Director of EHS #1517


Our client is recruiting for a Director of Environmental, Health and Safety with Food Production Industry experience. This position is virtually remote and can be based near a major airport in PA, NY, IL, MI, IN, MO, IA, WI, MN, KS, ND, SD, OK, CA, OR, WA, NV

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Job Purpose:
Reporting to the CFO, the incumbent will be responsible for leading the strategy, management, overall direction and oversight of EHS programs across a multi-site, multi-state organization.

Minimum Requirements:

  • All potential candidates must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States, employer sponsorship is not available.
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited College / University in Environmental Health & Safety, Chemical Engineering, Business, Industrial Management or related discipline
  • 10 or more years of EHS management experience, preferably in food manufacturing and distribution organizations
  • Demonstrated success designing, directing and managing comprehensive multimedia Environmental processes and programs
  • Demonstrated success in developing and utilizing leading and lagging KPIs resulting in driving health and safety metrics lower
  • Demonstrated experience management Workers’ Comp programs
  • Demonstrated success as a change agent
  • Demonstrated success managing Safety across numerous remote locations, each with a small work team
  • Demonstrated success in an ISO / OHSAS / VPP certified, LEAN facility and Behavior Based Safety environment

Additional Preferred (not required) Competencies:

  • Professional Certification (CIH, CSP, CBSP, CHP, etc.) from a nationally recognized organization
  • MBA or Master’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering or related discipline

Major Responsibilities:

  • Partner with corporate, individual plant and operations colleagues and serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) regarding interpretation of federal, state and local EHS regulations
  • Design, develop, align and implement corporate and local EHS goals and strategies
  • Identify and train local Safety Champions
  • Lead EHS audits and inspections developing remediation plans as needed
  • Lead multi-media environmental compliance including, but not limited to: Water (waste, storm); Waste (hazardous and non-hazardous); Air
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with federal, state and local regulators
  • Lead Continuous Improvement initiative regarding EHS policies and programs
  • Manage budgetary responsibilities
  • Maintain and ensure compliance with all relevant federal, state and local EHS regulations
  • Lead employee training programs regarding EHS behaviors and compliance

The information listed above is a summary of the position and not a complete job description. Other competencies, skillsets, and experiences are needed.

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