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EHS Manager

companyTangent Technologies
locationAurora, IL, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description


Tangent EHS Manager is responsible for designing, developing, implementing, and overseeing the organization's environmental, health and safety programs and procedures to safeguard employees and surrounding communities. Ensuring employees follow established procedures and comply with federal, state, and local regulations. The EHS Manager will also be responsible for identifying and monitoring training needs in the organization, and design, plan, and implement training programs, policies, and procedures to fulfill those needs.


Role and Responsibilities

  • Leads the planning, execution, monitoring and continuous improvement of environmental health and safety programs.
  • Designs and implements Tangent’s overall safety guidelines and procedures.
  • Inspects all facilities to identify safety, health, and environmental risks.
  • Develops and implements inspection policies and procedures, and a schedule of routine inspections.
  • Develops and implements health and safety procedures for all areas of the company.
  • Ensures that training materials and programs are current, accurate, and effective. Works with Engineering, Maintenance, and other departments to ensure training content reflects what is required to build high-quality products with a strong focus on safety.
  • Maintain/ develop JSA’s for all equipment.
  • Support all Tangent sites.
  • Ensures scheduled training classes are attended and conducted with all associate training tracked and current quarterly.
  • Annual refresher training completed by position to include 80% passing rate.
  • Prepares and schedules training to cover emergency procedures, workplace safety, and other relevant topics. Develop and implement adverse event binders as part of adverse events.
  • Monitors compliance with safety procedures across Tangent.
  • Partner with company and stakeholder leadership and serve as a subject matter expert (SME) regarding the interpretation of federal, state, and local EHS regulations.
  • Drafts inspection reports to document inspection findings and corrective actions
  • Ensures that material safety data sheets are maintained and readily accessible when needed.
  • Maintains records of discharge of or employee exposure to hazardous waste and/or pollutants, as required. Submit accurate reporting forms to states or departments requiring annually.
  • Maintain OSHA logs for past 5 years along with following up and closing incidents.
  • Track adverse trends and develop corrective actions to improve positively.
  • Handle any bio- hazard removal events to include clean up and discarding.
  • Maintain evacuation maps, fire extinguisher, AED, eye wash & first aid cabinets.
  • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive of the training team.
  • Identifies, mentors, and trains the training team as needed on conducting training sessions.

Required skills/abilities.

  • Extensive knowledge of environmental regulations and policies.
  • Proficient in technology and equipment used in environmental inspections.
  • Thorough understanding of training processes and ability to lead.
  • Proactive and independent with the ability to take initiative.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented.

Education and experience

  • OSHA 30-hour certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental safety, Occupational Safety and Health, or related field required, master’s degree desirable.
  • Five years of related experience preferred.

Physical requirements

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Prolonged periods of standing in front of a group conducting a training seminar.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times.
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