Position Title: Environmental, health, and safety manager
Location: Pennsylvania
Position id: 5912


Job Summary: 

Leads and manages all aspects of Environmental, Health & Safety.  Directs and coordinates planning, development and implementation of EH&S policies, programs and practices in conjunction with all other company functional groups.  Ensures chemical safety management and training programs are strictly adhered to. Plans, directs and controls activities of the EH&S function to accomplish corporate objectives. The company is a manufacturer and developer of adhesives, films, tapes, coatings, laminates, and release liners.



Essential Functions:
  • Analyzes potential worker safety risks; implements measures to mitigate them
  • Maintain a strong and collaborative chemical safety program.
  • Regularly tours facilities to personally inspect operations and communicate with different departments and associates to assure EH&S risks are understood and responsibly managed to minimize potential for incidents and injuries
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations as pertains to the health, safety, and environmental impact of the organization’s operations internally and externally (including shipping & DOT regulations)
  • Leads the Executive Safety & Regulatory Committee (ESRC); coordinates with functional leaders the formation, staffing and objectives of the Corporate Safety Committee and related subcommittees
  • Ensures the development and effective implementation of worker safety training programs in collaboration with functional organizations; assures all government-mandated training requirements are fully satisfied
  • Investigates and recommends courses of corrective and preventative actions for incidents and injuries
  • Ensures that all new chemicals and/or processes are effectively assessed for hazard potential and adequate safeguards are implemented prior to use
  • Provide insight and management to special chemical safety programs.
  • Oversee chemical inventory and assist in maintaining Safety Data Sheets.
  • Regularly monitors key metrics and communicates status versus goals; identifies and implements continuous improvement actions as warranted; makes identifiable and substantial contributions to improvement of systems, processes and practices
  • Assures functional information and records are well-organized affording efficient access and maintained consistent with established record retention policies
  • Effectively manages EH&S associates including assuring up-to-date position descriptions, establishment and auditing of performance expectations, annual reviews, individual development plans, and training
  • Conducts all aspects of position in a professional, respectful manner consistent with AR Guiding Principles; embraces 6S LEAN culture; organizes personal work areas and appearance consistent with corporate and divisional professional image



Job Specifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Engineering or Business Field required
  • Environmental Health and Safety certification/degree preferred
  • 5+ years in chemical or laboratory safety required.
  • OSHA certification preferred
  • Strong managerial, communication (oral & written), and analytical skills
  • Able to work in both a team and independently
  • Ability to understand and develop systems to support EHS and Corporate initiatives
  • Strong leadership, influencing, interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills; ability to communicate within all levels of the organization, as well as with outside organizations and agencies
  • Capable of handling potentially  high-stress emergency situations
  • Proficiency with standard desktop computer software applications
  • On call at all hours as circumstances require
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time as business needs warrant


  • Base salary between $100-120k based on experience


If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to gary@centraljobs.com OR call directly (440) 681-2625.

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