Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Columbus, OH 43228

Posted: 01/18/2024 Industry: Safety Job Number: 1225

Job Description

Position Summary:  

The Employee Health and Safety Manager will lead and direct the routine functions of the Safety department as well as champion occupational safety in the facility  

Duties/Responsibilities:  
  • Safety Champion for facility  
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and results of the EH&S function
  • Coordinates Behavior Based Safety program for facility, including analysis of data collected from observations.  
  • Coordinates and consults with other facilities regarding compliance and policy matters.  
  • Ensure regular and on-going hazard identification and abatement programming in the facility.  
  • Responsible for leading accident investigations in collaboration with production operations management, oversees abatement of causation.  
  • Performs safety inspection/preparation of annual safety audit of facility.  
  • Administers workers compensation claims management for accidents/injuries, documentation, medical treatment and follow-up(s) & record retention.  
  • Coordinates OSHA required safety training for employees and maintains OSHA required documentation for facility programs.  
  • Maintains OSHA and Worker’s Compensation required documentation of injury/accident data.  
  • Works with HR and Learning & Development to conduct/coordinate all location  
  • safety/certification training records & compliance data as required.  
  • Maintains close working relationship with all departments and responds to deviations from standards immediately.  
  • Provides analysis of trends & costs associated with safety to management and corporate safety.  
  • Ensures compliance to all federal, state and local laws and company policies.  
  • Ensures compliance to quality, facility security, food safety and HAACP support programs where applicable; assures conformity to all company, customer and government standards.  
  • Ensures compliance to all safety requirements, reporting and policies.  
  • Provides and coordinates training, direction, development, evaluation, coaching and leadership to management and front line workforce.  
  • Maintains good employee, corporate and community relations.  
  • Coordinates with department managers and shift supervisors to ensure an incident-free shift start-up.  
  • Compile & submit information for all required department, corporate monthly, quarterly and annual reports.  
  • Maintains company standards for cleanliness, housekeeping and safety within the facility.  
  • Performs other duties/responsibilities as assigned by Management.  

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:  
 
  • Ability to drive the safety program and engage associates within all levels of the organization.  
  • Good understanding of operations. 
  • Experience with Safety, Security, OHSA, & Worker’s Comp administration in a manufacturing or warehousing environment, preferably a food industry.
  • Process Safety Management (PSM) / Risk Management background preferred.  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.  
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.  
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.  
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.  
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.  
  • Thorough knowledge of local, state and federal occupational safety/worker’s compensation laws and regulations.  
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.  

Education and Experience:
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  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent EHS certification (s) + 5 years of experience in EHS profession  
  • Current OSHA-30 Hour (General Industry) Card  

Physical Requirements:  
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:  
  • Periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer (30% or more sitting).  
  • Periods of standing, walking, working in a cold environment.  
  • Use hands and fingers to handle, or touch objects and/or controls, as well as use repetitive motion of fingers, hands and arms to operate computer and other equipment.  
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.  
  • Must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization’s facilities.  
  • Continuously interacts with other staff members and job candidates, must have audible speech and good hearing and regularly meets multiple demands from several people.  

 

Meet Your Recruiter

Michelle Abel
CPC

Michelle Abel, CPC, is the founder of Corporate & Technical Recruiters, Inc. She began her career after completing her undergraduate studies in Psychology at Emory University. Before founding CTR, she was a partner and CFO in a national recruiting firm. Michelle went on to establish her own firm as CEO of Corporate & Technical Recruiters. CTR's clients have a global presence and offer positions in marketing, sales, management, technology, engineering and accounting. With over 20 years of experience in the personnel field, Michelle's dedication to service makes her a leader in the industry.

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