Environmental Health & Safety Manager (EHS)

POSITION SUMMARY:   Tarkett is seeking a hands-on EHS Manager to develop, establish, and maintain an environmental health and safety program that strives to meet or exceed all regulatory requirements, and provides for a safe work environment that is free of hazards in pursuit of zero work-related injuries / illnesses, using a behavioral based approach. The position will manage EHS in the Middlefield, OH facilities.     ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Lead and manage all aspects of the Environmental Health and Safety program with in the plant Assist in ensuring compliance to all Safe Work Practices (SWP), regulatory standards (EPA, DEP, OSHA, NFPA, etc.) and plant policies and procedures. Lead both the Safety and Environmental World Class Manufacturing (WCM) Pillars Lead the ISO 14001 / 18001 EHS requirements and audit process for continued certification Work with outside Environmental firms to ensure environmental compliance Formulate and deliver safety training presentations and training for both small and large audiences, hourly and salaried. Deliver EHS orientation to new and temporaryassociates. Assist in ensuring proper training and compliance to plant EHS policies and procedures involving contractor / vendor personnel. Conduct proactive safety surveys and inspections in order to identify potential risks. Perform, document, and trend behavioral-safety observations. Analyze data and perform trending analysis in order to identify and implement corrective actions as well as develop strategic risk mitigation strategies. Provide technical assistance to associates in evaluating new / altered production equipment for potential hazards. Maintain assorted databases and software programs in support of the EHS Department and Plant EHS initiatives. Aid in the completion of the Plant's annual reports Assist in providing oversight to Plant's hazardous and non-hazardous waste storage, handling and transport program. Conduct ergonomic assessments of equipment, workstations, etc. as needed. Research safety equipment for its application and purchase. Assist in personal protective equipment (PPE) selection and trials as well as to ensure its proper use, maintenance and storage. Assist in workers compensation claim management and return to work programs. Serve as an EHS Champion in furthering "Safety First" culture. To be engaged with shop floor supervisors and employees through time on the floor; expected to be at least 50% of time.    Qualifications :  REQUIREMENTS (to include educational requirements): Bachelor's Degree in Safety, Industrial Health & Safety, Environmental Science, Industrial Hygiene or related discipline. Minimum of eight to twelve years of experience in Safety and Industrial Hygiene in a manufacturing environment. Minimum of seven years of experience in Environmental in a manufacturing environment; Participate in water, air, ergonomic, solid waste, and hazardous materials handling processes, permits, and evaluations. Strong working knowledge of all OSHA and EPA regulations. Experience managing OHSA visits and audits. Knowledge of industrial hygiene test methods and monitoring programs to also include hazard mitigation techniques.     Knowledge of Tier II reporting, Air permitting, and hazardous waste management. Knowledge of workers compensation law and claim management experience.  Knowledge of light duty / return to work programs.      Advanced computer skills are essential - Microsoft Office environment. To be able to work irregular hours including evening and weekends to accommodate the needs of a 24/7 manufacturing operation.   Formal Project Management experienc Job Number:  04129
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
8 - 10 years

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