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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Sauget, Illinois
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Consumer Goods, General Manufacturing, Lumber & Wood
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

Sauget (East St. Louis), IL

Implements procedures and programs to minimize environmental, health and safety (EHS) risks and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements by performing the following duties: 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage environmental project activities including, scheduling, tracking and planning for environmental assessments, site investigations, feasibility studies, and remedial action plans
  • Develop a compliance strategy(s) to meet regulatory requirements
  • Interprets data and observations to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry guidelines and advises management accordingly
  • Participate in workers compensation claims with Management, Human Resources and Carriers
  • Negotiate settlements of all citations and responses to OSHA and environmental compliance issues
  • Develop and implement sampling and monitoring plans which may include installing, operating and maintaining equipment which monitor air, land, and/or water pollution levels
  • Assess environmental risk of activities and advises team members of environmental impact
  • Analyze, develop, and implement activities to ensure the safe and efficient operation of all remediation efforts
  • Safety program development and training
  • Systematic risk assessment and job safety analysis of production environments
  • Safety policy and procedure writing and implementation
  • Work with Maintenance, Engineering, Production and any other related department on equipment guarding, design, installation and compliance
  • Conduct or coordinate through the EH&S Coordinator advance training, incident investigations, safety committee meetings and follow up on responses and compliance assurance
  • Develop strategies to obtain environmental operating permits for new installations and modifications too existing installations
  • Prepares and submits to the relevant regulatory agencies permit applications to obtain operating permits for new installations and modifications to existing permits
  • Evaluate current and proposed codes, standards, regulations and guidelines to determine the impact on current and future programs and activities
  • Prepare technical documentation for management's use when dealing with regulatory agencies and other internal/external needs
  • Coordinates professional development opportunities for Plant Managers, General Managers and EH&S Coordinators
  • Maintains working knowledge of new technologies developed by the industry and government regulations
  • Ability to work as part of a team on the regional and national level to positively impact the organization’s safety performance
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

  • Reviews and monitors efforts and initiatives carried out by the EH&S Coordinator
  • Responsible for evaluating the performance, training needs, professional development and discipline of the EH&S Coordinators in conjunction with the Plant Manager

Requirements / Education / Experience:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferred in Science field, plus two years related experience and/or training in related functions; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Must have ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents
  • Proficient in MS Office suite, web-based data management tools and Internet applications
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
  • Ability to write speeches and article for publication that conform to prescribed style and format
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors
  • Must have the ability to define problems, collect data establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Must have ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematic or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables

Physical Environment: 

  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; occasionally up to 50 pounds
  • Regularly required to stand and walk for extended periods of time
  • Work environment is not temperature controlled, so rain/wind/hot/cold temperatures will be experienced
  • Work environment is production so it will be dusty/muddy/wet/snow conditions
  • PPE is required at all times when in the yard/plants: hard hat, high visibility vest, safety glasses and metatarsal boots
  • Required travel 50-60% of the time

What Oldcastle Offers You: 

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

About Oldcastle:
Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply toda by clicking the "Apply for this job" link above! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

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