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Director of EHS

Description

A global heavy manufacturing company is looking to appoint an EHS Director to lead the EHS program at a site in Los Angeles. Managing a small team of safety professionals, the EHS Director will work closely with senior leadership in order to establish and maintain safety a 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
  • Develop the EHS team

 

The Candidate:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in EHS, IH, Chemical Engineering or a related technical field preferred
  • 5+ years’ EHS experience within an industrial, mechanical, or manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a complex environmental program
  • CSP, CIH, CHMM (or similar) preferred