Job Description


The EHS Manager supports the oversight of company compliance with environmental, health & safety standards at all local, state and federal levels to ensure employees have a safe working environment that is free of recognized hazards and prevents EHS’ compliance penalties, workers’ compensation claims and commercial and fleet automobile claims.  The EHS Manager will utilize the regional analytical data points for GEODIS & Temporary OSHA Incident Rate, Workers Compensation Reserves, and Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) incidents to apply the EHS strategic direction and develop an EHS culture throughout the region.  The position is responsible for ensuring warehouse EHS for multiple facilities within multiple states with support of the Corporate EHS training & education, documentation, audits, hazard assessments, injury & incident tracking and reporting. The EHS Manager will support the setup and sustainability of ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety management systems standard. Additionally, this position provides oversight of the facility training and facility support programs to ensure the operations is maintained and fully capable for two buildings on campus. 

Job Duties:  -  


·         Provides support to other personnel in EHS related areas

·         Ensures employees are trained in proper safety protocol according to regulations and company policies

·         Reduces the number of job-related injuries

·         Reduces the number of Powered Industrial Truck incidents

·         Reduces the number of commercial and fleet automobile accidents

·         Collects & communicates near miss data and preventive findings   

·         Plans and readies for ISO 45001 Health & Safety standard implementation

·         Performs Hazard Assessments and communicates the findings

·         Coordinates the Return to Work program & work comp claims management with the Worker’s Compensation Administrator

·         Collects reporting information to maintain EHS trackers to support the Compliance Administrator in producing EHS analytics for incident and injury trends  

·         Communicates with the Workers’ Compensation Administrator to collect annual injury data to fulfill reporting requirements to the Bureau of Labor at state and federal levels

·         Ensures employees are trained in proper EHS new hire training according to company policies & regulatory requirements

·         Presents EHS training, education and awareness programs to employees and management

·         Enforces the EHS corporate strategy and policy direction

·         Ensures compliance of DOT, EPA, IFS and OSHA regulations and facilities stay audit ready

·         Conducts annual compliance audits for company and federal EHS and IFS validation

·         Communicates updates and resets training standards to DOT, EPA & OSHA regulatory law changes

·         Monitors monthly safety meetings

·         Trains corporate trainers to support each facility with required EHS training

·         Supports other safety managers, safety supervisors and safety coordinators to fulfill the EHS Strategy 

·         Creates, develops and writes regulatory training content for EHS new hire, refresher and targeted  training for employees and staff

·         Collects reporting information for environmental and extremely hazardous substance information for EPA Tier-II and EPA reporting requirements   

·         Oversees the collection and reporting of extremely hazardous substances (EHS) to include tracking small and large quantity hazardous facilities

·         Coordinates with Operations with communal health issues presented to the facilities by employees  to collaborate with reporting and responding to health hazards

·         Monitors EPA new hire and refresher Haz-Waste and Hazmat training

·         Supports implementation and solutions with new business for startup processes

·         Guides operations with EPA, DOT and EPA site inspections for citation and penalty prevention  

·         Collects key information for OSHA regulatory injury reporting for amputation, death or hospitalization

·         Works with operations to collect timely information for company commercial and fleet vehicle maintenance and equipment trackers for DOT compliance

·         Works with operations to ensure the DOT commercial driver regulatory qualification file is ready for internal or external auditing 

·         Duties and projects as required and assigned



·         Bachelor’s degree from a 4 year college or university preferred

·         Minimum 4 to 7 years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

·         Working knowledge of the following: CFR29 Labor (OSHA), CFR40 Environment (EPA) and CFR49 Transportation (DOT)

·         Knowledge in the storage, handling and shipping of hazardous materials

·         Knowledge of NFPA regulations with regards to flammable liquids, corrosives, etc.

·         PC literate to include Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and Outlook

·         Skilled at root cause analysis 

·         Skilled at facilitating external audits

·         Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial reports, technical procedures, or governmental regulations

·         Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals

·         Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and co-workers

·         Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

·         Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.  The employee is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  The employee is regularly exposed to ambient lighting and temperate climate conditions.

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Job Duties as documented in this job description are considered "Essential Functions" and have been created by the standards of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) require that employees be able to perform "Essential Functions" of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the "Essential Functions".


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