EHS Manager 1 1

$95,000 - $100,000 yearly
  • The Resume Review - Recruiting Department
  • Feb 16, 2021
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

Job description
Position Overview:
Directs the environmental, health & safety management systems for the Plant.   Is a key resource and drives the safety, fire, environmental, industrial hygiene, construction, training, and security elements of the facility. Works with and supports plant management in developing, implementing and monitoring the plant’s overall safety system and initiatives.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties: 
  • Conducts periodic safety-related audits/inspections / analysis to ensure employee safety and regulatory compliance, prepares action plans, and works with appropriate individuals to ensure successful completion.
  • Completes & Ensures risk assessments and job safety analysis are conducted as needed.
  • Collaborates with appropriate department personnel to resolve identified hazards. 
  • Completes & Reviews incident investigation reports.   Works with appropriate plant staff to ensure investigation is complete and satisfactory.  Enters final report into the corporate incident database.  
  • Assists in monitoring contractors and construction activities to ensure safe work practices are being followed.
  • Chairs the monthly plant safety committee(s) as required by local regulation.
  • Presents safety-related information both internally and externally using meetings, message boards, and other written / verbal communication methods as appropriate.
  • Identify or develop and implement programs to encourage, reward and recognize employee safe behavior, involvement, and commitment toward plant safety.  Monitors the corporate and/or plant safety incentive programs.
  • Collaborates with appropriate department personnel to resolve identified hazards. 
  • Maintains and updates pertinent information in Material Safety Data Sheet books and electronic system located within the plant.
  • Acts as the liaison during external safety, fire and environmental audits, including OH&S inspections.
  • Maintains all OH&S documents and posts, annually, as required.
  • WSIB Case administration, Case Management, return to work including modified work program.  Point of contact for third party adjudicator.
  • Develops annual safety budget.  Monitors spending to meet or exceed spending goals.
  • Works closely with the respective Regional EHS Manager and Corporate EHS Manager.
  • Collaborate with EHS managers at sister plants to implement safety standards and best practices as required.
  • Responsible for internal (employees) and external (contractors, visitors, etc.) orientation, safety training and communications. Identifies training requirements using regulatory guidelines and needs assessments.  Designs, develops, and implements training in-house or identifies and contracts with external training resources.  May present training, prepare designee(s) for presentation or use external resources.
  • CBT (Computer Based Training), FMS (Facility Management System) administration.  Data collection and reporting for plant incentive program requirements.
  • Tracks all plant safety training to ensure requirements are met.  Maintains plant training documentation files.  Prepares monthly training reports of employee participation to ensure full compliance
  • Works with the Human Resources Manager to assist management team in the development and maintenance of job training programs that ensure the transfer of job knowledge and safe working practices.
  • Minimum 50% of daily working time to be spent on the production floor working with plant team members, coaching, observing, auditing and driving safety and safety culture improvements through relationships and hands-on efforts.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree  or equivalent in Environmental and Safety, Engineering
  • Six years’ experience in the safety field in a manufacturing environment with increasing responsibility, preferably in the plastics industry.                               
  • Experience in ergonomic analysis and application
  • Experience working with construction / contractors in a manufacturing environment
  • Possess professional written / verbal communication skills to include technical reports and small / large group presentations.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with plant and corporate personnel
  • Must be approachable, friendly, caring and a great listener.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people and build interpersonal connections and trust.
  • Certifications: Prefer CSP or CRSP, but willing to achieve within 3 years of hire date.
Amcor Leadership Framework Competencies
Core Competencies:
  • Customer Focus
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Drive for Results
     3-5 Applicable ALF Competencies:
Motivating Others
Process Management
Building Effective Teams
Managing Vision & Purpose
Functional/Technical Skills

  • Regional EHS Manager or Corporate EHS Manager
  • Plant Leadership
  • Internal and External Customers
  • Local regulatory bodies (WSIB, MOL, ESA, etc)
    ADA Requirements:
Physical Requirements
☒Normal Vision
     ☐Distant Vision
     ☐Near Vision
☒Hearing/ Listening
     ☒ Sitting
☒Hand/Finger Dexterity
     ☒ Walking
     ☐Lifting (amount 50+ pounds)
☐Carrying (amount 50+ pounds)
     ☐Driving- Forklift
     ☒Lifting (amount < 50 pounds)
☐Carrying (amount < 50 pounds)
     ☐Driving – Automobile/truck/van

Work Environment: Plant Manufacturing Setting. Plant Operates on 24/7 basis.
The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties, responsibilities, skills and/or abilities.