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EHS Manager

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Job Description

Join Ecolab as our Environmental Health and Safety Manager at our plant in Bedford Park, IL. The EHS Manager is an important member of the plant leadership team, reporting to the Plant Manager, to build and maintain a strong SH&E culture throughout the organization. Enjoy working with a team of engaged Supply Chain Operations leaders to drive compliance with environmental and safety-related programs to ensure employee safety, process safety and industrial hygiene, ensure compliance with company-wide best practices, governmental and other regulatory bodies; and provide stewardship to the environmental in line with Ecolab’s core values.

The EHS manager should have a working knowledge of the technical aspects of various regulatory requirements and how they may impact an operating unit. S/he must stay well-informed of safety and environmental regulations, such as OSHA, Process Safety Management, and Clean Air and Water Acts, (RCRA) Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and ensure that the facility maintains compliance.

What You Will Do:

  • Provides technical expertise to ensure compliance with EHS and OSHA regulations.
  • Develops, communicates and initiates improvements based on trends in audit findings, corrective actions, safety loss data and best practices through the site OGSM process
  • Ensures effectiveness of incident investigations involving process and personal injuries ensuring thorough root-cause-analysis.
  • Ensures compliance of industrial hygiene and chemical exposure mitigation programs.
  • Drives implementation of 5S and SH&E TPM Pillar, BBS, and safety committees.
  • Ownership of all health and safety related activities such as PHAs, FMEAs and Hazard/Risk Assessments and chemical reviews during the introduction of new chemistries, processes, and equipment to the facility (by the greater Supply Chain and RD&E)
  • Contributes to the improvement/design of processes, equipment, and SOPs.
  • Maintains records and permit requirements for air, water, and solid waste.
  • Coordinates ECAP and other audits and works with leadership to ensure any findings are addressed.
  • Three direct reports

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in occupational safety, environmental, health, or a related field
  • 8 or more years’ experience and/or exposure in field of business.
  • Familiarity with OSHA, EPA and Illinois Regulations, or equivalent, in safety and environmental compliance
  • No immigration sponsorship available for this role

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree preferred
  • TPM and SHE Pillar experience
  • Experience initiating changes and ability to influence at all levels of the organization
  • Supervisory experience is preferred
  • Prior supply chain experience in program management or plant-based role
  • Strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated skills to influence decision makes and motivate team members
  • Proven ability to lead, develop and implement programs and processes.
  • Ability to work with multiple management stakeholder groups.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skill is must to train and coach others
  • Advanced skills in MS office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and MS Project (is a plus)
  • Self-driven, results oriented performer

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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