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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
United States
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EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
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Chemicals, Transportation - Railroad
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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Safety, Health & Environmental (EHS) Manager

Savage Companies, an established supply chain solutions company, is seeking a Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality Manager to provide strategic direction and execution of the safety, health, environmental and quality (SH&E) plan at Savage’s Transload Operations.  


  • Coach, develop, guide and mentor team members to reflect the Savage safety culture
  • Hands on approach to conducting training and observations in the operations
  • Professional collaboration with Operations Managers, customers, vendors, and others with an vested interest on all safety related issues
  • Work with all team members to develop and deliver procedural and regulatory training
  • Monitor for compliance permits and compliance reporting
  • Monitor and trend safety statistics in the operation and advise and implement corrective actions that lead to zero occurrences
  • Establish a proactive SH&E process towards incident prevention
  • Knowledgeable and proficient with regulatory compliance requirements
  • Obtain and manage all required permits needed to operate
  • Lead post-accident investigations and work with managers to develop strong “return-to-work” programs for the operation
  • Serve as Incident Commander during emergencies; available 24/7 for such emergencies
  • Participate in Savage’s Safety Advisory Group, working to improve safety in all groups and levels at Savage
  • Assist with S7 development and quarterly operational self-assessments with focused efforts in the areas of Team Members, SH&E, Planning and Productivity, and Professionalism


  • In-depth knowledge in the transportation and storage of hazardous chemicals; emphasis on rail and trucks
  • Hands on approach; willing to instruct and make observations in the field
  • Proven ability to analyze situations and data to make sound decisions
  • Comfortable in front of a group: whether it’s training frontline Team Members or presenting a safety plan of action to a potential customer
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite with the ability to navigate Savage’s internal reporting system for statistical analysis
  • Excellent written communication skills for writing reports, trainings, proposals and more. Writing must be concise and exact
  • Impeccable integrity
  • Detail oriented and self-starter
  • Responds well to high-pressure situations
  • A desire to work in the field, alongside operators, in an industrial environment
  • Comfortable working in an industrial/refinery environment and the hazards that accompany it: exposure to all weather elements, climbing on top of and underneath railcars, inspecting conveyor systems several stories high, lifting 40+ lbs, walking long distances on uneven ground and more
  • Treats people fairly with dignity and respect
  • Embraces and teaches company culture
  • Can travel on occasion and for extended periods of time  


  • BA/BS required, Masters in SH&E, business or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the rail industry or as a safety professional 

Physical Requirements 

  • Commitment to working safely at all times
  • Ability to be exposed to the outdoor elements
  • Physical fit to work with the Team Members in the operation and train them in their jobs and assignments
    • Climb on and off railcars and locomotives safely
    • Operate railcar hand brakes
    • Operate rail switches
    • Walk long distances
    • Consistently bend, stoop, kneel and climb on elevated surfaces
    • Work, walk, and stand on uneven ballast surfaces for long periods of time
    • Lift up to 50 lbs consistently throughout the course of a shift
    • Operate basic hand tools
    • Wear required PPE
  • Willing to work different shifts and weekends as needed 

With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire RightTrain Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible. 

Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth. 

Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace. 



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