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Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Company: Parata Systems
Location: Durham
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

As the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Manager, you will build and lead all policies and procedures required for an effective EHS program for three (3) sites in North America (with position located in Durham, NC). Have extensive knowledge in EHs Programs, including but not limited to, Fall Protection, Powered Industrial Vehicles, Risk Assessments and Emergency Response Procedures/Programs for a large-scale Manufacturing Plant. You will be the Subject Matter Authority on all issues involving Environmental Compliance, Health and Safety regulation, and Workplace Injuries. You will work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors vital to select appropriate methods and techniques for acquiring satisfactory solutions. Essential activities of this position

  • Responsible for the overall management of all facility environmental health and safety programs including ERT, Safety Representatives, Hazard Communication, Occupational Safety, Ergonomics and Industrial Hygiene.
  • Provide supervision, coaching and development for site leaders.
  • Lead projects & evaluate processes in the anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of occupational health, safety and environmental regulations.
  • Develops and provides raining to all site and field associates.
  • Conduct jobsite assessments, focusing on unsafe conditions and unsafe work behaviors; ensure appropriate action is taken to correct deficiencies.
  • Participate in Occupational Safety and Health inspections and in any procedures that may follow a citation.
  • Investigate, prepare, and forward, as the need arises, reports on injuries and fatalities.
  • Develop safety policies, goals, programs and training.
  • Monitor and maintain records and permits of hazardous, radioactive, and biohazardous materials and waste in compliance with all applicable local, state and federal regulations.
  • Develop and communicate technical information in a manner that champions understanding, decision-making, and positive interaction with employees, functional managers, & facility management teams.
  • Run EH&S financial performance.
  • Periodic review of policies, programs, and metrics to ensure alignment of EH&S strategies with business needs.
  • Stays ahead of the government regulations affecting own area of supervision/management and complies with those regulations. Initiates changes to practices and procedures to support compliance requirements.
  • Onsite position with travel required to other locations outside of NC (> 35 %).
  • Other duties as needed to support business directives and goals.Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Safety and Health
    • 8+ years of experience working in environmental health and safety management
    • Extensive knowledge EHS regulations, standard methodologies and EHS management systems
    • Experience working in a manufacturing environment strongly preferred
    • Experience crafting and implementing strategies/programs/processes that supports a business strategy.
    • Demonstrated understanding of federal and state safety and environmental laws and the ability to identify and evaluate workplace hazards.
    • Proven ability to use influence skills to optimally develop and implement effective safety programs which engage all employees.
    • Effective communication and presentation skills, to include the ability to exercise judgment and appropriately communicate and lead confidential information.
    • Effective skills in the areas of counseling/coaching/influencing, conflict management and interpersonal/verbal/written communications.
    • Workers Compensation claims managementWork environment and physical demands of this position The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. When accurately requested and when feasible (without undue hardship to the company), reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform crucial job functions.
      • This position will be subject to mostly controlled but potential varying internal environmental conditions, including changes in temperature and noise that are within acceptable safety levels common to a warehouse environment.
      • Work may involve long-term standing, sitting and frequent walking throughout areas such as warehouse, assembly or machine shop as well as navigating common hazards related to these areas.
      • Must be able to carry, lift and push/pull up to 30 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
      • Must have the ability to see, smell, hear, talk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel and twist, crouch, crawl, reach, grasp, sit, stand, and walk.
      • Weekend and overtime work may be required.
      • Additional physical duties may be required as necessary.Parata is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran's status.

Keywords: Parata Systems, Durham , Environmental Health and Safety Manager, Executive , Durham, North Carolina

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