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Environmental, Health and Safety Manager

Vernon, California, United States
December 05, 2018


We have partnered with a large Food Manufacturing Company in the Vernon, CA area to provide them with an EHS Manager.

Please review the below description and if you are interested please contact:

Vahidin Topcagic at, 314-853-6670

Job Description:

Day-to-Day Role:

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.

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

BS degree in Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering or other science field

Five (5) years of experience leading EH&S issues

Comply with good manufacturing practices (GMP)

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.

Strong communication, leadership, training, analytical and organizational skills.

Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

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.

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.

Up to 10% domestic and travel

Ability to work overtime as needed.