EHS&S Manager

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Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: Bauxite, AR, US

Company: JM Huber Corporation

Portfolio Business: Huber Engineered Materials 

J.M. Huber Corporation is one of the largest privately held, family-owned companies in the United States. Established in 1883, we are a diversified, global supplier of specialty and commodity chemicals, hydrocolloid solutions, engineered wood products and natural resources to customers spanning a wide variety of industries. With approximately $2.3 billion in sales and 4,000 employees worldwide, we have a material presence in more than 20 countries.

Position Summary

Provide technical safety, health & environmental support to the HSH facility. Develop and coordinate site environmental, health, and safety programs and objectives.  Coordinate EHS training programs at the site.  Monitor EH&S regulations and provide technical support to personnel to ensure compliance with Federal, State, local and internal EH&S.  Provide leadership, drive and maintain EH&S management system. 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

•    Ensures site complies with Federal, State, local and internal EH&S regulations, programs and guidelines including MSHA regulations by a) maintaining and monitoring the compliance assurance system including permit status and requirements, methods, compliance calendar, and audits; b) providing technical EH&S support and information to site personnel; c) preparing and implementing written EH&S programs and policies; d) identifying EH&S training needs and developing and delivering relevant training programs; and e) participating in product/process reviews including process hazard analysis, employee training, etc. f) selecting appropriate personal protective equipment.
•    Provides site-wide service to a) implement engineering controls to minimize safety and occupational health hazards; b) maintain safety library (e.g. videos, regulations, reference manuals); c) promote EH&S awareness through internal company memoranda, newsletters, and specific training programs; and d) reviews process operating procedures/batch records, etc. and provides inputs for safety and health considerations.  
•    Takes proactive measures to safeguard personnel and assets, by a) advising manufacturing plant, of regulatory changes with which the plants must comply. Sufficient advance notice should be provided so that compliance on the effective date of new regulations is assured. b) periodically auditing practices and records to ensure compliance with company programs and Federal/State/local occupational EH&S regulations; c) monitoring lost-time injuries/illnesses and Worker's Compensation Claims; d) conducting and reviewing safety committee meeting minutes and safety inspection reports, and injury/illness and non-injury incident investigation reports and following-up as necessary.
•    Implement Corporate EHS policies, procedures, and programs such as HEPI, and Environmental Management System based on Huber Minimum Mandatory Standard Requirements.
•    Develop, implement and update environmental compliance plans based on the site regulatory requirements (Federal, State & Local permits, agreements, off permit requirements and other regulatory requirements)
•    Completes all daily, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports required by local, state and federal regulations and internal reporting to the EHS corporate department.
•    Performs and/or coordinates industrial hygiene and environmental sampling and monitoring to ensure compliance with governmental regulations and best practices for both safety and environmental regulations.
•    Maintain working relationship with EHS Management at Almatis.
•    Other duties as assigned.

Specialized/Technical Knowledge or Required Skills

•    Bachelors in a safety science/engineering/industrial hygiene discipline, environmental science/engineering, or chemical engineering, and knowledge of chemical manufacturing operations.
•    5-10 years experience
•    CSP/CHMM/CIH credentials preferred
•    MSHA experience preferred
•    Must have good comprehension of management systems and risk based prioritization
•    Must be motivated and have a passion for EH&S
•    Proficient in the English language (oral and written)
•    Recognizable leadership skills
•    Demonstrated project management skills.
•    Demonstrated people influencing skills
•    Effective facilitator and communicator
•    Capable of developing and giving training.
•    Working knowledge of Federal, State and Local occupational safety, health MSHA and environmental laws and regulations.
•    Familiar with control technologies applicable to the site.
•    Proficient in the use and application of computers, and related office applications.
•    Ability to effectively deal with other people, especially other company personnel, to enlist needed cooperation in implementing regulatory requirements.  
•    Ability to productively deal with regulatory agencies, consultants and other contractor personnel.
•    Ability to make explicit engineering recommendations for equipment layout/design changes to effect safety improvements.

Our employees are our strongest asset, and their safety, health, and well-being is our highest priority. We respect the individual by providing opportunities for professional and personal development. Our Principles drive us to create an inclusive workplace where employees share core values, show dignity and respect toward others, and work hard to achieve their best performance.  

J.M. Huber Corporation is an EEO / AAP employer. Pre-employment drug screening is required


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