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Sr. EHS Manager

Company: Schwan's
Location: Abilene
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Come be part of one of the biggest manufacturing expansion projects underway in the United States! In addition to our flagship plant we are building a manufacturing facility unlike any other in our industry. This mega facility will increase our production campus to nearly one million square feet in Salina, KS.

Who we are!

Schwan's Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron - , Tony's - , Big Daddy's - , Villa Prima --- and Freschetta - pizza; Mrs. Smith's - and Edwards - desserts; and Pagoda - Asian-style snacks. To learn more about Schwan's, visit www.schwanscompany.com .

What we are looking for:
We are hiring a Sr. EHS Manager for our manufacturing facilities in Salina , KS area. This position is responsible for ensuring safe working environment for all employees at multiple facilities by implementing and monitoring facility safety programs and developing controls for all areas of property and casualty risks. Oversees the facilities and all contractors/vendors are in compliance with all Federal State and Local Safety and Environmental Regulations. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the areas Safety Environmental and Risk.

What you will get from us:
Opportunity to work in a growing segment of a major food manufacturer and showcase your leadership and technical skills to make a big impact on the profitable growth of Schwan's Company.
Opportunities for career growth with a well-established food company.
A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being of its employees.
Support and mentorship from team members who are authentic, good-natured and highly skilled.
Competitive wages, incentive pay and a comprehensive package of benefits.

Responsibilities:
Maintains all safety reports logs and other documentation to ensure compliance with federal state and local agencies.

Facilitates all government safety inspections for designated location(s) and responds in a timely manner in coordination with facility management to inquiries/inspections by loss control service provider and government agencies (OSHA EPA Insurance Carrier etc.).

Develops maintains and implements safety/environmental procedures programs incentive programs and awareness material to reduce control and eliminate occupational safety/ environmental and health hazards.

Develops and provides direction for Safety Committees.

Performs accident investigations conducts safety audits to ensure compliance with company & governmental regulations ensures understanding and enforcement of plant safety rules.

Provides special training programs including Supervisor safety training and special employee safety training programs maintains accident records and supporting documentation.

Ensures that facility and all contractors/vendors are in compliance with all Federal State and Local safety/environmental regulations and compliance to include timely submission of all environmental reports with the appropriate interface with regulator agency personnel and lost control service providers. Conducts environmental audits to ensure compliance with company and governmental procedures and regulations.

Undertakes or directly supervises the undertaking of identification of hazards evaluation of risk and the design and implementation of hazard control measures applicable to research projects teaching fieldwork purchasing plant equipment and chemicals and service operations.

Maintains appropriate documentation of procedures and interventions arising from risk assessment including occupation health and safety considerations in the design specification purchase hire lease and supply of new plant equipment materials products and substances used in the work place.

Ensures the provisions of plant safety systems and personal protective equipment required to control the risk of hazards in the workplace. Facilitate the reporting of workplace hazards to the person(s) who can implement corrective action.

Oversee the implementation of corrective action arising from an accident investigation and hazard reports.

Provides audit advice and counsel as requested for other locations outside of own.

Manages trains and develops subordinates if applicable

Responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with company mission values code of ethics policies and other standards of conduct.

Education: Bachelors degree or equivalent

Years of Related Experience: 8-10 years related work experience

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Previous Management Experience in Risk Management/Safety area.

Working knowledge of Federal and State regulations with respect to OSHA Workers

Compensation ADA EPA regulations USDA and other applicable Acts and a demonstrated/leadership role.

Experience in Loss Control Consulting or Industrial Health and Safety.

Experience in Managed Care Return-To- Work and/or Claims Management.

Ability to effectively supervise employees.

Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to conduct training sessions and give presentations to small and/or large groups of people.

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Keywords: Schwan's, Topeka , Sr. EHS Manager, Executive , Abilene, Kansas

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