applicable local, state and federal regulations. Lead Emergency Response Team in case of Safety, Health, and Environmental hazard
Lead the Environmental, Health, and Safety improvement plan.Effectively partner with the plant manager and HR manager, among others, to build a robust safety culture.
Qualifications & Requirements:Bachelor's degree and seven (7) years of experience managing EHS issues in a manufacturing environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.Strong interpersonal skills -
accessible and approachable Ability to utilize business sense and creativity to develop new ideas, approaches and solutions Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems Knowledge of business and management principles involved in planning, resource allocation, cost analysis and budgeting, people management, and leadership guidance Ability to utilize and train employees on technology, processes and procedures Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to persuade and influence decision making of individuals, groups, or work teams, and to communicate difficult issues In-depth experience of OSHA regulations and requirements Experience in managing/handling compliance issues, permitting for all media, OSHA/EPA programs, regulatory reviews, permit preparation, reporting and record keeping. Experience in evaluating/interpreting OSHA, EPA and DOT regulations and relevant industry standards (SQF, GMP, ISO, etc.).Experience with Federal, State and local Worker's Compensation law Prior experience establishing proactive Ergonomics Program preferredExperience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create basic reports, documents, presentations and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint Preferred Skills and Qualifications: BS degree in Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering or other science field 10 years' experience in a manufacturing environment with 3+ years as a dedicated EHS leader. Experience managing multi-shift or continuous operations high-speed manufacturing, paper converting, chemical/plastics processing and packaging industrial experience Lean/Continuous Improvement experience Professional Engineer (PE), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Certified Safety Professional (ASP/CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) certification

Keywords: The Judge Group, Roanoke , EH&S Manager, Executive , Roanoke, Virginia

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