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EHS Leader


A leading food manufacturer is looking to appoint an EHS Leader to lead the company-wide EHS programs across 4 sites in the US. The EHS Leader will work closely with senior leadership to establish and maintain a strong environmental & safety culture. The incumbent will be tasked with overseeing organizational compliance with local, state and federal EH&S regulations and will be tasked with fostering a healthy safety culture, requiring the ability to influence and engage stakeholders at various levels of the business. 

The Role: 

  • Developing, strategizing and implementing a long-term plan for the EHS function
  • Driving a culture of safety across the business to reduce injuries and accidents
  • Promoting continuous improvement efforts in the EHS function, integrating tactical and strategic EHS planning
  • Interact with regulatory agencies to maintain compliance with company and government standards
  • Manage relationship with local unions
  • Mentor and develop EHS coordinator

The Candidate: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in EHS, IH, or a related technical field preferred
  • 5+ years’ EHS experience within a food, pharmaceutical, or chemical manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to build safety and environmental programs across multiple operations
  • Experience with PSM/ ammonia program preferred
  • CSP, CIH, CHMM (or similar) preferred