EHS Manager

US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
2017-2657
# Positions
1

Overview

Manage, develop and oversee all aspects of directing a cost effective EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) related activities at the Alenco Group facilities, which include Bryan, TX (2 locations), Dallas TX, and Peachtree City, GA facilities, in support of Ply Gem policies and values. Continuously promote a safe working environment for all associates and comply with all applicable federal, state and local safety and environmental regulations.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize and lead the group’s environmental, health, and safety management systems and continuous improvement activities.
  • Plan and control budgeted EHS expenditures always seeking ways to cut spending without sacrificing the quality or effectiveness of EHS programs.
  • Perform safety audits as required.
  • Measure and openly report on EHS performance metrics.
  • Develop and maintain EHS-related written programs/policies/procedures, including but not limited to: Lockout-Tagout, Confined Space Entry, Mobile Equipment, Fall Protection, Electrical Safety, Hearing Conservation, Hazard Communication, Personal Protective Equipment, Emergency Action Plan, Bloodborne Pathogens, Waste Management, Spill Response, Storm Water, etc.
  • Effectively manage all EHS-related cases, including incident investigation, corrective actions, documentation, and reporting to internal/external parties as appropriate.
  • Manage the Bryan locations worker’s compensation program. Assist the other facilities
  • Developing associates’ technical, organizational, interpersonal and group dynamic skills.
  • Understand the needs and interests of other departments, and work with those departments to achieve mutually acceptable results.
  • Integrate EHS needs with other departments.
  • Supervise the maintenance of all safety data sheets (SDS’s) to ensure they are up-to-date and readily accessible at all times.
  • Maintain employee industrial hygiene (IH) monitoring and related records.
  • Develop safety materials for toolbox meetings and classroom/hands-on training. Develop annual training plans based on the needs of each department.
  • Manage all sites compliance with all applicable safety and environmental company policies, regulations and/or permits to minimize risks to employees and the organization.
  • Ensure that the facility remains in compliance with OSHA, EPA and DOT regulations, as well as Ply Gem’s EHS standards.
  • Ensure that the facility remains in compliance with the City of Bryan, Brazos County and State of Texas regulations, as well as federal and Ply Gem’s EHS standards.
  • Ensure that all required reports are submitted to meet Ply Gem and government (EPA, OSHA, etc.) requirements.
  • Write articles for the employee newsletter, as applicable. Ensure that all required documentation is accurate and properly maintained to remain in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Prepare and submit all required environmental reports in a timely manner.
  • Assist Human Resource (HR) Manager in new employee orientation process, substance abuse program, and employee return-to-work program.
  • Perform Job Safety Analysis’ to determine proper safety requirements as well as determining PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) requirements as needed.
  • Serves as designated leader of the facility safety team and works with the Plant Manager and facility managers/supervisors to achieve facility and company objectives.
  • Plant resource to local and state agencies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

Bachelor’s degree in occupational safety and health, environmental science, engineering, or other related technical field. Board certified ASP, OHST, CSP, QEP, CIH or Industrial Hygienist preferred.

 

Experience

Three to five years working experience in EHS in a manufacturing environment. Familiarity and working knowledge of Federal and State laws and regulations. Experience in conducting hazardous assessments and problem solving. Good working knowledge of regulatory standards (OSHA, EPA, DOT, NFPA fire codes, ANSI standards, etc.).

 

Skills/Abilities

Bi-Lingual – Spanish/English Preferred

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent management skills, and the ability to prioritize and multi-task.

Good interpersonal skills, particularly the ability to translate highly technical information to a non-technical audience.

Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. Budgeting and planning skills.

 

Desired competencies: Initiative, self-confidence, desire to learn, critical thinking, judgment, attention to detail, collaboration, drive for change, integrity, honesty, ethics and vision.

 

Other

Moderate travel required (40%-50%).

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