Manager Environmental Relations
Primary Purpose :
Directs the development, implementation and maintenance of JCI's environmental health and safety management system to ensure a safe, healthy workplace for employees, and the workplace conditions comply with applicable federal, state and JCI policies, procedures, and standards.
Conducts site assessments, reviews and self-inspections. Analyzes and interprets results, recommends appropriate corrective actions, communicates results and follows up on issues or concerns until completion.
Conduct environmental audits; coordinate plant preparation for corporate audits.
Assists in conducting site investigations for all environmental incidents, prepares reports and facilities related to identify corrective actions.
Assists with the design and development of facilities, work areas and work procedures and ensures the implementation of environmental requirements accordingly.
Coordinates the collection, transportation and storage of hazardous waste materials.
Develops and administers effective occupational health, safety, ergonomics and industrial hygiene programs, including health services functions and maintenance of related policy and procedure manuals.
Be knowledgeable in JCI Best Business Practices and incorporate in programs.
Educate, motivate and train line supervision and production personnel in good housekeeping practices, safe work procedures, PPE, environmental requirements, etc.
Using specialized testing equipment, samples, measures and evaluates employee exposures to in-plant chemical contaminants, including lead and acid mist; and physical agents such as heat and noise exposure. Administers the audiometric testing and hearing conservation programs. Monitors, analyzes and records performance of the plant exhaust and make-up air ventilation systems.
Assist Occupational Health Nurse (OHN) in administration of medical surveillance and biological monitoring programs according to OSHA standards and company policies and procedures.
Develops and implements effective plant programs for the identification, prevention and control of environmental issues. Develops and coordinates plant environmental education and training programs.
Maintains current awareness of applicable federal, state and local environment and industrial hygiene regulations. Maintains legal, governmental and company environmental, health, medical, and safety-related records according to standards, including confidentiality. Accompanies visiting inspectors and reports findings.
Assists in reviewing all manufacturing and support operations to assure ongoing environmental compliance with applicable environmental standards.
Accumulates, prepares and enters environmental IHS computer system. Analyzes data and prepares standard and other requested reports for plant management.
Maintain professional competency through participation in professional education and training programs and completion of any necessary requirements to maintain professional credentials.
Supervision activities related to direct reports.
Overtime is required to meet internal and external customer requirements.
Performs other duties as assigned.
This job and all other duties performed under this job description will adhere to all Federal, State, and Local environmental regulations, as well as any additional plant specific environmental management system requirements.
Bachelor's degree in Environmental Health Science or related field.
Minimum 5+ years of experience in manufacturing environment with experience in a supervisory/management role.
Previous experience leading environmental, including experience with environmental agencies and required reporting.
Previous experience with OSHA and EPA compliance.
Previous experience managing a waste water treatment program preferred, with Class B Waste Water Operators License within the State of South Carolina a plus.
Previous experience working in a heavy metals industry highly preferred.
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