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Safety, Health, Environmental Manager

Company: United States Sugar Corp
Location: Savannah
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:


  • The role of the Safety, Health & Environmental (SHE) Manager is to lead the safety, health & environmental efforts of the facility with integrity, conviction, and courage. This will be accomplished by exercising practical business knowledge to ensure both regulatory and company SHE requirements are implemented. The SHE Manager must instill the belief that aggressive goals can be achieved, identify what "needs to be done," assess the degree of urgency, prioritize risk, and execute a plan of action. The SHE Manager must motivate, inspire, and engage others to excel and work towards a common goal. The manager must demonstrate an intense desire to create new avenues of opportunity; be willing to dig into details during challenging situations.FUNCTIONSPrimary Responsibilities/Essential Functions
    • Assess existing processes against both internal and external regulatory requirements
    • Provide SHE compliance, risk management and project management leadership to the facility
    • Develop, coordinate and implement facility SHE management system, goals, policies, procedures, and work instructions
    • Coordinate with U.S. Sugar SHE leadership, regulators, customers, employees, contractors, and other stakeholders regarding facility SHE matters
    • Develop and monitor SHE CAPEX expenditures and budgets
    • Audit and assess SHE processes; and implement corrective actions
    • Monitor and oversee routine SHE compliance activities (i.e. SPCC, Air)
    • Ensure the facility's strategy, processes, and resources are aligned with the company's vision and plan
      • Ensure that adequate resources are identified for regulatory compliance and risk management activities
      • Negotiate permit and minor enforcement matters with regulators
      • Monitor local SHE regulatory developments and implement appropriate response processes
      • Establish and implement SHE data collection, provide analysis of processes to operations management
      • Continually develop SHE knowledge and competency, develop both federal and state regulatory expertise, and participate in local and state level SHE activitiesCompany Conformance StatementsIn the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:
        • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision
        • Interact professionally with co-workers, Company business associates and the general public
        • Work together in a cooperative spirit to serve the best interests of the Company
        • Operate in a fully responsible manner and comply with the law and Company policyCompany SHE Primary Responsibilities
          • Is an active member of the facility SHE Program
          • Maintains good working knowledge of SHE policies, rules, and procedures applicable to the area of responsibility and ensures all applicable requirements are adhered to
          • Ensures employees are provided required training for area assigned, and jobs and tasks prior to assigning work
          • Ensures area of responsibility is maintained in orderly and safe manner
          • Ensures unsafe working conditions are remedied as soon as practicableQUALIFICATIONSEducation/Professional Certifications/Licenses/ExperienceBasic qualifications:
            • 4-year degree; preferably in SHE, science, or engineering
            • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification
            • Knowledge of safety, health & environmental regulations
            • Must have a least 5-10 years of management experience with direct supervision of employees in safety, health, and environmental in a manufacturing environmentPreferred qualifications:
              • Master's degree, preferably in SHE, science, or engineering
              • Other professional certification/registration preferred (e.g., REM)
              • 10-15 years of management experience with direct supervision of employees in safety, health and environmental in a manufacturing environmentKnowledge/Skills/Abilities (including any physical demands)The following are the basic qualifications:
                • Demonstrated communication skills (verbal, written, presentations)
                • Capable of building collaborative working relationships
                • Demonstrated ability to delegate and hold self and others accountable
                • Leadership, management, and organization skills
                • Problem solving skills
                • Experience in diverse workforces
                • Proficient in Microsoft applications
                • Experience in NFPA requirements (preferred)Working Conditions
                  • Work climate varies from a quiet, climate-controlled, private cubicle to hot, noisy, physically demanding atmospheres that may be present during emergency situations or when conducting emergency drills. Physical demands and work environmental characteristics described are representative of those that must be met or are encountered by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Employee Supervision
                    • Supervises: (2) SHE Specialist and (1) Industrial Health NurseDecision Making/Accountability
                      • Position has the decision making authority/accountability relating to all safety, health & environmental programs and processes.This description supersedes and previous or undated descriptions for this position. Management has the right to add or change the duties for this position at any time.

Keywords: United States Sugar Corp, Savannah , Safety, Health, Environmental Manager, Healthcare , Savannah, Georgia

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