Job Posting for Manager, Environmental Health & Safety at DrinkPAK LLC
LOCATION The position is based at DrinkPAK's Santa Clarita, California facility.
TEAM The Manager, Environmental Health & Safety (“EHS”) will report to the General Manager.
POSITION This position has holistic responsibility to ensure compliance with all safety rules and regulations and the physical security of company locations, and to assist individuals to be in compliance. This position is also responsible for ensuring compliance with all governmental agency (e.g., DOT, OSHA, NFPA, and EPA) regulations, training, and any other requirements by such agencies, our insurance companies, and company requirements. The EHS Manager will serve as a subject matter expert on all safety, compliance, regulatory and related insurance requirements.
TYPE Full Time; Salaried / Exempt
Ensure a healthy and safe working environment, and compliance with federal and state regulations and Company policies and procedures, through collaboration with legal, safety, and human resource staff.
Accountable and responsible for developing, implementing, managing, and maintaining EHS programs, procedures, practices and training for the site(s) as determined.
Evaluate the effectiveness of the safety program using established goals and make recommendations and implement corrective action(s) based on industry standards and best practices.
Coordinate the activities of the Safety Committee; review and discuss safety needs; provide regulatory updates and related safety and compliance information.
Provide subject matter expertise and training ensuring industry best practice.
Provide assistance to all locations to ensure compliance with safety and environmental requirements this may include but is not limited to administering tests and coordinating repairs and upgrades or similar tasks as assigned.
Establishes and implements short- and long-range functional goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates program effectiveness; effects changes necessary for improvement
Site inspections and corrective action(s): Train and direct management to inspect facilities, work sites and equipment for violations and hazards. Provide direction to management on correcting identified problems in a timely manner. Follow up to make sure all corrective actions were taken and completed. Assist where needed.
Responsible for updating, maintaining, and auditing location safety standards and procedures on a quarterly basis.
Develop effective training programs for managers/employees that will efficiently cover all needed/required materials and reduce travel.
Investigate all accidents to determine the root cause and provide recommendations that eliminate or reduce future hazard or risk.
Track and control inventory of safety supplies and equipment and work with division managers to keep adequate safety supplies on-hand.
Review and update MSDS and SPCC plans as needed.
Serves as a safety/compliance liaison with outside organizations. May represent the Company as primary contact with worker's compensation and property and loss carriers. Coordinates on-site visits as required.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.
Bachelor's degree in Environmental and Occupational Health or related field or equivalent work experience.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in EHS within a manufacturing environment. Experience in Food & Beverage is a plus. Experience developing the EHS function is preferred.
Extensive knowledge of OSHA, DOT, NFPA, EPA, other governmental regulations and laws including OSHA 300 logs and requirements by our insurance providers.
Bilingual (English & Spanish) highly preferred but not required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational and managerial skills.
Thorough understanding of the policies and practices used in manufacturing.
Ability to set long-term goals and communicate them to others.
Ability to motivate and organize multiple efforts to accomplish goals.
OSHA General Industry 10- or 30-hour training course preferred.
Forklift training experience preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and type on a computer.
Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, stretch, lay, and squat to traverse manufacturing area and observe and access equipment.
The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and must be able to pick up and carry up to 25 lbs.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The employee frequently is required to talk and hear, including substantial incoming and outgoing telephonic and web-based communications.