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Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Company: Cambro Manufacturing Company
Location: Huntington Beach
Posted on: November 14, 2021

Job Description:

Summary SUMMARY Plans, directs, and implements organizational environmental, health and safety programs to ensure a legal, safe, healthy, and accident-free work environment by performing the following duties personally or through direct reports. Coordinates with all departments to evaluate and analyze hazardous situations, prevent accidents and promote a safe place to work at Cambro. Coordinates with departmental management in the administration of employee safety to include monthly department safety performance audits, accident and incident investigation, hazard identification, job safety analysis, employee training, safety processes/procedures implementation and monitoring, documentation and associated record keeping. Essential Functions ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • All of those of a Safety Coordinator, which are as follows:
  • Conduct monthly safety performance audits and inspections.
  • Develop and track action items as a result of safety performance audits.
  • Conduct new hire and transferred employee orientations.
  • Conduct specialized department and/or monthly management training as required or as appropriate.
  • Facilitate the established biohazard waste disposal program.
  • Assist management in investigation of accidents as necessary, review accident reports and track action items.
  • Assists with updating department safety rules; maintain current booklets.
  • Facilitate the maintenance of appropriate safety records.
  • Ability to read chemical labels and distinguish chemical properties.
  • Facilitate moving vehicle equipment program; train and certify employees as necessary.
  • Facilitate emergency management programs and conduct annual employee evacuation drills.
  • Assists with the management of various safety programs, such as the Hearing Protection Program
  • Assist departments with the development of JSA's or one of a number of any other safety-related items or projects.
  • Responsibility for task/project management.
  • Coordinate Site Safe Work, Emergency Response, Contractor Safety, Incident/Accident/Illness Injury Investigations and General Safety Procedures and/or Programs.
  • Provide input to Manager and interface with regulatory agencies and third parties, as needed, on compliance and enforcement issues.
  • Serve as subject matter expert (SME) on industrial safety and health regulations, policies, standards, and programs.
  • Participate actively in the local EHS community. Additional duties in this role:
    • Manages Workers' Compensation program for Cambro, including regularly interfacing and meeting with attorneys and adjusters
    • Manages the return-to-work program, assisting with evaluating transitional work centers and ensuring accommodations are being met on the floor
    • Manages the development, training, implementation and sustainment of safety programs and procedures as necessary at all levels within the organization, from hourly employees to executive staff, in compliance with local, state and federal regulations and relevant governing bodies, such as AQMD, EPA, OSHA, NIOSH, and ACGIH
    • Manages environmental programs and permitting
    • Interfaces with regulatory agencies and third parties, as needed, on compliance and enforcement issues
    • Serve as subject matter expert (SME) on industrial safety and health regulations, policies, standards, and programs
    • Maintain current Cambro safety library in an organized fashion to include Safety Standards, IH testing reports and instructional/training CDs and videos
    • Compile data required for local, state, federal and internal reporting as assigned and/or required
    • Prepare material and evidence for organizational use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations
    • Manage project list
    • Assist Supervisor as needed
    • Assist Coordinators on the shop floor
    • Conduct random inspections of Supervisor and Coordinators' work and document findings
    • Conduct annual performance reviews
    • Maintain reliable and consistent attendance, including being punctual, and dependable in order to meet the needs of the department and the organization.
    • Execute each essential duty satisfactorily in order to perform job successfully.
    • Follows all safety procedures required in work area, wears PPE as needed, attends all safety meetings, and reports safety issues regarding equipment or unsafe/hazardous conditions.
    • Performs effectively as a team member, able to work well with others, open to receive and give feedback, and treats everyone with respect.
    • Takes ownership of own work and behavior, accepts accountability for own actions, encourages solutions, and communicates status of work/projects.
    • Follow all department quality standards/criteria. Raise concerns and issues to immediate manager.
    • Able to understand and demonstrate Cambro company culture, display company core values (Safety, Quality, Respect, and Service).
    • Understands department's key performance indicators and contributes to achieve these goals both individually and as a team.
    • Other duties as needed or required. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
      • Responsible for multiple facilities and will be required to travel between them, sometimes frequently.
      • Must be able to work overtime as needed, remain flexible and open to possible schedule changes in order to meet business needs. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In this position you may be required to:
        • Occasionally sit, walk, stand, bend at the neck and/or waist, squat, climb, kneel, use hands power grasping, fine manipulation, pushing & pulling, reaching above and below shoulder level, carrying/lifting up to 50 lbs.
        • Drive cars, reach trucks, order pickers, forklifts, and other equipment.
        • Work around equipment and machinery.
        • Exposure to excessive noise
        • Exposure to dust, gas, fumes or chemicals
        • Working at heights
        • Use of Special visual or auditory protective equipment
        • Risk of exposure to bio-hazards while working such as: bloodborne pathogens, sewage, hospital waste, etc. PPE REQUIREMENTS
          • Safety glasses
          • Utility gloves/cutting gloves
          • Full leather upper, protective toe slip-resistant shoes
          • Hardhat or Bump Cap
          • Hearing protection (e.g. ear plugs, earmuffs)
          • Face shields
          • Disposable particulate respirator Requirements REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
            • Expert knowledge of health and safety regulations, California Code of Regulations, Title 8, and 29 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations)
            • Bachelor's Degree in related field
            • Expert in environmental regulations
            • A minimum of 15 years' experience in a health and safety role, with 5 of those in a leadership capacity
            • Ten or more years' experience in administering safety programs in a manufacturing environment
            • Valid California Driver's License or ability to obtain one
            • Experience in ISO or OHSAS PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
              • Bi-Lingual (Spanish)
              • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) CAMBRO is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to and will not be discriminated against based upon race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Keywords: Cambro Manufacturing Company, Huntington Beach , Environmental Health and Safety Manager, Executive , Huntington Beach, California

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