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Senior Manager of Environmental Health and Safety

1237 West State Street, Ontario, CA, USA

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About the Role

• A minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, preferably in Safety; Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS)
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience managing a Safety team
• Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook proficiency
• Must be able to organize work to meet challenges of a fast-paced environment.
• Able to handle employee information professionally and confidentially.
• Bilingual Spanish is a plus.
Key Competencies:
Commitment to Safety – The Director of EHS must continually demonstrate an unequivocal commitment to the highest standards of health and safety for the workforce and be a leader in ensuring the company maintains its high levels of environmental performance.
Unquestionable Integrity - Demonstrates the highest degree of integrity when engaging with employees, vendors, and stakeholders. Leads ethically by example and fosters a culture firmly grounded in the values of the organization.
Strategic and Agile Thinking - Strong strategic capabilities and overall business acumen. Financially savvy and creative mindset with the ability to identify and mobilize new opportunities very quickly.
Collaborative Style – Engages in problem solving and decision making. Is adept at bringing people together to tackle issues rather than dictate solutions. Has a collegial, inclusive working style and is professional and courteous. Builds strong relationships both internally and externally. Is both confident and humble.
Communication Skills - Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively deliver and reinforce consistent messages at all levels. Excellent listening skills.
This position description indicates the general nature and level of work expected. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required. Employee may be asked to perform other duties as assigned and as required.

Position Overview.

The Senior Manager of Environmental Health and Safety ensures compliance with federal, state, and corporate environment, health, and safety regulations. Modify and implement compliance tracking programs and record keeping. Develop environmental policies and practices and is responsible for all safety and environmental related activities such as auditing, environmental compliance, OSHA compliance, regulatory compliance, risk management/risk control, safety compliance, and training to support the safety programs of the Company.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

· Responsible for Companywide Injury & Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) and ensures that all provisions of the IIPP are implemented and adhered to.

· Ensure compliance with OSHA and Cal/OSHA requirements. Maintain current information on local, state, and federal safety and health regulations.

· Conduct periodic safety compliance inspections and training.

· Oversee the injury and illness records (OSHA Log). Monitor OSHA statistics (incident rate) on a monthly basis and provide analysis on areas for improvement.

· Oversee the accident reporting and investigation procedure to evaluate the root cause of injury/accident, and owns measures needed to prevent recurrence.

· Waste-Water Program oversight of record keeping and submitting necessary forms for compliance purposes.

· Storm Water Program compliance helps ensure remediation activities are completed and supporting team as necessary.

· Manages the following agencies: NFPA, National Fire Protection Association, EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, and Hazardous Waste Disposal in the areas of recordkeeping and correspondence.

· Prepare technical reports and presentations regarding analysis of system safety including any corrective action recommendations.

· Oversee the Job Safety Analysis for all employee categories to identify physical job task requirements and establish safe operating procedures to prevent injury or damage.

· Oversee open Workers’ Compensation claims, relationships with Occupational Health Clinic(s), communicate with employees, claims adjuster and physician, as necessary to monitor and develop claim to closure.

· Work with all levels of the organization in a positive and constructive manner to maintain a professional relationship. Demonstrates courtesy, discretion, friendliness, and diplomacy.

· Oversee forklift training and certification for all operators.

· Other duties, as needed; special projects as assigned.

About the Company

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