EHS Manager - Memphis, Tennessee United States - 44861



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 44861
Title: EHS Manager
Job Location: Memphis, Tennessee - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: Car allowance
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Great international company with excellent benefits!

JOB DESCRIPTION

This individual will be responsible for providing strategic direction to the site and company leadership on Environmental Safety and Health issues and driving the safety culture of the location. The EHS Manager will provide technical and regulatory expertise to ensure environmental compliance, safe work practices and continuous improvement of EHS programs.

  • Promote safety awareness, accident prevention and Team Member involvement in environmental and safety programs.
  • Devise, supervise, and coordinate training programs which will increase proficiency in safe practices and promote safety consciousness – ensuring employee understanding.
  • Make recommendations on best safety practices, and audit locations adherence to those practices.
  • Consult with departments on design and use of equipment, fire prevention and safety program.
  • Make studies and analyses of industrial accident causes and hazards to health.
  • Formulate safety policies and procedures in compliance with state and federal OSHA rules and regulations.
  • Audit facilities and offices to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards.
  • Communicate corrective or preventative measures required to appropriate management.
  • Continually monitor compliance issues such as MSDS files, OSHA reporting, etc.
  • Conduct site audits, evaluate plant's compliance with safety and environmental regulations identify areas of improvements.
  • Participate in accident investigation and prepare material and evidence for company use in hearings, law suits, and insurance investigation.
  • Compile and submit all accident reports required by regulatory agencies, as well as internal reports.
  • Drive incident/accident free work place initiative through education, coaching and other initiatives.
  • Lead the environmental, health and safety initiatives in support of the business requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local regulations.
  • Implement environmental solutions and drive changes in manufacturing processes / systems that lead to reduction in environmental waste streams.
  • Provide technical expertise to plant personnel on key governmental regulations pertaining to environment, health and safety.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelors Degree in EHS or related field

5+ years of safety related experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Familiarity with environmental permitting and reporting 
  • Strong understanding of OSHA, and HACCP.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Advanced knowledge of TPS, 5S, and Kaizen
  • Expert Leadership Skills
  • CSP Preferred

 

 

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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