EHS Manager

Moline, Illinois

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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager
Moline, Illinois
This position is responsible for the development, implementation, and on-going assessment of the site's safety, health, environmental, and property preservation system. The position is responsible for ensuring that the site's EHS system meets the objective's of Sherwin-Williams' Corporate and Divisional policies, procedures, and guidelines. This individual works with the site management team to create a culture which emphasizes employee engagement, is built upon the 5 focus areas of Operational Excellence and the 10 elements of SMART (Safety Means Awareness Responsibility Teamwork) , such that all team members embody safety as a core value of the operation. 

Major Tasks include: 

  • Develops site-specific safety, health, and environmental policies and procedures. 

  • Coordinates all site EHS training. 

  • Develops awareness initiatives that reinforce SMART (Safety program) and encourage employee involvement. 

  • Develops and conducts new employee orientation for all applicable EHS topics. 

  • Compiles, calculates, and submits site safety statistics. 

  • Acts as liaison between site and all EHS Divisional and Corporate support.  

  • Acts as liaison between the site and all Federal, State, and Local enforcement agencies.  

  • Develops action plans to either pursue OSHA VPP STAR status or maintain same if the site is already in the Program. 

  • Performs inspections, investigations and analyses to minimize the potential for accidental losses or environmental releases. 

  • Participation towards completion of other related tasks and duties as directed or needed. 

  • Lead and support employee led safety committees. 

  • Maintain balance technical EHS tasks and time on the floor. 

  • Manage the EHS Management System and being audit ready at all times.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Must be at least 18 years of age. 

  • Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status.

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution.

  • Must have at least 3 years of Environmental, Health & Safety experience. 

Other Qualifications: 

  • Working experience of Process Safety Management (PSM) is preferred. 

  • Degree with a major in Environmental Health & Safety, Engineering or Business preferred. 

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing, distribution, operations, or transportation environment is preferred. 

  • Previous experience leading an OSHA VPP Audit or maintaining VPP Status is preferred. 

  • Previous supervisory experience is preferred. 

  • Previous experience using continuous improvement tools such as Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, 5-S or Six Sigma. 

  • Previous experience and understanding of environmental regulations, requirements and programs is strongly preferred. 

  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills. 

  • Strong planning, organizational and time management skills. 

  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point or Access). 

Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.

As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Sherwin-Williams requests state and local employment services delivery systems to provide priority referral of Protected Veterans.