Environment, Health & Safety Manager

Lakeville, Minnesota
Oct 23, 2018
Dec 06, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time

Position Summary:

The Environmental, Health & Safety Manager will provide Safety, Environmental and strategic direction by leading and supporting operations efforts to identify, eliminate and reduce exposures to create a safe and compliant work environment.  
As an integral member of the Plant Management Team, the EH&S Manager will support and advise site management regarding the TreeHouse Safety Management system.  He/She will formulate a proactive, local EHS strategy that drives the plant to become safe, compliant and sustainable, operationally.  The EH&S Manager will lead the effort to eliminate, prevent, or reduce the occurrence of safety, health and medical issues.  
The Environment, Health & Safety Manager will act as a change agent to accelerate best practice sharing within the facility. He/She will serve as the site primary regulatory agency liaison for all agency communications representative for Health and Safety.

Position Responsibilities: 

•    Works as a Subject Matter Expert to develop and implement site-specific policies and programs to ensure the facility is in compliance with safety and health requirements in accordance with federal/state/local regulatory and Company requirements. (OSHA, EPA and TreeHouse Foods standards)
•    Manages daily activities to ensure interaction with facility management team, team leaders, and facility employees in order to increase awareness and education levels regarding safe and compliant work.
•    Assures the plants EHS Improvement Plan is appropriate and executed.
•    Analyzes incident data to identify trends and incident types that can be prevented.
•    Perform job site analysis to determine employee and property exposures, and institute safe work practices. 
•    Conducts daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual safety inspections, document findings, and implement corrective actions. 
•    Maintains all site required documentation related to health and safety programs (i.e. accident reports, inspection reports, corrective action logs, training records, etc.)
•    Oversees hazardous waste control and disposal activities including training, collection, disposal, and records maintenance and for conservation programs within the organization. 
•    Coordinates Environmental duties including; SWPPP (Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan), NPDES (National Pollution Discharge Elimination System) Permit, Internal/External Environmental Audits, Air Pollution Permit, Air Quality Inspections, Dust Collector Reports, Hazardous Waste, TIER II Report Corporate Environmental Audit and present annual training. 
•    Supports property inspection process and closure of loss prevention findings.
•    Monitors and supports security-related events. 
•    Participates in claims management program with HR team.  
•    3+ years of progressive experience in environment, health and safety, and/or sustainability management. 
•    Strong knowledge of safety regulations (OSHA, hazard communications, accident investigation and safety training methods, etc.) 
•    Knowledgeable of industry best practice regarding safety and environmental management practices with PSM & RMP.
•    B.S. degree in safety management, environmental health, or related field.  
•    Master's degree preferred;
•    Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  
•    Experience working in a manufacturing facility.
•    Food and Beverage experience preferred.

 Bachelor’s Degree Required – Type: Engineering or Industrial Technology, Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety or related


Preferred Attributes (Outline any additional skills)
•    Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry

 Working Conditions: (Outline any travel and/or physical requirements)

  • Walking    Enter 75% of the time        
  • Travel (other than driving)    Enter 10% of the time        
  • Unusual Working Hours    What are the hours    Some second shift oversight may be required.

The duties & responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list of all tasks.  Additional tasks maybe assigned.

Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veterans/Disability

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