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EHS Manager

LOCATION

Sante Fe Springs, CA

DEPARTMENT

Operations

PURPOSE

Manage all aspects of EHS programs and report status to GM and the Director, Corporate EHS. Maintain and coordinate all plant environmental, health and safety program activities in compliance with the company’s Injury and Illness Prevention Program and any government regulations by enforcing agencies such as CalOSHA, EPA, NFPA, etc. Help coordinate and track paperwork from workers’ compensation claims and statistics.

DUTIES

The duties of this position are those described below. This job description does not state or imply that the duties listed are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.

Essential Duties These duties directly and substantially serve to achieve the purpose of the position.

  • Manager review, update and implement programs, policies and procedures to achieve compliance with environmental, health, safety, fire safety and security regulations.
  • Manage and supervise security team members and ensure proper management and compliance with post orders, perimeter inspections and visitor/contractor management.
  • Manage review, and update all occupational health and safety training programs to provide specific instruction with respect to hazards specific to each employee’s job assignment, and general safety instruction, in compliance with the company’s Injury and Illness Prevention Program requirements. Conduct any specialized training as needed.
  • Manage and review and update the Hazard Communication Program. Ensure that accurate, current Safety Data Sheets are on file and readily available for all hazardous materials in the facility.
  • Ensure required monthly safety training occurs on a timely basis. Ensure management team and line supervisors have safety material information and provide guidance as needed.
  • Assist when required with new hire and/or transfer employees (including agency temps) classroom safety orientation training for all departments.
  • Maintain all environmental, Health and Safety training records current and organized.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance on Lockout/Tagout and Confined Space Programs, with the assistance of Director, Corporate EHS.
  • Regularly keep informed/updated about State and Federal safety or environmental related laws, rules, and regulations affecting the work place.
  • With assistance of Director, Corporate EHS assure implementation and coordination of programs to reduce or eliminate occupational injuries.
  • Compile and report statistical data related to safety and security issues to GM and Director, Corporate EHS
  • Under the guidance of the Director, Corporate EHS conduct detailed investigations on all work-related accidents/injuries and provide the necessary information to the insurance carrier and company management.
  • Conduct workplace inspections to audit physical conditions and safe work practices
  • Under the direction of GM develop, update and maintain the company’s safety incentive program. Planning and coordinating of safety celebrations, events or other activities.
  • Lead the monthly safety inspections effort. Notify GM and Director, Corporate EHS of any necessary corrective actions. Maintain inspection records, and input safety notifications into the SAP and UL Pure Safety system for proper tracking.
  • Be the chairperson of the monthly safety committee meetings; as well as preparing and distributing written minutes timely.
  • Recommends changes to work conditions and procedures to improve the work environment and comply with all health and safety regulations.
  • Work with plant personnel to ensure compliance with all operational permits (i.e., water treatment and discharge systems.)
  • Remain current on any environmental regulations. Maintain regulatory agency permits. Prepare any required reports.
  • Coordinates, monitors and updates regulatory programs such as Cal-ARP, Process Safety Management, Storm Water Prevention, Spill Prevention and Containment, etc.

Other Duties

  • Perform accurate record keeping and gather statistics in compliance with governmental regulations and/or company needs, utilizing company computer and/or manual systems. Includes records of training drills, audit inspections, certifications, procedures, permits, communication with external agencies and any other documents required by governmental regulations.
  • Serve as an additional point-of-contact for external safety and/or environmental auditors/inspectors. Participate in external audits/inspections in conjunction with the Director, Corporate EHS.
  • Assist with contacting vendors to coordinate/arrange outside services related to environmental regulations and/or industrial hygiene, such as audiometric testing, thermographic testing, hazardous waste disposal, water testing, fire protection system services, etc.
  • Assist with generation of weekly and monthly safety reports and forward to Director, Corporate EHS for review.
  • Assist with review, and updates of written Job Safety Analysis for all positions, as necessary.
  • Assist with periodic .reviews and assessments of Personal Protective Equipment and make any necessary recommendations.
  • Assists with and/or serves as a backup to the HR department for workers compensation claims administration.
  • Translate safety documents from English into Spanish to ensure comprehension by the general workforce.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures including safety rules and Good Manufacturing Practices.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Engineering discipline and/or Occupational Health & Safety preferred
  • 5-7 years proven industrial safety experience.
  • Food manufacturing experience preferred
  • Proficient knowledge of Cal/OSHA General Industry Safety Orders and accident prevention programs.
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations and compliance requirements/procedures.
  • Ability to create training materials utilizing various multi-media.
  • Experience with LMS and IMS Systems preferred.
  • Proficient computer experience (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.)
  • Well organized, detail-oriented.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

About Bumble Bee Seafoods

Bumble Bee Foods, LLC, headquartered in San Diego, is North America’s largest branded shelf-stable seafood company, offering a full line of canned and pouched tuna, salmon, sardine and specialty protein products marketed in the U.S. under leading brands including Bumble Bee®, Brunswick®, Snow’s®, Wild Selections® and Beach Cliff®, and in Canada under the Clover Leaf® brand.

Bumble Bee’s mission is to provide healthy and nutritious products and meal solutions that are sourced sustainably. The company actively promotes the responsible stewardship of global fisheries resources and is a founder of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) — a global partnership of scientists, tuna processors and WWF, the global conservation organization.

Bumble Bee Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.