Western Region EHS Manager


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West Region- In Market Operations EHS Manager
This role will sit within the Region

Job Description :

  • Lead implementation of program elements/tools to ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local OSHA/EPA regulations and applicable company requirements (i.e. Working at Heights, Powered Industrial Truck, Machine Safety, etc.)

  • Provide technical and regulatory expertise in developing EHS continuous improvement processes and determining needed to follow up activities associated with EHS incidents, agency inspections, and/or internal/external audits

  • Support the development of the strategic EHS annual operating plans, assess field location performance in relation to the EHS vision/plan, and determine necessary course corrections in order to achieve the plan

  • Conduct periodic location visits and EHS activities such as training/auditing/assessing to ensure ongoing compliance with regulatory agency requirements, Frito-Lay EHS National procedures, and internal PepsiCo EHS procedures

  • Understand key performance indicators, benchmark amongst Frito-Lay locations to determine target location opportunities

  • Work hand-in-hand with Zone Operations Managers, Market Ops Directors, Regional EHS Managers, and other key Headquarter Leadership to reduce EHS risk across the organization

  • Provide regular and detailed status and trend analysis to Region Leadership

  • Develop and perform risk assessments and assist in the implementation of effective physical and/ or behavioral control measures. Recognize and verify the effectiveness of in-place control measures

  • Identify unsafe equipment operation and conditions while demonstrating knowledge of appropriate corrective action for unsafe conditions or equipment use

  • Participate in the development of leading and lagging Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that deliver best in class EHS performance and demonstrate a high level of urgency around needed EHS paradigm culture shift change

  • Analyze key EHS data and help develop prevention plans to address process or risks gaps. Think strategically and ensure EHS Performance plans are timely, achievable, and performance-based

  • Define and analyze data trends and EHS performance to ensure that the right priorities are identified and acted upon for the organization

  • Coach leaders at all levels within the organization and use strong influencing skills around EHS goals/values and that a strong EHS culture ensures business productivity targets can be met

  • Identify issues, coach and lead field locations in the development of a corrective action plan to address root basic causes and management system weak-spots through the use of industry-recognized cause analysis techniques (e.g. 5-Why)

  • Expected travel up to 50-75%

  • This role will sit within the Region
  • Covid-19 vaccination may be a condition of employment dependent on role and location. For specific information, please discuss role requirements with the recruiter

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Expected salary range is $68,000 to $98,600

  • Paid time off subject to eligibility, including paid parental leave, vacation, sick, and bereavement

  • Other benefits, subject to elections and eligibility: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Insurance (Accident, Group Legal, Life), Defined Contribution Retirement Plan

    Qualifications / Requirements :

    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Environmental, Safety, Engineering, Manufacturing, or related technical discipline

    • Minimum of 2-5 years of experience in a manufacturing/warehouse as an EHS professional

    • Knowledge and experience with EHS Management systems and their deployment

    • Displays strong problem solving, organizational and analytical skills

    • Understands and can articulate EHS requirements and regulations

    • Effective communication and interpersonal skills including public speaking skills and presence in meetings and training environments

    • Demonstrates professional maturity and ability to act as a change leader

    Ability to:

    • persuade, influence and make formal presentations

    • lead, supervise, manage and develop individuals and high-performance teams

    • work collaboratively with colleagues to create a results-driven, team-oriented environment

    • maintain confidentiality

    • make independent decisions

    • demonstrate excellent organizational skills

    • use PC and related software (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

    • handle multiple priorities and meet critical deadlines

    • travel up to 50-75% (dependent on business needs and fluctuation)