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EHS Manager, Supply Chain - Pittsburgh

EHS Manager, Supply Chain - Pittsburgh

Job Description

PPG Industries’ vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world. Sales in 2013 were $15.1 billion.
Within our Architectural Coatings business, we produce paints, stains, and specialty coatings under the PPG Pittsburgh® Paints, PPG Olympic® Paints and Stains, and PPG Porter® Paints brands, and service the North American coatings industry across three channels. 
PPG has recently completed the acquisition of the AkzoNobel North American Architectural Coatings business.  This acquisition provides our newly combined Trade organization a tremendous platform for profitable growth.  This acquisition enables us to now operate in 800+ retail stores, sell through over 4,000 dealer stores and supply product to large home improvement retailers, such as Lowe's and Home Depot.  This acquisition also brings a portfolio of well established brands to PPG such as Glidden, Glidden Professional, Ralph Lauren Paint, Devoe Coatings and Martha Stewart Living paints; Flood, Sikkens and Synteko woodcare products; plus Liquid Nails adhesives and caulks.
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PPG Industries is seeking a talented individual for an Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager position located at our headquarters in Cranberry, PA.
This position provides EHS leadership and direction to our 14 Manufacturing locations and 27 Distribution Centers. This position directly supervises the Process Safety Manager and provides dotted line supervision to the 13 EHS Managers throughout the network.
Key Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement EHS policies and programs while facilitating consensus among Supply Chain Leadership Team.
  • Plan, organize, schedule and facilitate EHS Leadership Team for Supply Chain.
  • Function as Health, Safety & Environmental Issues Advisor to the Supply Chain Leadership Team.
  • Provides input and guidance to the Strategic Business Unit (SBU) EHS Director.
  • Primary accountability for driving network standards for life critical Health and Safety programs and procedures.
  • Provide direction and guidance of the Environment, Health & Safety programs for manufacturing sites and warehouses.
  • Provide EHS direction and support for the Distribution Centers that have no EHS Manager support. 
  • Functional matrix responsibility for Site EHS Managers.
  • Provide leadership and direction for Supply Chain EHS Training.
  • Provide leadership, direction, training and onboarding of EHS Supply Chain Staff.
  • Provide oversight and coordination for Supply Chain goals, metrics and reporting.
  • Analyze the business impact of existing and new regulatory requirements in North America and provides input to the SBU EHS Director.
  • Provide incident and injury investigation and case management direction and oversight to the Supply Chain.
  • Analyze Insurance carrier recommendations and coordinate appropriate responses.
  • Evaluate the EHS impacts of capital projects and assure EHS risk assessments are completed.
  • Serve as the liaison with the Corporate EHS department as necessary.      
  • Manage SBU implementation of PPG EHS Requirements and network standards across the Supply Chain.
  • Ensure effective and efficient SBU implementation of Corporate EHS initiatives such as the PPG EHS Management System, and various IT software and similar programs.
  • Provide oversight, audit readiness and guidance for compliance audits and corrective action management.
  • Initiate and manage specific EHS projects at the request of executive, business, or functional management. 
  • Conceive, develop, and manage solutions to complex health, safety & environmental situations, using legally or professionally accepted techniques, procedures, or methods.


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Safety Science, Environmental Science, Engineering, or closely related fields.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience.
  • Ability to use judgment, health, safety & environmental knowledge and experience to develop and make decisions at the managerial level. 
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in technical and regulatory language and terminology associated with health, safety & environmental issues. 
  • Ability to perform and understand complex mathematical operations and formulas for budgetary and technical function requirements. 
  • Lead professional staff and operations of a multi-discipline department. 
  • Effectively manage projects, and interact with executives, management, professional staff, consultants, contractors, and site personnel. 
  • Computer literacy with common software packages, such as MS Office and Internet web browsers, as well as specialized EHS software.
  PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.
PPG Industries, Inc. offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Management
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Manufacturing
Required Travel Up to 25%
Job ID 1400000513
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EHS Manager, Supply Chain - Pittsburgh

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