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Location:
Harrisonburg, Virginia
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Industry Segments:
Automotive, Manufacturing - Miscellaneous
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

Job Description

This full-time/regular position provides environmental, health, and safety leadership to the site. Individual is accountable for: directing EHS activities at his/her location(s); establishing EHS objectives and targets; internal reporting of EHS performance; communication of national, area, and local regulatory requirements, and; ensuring documents are available in the local languages.

Position is responsible for: maintaining site ISO/OHSAS certifications (as applicable); assuring accurate and complete EHS reporting of metrics; assuring closure of company and regulatory agency findings on a timely basis; completion of required training for EHS personnel; managing interfaces with the public and governmental authorities with adverse findings and enforcement actions; directing actions during crises; creating a strong EHS culture that engages employees throughout the site in EHS teams and processes.

ESSENTIALS DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages and directs site in achieving EHS targets & objectives. Directs development, maintenance, and achievement of goals in support of corporate and division EHS strategic initiatives.
  • Facilitates risk assessment at the location to identify critical EHS hazards and aspects. Works with leadership team to create targets and objectives based on key EHS risks.
  • Determines appropriate leading and lagging indicators to track performance against targets and objectives.
  • Supports creation of EHS goals for the site manager and appropriate activity based goals for the leadership team, functional managers, and front-line supervisors to drive EHS culture, compliance, and results.
  • Works to assign EHS element champions and facilitate their engagement in ownership of the EHS elements.
  • Drives and promotes zero incident EHS culture throughout site.
  • Creates and facilitates EHS engagement through EHS teams and committees needed to accomplish the established targets and objectives for the year.
  • Works with leadership team and EHS element champions to complete an annual evaluation of compliance for EHS country, state, and local regulations.
  • Pursues third party recognition for programs that establish the site and Eaton’s EHS program as world class.
  • Uses established EHS data processes such as AGEIS to manage data such as injuries and illnesses, environmental metrics, risk assessments, EHS action items and other pertinent information.
  • Create training matrices to ensure that all training is defined and tracked to completion
  • Work with site leadership team and facilities to ensure that all key EHS operational controls are in place, on a PM program, and that EHS action items are resolved on a timely basis.
  • Supporting W/C investigations in coordination with site HR.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four (4) year degree in occupational safety, industrial hygiene, environmental discipline or equivalent.
  • 5-7+ years of experience with an emphasis in environmental, health and safety program management and employee training.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advanced degree desired
  • Comprehension of Tenneco, industry, state, and country EHS requirements.
  • Strong team-building skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Adept at utilization of company-wide system for reporting EHS data and information
  • Ability to demonstrate managerial courage (e.g., managing varied interests representing potential conflicts)
  • Ability to lead and support cross-functional EHS teams
  • Professional certification (recommended) (Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, or country equivalent where available).
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