EHS Manager (Auburn, IN)

General Summary:

Responsible for the overall management, direction and coordination of safety and environmental activities within the assigned facility or facilities.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

· Leads the safety process within the assigned plant(s).

· Develops procedures for compliance to state and federal safety and health standards and assists plant staff with implementation.

· Interprets/explains/adapts corporate policies and procedures and assists plant staff in policy implementation.

· Leads the incident learning process.

· Participates with human resources in the worker’s compensation and return to work process.

· Manages the medical surveillance and qualification process.

·Provides for effective training and education in safe work practices.

· Ensures maintenance of required documentation and reviews periodically to ensure the documentation adds value.

· Reviews/inspects operations periodically and maintains regular presence on the plant floor.

· Leads the continuous improvement process for risk reduction.

· Establishes trusting, psychologically safe relationships with managers, supervisors, and the hourly workforce.

· Ensures adherence to environmental requirements (as determined by the Corporate Environmental Director). This includes tasks such as periodic training, drills, corrective action team involvement, etc.

· Acts as the facility’s environmental “expert” and emergency response leader.

· Collaborates with the Corporate Sustainability Manager on sustainability initiatives defined within the Environmental Management System (EMS).

· Manages regulatory inspections and citations.

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Requirements:

· Ability to lead and develop direct reports.

· Critical thinking, participative management, and project management.

· Excellent understanding of state and federal safety regulations.

· Ability to conduct industrial hygiene surveys such as sampling for air contaminants and noise and perform ergonomic assessments.

· Ability to facilitate process improvement projects to reduce risk.

· Ability to guide teams in the incident learning process.

· Ability to customize safe operating procedures through interaction with affected work groups.

· Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interface with employees, line management and upper management, support functions within the company and members of the community such as local emergency response personnel.

· Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.

· Desire to learn manufacturing processes and be involved in improvement activities other than those related to safety.

Education and Experience Requirements:

· BS in Occupational Safety & Health or related discipline. (May substitute equivalent demonstrated competency.

· 5-10 years safety process experience in, heavy manufacturing. Foundry safety experience is a plus.

· Environmental compliance experience (CAA, CWA, RCRA)

· A track record of proactively implementing successful safety initiatives.

· Experience with and/or working knowledge of human and organizational performance (Learning teams, Safety II, Safety Differently) is a plus.

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