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EHS Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Company: Job Juncture
Location: Eugene
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Our client has an opening for an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Manager based in Eugene, Oregon (Springfield, Oregon) manufacturing facility.  In this role you will be responsible for the development and execution of programs to ensure that we provide a safe workplace for employees and minimizes impacts to the environment.  This position will lead compliance with all federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulations and ensure a sustainable environmental, health and safety management system at a plant level, driving EHS performance improvement and efficiency.  This position will participate in the EHS Leadership Network.
 
Requirements:


  • Bachelors or Master's degree in Environmental, Health or Safety, Chemistry or related field, required.
  • 7 years of EHS experience within a manufacturing plant with at least 100 employees, with at least 2-3 years as an EHS Manager.   Additionally, you must be knowledgeable with OSHA and EPA regulations.
  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills and have exceptional leadership skills and ability to mentor, influence and motivate (a real passion for EHS).
  • You have effective management skills and an ability to serve as a change agent to drive change and process improvements and cultural change and create alignment. 
  • You are adaptable and flexible and can work well under pressure, effectively handling conflict, strict deadlines and multiple tasks.
  • You have the ability to assess and implement EHS best practices and have excellent organization, recordkeeping and documentation skills.

    Responsibilities:

    • Develop, implement, and drive cost-effective compliance training, and regulatory safety and environmental programs. 
    • Develop and implement EHS programs, policies, procedures and best practice techniques, implement new regulatory requirements, and provide control measures that reduce or eliminate risks to the Company. Implement and maintain an EHS Management Systems.
    • Conduct EHS assessments at the facility, identify areas for improvement, lead corrective actions (from plant and corporate/3rd party audits).  Report EHS results to manufacturing Plant Manager and Sr. Director, Environmental Health and Safety. Participate in audits of other facilities.
    • Oversee all EHS training programs and requirements.
    • Investigate injuries/illnesses, near-misses and environmental incidents.  Determine root cause of incidences and provide corrective action plan. Manage and track injury and illness data and environmental metrics.  Lead reduction in injury and illness rates and environmental impact and costs.  Serve as a champion for Sustainability projects.
    • Build a proactive safety culture at plant.  Create environment where employees and supervision are engaged in working safely.
    • Prepare, maintain, and comply with federal, state, and local agency environmental reporting and permitting and Corporate EHS Standards.  Advise on all EHS legislation and legal requirements.  Ensure facility maintains ongoing compliance with OSHA/EPA requirements, safety standards, wastewater treatment plant operations, air permits and waste management practices.  Serve as the interface with local, state and federal agencies.

Keywords: Job Juncture, Eugene , EHS Environmental Health & Safety Manager, Executive , Eugene, Oregon

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