EHS Manager

South Bend, Indiana

H.B. Fuller is a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products to improve products and lives. Our commitment to innovation brings together people, products and processes that answer and solve some of the world's biggest challenges. And, our promise to our people connects them with opportunities to innovate and thrive.

H.B. Fuller’s Engineering Adhesives segment develops adhesive solutions for the automotive and aerospace, wood and composite, electronics and energy, glass, durable assembly, and bus, truck, rail and recreational vehicle industries. As these dynamic markets continue to change, and consumers demand lighter, safer, greener and more reliable products, we partner with our customers to deliver highly engineered solutions

Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager - South Bend, IN 

The Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager reports to the Global Safety Manager and has primary responsibility for management of the South Bend, IN facility’s EHS program and processes. This individual will be primarily responsible for ensuring that effective compliant programs are in place for the facility, meeting company policy and goals, and implementing the corporate EHS program. They will also be heavily involved in program implementation and maintenance. It is expected that this individual will spend a significant portion of time walking the manufacturing areas of the facility and interacting with plant and supervisory personnel.

Key Responsibilities

  • Safety, environmental, and industrial hygiene duties and responsibilities

  • Understand and assist in assessing facility exposures

  • Drive and maintain compliance with the site’s Title V air permit

  • Manage regulated and hazardous waste for LQG site

  • Supports newly built bottle filling operation at a separate second facility

  • Manages and coordinates EHS specialist role as direct report

  • Budgetary and financial accountability

  • Comply with Federal, State, Local and Internal requirements

  • Operate in a manner that minimizes safety and health risk and company liability

  • Use EHS tools - webpage, databases, online training and programs guidance

  • Implement activities, programs, and training for existing and pending Safety and Health requirements

  • Recognize and resolve at risk conditions that could potentially lead to significant events, and noncompliance situations

  • Guide to the facility leadership in the area of EHS

  • Support the completion of facility corrective and preventive actions

  • Coordinate and support regional and corporate compliance programs as needed

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in safety/environmental or related field

  • 5 years working in an EHS focused role in a chemical processing environment

  • 2 years managing OSHA, EPA, NFPA & PSM (if applicable to the location) and other applicable regulations

  • 2 years managing projects with effective project management skills

  • 2 years facilitating In-house training on a variety of EHS topics in accordance with EHS management objectives

  • 2 years facilitating Accident and Incident Investigation and Analysis as per EHS management directives and operational requirements

Employees are eligible for full benefits, including medical, dental, insurance, 401k contribution, paid time off and paid holidays. All employees also qualify for an annual cash bonus, based on business performance. Annual raises are rewarded based on company and individual performance.

For 130 years, H.B. Fuller has been a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products to improve products and lives. H.B. Fuller’s commitment to innovation brings together people, products and processes that answer and solve some of the world’s biggest challenges. Our reliable, responsive service creates lasting, rewarding connections with customers in electronics, disposable hygiene, medical, transportation, clean energy, packaging, construction, woodworking, general industries and other consumer businesses. And our promise to our people connects them with opportunities to innovate and thrive.

H.B. Fuller is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.