The Assistant Manager, EHS is responsible for Designing, seeking approval of and ensuring execution of required occupational safety, health, environmental, sustainability and related management system programs and processes.
Responsible for implementing and managing Behavior-Based Safety programs, Regulatory training, environmental waste reduction and EHS Program Management to maintain and enhance Certification standards, as well as continuous improvement of key performance metrics through project management and initiatives.
Facilitate Risk Assessment Process (Health & Safety Risks, Environmental Aspects and Impacts) in order to mitigate risks. Coordinate with team and functional management, including HR, to manage injured workers including return to work programs.
Conduct or respond to health and safety assessments/analyses in plant to minimize health and safety risks
Lead the implementation of the facilities wastewater quality strategy compliance tracking and review/approval of designs.
Design and deliver EHS procedure and management system related training modules at five levels: New Hire Orientation, Annual Review, Specialty, Contractor, and Management
Develop implementation strategies, implement, evaluate and/or certify effective implementation of programs and standards.
Establish and maintain medical response program and emergency response organization and champion sustainability efforts within the facility.
Coordinate and communicate findings of internal and external audits to management staff, and ensure items of non-conformance are addressed and corrected according to schedule
Effectively translate safety and sustainability goals and objectives to all levels of the organization ensuring alignment on relevant performance data
Routinely review safety and sustainability results with plant personnel to maximize facility performance.
Foster an environment that supports an engaged safety and sustainability culture.
Participate in industry organizations to stay current on technologies, process and regulations
Seek, share and adopt ideas and best practices in and outside the Company and embrace change introduced by others
Design, implement and execute programs and processes to protect the safety and health of employees
Ensure facility compliance with good environmental practices and with applicable regulations.
Establish and maintain appropriate relationships with state and local regulatory agencies. Represent company on regulatory issues with impact outside local plant.
5-7 years’ Experience of heading safety at a manufacturing operations of 100 or more people.
Degree in Environmental engineering or management or EHS programs is desirable.
Knowledge of technical practices and programs used in identification and elimination of workplace hazards
Knowledge of worker safety regulations as they relate to manufacturing.
Knowledge of procedures used to anticipate, recognize, evaluate and control physical, chemical, biological and ergonomic hazards.
Ability to interact with government officials; Seek required safety and environment related certifications
Capability to Train and educate people on occupational health and Safety requirements at plant
Ability to bring in a culture of safety to all in the operations