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West Central, Pennsylvania
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Aerospace, Automotive, Biotechnology, Chemicals, Consumer Goods, Electrical & Electronic Products, Food & Beverage, General Manufacturing, Machinery & Equipment, Manufacturing - Miscellaneous, Medical Equipment/Instrumentation, Metals - Fabricated, Metals - Primary, Paper/Lumber/Timber, Pharmaceuticals, Plastics, Rubber & Plastics, Textiles, Utilities
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

Position Summary:
This position is responsible for the development and execution of programs to ensure that the Company provides 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. The incumbent will implement a sustainable environmental, health and safety management system at a plant level and drive EHS performance improvement and efficiency.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The position will be successful through strong leadership, vision, and effective management and ensure these goals in a professional atmosphere that enhances Company economic viability and by leading EHS through functional leaders and supervisors.
  • Build, and drive, a proactive safety culture at plant. Create environment where employees and supervision are engaged in working safely. Implement BBS program and Continuous Improvement programs (e.g. JHA process)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Oversee and optimize EHS training programs.
  • Conduct EHS assessments at the facility, identify areas for improvement, and lead corrective actions (from plant and corporate/3rd party audits
  • Lead EHS reviews and identify requirements for engineering projects, new lines/equipment and management of change activity.

Education and other requirements:

  • Bachelors or Masters in Safety, Environmental Health, Chemistry, or related field. 
  • Must be knowledgeable with OSHA and EPA regulations, Pennsylvania state requirements is a plus. 
  • Must have 7+ years of plant and manufacturing EHS management experience preferably in the food/beverage, or similar, industry. Preference given to candidates with plant start-up experience
  • Support of 3 shift and weekend operations.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional leadership skills and ability to mentor and motivate (a real passion for EHS)
  • Effective management skills; Ability to assess and implement EHS best practices.
  • Serves as a change agent to drive process improvements and cultural change

Health and Safety: 

  • Behavior based safety
  • Chemical hazard communication and MSDS
  • Confined space entry
  • Electrical safety
  • Ergonomics
  • Fall protection 
  • Lock Out Tag Out and Machine Guarding
  • earing conservation
  • Incident investigation, analysis, and corrective action
  • Indoor air quality/industrial hygiene
  • Job hazard analysis and risk assessments
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Powered industrial vehicles
  • Process Safety Management (preferred but not required)


  • Air emission management, permitting and controls
  • Wastewater treatment operations, permitting and controls
  • Emergency planning and community right to know
  • Pollution prevention, resource conservation and Sustainability projects
  • Solid and hazardous waste management
  • Spill prevention and clean-up
  • Toxic chemical release reporting (EPA Form R)
  • Storm water management and controls (SPCC Plans)
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