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Director of EHS & Sustainability

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Director of EHS & Sustainability
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Director of EHS


We are working with a growing food processor that is looking for a Director of EHS & Sustainability. This role will travel their multiple processing/manufacturing sites ensuring accident-free work environments protecting employees, caring for the environment, and minimizing waste while creating value for the customer This is a highly visible and transformational role with a focus on change. Please apply if interested!

Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Bring forward leading industry best practices & programs to add value to the company
  • Drive world class safety culture & safety results across the organization
  • Lead with passion and a CI mindset
  • Integrate behavior-based safety programs into manufacturing systems collaborating with operations
  • Provide guidance & assistance to management to ensure that safety & environmental policies are observed at all plant locations
  • Overseeing company workers comp strategy to mitigate loss, cost and risk
  • Inspect facilities to detect existing or potential hazards while recommending corrective measures
  • Participate in meetings related to safety, environmental, & sustainability CI & compliance efforts
  • Develop systems that meet/exceed federal & state regulatory agency compliance
  • Lead, manage, & participate in accident investigations, insurance inspections, environmental audits, and OSHA investigations & inspections
  • Develop, complete, & maintain all required paperwork, records and documents for the EHS function
  • Collaborate with other functions on the property insurance strategy to mitigate loss, cost and risk
  • Develop & communicate EHS/sustainable organizational policy
  • Execute strategy to drive sustainable improvement in renewable energy programs, reduce energy use, recycling, carbon footprint
  • Evaluate proposed environmental & safety regulatory changes and laws
  • Hire, train, planning, assign and directing work
  • Apprising performance and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems
  • Regular & punctual attendance


Required Skills/Qualifications (including but not limited to):


  • Bachelor’s Degree in safety, rick management, environmental engineering, health/industrial or related study
  • Extensive knowledge of regulatory requirements for the industry & region – which includes OSHA, EPA and other federal & state standards
  • Past experience supervising/managing EHS employees
  • Able to operate all information technology related to business systems
  • Strong ability to interpret legal cases, professional journals or government regulations
  • Ability to write reports, safety policies and procedures manuals
  • Effective at presenting information and responding to questions
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts relating to safety and environmental procedures
  • Required to operate a variety of standard business machines
  • Able to travel up to 50%






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