EHS Manager

Location: Jackson, MS
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $110,000.00 - $130,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 1/25/2018
Job ID: 02563150
Job Description
EHS Manager
For Immediate Consideration Contact: Gary Elias –:
SALARY: 110,000 – 130,000
DEGREE: Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • As a key player in the Site Leadership Team reporting directly to the General Manager, the EHS Manager plays an important role in the overall leadership of the site by advancing a culture of EHS excellence where everyone is engaged, empowered and innovative in cultivating a workplace that promotes the safety and health of our employees, contractors, customers, business, local community, and the environment.
  • As a departmental manager, major areas of responsibility include executing strategies, managing systems, developing people and delivering effective communications that ensure the site is operating within all applicable laws and regulations and in a safe, environmentally responsible manner.
  • Key areas include environmental, occupational safety, industrial hygiene, process safety, emergency response, crisis communications and quality/lab services. This position is also the liaison with multiple stakeholders within and outside the organization, in both the public and private sector.
  • Create a strategic vision for EHS performance and cultural excellence.
  • Analyze EHS data, assumptions, resources, constraints, and the EHS culture to develop and evolve a long-range course of actions to achieve that vision.
  • Ensure alignment and coordination of shared work processes with the business strategy.
  • Ensure activities and behaviors are rooted in company values.
  • Measure performance by identifying key measures of progress, understanding limits and boundaries of data, and creating mileposts and symbols to rally support and encourage improvement.
  • Develop efficient processes for collecting and verifying metrics.
  • Implement benchmarking processes to drive continuous EHS innovation and improvement.
  • Establish systems and leverage technology to identify, assess, manage, and mitigate EHS risks and ensure regulatory compliance with applicable Federal, State, local regulations, and company policies.
  • Improve EHS processes to ensure efficient and reliable execution.
  • Implement audit processes that assess risk management and compliance assurance practices and systems.
  • Manage EHS Knowledge by determining what skills, knowledge, and behaviors are needed for EHS success.
  • Facilitate internal knowledge and skill sharing and utilize technology to ensure efficient and effective knowledge development.
  • Ensure EHS training programs deliver increased engagement, better decision-making, and growth opportunities.
  • Manage change by utilizing communication tools to influence impacted stakeholders (internal or external) on the benefits of new ideas and sustaining the change.
  • Proactively plan change by establishing goals, allocating resources, and measuring results using tools and processes.
  • Foster feedback loops to ensure the understanding and effectiveness of the change.
  • Prepare and administer annual departmental budget and actively contribute to the facility budgeting process.
  • Establish the organizational structure of the EHS Team that aligns with the functional systems and supports the EHS strategy, including both internal and external resources.
  • Foster a well-coordinated, integrated, and engaged team.
  • Create cross-functional teams when needed to ensure appropriate engagement.
  • Establish key roles and responsibilities for Environment, Occupational safety, Process safety, Industrial Hygiene, Emergency Preparedness & Response, and Quality/Lab Services.
  • Bachelor of Science degree with emphasis in Safety, Health and Environmental or an Engineering degree in a related field.
  • A minimum of 10 years of directly-related experience in the environment and safety field, preferably in the chemical industry, with demonstrated knowledge of safety and environmental regulations.
  • At least 5 years of experience a managerial role.
  • Proficient in Microsoft IT environment including use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
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Gary Elias – Elias Associates, Inc.
12 Labaw Dr
Cranbury, NJ 08512
For Immediate Consideration Contact: Gary Elias: