Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS) Program Manager


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Milwaukee Engineering - (USA) 100 Manpower Place WI Milwaukee , WI 53212 Phone : 414-231-1150



Job Description

We have partnered with a well-known and highly respected global manufacturer and service leader of pace-setting machines in their search for an Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS) Program Manager. This is a highly visible and influential role within a world class organization in which the safety and health of their workforce is the top priority in everything they do.

If you are looking to join an industry leader with a very strong team-based culture and to serve in a challenging/supported role while leading and transforming innovative EHS programs/initiatives based out of a brand new state-of-the art manufacturing site, this is the opportunity for you!

Position Overview:

The EHS Program Manager position is a critical role to the organization as it's responsible for conducting "hands-on" support and leadership of the EHS Programs, Procedures, and Reporting. This role outlines, develops and implements training programs about employee safety procedures and accident protection and prevention. The EHS Program Manager will also develop and distribute educational materials, inspects company facilities, and recommends corrections or additional precautions to ensure compliance to established regulations. This Role requires familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the safety field.

Core Accountabilities:

* Safety Program Development/Implementation. Promote a Culture of Continuous Improvement with a focus of Zero Harm in the workplace

* Lead/Provide Guidance to EHS Team, security staff & contracted safety personnel. Onsite contractor Safety compliance

* Conduct Employee Training on various OSHA regulations. Onsite Fall Protection, Competent Person & Respiratory Protection Program Administration. Ensure required Emergency Response Planning is conducted/implemented. Serve as Onsite Emergency Responder requiring 24 hour/day availability by pager or cellphone

* Provide OSHA regulatory training to hourly employees along with orientation to all new hires

* Coordinate exposure monitoring schedules

* Maintain & distribute statistical health & safety reports to Sr. Management

* Perform Job Hazard/Ergonomic Analysis & System Auditing

Requirements and Desired Qualifications:

* Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial or Occupational Safety, or equivalent

* Minimum of five (5) years of EHS experience within the manufacturing sector (industrial, construction, and/or heavy manufacturing)

* An acute understanding of EHS regulatory standards, interpretations and directives including OSHA, EPA, DOT

* Demonstrated experience in creating a safety culture based on leadership, accountability and a systematic approach to continuous improvement of EH&S outcomes

* Communication - Demonstrated high level of communication which allow for effective engagement of senior leaders, operational leaders, employees, and external stakeholders

* Driving Change - Must possess the inherent skills to drive change, must be strategic yet tactical, and creative yet fundamental, and able to work in a difficult and timely situations as well

* Strong computer skills, including Microsoft (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), AutoCAD, Training Management Systems, and EHS Software Suite

* Certification as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygiene or related certification would be valued, but not required