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EHS Manager (manufacturing)
Staunton, VA

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$120,000 - $150,000 / yr

 As Environmental, Health, & Safety Manager, you will provide leadership and strategic direction  to the facility through the application of the company principles, ensuring that systems effectively address the facility’s EH&S risk profile, develop and/or align the facility EH&S strategy according to the business/enterprise health and safety plan, and facilitate health and safety ownership throughout the organization. We are looking for candidates who wants to create long term value, who  is not afraid to challenge the status quo, and who wants to find fulfillment in what they do. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

• Lead & manage the site EH&S team. Provide team members with work assignments, training,  feedback, coaching, support, and development opportunities.  

• Assists facility leadership with the development of short and long-term EH&S objectives, targets,  strategies, and measures that prioritize and mitigate risks. 

• Develops shared EH&S vision and provides leadership and direction to achieve the EH&S vision  through management commitment and employee ownership.  

• Coordinates an active investigation team to participate in incident investigations, root cause analysis, and corrective action development and implementation. Drives RCA. 

• Ensures compliance standard owners are in place for each subject matter area. • Leads the development of risk assessment methods/systems for anticipating, identifying and evaluating hazards. 

• Develops and manages leading and lagging metrics to gauge and guide the EH&S performance of the facility. 

• Develop action plans that address the facility’s culture and risk. 

• Ensures site employees understand and exercise their decision rights regarding EH&S. • Ensures the development, improvement, and implementation of training systems to meet facility needs, utilizing qualified instructors.

• Work with the Corporate EHS Team as appropriate to implement improvements, assess issues  and implement corrective actions as necessary. 

• Engages in capital and expense project planning and execution to ensure safe and efficient  execution. 

• Ensures EH&S records are managed in accordance with records management and the applicable  EH&S standards. 

Qualifications (Required) 

• Bachelor’s degree in occupational safety, health, environmental science, or other related fields. • 2+ years of experience in a management role, preferably in a manufacturing environment. • 5+ years of experience working in an EHS related role. 

Qualifications (Preferred) 

• Certified Safety Professional or Process Safety Management experience 

• Experience in petrochemical or chemical manufacturing processes 

• Working knowledge of OSHA 1926 and 1910 

• Previous leadership role in safety management. 

• Experience working with government and regulatory agencies to ensure Environmental  Compliance with all applicable local and national laws and standards.

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