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EH&S Manager
at Paradigm Precision
Manchester, CT

EH&S Manager
at Paradigm Precision
Manchester, CT

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PURPOSE / SUMMARY:
The Environmental Health and Safety Manager position is responsible for regulatory compliance relating to OSHA, EPA, workers compensation, and with all Company policies, practices and procedures. Environmental duties include environmental monitoring, evaluating and updating any/all permit conditions, state and federal environmental laws and regulations. Safety duties include the application of all state and Federal OSHA rules and regulations to assure safety compliance. This position will also manage and administers the Worker's Compensation program. The EH&S Manager will work at the Manchester, CT locations and will report functionally to the Corporate EH&S Director and locally to the General Manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assures that the Company complies with all local, state and federal environmental regulations.
  • Monitors all physical locations for compliance and improvement opportunities.
  • Assures all permits and records are current, accurate and valid.
  • Conducts effective investigations into EH&S incidents.
  • This position must also work closely and effectively with corporate and external counsel.
  • Maintains effective relationships with all agencies, compliance officers and inspectors.
  • Communicates all Company policies and procedures for compliance.
  • Administers policies and procedures in an equal manner.
  • Continually reviews and updates Company policies to reflect regulatory changes, changes in operations as necessary to support management strategy, objectives and goals.
  • Maintains professional knowledge and professional certifications where necessary in the areas of environmental and safety laws, regulations and state of the art processes and procedures to achieve Company objectives and goals.
  • The incumbent will work with a diverse group of teams or individuals that will include regulations, contractors, lawyers, consultants and a wide variety of internal resources. A significant portion of the job duties and expectation for that position is that the position will spend the majority of hours actively engaged in the operations; walking through the operations on a daily basis, working with supervisors and hourly employees to assure safety of the individuals and the operations.
  • This position will have significant work with regulators in the areas of environmental and safety compliance. The position will work closely with Corporate EHS, and plant employees & management.
  • Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
There will be supervisory responsibilities with this role.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • HAZWOPER certification.
  • Provides continual analysis and inspection of complex environmental and safety rules and regulations and provide effective and practical solutions to complex problems
  • Effective and professional relationships with co-workers within immediate work group, outside the immediate department and with key contacts outside the Company
  • Effective and productive communication skills, the ability to speak well, communicating ideas clearly. In addition, the incumbent must write well, clearly and concisely, be approachable, and open to discussion.
  • Strong organizational skills. Demonstrated self-starter takes on and completes work without prompting.
  • The incumbent must understand the federal and state requirements governing environmental and safety issues for industrial manufacturing.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
  • BA or BS degree in environmental science or related field such as industrial technology/safety or engineering degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years' work experience in an industrial setting with environment health and safety responsibilities.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to speak effectively before employees in the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually middling.

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.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel.
  • Must be able to communicate verbally and have the ability to hear.
  • The employee may be required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and stoop or crouch.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:
The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor

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