The Environmental Health & Safety Manager will lead efforts that drive towards a safe working environment for all Schreiber partners, customers, and outside contractors in the assigned location. The Environmental Health & Safety Manager will be responsible for the implementation of successful safety programs accomplished through coordination of Federal, State, and local regulations and by building a “safety comes first” attitude amongst all Schreiber partners. The Environmental Health & Safety Manager will have responsibility to work with plant leadership in managing the safety and environmental programs at Schreiber facilities.
In addition, the Environmental Health & Safety Manager will be responsible for overseeing all Safety and On-the-Job Training (OJT) in the plant. This includes working with department leaders to develop processes and systems for the training of hourly partners in their individual jobs. The Environmental Health & Safety Manager will work with hourly support staff and hourly trainers to ensure that appropriate adult learning techniques are applied and appropriate checklists and other applicable learning tools (e.g. VWI's, e-learning, classroom via vendors) are developed, updated, and utilized. The Environmental Health & Safety Manager will measure the implementation and success of safety and other training techniques and methods.
Duties of the role include:
- Lead efforts to improve Safety and Regulatory compliance for OSHA (21 different programs), the company’s Health & Environmental programs, and lead direct reports that support the above programs.
- Assess strengths and weaknesses of the plant’s safety, training and environmental programs to achieve year over year improvement with consistent movement to world class status.
- Learn other regulatory programs as needed such as Process Safety Management, Risk Management Programs.
- Stay current on regulations of OSHA and EPA to keep Schreiber Facilities Management informed of changes.
- Attend required training to maintain required certifications.
- Assist the Home Office Safety Managers in auditing other Schreiber facilities as needed.
- Help leaders/partners at facility recognize areas that are at risk and/or do not meet regulatory requirements.
- Review incident reports and ensure leaders have identified root causes.
- Audit each department with the department leader and members of the Safety Team to identify improvement opportunities.
- Instruct plant leaders in “at risk” behaviors and help them identify these behaviors during observations during plant audits.
- Be a resource to Facilities Management to correct unsafe conditions/regulatory requirements and follow through to make sure they are corrected in a timely manner. This includes identifying ways to reduce worker’s compensation costs through continuous improvement efforts.
- Conduct partner safety observation (PSO) training for leaders in the plant. Participate in observations with leaders in their departments.
- Oversee all Safety and On-the-Job Training in the plant. This training will involve assuring the proper training of hourly partners and overseeing the processes to properly document the training.
- Together with the leadership team, ensures compliance with Food Safety and Food Quality Plans, in addition to customer requirements. Interprets and communicates customer requirements to plant production and/or support groups. Establishes and Audits PCPs, CCPs and Standard Operating Procedures to define and monitor processes, to ensure customer requirements are met. Reviews incidents during which the procedures are not met, and determines appropriate corrective action for partners failing to follow standard procedures.
We're looking for leaders who thrive in fast-paced environments. The successful candidate will have:
- Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health or related field
- Environmental Health Safety certification preferred
- Minimum 5 years of leadership and plant experience
- Creation of safety programs and training programs
- Conduct plant audits to identify regulatory improvement opportunities, ways to reduce potential injuries, and convey to plant leadership, generate reports of audit findings
- Background of risk and assessment is highly preferred
- Strong leadership, excellent communication and organizational skills
- Desire to grow and take on new challenges and opportunities
- Internal partners: 2 years of experience in current role