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Environmental health and safety manager will be responsible to inspect and evaluate the environment, equipment and processes in working areas to ensure compliance with government safety regulations and industry standards. Environmental health and safety manager’s chief goal is to protect the employees, customers and the environment.
- Establish EHS goals that are consistent with policies and aligned with the Company vision.
- Review and develop EHS policies and procedures on a regular basis in keeping with best practices
- Maintain and update Standard Operating Procedures and General Manufacturing Practices for all safe; work practices, equipment, inspecting machinery, PPI, environmental and recommending policies, procedures and improvements.
- Ensure the implementation of emergency response and preparedness procedures and monitor effectiveness by undertaking quarterly fire evacuation and tornado drills.
- Chair the Safety Committee and Emergency Response Team
- Implement an effective system to drive EHS results, update EHS and KPI scores and action plans at least annually, issue all required EHS data timely and accurately, and maintain a current performance profile
- Responsible for assisting in the identification of possible losses, evaluating the risk of such loss exposure, developing and implementing a plan to correct or prevent a loss, and auditing the plan to ensure effectiveness
- Ensure contractor personnel working on the property are in compliance with policies and regulatory requirements
- Perform and contribute to the training program by conducting employee training, emergency response training, and coordination of training programs for the operation
- Design, implement, and monitor workplace safety audits and ensure any needed changes to promote safety in the workplace are implemented.
- Conduct monthly safety inspections and ensure deficiencies are minimized and corrected
- Conduct all accident and near-miss investigations, prepare reports, including recommendations to prevent recurrence, implement the approved course of action, and manage corrective actions.
- On-call 24/7 for significant accident response.
- Maintain accident statistics, analyze trends, and propose and take remedial action where necessary.
- Responsible for OSHA recordkeeping and reporting
- Handle all workers’ compensation claims that arise until closure (in conjunction with corporate resources)
- Develop, implement and maintain all required safety programs; Cal OSHA, OSHA, RMP and PSM and others.
- Liaison for OSHA, EPA, DOT, DHS or other State and Federal regulatory agencies and address any audits or issues that may arise.
- Ensure legal compliance and reduce the risk of non-compliance. Keep staff and leadership abreast of any changes in EHS legislation
- Bachelors degree is preferred
- 5-10 years of experience in Environmental Health and Safety role
- 5 years in the food industry or manufacturing experience
- Intermediate computer skills (Microsoft Office) are essential
- Has or willing to obtain Department of Labor OSHA 30-Hour card
- Knowledgeable on HACCP, Industrial Refrigeration, Hazmat, RMP/PSM, Environmental training
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Exceptional leadership skills