The EHS Manager position is responsible for the development, implementation and sustainment of EHS programs and systems to ensure the safety of all employees, visitors and contractors, protect the environment, and maintain compliance with all global and local regulations. The EHS Manager will actively engage and involve employees at all levels of the organization to drive a culture characterized by accountability, commitment and teamwork.
The EHS Manager provides professional knowledge and expertise in the administration and support of environmental health and safety programs, monitors compliance with applicable EHS laws and SPX Flow policies and procedures and reports results to the facility leader and the Regional EHS Lead. The Subject Position has accountability to the Region EHS Leader and responsibility to the Rockford Facility Leader.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)
- EHS Leadership
- Support the Region EHS Leader in delivering the EHS improvement program at assigned facility.
- Ensure close coordination with facility leader and that appropriate plans are in place for the implementation and adherence to SPX Flow policies, procedures and guidelines.
- Partner with Facility Lead to develop EHS strategy and improvement agendas.
- Participate as a key member of facility’s leadership team, driving compliance solutions and EHS simplification through the business cycles.
- Implement and provide on-going support for the SPX Flow risk management and risk assessment process.
- Drive continuous improvement and operationalization of EHS programs, procedures, and tools and systems to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and SPX Flow Best Practices.
- Vigorously lead /drive EHS operationalization and accountability to all employees through partnering with the local leadership team.
- Participate as an effective team member and colleague sharing ideas, best practices, and learnings to increase efficiency and effectiveness of the overall business.
- Compliance Assurance
- Monitor compliance with applicable environmental, health and safety laws and regulations.
- Keep abreast of emerging EHS regulations for applicability and implementation.
- Develop and maintain strong relationships with local team, community and regulators.
- Interface with external bodies such as the EHS and Environment Agency to ensure legal/policy compliance and participate in any subsequent communication to stakeholders within the business.
- Interface with other SPX Flow Facilities to ensure best practices are being shared and adopted.
- Prepare for and participate in facility self-inspections and audits, and 3rd party facility assessments.
- Provide facility-level guidance to develop and promptly implement audit action plans, and provide appropriate supporting documentation.
- Obtain and maintain necessary environmental permits.
- Make appropriate requests for resources to ensure proper management of regulated substance requirements regarding restrictions and prohibitions related to environmental aspects of products.
- Policies, Procedures and Guidelines
- Assist the facility leadership team in developing strategies to Implement facility-specific EHS policies, practices and procedures aligned with SPX Flow, regional and corporate objectives. Facilitate compliance with SPX Flow Global procedures and guidelines.
- Partner with Regional EHS Manager to implement effective processes for ongoing injury analysis, risk assessment / reduction and self-inspection.
- Assist facility in the identification and development of Health & Safety, Sustainability & Environmental capital investment opportunities as required. Ensure that EHS is considered in any plant or product changes, acquisitions/dispositions and capital projects.
- Manage EHS Metrics Dashboard for the facility and validate monthly data.
- Management System
- Establish and facilitate implementation/sustainability of the facility-level integrated EHS management system that meets the SPX Flow Global EHS Management System minimum requirements. Facilitate annual review of systems.
- Assist and guide facility leadership on EHS management system goals, objectives, and associated implementation plans (with measureable attributes).
- Develop continuous improvement initiatives/plans as necessary to align to SPX Flow EHS management system objectives.
- Facilitate development and implementation of environmental sustainability goals and track progress.
- Coordinate and align facility EHS management system initiatives regional and SPX Flow corporate guidance policies and objectives.
- Ensure relevant EHS training requirements are identified and that appropriate training packages are developed and delivered to support the implementation of SPX Flow standards/procedures. Ensure that training programs are reviewed in line with changing policy/legislation.
- Assist Facility Leadership in implementing an effective system of response to all incidents per SPX Flow policy guidelines.
- Ensure facility reports incidents as required per SPX Flow policy.
- Facilitate Root-Cause analysis and identification of effective countermeasures for EHS incidents as appropriate.
- Additional Duties
- Provide EHS expertise and support as directed by Regional and Corporate EHS leaders.
- Support external and internal auditing processes for other facility locations.
- Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or working toward this or an equivalent status
- Ability to work and communicate with senior leaders.
- Demonstrated understanding of EHS laws and regulations.
- Ability to work in a team-oriented environment that is fast paced and demanding.
- Must be self-directed, have excellent initiative and organizational skills.
- Exhibit a strong ability to handle multiple demands with a sense of urgency, drive and energy.
- Ability to lead and influence others.
- Work well under stress with the ability to deliver on time.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor’s Degree in EHS, engineering, or related field with EHS management emphasis and significant experience in a related position and/or training or, equivalent combination of education and experience in related field
- Seven to Ten years’ experience with wide range of EHS issues.
Adaptability Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work
responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new
structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
Building Customer Effectively meeting customer needs; building productive customer
Loyalty relationships; taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Continuous Originating action to improve existing conditions and processes;
Improvement identifying improvement opportunities, generating ideas, and implementing
Contributing to Team Actively participating as a member of a team to move the team toward the
Success completion of goals.
Work Standards Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility
and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing
standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
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 stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
The work environment 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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
All SPXFLOW divisions are committed to the effective use of the SPX Flow Values. It is important that all employees understand and utilize these values when performing the duties of his/her position.
Quality encompasses all aspects of SPX Flow’s business, and every employee shares the responsibility to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformity relating to product, process and the quality system. All employees have an obligation to identify and record any such nonconformity, and through designed channels, initiate and recommend solutions.