BC Delta Tea (82nd St)
Environmental Health & Safety
Job Posting Title:
Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security Manager
Job Title: Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security Manager
Reports to: Division EHS Director with dotted line to Plant Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt
Prepared Date: January 2018
SUMMARY: Leader for environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) programs, policies and initiatives in supporting our food processing facilities, DC and office areas. Evaluates programs and policies to minimize risks associated with EHS&S issues and ensures compliance with corporate and legal standards. Influences and helps establish best practices and building a culture of health and safety.
SCOPE: The EHS&S Manager is responsible to lead EHS&S for 1 manufacturing facility with approximately 250 - 300 employees working across multiple shifts in Delta, BC.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Implements/maintains consistent EHS&S management systems, including control designs, methods, procedures (Standard Operating Procedures/Work Instructions/Standard Work) and programs. Administers, advises and implements/updates to these systems, based on applicable legal and voluntary codes, best practices and/or conformance standards. Measures, audits and evaluates the effectiveness of EHS&S management systems and programs using Corporate and other tools and programs. This includes, but is not limited to, the following areas:
- Occupational safety;
- Ergonomics/workstation design;
- Workplace injury & illness (Worker's Compensation) claim / medical management;
- Environmental regulatory compliance;
- Employee training;
- Industrial hygiene;
- Fire prevention / protection;
- Fleet safety;
- Facility and asset security;
- Establish site strategies, systems and controls to assure company objectives and compliance in the areas of environmental health and safety.
- Establish and report site key EHS performance metrics to ensure scorecard objectives are met.
- Participate in the development and implementation of 3 year EHS improvement plans.
- Acts as liaison between assigned facility and the Corporate EHS&S Department in the execution of corporate EHS&S initiatives.
- Focuses EHS&S efforts towards common goals and processes to achieve world-class status.
- Develop and maintain facility wide EHS programs including proactive incident prevention, business continuity plan, hazardous chemical management and employee training.
- Helps drive employee engagement to create and foster a proactive, empowered safety culture.
- Manages internal and external relationships (e.g., government agency, consultants, insurers, brokerage, legal) as necessary.
- Manage incident reporting process including completion of investigations/RCA's, implementation of corrective actions, and communication to key stakeholders.
- Along with the Human Resources Team, actively manage Workers' Compensation cases, working closely with all appropriate parties.
- Maintain industry, professional and technical knowledge by networking, attending industry events, and reviewing professional publications.
- Completes other duties and tasks as assigned.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Ability to identify, assess and lead / execute multiple continuous improvement projects simultaneously - must be able to work independently and demonstrate results (including Worker's Compensation claim reduction)
- Working knowledge of EHS&S practices, and understanding of federal, state and local laws and regulations affecting manufacturing practices and activities.
- Knowledge of methods, accepted practices, considerations and regulatory requirements associated with safety and protection of workers, environment and sites.
- Knowledge of materials used in the manufacturing process and of safe practices for physical management of raw materials/hazardous materials and finished goods.
- Knowledge of day-to-day and strategic issues, operational requirements and management of a manufacturing facility.
- Knowledge of technologies and applications used in manufacturing products and in the optimization of manufacturing processes.
- Good knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment.
- Ability in producing reports and developing relevant policies.
- Ability to work in all possible environmental conditions including office, manufacturing, labs, warehouse and travel (e.g., air, car, train, etc.).
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- 5+ years' experience in responsibility for a medium to large manufacturing facility or equivalent knowledge/exposure. Food plant processing experience a plus, although not required.
- BA/BS degree in related field (e.g., engineering, environmental science, occupational safety, industrial engineering) required.
- Masters degree in related field is a plus.
- Experience in managing complex projects, workers' compensation claims and/or occupational nurse a plus.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Industry certifications are a plus, but not required.
COMPUTER SKILLS: Must be proficient in MS Office. Experience with Intelex and/or Alchemy is helpful.
TRAVEL: Minimal travel requirements.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle documents or reach with hands and arms and talk or listen.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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