Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

Lynchburg, Virginia

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Job Description:

  • Implement, execute, ensure compliance with PepsiCo’s Environmental, Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Lead execution of the site’s annual EHS Plan, including development of expense and capital budgets needed to support these efforts.
  • Build capability of site resources to support implementation of EHS programming.
  • Manage site-wide system, Program Owner process, to identify and evaluate hazards (risks), and implement effective controls (corrective solutions).
  • Lead incident investigation process, including root cause analysis and identification of corrective action plans.
  • Interface with regulatory bodies (OSHA, EPA, State/Local Regulators).
  • Facilitate the completion of a site-wide annual EHS training plan.
  • Participate in formal EHS reviews of existing equipment modifications, new equipment purchases, and changes in site processes.
  • Ensure that required regulatory permits are acquired, that reports are submitted to regulatory agencies, and any site permit conditions (e.g. sampling, recordkeeping) are met.
  • Achieve annual targets for incident frequency, severity and related cost reductions.

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Degree is required. Occupational EHS discipline, Science or Engineering preferred.
  • 5+ years of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) experience in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Experience in a food manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Professional EHS certification is preferred (CIH, CSP, CHMM, and / or PE).
  • Functional EHS Knowledge in regulatory requirements, EHS technical aspects (safety, industrial hygiene, environmental), risk management, behavior-based safety, training, auditing / program review, regulatory agency enforcement, EHS vendor / consultant management, business knowledge required.
  • Proven track record in driving cultural change in EHS.
  • Strong communication skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and influence management skills.
  • Incumbent must be able to prioritize and perform multiple tasks without losing momentum while also completing all daily tasks efficiently and effectively.