EHS Manager in Beachwood Campus at Tremco Incorporated

Date Posted: 7/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    7 to 10 years
  • Date Posted:
  • Division

Job Description

EHS Manager

The EHS manager is accountable for the development and implementation of programs in the Environmental, Health, Safety and Security (EHS&S) areas of manufacturing. 

Duties/Responsibilities, Core knowledge:

Job Family Key Accountabilities:

Client / Customer Service

  • Develop and communicates standards of EHS&S code of conduct, ensures mutual understanding, and mitigates exposure to hazardous / undesirable conditions in our business operations and product uses. 

Enterprise Operations Support

  • Leads the development and implementation of comprehensive regulatory compliance programs in the areas of occupational health and safety, hazardous materials management, environmental management, transportation materials safety, security and product compliance.  Interprets regulations, develops legislatively compliant, organizationally appropriate standards for Tremco Group global businesses.  Conducts EHS&S audits, documents statistics with respect to EHS&S program compliance and makes recommendations with respect to annual safety program changes and objectives.  Represents Construction Products Group with professional organizations, regulatory bodies and government agencies, and acts as primary point of contact for Construction Products Group EHS&S compliance systems.  May act as expert witness in the event of investigations and legal proceedings. 

Research and Innovation

  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge and relevant documentation with respect to global EHS&S rules, regulations and legislation, as applicable to business operations and product mix.  Researches best practices and investigates program innovations, both broadly and with respect to chemicals manufacturing, distribution and disposal, and makes recommendations regarding policy gaps and program improvement opportunities.  Prepares recommendations with respect to pending or anticipated changes in legislation, and develops proactive, cost effective program options in support of chemical product and regulatory changes.

Team Membership

  • Serve as a resource to global operations regarding management systems, policies, standards and best practices with respect to EHS&S.

Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security

  • Is responsible and leads by example the EHS&S and management systems for the group of Construction Products Group companies.  Develops and implements enterprise-wide programs for EHS&S and delivers tools and training materials to ensure organizational compliance with regulations and best practices.  Identifies and corrects non-code compliant processes by formal audits and makes recommendations to rectify compliance issues and mitigate risk of accident / liability.  Ensures that all business units are aware of, and that programs are in place to train and resource employees to comply with RPM and Construction Products Group EHS&S standards. 

Functional Family Key Accountabilities:

People Leadership / Supervision                                                                   

  • Assesses EHS&S human resources requirements in medium and long term and prepares plans to develop and/or recruit needed talent to achieve organization objectives. 

Fiscal Responsibility

  • Prepares, implements and monitors the annual program budget, and takes corrective action on budget variances.  Provides analysis and recommendations with respect to financial implications of product, program and regulatory changes, including cost / benefit analysis of program improvements to mitigate the financial impact of EHS&S related accidents / incidents and product stewardship.

Performance Goals, Targets and Standards

  • Establishes regulatory guidelines and performance standards in the areas of EHS&S risks, chemical and conducts ongoing audits and reporting with respect to program compliance.  Assist the business units with investigating serious EHS&S related accidents, incidents and program and product breaches.  Prepares evaluative reports and recommendations and implements new program measures to mitigate continuing / future risk.

Business Planning                 

  • Provides guidance to business unit leaders to ensure that near and long-term operational plans are compliant with organizational and jurisdictional EHS&S standards.  Develops standards to meet ongoing and developing requirements in the areas of training, audit and reporting.  As a resource to the management teams, provide feedback to senior management regarding feasibility / advisability of business strategy from a regulatory compliance and EHS&S best practices perspective. 

Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • University degree in Natural Sciences (Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, or Safety Sciences) coupled with formal training in the areas of occupational health and safety, plus 7 to 10 years’ experience leading and contributing to compliance and regulatory policy and program development in a materials processing environment, preferably in the chemical processing industry.
  • Board of Certified Safety Professionals – Certified Safety Professional certificate, preferred. 
  • Broad understanding of regulatory compliance requirements, risk assessment and mitigation programs in multiple (particularly North American) jurisdictions.
  • Ability to inspire others to commit to and achieve EHS&S program goals and performance measures in a production environment with varying levels of literacy and educational background.
  • Ability to develop a business case for new program development / program modification.
  • Ability to manage program administration requirements across multiple, disparate (production, distribution, warehousing, sales and marketing) divisions.

 Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.