Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager required for Leading Food Production Company
- San Antonio, TX
- Plant Leadership Team
A leading company in the food production industry is on the lookout for a new Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Manager to join their plant steering committee and play a pivotal role in plant leadership. The chosen candidate will oversee the entire EHS program for one of the company's key plants.
As a facility leader, the EHS Manager will be instrumental in developing and implementing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and training for the entire plant. The manager will be reporting directly to the Director of EHS&RM and will be tasked with fostering a safe work culture and implementing effective EHS&RM programs that are in line with Corporate EHS&RM, enabling the site to effectively identify and mitigate risks.
Responsibilities of the EHS Manager:
- Offer strategic guidance and supervision in line with Corporate EHS & Risk Management on matters related to environment, occupational health, safety, industrial hygiene, occupational medicine, and security.
- Head a cross-functional and multidisciplinary team to tackle EHS and security issues at the site.
- Formulate strategic and tactical response proposals and inform site leadership about potential impacts and mitigation strategies.
- Establish an incident investigation method in line with corporate EHS & Risk Management at sites to ensure thorough investigation of incidents and determination of root causes.
- Play a role in managing the plant's hearing conservation program and conduct annual audiometric testing.
- Oversee industrial hygiene monitoring and equipment maintenance.
- Handle Brady Lock Pro (LOTO Instructions) for all plant machinery.
- Assist in updating and revising Plant Safety Programs as necessary.
- Ensure injured employees receive prompt and appropriate medical care by accompanying them to Medical Provider Visits.
Qualifications for the Ideal EHS Manager:
- Bachelor's degree in related field required
- Master's degree in related field preferred
- 5+ years of relevant experience in environmental health & safety in a food or beverage manufacturing environment
- Training in OSHA/EPA regulations
- CSP, CIH, CHP preferred
- Experience with Lockout/Tagout procedures
- Demonstrated on-site emergency response experience
- Experience developing SOP's and creating specific trainings pertaining to EHS
- In-depth understanding of OSHA principles and best practices
- LEAN/Six Sigma experience preferred
- Demonstrated leadership abilities