Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security Manager


Reporting directly to the COO/President, the HS&E Manager is responsible for establishing, identifying, and implementing health, safety and environmental processes and procedures in accordance with federal, state and local regulations. The HS&E Manager will provide HS&E leadership and strategic direction by leading the plant’s HS&E department’s continuous improvement efforts. As an integral member of the Plant Management Team, the HS&E Manager will support and advise site management with regard to the HS&E Management system.

Responsibilities and Duties


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and direction to meet PCNA’s overall HS&E and operational/business goals.
  • Develops and educates the leadership team in building and sustaining a results-oriented safety culture.
  • Ensures compliance with all environmental and safety regulations, and keeps abreast of any changes to laws and regulations that impact the plant. Expert knowledge and understanding of local, state and federal safety regulations – OSHA, EPA, FRA, DOT/IATA/IMDG.
  • Responsible for anticipating, identifying and analyzing emerging HS&E trends while developing and prioritizing long-term proactive strategies.
  • Develop, implement and/or maintain comprehensive management systems in support of PCNA and plant HS&E policies, procedures and programs. Audit and evaluate the effectiveness of the systems and recommend and implement appropriate corrective actions.
  • Serve as a site technical resource for HS&E. Provides technical assistance and feedback to management and operations staff regarding safety and environmental issues that arise.
  • Interaction with governmental authorities, maintain records for inspections (state/federal). Serve as primary contact for third party inspections and audits pertaining to OSHA/EPA/DOT/FRA or other HS&E-related program(s).
  • Implementation and alignment of Responsible care and ISO 14001 certification for the site(s).
  • Manages environmental reporting records as well as submit required reports to regulatory agencies (EPCRA, RCRA, CAA, CWA, and SARA/CERCLA).
  • Leads site product stewardship program.
  • Oversee site industrial hygiene program; which includes leading efforts to reduce potential employee exposure to toxic/hazardous substances and reducing physical handling of raw materials and products.
  • Develop and maintain an effective working relationship with HS&E regulatory agencies, industry HS&E professionals, and local industry committees.
  • Establish effective and consistent HS&E performance measurement systems and communication standards.
  • Serve as the O&M Asbestos site lead.
  • Manage worker’s compensation claims and return-to-work activities.
  • In your absence you are responsible to ensure that the tasks assigned to the absentee is adequately covered by them or trained personnel. As a Supervisor or Manager, it is your responsibility to ensure that all activities are managed appropriately in an absence of any associate that reports to you.
  • Develop and implement the RC14001 management system;
  • Deliver/coordinate EH&S training;
  • Maintain compliance with EH&S regulatory requirements and permits;
  • Investigate accidents and incidents and audit nonconformances;
  • Manage documented information;
  • Conduct site regulatory inspections;
  • Review contractor pre-qualification forms; conduct site audits of contractors;
  • Review new chemicals and maintain Peter Cremer NA product safety data sheets;
  • Meet Process Safety Management requirements;
  • Participate in management of change (MOC) processes; and
  • Promote continual improvement.
  • Support efforts to implement and maintain the RC14001/EHS&S management system;
  • Conform with the EHS&S Policy and the Cardinal Rules;
  • Maintaining a safe and secure workplace and meet environmental site requirements;
  • Support the EHS&S objectives and targets, and any specific action plans or management programs assigned;
  • Understand the EHS&S risks and impacts of the employee’s job and functional area, including appropriate controls and procedures;
  • Understand the EHS&S impacts/consequence that could result if specified procedures are not followed;
  • Report accidents and incidents to a supervisor or the EHS&S department;
  • Participate in required EHS&S training.
  • Show leadership and commitment to RC14001/EHS&S;
  • Understand the needs and expectations of interested parties;
  • Understand and be able to communicate site significant aspects;
  • Communicate the importance of an effective RC14001/EHS&S management system and to conforming with requirements;
  • Promote continual improvement; and
  • Recognize employees for RC14001/EH&S performance.
  • Other duties as requested

Qualifications and Skills

Education, Credentials, Licenses:

  • S. Safety Engineering, or Occupational Health Sciences
  • Professional Certification (CSP/CIH) or advanced applied degree (MS)

Kind & Length of Experience:

  • Minimum 9 years experience in HS&E and at least 7 years experience in an industrial setting
  • Experience with supervisory and leadership position in HS&E
  • Detailed knowledge of industrial hygiene, safety engineering principles, occupational health hazards and environmental compliance
  • Proven record of achievement of regulatory compliance with an organization, including analysis of regulatory impact, development and implementation of compliance programs, education/training of personnel and auditing/reporting of compliance status
  • A high level of oral/written communication and training skills
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with employees at all levels within the organization
  • Familiarity with industrial operations, equipment, machinery, facility design and operations
  • Problem solving – ability to think through issues and develop solutions that support the business in a timely manner
  • Must possess exemplary attention to detail
  • Follow though- fulfills the requirements of the position as described
  • Anticipation, items that need to be completed and proceeds without direction in a timely manner
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications

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Peter Cremer North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer always interested in getting to know suitable candidates. To introduce yourself, please complete this online application. It includes an option to upload your résumé, as well, if you wish.

Our HR department reviews all applications and résumés and will contact the most qualified candidates for interviews. Please understand we have a high volume of inquiries and are unable to respond to phone calls regarding your application status.