Environmental Health and Safety Manager

What we're looking for...

Our Las Vegas Distribution Center EHSS Manager is responsible for the leadership and development of local Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security (EHSS) processes, in coordination with the Corporate EHSS Policies and directives. This leader is responsible for identifying applicable environmental regulations and risks while interacting with Operations, Planning, Legal, Engineering, and EHSS Corporate to implement acceptable systems in order to ensure compliance and conformance to EHSS Policies and Management Systems.

Expectations & Accountabilities...

  • Participate as a critical member of the site leadership team, championing EHSS
  • Lead the operations safety initiative by providing ongoing training, measuring, and reporting safety within all governmental and regulatory compliance to enhance safety awareness.
  • Interacts with all levels of the organization and maintains a strong presence on the floor to create and uphold a positive safety and environmental work environment.
  • Develop, implement, administer, and maintain EHSS programs, provide training, and ensure our Associates are aligned to company and regulatory requirements.
  • Assures that all applicable recordkeeping meets the legal requirements and established policies.
  • Lead creation of site-specific EHSS goals in support of corporate, initiatives designed to drive EHSS culture, compliance, and results.
  • Review EHSS trends and takes direct action to effectively drive continual improvement projects and develop regular communications tools to support the EHSS culture at the location.
  • Manage the completion of the site and workstation-level risk assessments to identify and prioritize EHSS aspects and leads activities to ensure that key EHSS operational controls are in place to ensure the EHSS corrective actions are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Conduct regular inspections of PPE, environmental, and physical condition of the facility, equipment, and security systems to identify defects in EHSS processes and suggest opportunities for improvement.
  • Perform timely investigations of incidents, identification of root cause, and rapid correction of contributing factors with documented closure. Provides support in auditing environmental activities and the management of waste materials.

What you'll need to be successful...

  • Three (3) years of hands on experience with environmental, health, and safety programs. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of OSHA, EPA, etc. regulations, laws, standards, and practices.
  • Highly organized individual who can relate to management, line workers, government officials, customers, and visitors.
  • A strategic individual with sound judgment, strong ethical standards, the ability to manage conflict, and models our value of Courage while championing continuous improvement.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience with developing written policy, procedures, and training material, facilitating training sessions, data collection, analysis, interpreting, and reporting.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills; presentation and demonstrated training skills.
  • Basis knowledge of MS Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited institution in an EHS related field or equivalent work experience in a distribution or manufacturing environment.

Qualifications that will set you apart...

  • Experience in Lean manufacturing and concepts such as Kaizen, Six Sigma, etc.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM).

At Oatey we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Oatey!