Environmental Health & Safety Manager | Manufacturing

Leominster, Massachusetts Permanent USD80,000 - USD130,000 per year
  • Work for a growing manufacturing company
  • Competitive Base Salary & Bonus Structure

About Our Client

We are currently partnered with a growing Manufacturing company in their search for their first Environmental Health & Safety Manager - Manufacturing. This employee will report into the Plant Manager and will be responsible for getting the site up and running with all things related to safety and environmental. If you are interested, please read on and apply to the Environmental Health & Safety Manager - Manufacturing job based near Leominster, MA.

Job Description

The Environmental Health & Safety Manager - Manufacturing will be responsible for the following:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain comprehensive EHS programs, policies, and procedures in accordance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Lead and oversee the EHS team, providing guidance, support, and mentoring to ensure high performance and continuous improvement.
  • Conduct regular inspections and audits of the manufacturing facility to identify potential hazards, assess risks, and implement appropriate controls and corrective actions.
  • Lead investigations of accidents, incidents, and near-misses, and develop effective root cause analysis and corrective action plans to prevent recurrence.
  • Coordinate and facilitate employee training programs on safety procedures, hazard recognition, emergency response protocols, and regulatory compliance.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation related to safety inspections, training sessions, incident reports, and regulatory permits.
  • Stay abreast of changes in EHS regulations, standards, and industry trends, and ensure timely updates and implementation of necessary changes.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate EHS considerations into planning, design, and implementation of new processes, equipment, and facilities.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for regulatory agencies, conduct inspections, and ensure timely reporting and compliance with permits and regulatory requirements.
  • Develop and implement strategies to promote a culture of safety, environmental stewardship, and continuous improvement throughout the organization.
  • Manage waste disposal, recycling programs, pollution prevention initiatives, and other environmental sustainability efforts.
  • Lead emergency response preparedness efforts and coordinate with external agencies and stakeholders as necessary.
  • Prepare and present regular reports on EHS performance, key metrics, trends, and improvement initiatives to senior management.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal Environmental Health & Safety Manager - Manufacturingwill have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Science, Industrial Hygiene, or related field required; advanced degree or professional certifications (e.g., CSP, CIH, CHMM) preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in EHS management, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong knowledge of federal, state, and local EHS regulations (e.g., OSHA, EPA, DOT) and proven experience in regulatory compliance.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively influence and engage stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate teams, drive change, and foster a culture of safety and continuous improvement.
  • Proven track record of implementing successful EHS programs, managing complex projects, and achieving measurable results.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to conduct thorough incident investigations and root cause analysis.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and EHS management software.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage multiple projects in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

What's on Offer

The successful Environmental Health & Safety Manager - Manufacturing will be rewarded with the following:

  • Base Salary of $80,000-$130,000
  • Bonus
  • 401K Match
  • PTO
  • Health, Dental, Vision
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Health, Safety & Environment
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Erin McQuillan
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