• Environmental Health & Safety Manager

    Job Locations US-GA-Union City
    Job ID
    2018-1393
    Category
    Manufacturing Admin Support
  • Overview

    This Environmental Health and Safety Manager requires proficiency in safety, industrial hygiene, property protection, and environmental, and sustainability areas. Position requires a strong strategic leader with excellent verbal and written communication skills who has the unique ability to influence without authority.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities:

    • Manages change that affects the site’s EHS compliance, through strong leadership skills, and strategically leads the site to address concerns before the employees and/or facility are put at risk.
    • Forecast and coordinate EHS activity around equipment layouts, building designs and process improvements, being an integral part of project teams, requiring complex decision making and knowledge of other operations in the area that can be affected by the decisions.
    • Primary contact/liaison for all EHS regulatory agencies, and the emergency coordinator representing the site during all interaction with EHS agencies, including local municipality services during catastrophic industrial and weather related events.
    • Over sight of safety programs including but not limited to; accident prevention and reporting, behavior based safety process, ergonomics, hazard communication, hazardous energy controls, confined spaces, lock-out tag-out, emergency evacuations, industrial hygiene monitoring, fire prevention, property conservation, accident investigation and analysis.
    • Oversee and recommend continuous improvement for Environment and Sustainability programs including but not limited to air emissions, water supply, storm water, and wastewater discharges, liquid solid hazardous waste management, chemical storage tank management, pollution prevention, communication right to know reporting, hazardous material storage, energy/water conservation and emergency preparedness/response.
    • Development of an annual budget for departmental expenses, employee requirements and capital equipment.
    • Provide subject matter expertise for all EHS training needs of management and staff.

    Scope:

    • Thoroughly understands regulatory requirements, including, OSHA EPA, DOT, etc.
    • Experience in risks assessments, risk management, ergonomics, personnel protective equipment, injury and incident investigation, reporting, industrial hygiene, auditing, behavior based safety and training.
    • Establishes operational objectives and assignments and delegates assignments to direct report managers. Objectives are reviewed by senior management to determine success of operation.
    • Involved in developing, modifying and executing company policies that affect immediate operations and may also have company-wide effect.
    • Works on complex problems in which analysis of situation or data requires an in-depth evaluation method, techniques and criteria for obtaining results. Develops and ensure budgets, schedules and performance requirements are met
    • Understands that an erroneous decision may result in critical delays in schedules and/or unit operations and jeopardize overall business activities.
    • Regularly interacts with senior management on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions and/or customers. Requires the ability to change the thinking of or gain acceptance of others in sensitive situations.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree required in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental, Engineering or related field of study
    • Master Degree preferred
    • Knowledge of cGXP/ICH/FDA/EMEA/HPB, OSHA regulations
    • 8 – 10 years of EHS/Facilities experience required
    • 5 years EHS leadership/management role required
    • Experience in pharmaceutical industry a plus
    • Sustainability experience a plus
    • Strong written and verbal communication

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