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EHS Manager

Company: Treehouse Foods
Location: Lakeville
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:

Employee Type:

Full time


MN Lakeville

Job Type:

Environmental Health & Safety

Job Posting Title:

EHS Manager

Job Description:

The EHS (Environmental Health Safety) & RM (Risk Management) Manager is responsible for supporting the Category Leader and driving EHS excellence at the site level. Focused on leading EHS&RM compliance and supporting the implementation of EHS&RM programs, practices and security strategy to achieve performance excellence. This position is responsible for driving a safe working culture and implementing effective EHS&RM programs aligned with Corporate EHS&RM that enable the site to effectively identify and mitigate risks.

This position will report to the Category EHS&RM Leader who reports into the Divisional EHS&RM Director.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic direction and oversight, aligned with Corporate EHS & Risk Management, for environmental, occupational health, safety, industrial hygiene, occupation medical, and security issues.
  • Ensure compliance with multidisciplinary groups and EHS programs in accordance with federal, provincial, state, local regulations and internal standards to drive continual improvement and an incident free work environment
  • Assisting with safety related regulatory compliance issues, as well as assisting with updating and implementation of company and divisional safety policies/standards.
  • Supporting analysis, preparation and maintenance of mandatory /regulatory safety and environmental reports/records through EHS&RM Data Management System
  • Lead cross functional and multidisciplinary team to address EHS and security site issues, formulate proposal for strategic and tactical responses, and advise site leadership of impacts and mitigation strategies.
  • Implement an incident investigation methodology, aligned with corporate EHS & Risk Management, at sites to ensure incidents are investigated and root causes are identified.
  • Support the Site Leadership Team, supervisors and employees to ensure the site success to drive towards zero environmental and employee health & safety incidents. Analyzes incident data to identify trends and incident types that can be prevented.
  • Ensure that site regulatory and internal reporting is submitted on time and is accurate and reproducible. Monitor site metrics and implement programs to address undesirable trends.
  • Site EHS liaison for applicable regulatory agencies and internal THS organizations (Engineering, CI, etc.). Support cross functional relationship with site FSQ, Eng, and Maintenance organizations.
  • Participate in the THS EHS & Risk Management network (communities, conferences, audits) representing the site to develop and implement Campbell EHS programs and practices consistency throughout the organization.
  • Maintaining Plant SDS Program using Site-Hawk.
  • Updating and maintaining PPE Records.
  • Supporting Worker's Compensation loss control programs and related reporting requirements.
  • Maintaining Brady Lock Pro (LOTO Instructions) for all machinery plant wide.
  • Assisting with updating and revising Plant Safety Programs if necessary.
  • Ensuring injured employees receive appropriate medical care in a timely manner by accompanying them to Medical Provider Visits. (WorkMed, Hospital, etc.)
  • Participate on Safety and Environmental Divisional Meetings.
  • Coordinator of the Plant Safety Committee.
  • Support Environmental, Health and Safety Policies and Practices.
  • Safety and Environmental issues in absence of EHS Manager.
  • Updating and testing of LOTO Procedures on all equipment annually.
  • Ensuing all First Aid Supplies are stocked sufficiently at all times.
  • Become First Responder Certified every 2 years.
  • Ensuring all AED's are tested and compliant on a monthly basis.
  • Safety Portion of New Hire Orientation.
  • Safety Shoe Voucher Program.
  • Prescription Safety Glass Voucher Program.
  • Assist with facilitating the Near Miss Program.
  • Assist with Environmental Audits. (internal and external)
  • Plan, Do, Check and Act Investigations for all reported injuries.
  • Ability to use Data Management Software to log in audits, task completion, injury records, etc.

  • Participation in safety orientations for new employees.
  • Participation in administering plant hearing conservation program and annual audiometric testing.
  • Industrial hygiene monitoring and equipment maintenance.
  • Support plant EHS Audits.

Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree required - Engineering or Industrial Technology, Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety or related field
  • Minimum education required: B. S. in Scientific, Engineering or technical discipline.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Trained subject matter expertise familiar with OSHA/EPA regulations
  • Knowledge, skills and abilities required:
    • Skilled in leading strategic initiatives, planning and management of change
    • Knowledgeable in OSHA's Process Safety Management and/or EPA's Risk Management Plan Standards.
    • Technical EHS skills: behavior-based principles, engineering, hazard recognition, risk assessment and worker compensation administration
    • Leadership
    • Business / financial knowledge
    • Strategic planning
    • Auditing
    • Have a general understanding of production processes, equipment, systems typically found in a manufacturing environment
    • Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation, team-building, and leadership skills
    • Experience with environmental management information systems (EMIS) and support software (ex. Intelex, Site Hawk, ISN, or Alchemy) preferred.

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Keywords: Treehouse Foods, Lakeville , EHS Manager, Other , Lakeville, Minnesota

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