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Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Reading, PA
Role Description

Reports To: Plant Manager

Location: Reading, Pennsylvania

Start Date: ASAP

The Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager is responsible for facilitating compliance with occupational health and safety guidelines. The EHS manager will create a Safety Program at the manufacturing facility and implement policies to ensure a safe and healthy work environment.

Role Responsibilities
  • Responsible for all safety inspects in the workplace.
  • Develop and lead safety team.
  • Develops and implements inspection policies and procedures, and a schedule of routine inspections.
  • Create and manage health and safety monitoring systems and policies in the workplace.
  • Advises and lead employees on various safety-related topics.
  • Manage emergency procedures.
  • Conducts risk assessments and reports.
  • Plans, implements and conducts preventive care, safety, and compliance training programs for company.
  • Samples, measures, and evaluates employee exposures to in-plant chemical contaminants, including lead and acid mist; and physical agents such as heat and noise exposure.
  • Manages the plant personal protective equipment, work clothing and safety equipment programs according to company standards and operating budget.
  • Administers the respiratory protection program, including quantitative fit testing, respirator distribution, cleaning, and sanitizing.
  • Administers the plant hazard communication program, including maintaining up to date SDS's, effective identification of all chemicals, chemical inventory and related training and education programs.
  • Inspects equipment and machinery for unsafe workplace conditions.
  • Investigates accidents and incidents to find cause and takes prevention measures for further incidents.
  • Reports on health and safety awareness, issues, and statistics.

Skills & Qualifications
  • Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability.
  • Deep understanding of legal health and safety guidelines.
  • Excellent organizational and motivational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks especially when handling an accident or incident.
  • Good understanding of data analysis and risk assessment.
  • Certified in risk management and health/safety management.
  • Bachelor's degree required. Occupational Safety/Industrial Hygiene or related field highly preferred.
  • Minimum four years of experience in a manufacturing environment with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a supervisory/management role.
  • Previous experience with air sampling and monitoring.
  • Experience with administering a hazardous communication program, including managing, and leading an emergency response team.
  • Proficient in MS Office

In this role, you will be eligible for a discretionary performance based annual cash bonus and to participate in our company's equity program, plus our robust medical, dental, vision, retirement, and other benefits.