Environmental, Health and Safety Manager (SHE Manager)
Ecolab Inc.
 City Of Industry, CA

The Safety, Health & Environmental Manager will lead facilities, safety and environmental initiatives to significantly improve safety rates and reduce waste water discharge fees in Ecolab's City of Industry's manufacturing plant. S/he will take safety programs from the implementation stage to integration, providing superior training and partnering with the leadership team and front line associates to influence change while achieving a commitment to a culture of safety among employees. Partnering with plant leadership s/he will drive sustainability initiatives to decrease utilization of energy and improve recycling. As the key representative to outside agencies s/he will also drive compliance with environmental permits. S/he will be responsible for overall building appearance, cleanliness, comfort, functionality, safety and security. In this TPM environment this change agent will gain recognition from supply chain management & expect to take on additional projects and responsibility to impact overall company SH&E initiatives.

Location: City of Industry, California. This position is approved for relocation.

What's in it For You:

  • The opportunity to take on some of the world's most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments
  • The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth
  • The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives and ideas to achieve our best
  • Comprehensive benefits package starting day 1 of employment- medical, dental, vision, matching 401k, company paid pension, stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement and more!

What You Will Do:

  • Provide guidance & technical expertise to ensure compliance with SH&E regulations.
  • Develop & implement systems & processes for SH&E system to insure training is timely & effective, incident investigations are timely & complete, audits are regularly scheduled & observations resolved.
  • Represent the plant in SH&E audit reviews conducted by third parties; communicate trends in audit findings, corrective actions, & observed best practices.
  • Develop SOPs for facility compliance with the major regulatory programs & safety contingency plans including MPRI, RCRA, EPA, Clean Water Act, OSHA & safety contingency plans.
  • Disseminates information regarding new regulations.
  • Develop, track, & communicate SH&E indicators such as safety indexes, results of government regulatory inspections, & compliance cost indexes.
  • Develop & implement systems & processes to reduce hazardous waste generation & increase recycling & conservation practices.
  • Evaluate systems & implement projects to meet/maintain the increasingly stringent requirements of the waste water & air quality permits at the plant location.
  • Leads plant emergency response team, serves as a member of the Central Safety Committee & other multi-division SH&E efforts.
  • Insure California safety standards and regulatory standards are met.
  • Insure the facilities have an effective safety system.
  • Develop and implement water programs: Waste water, SWPPP, manage relationship with local PTOW

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in safety, engineering, environmental or related discipline
  • 5 years' experience in an EHS role in a manufacturing facility
  • 2 years of direct supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of California's environmental and safety regulations.
  • No immigration sponsorship available for this position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in a safety, environmental or engineering discipline, or an MBA
  • Experience developing & delivering training programs.
  • Experience managing internal & external audits and good working knowledge of EPA, OSHA, TDG/DOT, & NFPA.
  • Purchasing experience and knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures.
  • Project management experience, and experience with competitive bidding and contractor supervision
  • Knowledge of building design, ADA requirements, fire, life safety and all relevant codes.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication, leadership & training skills.
  • Green or Black Belt certification and Certified Safety Professional and / or Certified Industrial Hygienist.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.