Environmental, Health and Safety Manager

Environmental, Health and Safety Manager

Environmental, Health and Safety Manager

Job Overview

Location
Morton, Illinois
Job Type
Full Time Job
Job ID
32961
Date Posted
8 months ago
Recruiter
Helen Josh
Job Views
116

Job Description

EHS Manager

Precision Planting is an innovative company that is changing the agriculture industry in remarkable ways.  In only twenty years, we have helped redefine agriculture in the US and globally.  Our products make growers more productive, increase yields, current agricultural practices more sustainable, and reduce the costs to feed a growing world. Precision Planting is growing rapidly and has many new products and business opportunities it is pursuing to continue that growth.  We are entrepreneurial in our DNA, fast-paced in our actions, and value hard work, innovative thinking, open communications, and teamwork.  If you share these values, then we might be the right place for you to contribute, grow and succeed in your career.  We are seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as the Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager.  This position's role is responsible for ensuring a safe working environment for all employees at multiple sites.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct new hire safety orientation and other safety training as needed.
  • Recommend process and product safety features that will reduce employees' exposure to work hazards.
  • Inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation and compliance.
  • Report and review findings from accident investigations, facilities inspections, or environmental testing.
  • Maintain compliance with regulatory agencies including OSHA, EPA and DOT.
  • Maintain a record keeping system so that the facility can verify compliance with all applicable regulations.
  • Submit required reports to the regulatory agencies on a timely basis.
  • Assist with implementation and maintenance of EHS Management Systems (Gensuite)
  • Assist with monitoring and management of Worker Comp cases.
  • Monitor and manage non-hazardous and hazardous waste disposal activities.
  • Provide technical expertise to production, engineering and facilities personnel in evaluating the environmental, safety and health aspects for existing or planned changes.
  • Assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of environmental, safety and health training programs to ensure employee knowledge and understanding of safety and environmental regulations and requirements.
  • Advises functional areas regarding safety protocols and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance with local, state, and federal agencies.
  • Conduct audits and inspections to detect existing or potential health and safety hazards, identify risk behaviors, determine corrective action or preventative measures to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Responds to emergency situations involving employee injury and property damage incidents; prepares reports of findings and submits recommendations.
  • Stays well-informed of industry trends and regulations, maintain certifications and seeks continuous avenues for growth and improvement.
  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment by implementing, maintaining and aligning company policies that adhere to local, state and federal environmental, health and safety regulations.
  • Ensure compliance with all state, federal and local governmental EHS regulations. This includes written programs, record keeping, reports, inspections, monitoring, testing, training and medical surveillance per guidelines.
  • Perform internal audits to identify non-compliance, hazardous conditions and unsafe behaviors; audit scope includes processes, facilities and equipment;


 

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years practical experience in Environmental Safety & Health in a manufacturing and R&D environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • The ability to lead teams and implement corrective actions to meet deadlines
  • Problem solving / Decision making skills
  • Results / Detail oriented able to work with a sense of urgency.
  • Regulatory knowledge in EPA, OSHA & DOT
  • Ability to analyze data and complete regulatory permits and correspondence. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds, climb stairs and work from elevated platforms and or ladder.
  • The employee must understand and comply with AGCO Safety guidelines and housekeeping practices, trainings and wear appropriate PPE when necessary.

 

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