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Torrance, California
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Food & Beverage
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

Are you passionate about Employee Safety?
If so, we want to meet you!  We are King’s Hawaiian, the leader in the Hawaiian food category and producer of King’s Hawaiian Original Hawaiian Sweet Bread. We are committed to continuing to provide a safe place for our `Ohana (family) to work and are seeking a Safety Visionary to help chart our course.

If you are up to the challenge, you will have the opportunity to build this function and impact an organization that never loses sight of our Brand Promise – “… uncompromising in our commitment to quality, integrity and the Aloha Spirit, the graciousness of Hawaii”.  Part of keeping this promise is our vision of having “the most skilled, empowered and highly motivated employees in the industry”.
Are you with us?  Energize your career today and apply online. Start feeling great about what you do!

•The Company has doubled revenues over the last four years and is growing much faster than the industry as a whole.  
•The brand has very strong brand equity and is the clear market leader in its category.   
•Manufacturing facilities are state of the art. Some of the most highly automated and efficient in the industry.  
•The Company is financially very sound.  It is 100% family owned and intends to stay that way. Leadership has shown a consistent willingness to invest in initiatives that support marketing, improve operating results and a learning organization.
•The company is very strongly committed to a clear mission statement, vision and set of behavioral values:
oMission Statement: To deliver exceptional products and the Aloha Spirit everywhere, every day.
oVision: To be the global leader in the Hawaiian Food category and for the people to be recognized as the most skilled, empowered and highly motivated in the industry.
oCore values: 
  Dignity: Kindness and accountability can be tied together.
  Direct Communication: telling it like it is, in a way that can be heard.

The EHS&S Manager establishes and maintains a safe work environment by developing and enforcing policies, overseeing regulatory compliance, providing employee training, and serving as the full-time environmental health safety and security support to the King’s Hawaiian Harborgate, Western and Retail operations.  This role also ensures that EHS&S operations are efficient, effective and structured to achieve desired results.


Strategic - Planning and Architecture – 10%
•Implement EHS&S plans, programs and training
•Promotes and supports a strong safety culture within the Harborgate, Western and retail facilities.
•Evaluates and participates in planning process for continuous improvements to EHS&S programs.
King's Functional Organizational & Facilitation– 20%
•Shares findings from gap analyses and solicits feedback on standard operating procedure development from appropriate department heads.
•Brainstorms EHS&S improvement ideas with managers and supervisors including safety action teams.
•Works in conjunction with plant leadership to develop safety guidelines for processing equipment.
•Communicates with plant leadership regarding safety programs, policies, procedures, and general operational issues.
•Discusses, assesses and strategizes safety employee issues with HR Manager.
•Promotes safety consciousness among employees by providing accurate and informative data, facilitating safety action team meetings, giving timely feedback and safety suggestions.
Environmental Health & Safety Management – 50%
•Conducts EHS&S audits to ensure compliance with corporate and governmental requirements
•Manages site air permit, water, storm water and waste programs including required inspections, monitoring and reporting requirements  
•Oversees, advises and actively participates in all EH&S programs 
•Reviews existing EH&S-related policies and procedures, as well as general operating procedures for safety concerns, and makes recommendations for improvement as needed based on current trends and best practices.
•Oversees health and safety incident reporting procedures to identify root cause and ensure the proper corrective recommendations have been generated to reduce or eliminate hazards.
•Oversees the safety inspection process 
•Leads site safety action teams
•Evaluates EH&S best practices and keeps current with industry trends and developments.
Training – 20%
•Oversees the development, coordination and implementation of comprehensive employee training programs for all EHS&S required topics.
•Oversees the coordination and implementation of OSHA-required annual training.
•Delivers other select group, individual and “train the trainer” training.



Functional and Technical Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Occupational Safety and Health, Safety Management or related field from a regionally accredited college/university
  • 3+ years experience in manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated results in EHS&S Role
  • Knowledge of OSHA 29 CFR and EPA 40 CFR
  • Safety certifications from BCSP (STS, OHST, ASP, CSP) preferred


Management Skills

  • Ability to think strategically and understand the “big picture”
  • Proven leadership abilities
  • Solid organizational skills


Personal Attributes

  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Pleasant demeanor
  • Self starter
  • Determined
  • Trustworthy
  • Able to work weekends, nights and holidays


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