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EHS Manager


An international manufacturing and distribution organization is looking to appoint an EHS Manager to oversee a manufacturing facility in the Newark, NJ area. Working alongside the plant management team with support from corporate EHS resources, the successful candidate will be tasked with fostering a positive safety culture and influencing and engaging stakeholders at various levels of the business. 

The Role:

  • Influences Plant, Production, Operations, Maintenance and site management to drive the EHS performance and results

  • Responsible for site PSM program and leading PSM audits

  • Monitors changes to EHS regulations and makes recommendations to incorporate these into EHS management systems and standards

  • Manages site EHS documentation including program design, EHS data collection and posting, training documentation, and KPI reports

  • Conducting environmental monitoring, testing and permit applications

The Candidate:

  • Minimum of 4 years’ EHS experience within a manufacturing environment

  • Experience in a chemical manufacturing environment and strong PSM experience and knowledge

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in OHS, IH, Physical Science/Engineering

  • Professional certification strongly desirable (e.g. CSP, CIH, CHMM, PE)

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and engage others