EHS Manager

The River Group - Easton, MD (30+ days ago)


Location: Easton, MD

About the job:
A Global manufacturer of innovative food service packaging solutions, Our client is seeking a EHS Manager to comply with GMP practices and promote adherence to company policies.

Job Description:
Comply with good manufacturing practices (GMP) as required.
Comply with company's policies and procedures.
Ensures compliance with all state, federal and local governmental EHS regulations. This includes written programs, record keeping, reports, inspections, monitoring, testing, training and medical surveillance per guidelines. Maintain compliance with air, water (NPDES and Storm Water) and radiation permit. Perform required inspections and audits per permit requirements.
Directs, develops and delivers environmental safety and health training programs to ensure employee’s knowledge, understanding and adherence to safety and environmental regulations pertaining to the operation of the facility.
Manages EHS programs including cost control/reduction and accident prevention/reduction.
Develops, implements and coordinates all Industrial Hygiene activities including non-hazardous, hazardous, and universal and infectious waste disposal.
Develops, implements and coordinates all Fire Prevention/Protection and Ergonomic programs. This includes all required training, recordkeeping, monitoring and reporting programs and results.
Track, approve and maintain chemical inventories for hazard notification, reporting requirements and Material Safety Data Sheet system updates.
Ensures all EHS issues identified during internal/external audits and Safety Committee audits are resolved.
Facilitate and lead Plant Safety and sub-team committees. This includes providing support with incident investigations and Why Tree/Root Cause Analysis.
Provides support to and works with local Human Resources Manager in the administration of Worker’s Compensation and Early Return to Work Program
Responsible for all EHS functions at plant locations.
Responsible for product quality, safety and legality.

Job Requirements:
BS degree in Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering or other science field is required.
Five (5) years of experience leading EH&S issues required.
Professional Engineer (PE), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Certified Safety Professional (ASP/CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) certifications preferred.
Experience in managing/handling compliance issues, permitting for all media, manufacturing operations, OSHA/EPA programs, regulatory reviews, permit preparation, reporting and record keeping.
Experience in evaluating/interpreting OSHA, EPA and DOT regulations and NFPA, ANSI, ASTM, ASME, BOMA and BOCA standards.
Experience with Federal, State and local Worker’s Compensation law and prior experience establishing proactive Ergonomics Program.
Microsoft Word skills to include create reports containing graphs and other intermediate functions.
Microsoft Excel skills to include the ability to create and generate spreadsheets. Microsoft PowerPoint skills to include the ability to create and generate presentations.
Email system (i.e. MS Outlook) skills to include the ability to send, open and save attachments.
Strong communication, leadership, training, analytical and organizational skills.
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues.
Ability to work overtime as needed.
Ability to work weekends as needed.
Salary: Commensurate with experience