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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Atlanta, Georgia
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Automotive, General Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Miscellaneous
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Regional Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Manager

Atlanta Metro

Position Summary:
The Regional HSE Manager reports to the Headquarters’ Corporate HSE Manager and provides overall HSE leadership and guidance for the Atlanta region consisting currently of 2 plants in GA and a small plant in TN. This role is critical to driving HSE excellence within the region. Effectively implement Company’s HSE Management System. Integrate environmental / safety compliance and management systems into manufacturing operations. Champions operations excellence by showing employees how their actions connect to Company’s HSE vision and create long term value.

Participate in Strategic Planning Process, track metrics, provide leadership and training, meet day to day environmental / safety requirements, drive continuous improvement of the company’s environmental / safety management system, and coordinate with other facility / regional / corporate environmental / safety resources. Provide a good foundation and solid understanding of major environmental and safety regulations, and represent the facility during environmental / safety agency inspections.

Duties and Responsibilities:

o Assist Regional Facilities in complying with government (OSHA and similar agencies) safety regulatory compliance requirements, e.g. machinery guards, interlock systems, etc.
o Responsible for staying up to date with safety regulations and informing management of changes.
o Ensures Regional Facilities are conducting safety training for all employees, including new hires.
o Assist Regional Facilities with developing Job Hazard Analysis (JHAs) and revisions.
o Ensure facilities have a plant safety committee and assist in the safety committee members’ development.
o Conduct safety audits across the region.
o Ensure facilities are keeping accident records and completed reports required by law and company policy, including first aid and near miss reports, accident investigation, etc.
o Assist in conducting accident investigations.
o Responsible for assisting in the implementation of behavior modification and similar programs.
o Assist Regional Facilities in development of procedures to comply with all government safety and corporate safety programs, e.g., energy control, confined space, emergency evacuation and fire drill, hearing conservation, personal protective equipment, powered industrial trucks, contractor safety, and other programs.
o Maintain monthly accident analysis for facilities in the region.
o Assist in setting facility safety goals, e.g. Zero Accident Goal
o Attend and participate in all corporate, insurance, government, Fire Marshall, etc. safety inspections.
o Attend safety conferences and seminars to improve safety knowledge and skills.

o Assists with environmental permits (air, water, wastewater, and hazardous waste) includes: renewals, required reporting, permit modifications, and required notifications.
o Conduct environmental audits across the region.
o Assist facilities in competing reports required by permits and coordinating monthly, quarterly, and yearly HSE compliance forms to facility and corporate management.
o Assists Regional Facilities with the research for new applicable information via internet searches, seminars, and conferences.
o Assists Regional Facilities with maintaining all required environmental policies, procedures, and plans.
o Assists Regional Facilities with the regional facilities on any environmental concern.
o Assists Regional Facilities with customer requests regarding chemical use and product content.
o Assists Regional Facilities with hazardous industrial waste disposal.
o Assists Regional Facilities with participation in the environmental stewardship initiative programs.
o Responsible for liaising with industrial trade associations and government agencies.
o Responsible for staying up to date with regulatory changes and technology.

Education and experience required:

• Bachelor's degree in safety, environmental, chemical, or related science field.
• Minimum of 5 years safety and environmental management experience directly employed full-time in an industrial manufacturing environment; strong preference to multi-site experience.

Required Attributes:
• Interpersonal skills to engage at all levels to build rapport throughout the organization.
• Strong influencing skills with the courage to confidently express an independent point of view.
• Experience in educating plant managers in the HSE area. (safety, air, water, hazardous waste, etc. regulations)
• Computer skills – Microsoft Word, spreadsheets, risk assessment modeling, PowerPoint, regulatory agency on-line reporting.
• Strong communication skills, written and oral.
• Travel between the south Atlanta and plant south of Atlanta on a routine basis – Plants are an hour and a half apart – Ideally, this person would be located (live) on the south side of Atlanta or somewhere between the two plants, south of Atlanta.
• Travel to the TN plant on a monthly basis for 3-4 days per trip.


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