Our EHS Manager is responsible for all company environmental and safety programming and training at the Conyers, GA Millugator plant. EHS Manager is to be available via phone or in person where applicable for all incidents.
EHS Manager Duties and Responsibilities
- Oversee and develop company safety programs
- Report out any incidents in accordance with company procedure
- Investigate incidents, involve appropriate mill members
- Lead safety inspections, meetings, and training programs
- Conduct new-hire safety orientation program
- Lead Hearing Conservation Program
- Deliver injury treatment: provide first aid if necessary, transport to medical facility, monitor medical care
- Monitor light duty program: develop jobs; communicate with physician/doctor, etc.
- Complete and maintain all paperwork with regards to work-related incidents
- Assist with the purchasing safety equipment and systems
- Apply OSHA regulations where applicable, keep plant in compliance
- Responsible for facility fire protection systems and subsequent training
- Maintain membership in applicable safety associations to stay informed of new developments and trends
- Develop rapport with plant floor employees and management members
- Prepare legal notices, postings, and reports as required by government and regulatory bodies, including OSHA logs
- Conduct inspections; fire suppression systems, eyewashes, etc.
- Conduct contractor on-site safety training program
- Be liaison between site and corporate levels for communication of updates, policy changes, etc.
- With the assistance of site management and the Corporate Environmental Department, ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local environmental laws and regulations at the site.
- Communicate with government agencies (OSHA, EPA, Oklahoma)
- Conduct required environmental inspections, sampling, and monitoring
- Prepare and submit required environmental reports, including air emissions inventories, wastewater discharge monitoring reports, storm water reports, hazardous chemical inventories, and Form R reports for the site.
- Monitor site changes and permit renewals; and implement actions at facilities to maintain compliance with permit, plans, registrations, and regulations.
- Maintain environmental records and the site’s Environmental Management and Information System (EMIS)
- Implement site employee environmental training programs.
- Knowledge of air permit compliance reporting, wastewater permitting and reporting, storm water permitting and compliance, spill prevention, and Tier II and TRI reporting required.
- Comply with company policies and procedures
- Additional duties as assigned by management
Education and Experience Requirements
- Two years of experience in the Occupational Safety field, manufacturing preferred
- Clear, concise oral and written communication skills
- BS degree in Occupational Safety/Environmental or related field
- Experience in the Safety/Environmental field in the paper industry preferred
Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures, manuals, regulations, and codes
Ability to write business reports and correspondence
Ability to communicate effectively with suppliers, contractors, employees and outside officials to the company
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, volume, and net present value. Able to apply concepts of algebra and geometry along with basic math (adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing)
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
Ability to gather information and perform root cause analysis and problem solving
Ability to create reports for review by upper management
Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
Quality Standards (e.g. ISO 9001/2000 and EMS 14001)
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Employee is regularly required to walk and talk and hear, stand, and sit. Vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the functions of this job While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and fumes of airborne particles The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
The performance of the EHS Manager will be measured as follows:
Operating standards - The employee will need to meet or exceed the Operating Standards set in the area of Environmental, Health and Safety. Such standards will be set annually and communicated to the representative.
Personal growth - Each year there will be professional goals developed and agreed to by the representative and supervisor.
Employee relations – The employee will be evaluated regarding behaviors associated with appropriate human interaction, respect and communication.
Creativity - This will be evaluated by how active the employee is in participating in advancing the business through new and innovative ideas.