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EHS Manager
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Job Description

PTC Alliance has a vacancy for a self-motivated, action oriented, and experienced Area EHS Manager, knowledgeable in the manufacturing arena. The EHS Manager will play a vital role in sustaining and improving of the environmental, health, and safety program within the Fairbury, IL and Chicago, IL plants.

At PTC Alliance, we recognize that the ability to sustain our competitive advantage is by investing in the development of our employees, driving innovations, and new solutions for a better tomorrow.

Why Join PTC Alliance?

With PTC Alliance, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally. Over half of our key leadership positions are filled by personnel that have moved up through the business.

  • Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.
  • You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your career aspirations.
  • Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our customers, but help them propel their industries forward.
  • You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged. Just like you, we are driven to make a difference.

Job Summary

Manages and leads the PTC Alliance EHS processes for continuous improvement of the environmental, health, and safety program within the plants. In addition, the role will require the individual to serve as a facilitator for required meetings and training sessions.

Essential Duties

  • Serves as an EHS liaison between management staff and the hourly workforce in the daily administration of the EHS program.
  • Represents management during Company/Union EHS Meetings along with the other plant personnel.
  • Conducts a formal facility EHS inspection in relation to applicable OSHA, EPA, ANSI and other regulatory guidelines and company best practices. Reports are to include findings and recommended actions to correct and/or eliminate identified hazards.
  • Leads management personnel in the investigations of plant incidents and complaints regarding unsafe working conditions and practices within the plant in order to identify immediate and root causes.
  • Accompanies the compliance officers with management personnel and union representatives in the event of a regulatory inspection of the plant (e.g., OSHA, EPA, local municipal, etc.) In the event of violations identified during a regulatory inspection, the EHS Manager will be expected to coordinate an action plan with plant management to address violations identified by the inspecting agency.
  • Facilitates hourly and supervisory employee EHS training.
  • Leads in new hire training on the 'on-boarding' process. All training will require the preparation of class outlines, maintenance of attendance records, scheduling of classes through the coordination with department supervision.
  • Maintains all EHS required records / documents as specified by OSHA, EPA, and workers compensation.
  • Ensures plant atmosphere and hygiene compliance.
  • May perform other duties as assigned by management, which may include purchasing applicable EHS supplies deemed necessary by plant management.
  • Responsible for preparation and completion of applicable reports and inspections required by permits and all other city, county and state permit requirements.
  • Collects and performs analysis of plant effluents and wastes.
  • Prepare permit records as required by Federal and State Environmental programs.
  • Accompany regulatory inspectors on sample collection inspections and provide analysis.
  • Coordinates all aspects of facilities waste program.
  • Keep abreast of all EHS regulations, practices and requirements.
  • The incumbent is expected to understand that all employees have a shared responsibility for the quality of products and related services provided to our customers. Duties and responsibilities are to be carried out in accordance with the PTCA Quality Management System and its policies, procedures and work instructions as applicable to the job or function being performed.
  • Performs other EHS duties as required by management at both plants.

Minimum Education and/or Experience Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in the Safety Sciences and 3-5 years of EHS safety experience. CSP, CIH, and CHMM certifications are a plus.

Skills and Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfac­torily. The requirements listed below are representa­tive of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be computer literate and able to work with programs such as Word, Excel, etc., and be able to learn and use HP programs such as e-mail, established programs, etc. Must be able to conduct classroom training.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Manufacturing
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Manufacturing
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 657/629
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EHS Manager

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