EHS - Manager

Orange, Texas, United States
  • 1
3 + Years Experience

Company: SUEZ
Skills: HSE Manager / Advisor
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Orange, Texas, United States

The Environmental Health and Safety Leader's primary responsibility will be to identify health, safety and environmental risks, issues & develop mitigation strategies.

The EHS Site Leader will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. You will implement, maintain, and improve all aspects of the company's environmental program including site compliance, health and safety program development, compliance with applicable OSHA, EPA and state / local requirements; provide environmental, health, and safety support to the company; maintain company policies adhering to local, state, and federal EHS regulations. In this role, you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to affect short-term and some long-term business goals.

In addition, you will:
  • Initiate and influence integration of EHS policies and practices into the business
  • Lead and manage a variety of EHS requirements and compliance implementation which includes regulations, air permitting, waste water permitting and treatment and hazardous waste
  • Investigate industrial accidents, injuries, occupational diseases, near misses and environmental issues / misses to determine root causes and preventive measures
  • Report and review findings from accident investigations, facilities inspections, or environmental testing
  • Implement / modify EHS programs and procedures to ensure company compliance
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements including retention of all required records and documentation
  • Recommend process safety features that will reduce employees' exposure to chemicals
  • Oversee the testing of air quality, noise, and temperature levels to verify compliance with health and safety regulations and perform or direct environmental monitoring as required by permits or SUEZ; examine permits to ensure compliance with requirements
  • Verify that safety equipment such as hearing protection and respirators is available to employees, and monitor their use of such equipment to ensure proper use and fit
  • Work with consultants and contractors on related EHS issues; maintain liaisons with outside organizations such as fire departments, and third-party contractors to facilitate emergency response
  • Plan emergency response drills
  • Modify and implement compliance tracking programs and record keeping systems; ensure effective EHS education programs are in place and conduct EHS education programs which include coordination of worker training in areas such as environmental and safety laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring and use of safety equipment
  • Develop and work with site teams focused on EHS program development, implementation and improvement
  • Support Capital Project design and implementation by acting as EHS subject matter expert and supporting contractor management on site
  • Measure progress toward successfully meeting corporate expectations
  • This list is not all-inclusive and may include other duties as assigned and necessary for the operation and management of the business

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Industrial Hygiene or related field from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with exposure to several EHS areas in a chemical manufacturing environment

Desired Characteristics
  • Master's Degree in Environmental Science, Industrial Hygiene, or related field from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in industry, consulting, or with a regulatory agency
  • Knowledge of EHS issues including regulations, air permitting, waste water permitting and treatment, and hazardous waste
  • Strong communication and documentation skills with attention to detail; self-starter that works well in a team environment
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels within the company as well as organizations outside SUEZ (regulatory agencies)
  • Established program management ability
  • Knowledge of OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping procedures
  • US OSHA Process Safety Management
  • Compliance Auditing skills
  • Experience in using approved EPA sampling & testing methods
  • Knowledge and experience using the Gensuite EHS tool
  • Experience in Workers Compensation programs
  • Site Security Programs
  • OSHA VPP knowledge and experience
  • Ergonomic Assessment Skills
  • ISO 14001 experience (developing and maintaining programs)
  • Knowledge and experience developing SPCC / SWP3 Plans
  • Knowledge and experience developing TRI reports
  • Knowledge and experience developing Tier II reports
  • Certification in related subject (CHMM, CSP, CIH, etc.)

Is relocation for this position offered: Yes

Company Grade/Band: Lead Professional

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SUEZ's Water Technologies and Solutions (SWTS) offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. SWTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.