Safety & Environmental Manager
Company: Society for Conservation Biology
Posted on: January 28, 2023
Reporting to the Sr. Manager - Safety & Environmental, Global
Health, Safety & Environmental (GHSE), this position is responsible
for the end-to-end management of environmental initiatives
including, but not limited to, regulatory compliance at the Local,
State, and Federal levels, management of outside contractors and
consultants, internal and external audits in compliance with
defined standards, new hire and current team member training, and
overall environmental improvement initiatives. The individual in
this role will work closely with Facilities and Operations to
provide technical consultation, support, and guidance on safety &
environmental matters, and providing high-level updates to Sr.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited
Maintain overall compliance with air, water, refrigerants, RCRA,
and any other applicable regulations or permit requirements,
establishing and coordinating facility audits and inspections, and
addressing, completing, and documenting corrective actions.
Act as the subject matter expert, providing oversight and guidance
on safety & environmental topics across the company, including but
not limited to Greenhouse Gas emissions, carbon footprint,
lifecycle analysis, environmental product declarations, Location
Emergency Response Plan (LERP), Spill Prevention Control and
Countermeasures Plan (SPCC), Hazard Communication and GHS, Safety
Data Sheets, TSCA, Asbestos, industrial air and noise monitoring,
pollution prevention, Emergency Response Team, Safety Action Teams
facilitation, ATF, DOT Shipping Guidelines including land, air and
ocean shipments, relative OSHA requirements and proactive incident
prevention and injury reduction.
Maintain and expand S&C's ISO certifications, coordinating
internal and external audits, and further improving these systems,
including ISO 140001:2015 series, ISO 45001.
Develop, coordinate, and lead safety & environmental training for
new hires and current team members
Collaborate with cross-functional organizations within S&C to
drive environmental initiatives including - but not limited to -
waste reduction, reuse, recycling, resource conservation,
circularity, recyclable contents, and materials, etc.
Coordinate data collection and analysis, required samplings,
audits, etc. while making improvements towards efficiency.
Communication with outside regulatory bodies including EPA, IEPA,
ATF, IDNR, MWRD, IEMA, Chicago Dept. of Env.
To apply for this job, at a minimum, the following is required:
B.S in Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental
Engineering/Sciences, Chemical Engineering/Chemistry, or other Life
Minimum of 5 years' experience in a Safety & Environmental
Demonstrated sustained high-level performance and ability to
provide governmental compliance insights and best practices to
guide corporate decision making and establish rapport with strong
oral and written communication skills to effectively coach, teach,
train, collaborate and report to team members, experts in different
areas, and Sr. Leadership throughout S&C globally.
Demonstrated use of technical expertise to build effective
solutions, and successfully represent the HSE team and how the
group can contribute to S&C's business objectives.
Ability to simultaneously handle a variety of safety &
environmental projects and assignments, and to bring an effective
approach to the solution of technical objectives.
Proven ability to design and deliver training
Incident Investigation proficiency including risk assessment and
root cause analysis, countermeasure development and PDCA
Ability to work off hours occasionally and travel to other S&C
Previous experience with working Health, Safety & Environmental
data management software and tools (Intelex, Enablon, Cority, GaBi
software, Sphera, Oracle, PowerBI, SharePoint Online, etc.)
Understanding of Manufacturing Safety Practices
MAJOR PHYSICAL DEMANDS
This job may require periodic travel up to 20% by car and/or air to
S&C locations to perform in-person inspections and
investigations in a wide variety of factory and office
environments, attend offsite seminars and training activities for
continued safety and/or environmental development.
Activities such as standing, extensive walking, climbing stairs &
ladders, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, bending, reaching,
handling and may be exposed to hot/cold temperatures will
occasionally be required.
Frequent use of computers and office equipment is required.
Ability to support on call and work after hours as needed.
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