Saint-Gobain EHS Manager in Bristol, Rhode Island

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is a global leader in designing and manufacturing high performance seals and critical parts serving a variety of customers in different market segments: Aerospace, Oil & Gas, Automotive and Industrial. Design & Manufacturing technology centers and sales offices are located throughout the America’s, Europe and Asia.

EHS Manager

The EHS Manager plans, develops and manages company policies for adhering to local, state, federal, as well as SG and PPL environment, health and safety regulations as well as ISO 14001:2015. Supervises day-to-day EHS activities as well as assigned projects for the Bristol, RI site. Assists with the design and development of work areas and work procedures. Responsible for development, maintenance, and updating of environmental policy and procedure manuals. Ensures compliance with all local, state, federal and company environmental, health and safety regulations, and keeps abreast of any changes to laws and regulations that impact the organization. Management Rep for ISO 14001.

What You Do Matters:

Overall site responsibility for compliance with local, state, federal as well as SG and PPL environmental, health and safety regulations

  • Plan, develop and maintain company policies for adherence

  • Develop annual EHS action plan and facility training plan

  • Ensure site policies and procedures are communicated and coordinate/conduct appropriate training

  • Conduct site audits on a periodic basis to ensure compliance and monitor for potential issues

  • Manages internal and external stakeholders with regard to inquiries and inspections as related to EHS matters; maintain excellent relationship with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies

  • Ensure local, state, federal and SG/PPL required permitting and reporting are completed accurately and timely

  • As a member of the management team, exhibits an awareness of the impact of EHS on the business and communicates such to management

Manages local EHS department activities to ensure that objectives are met

  • Organize, plan and supervise day-to-day EHS activities

  • Develop and oversee EHS projects as they relate to the site

  • Participates in self-development activities

  • Pillar Owner for the WCM-H&S and E&RP

Responsible for managing the site Environmental Management System (EMC) in accordance with the ISO 14001 standard

  • ISO 4001:2015 standard

  • Participates in sustainability initiatives – “Green Team/Waste Minimization”

Cultivates relationships with regulatory agencies as well as other SG sites to facilitate open communication

  • Coordinates communications between the site and regulatory agencies as related to EHS matters

  • Obtains permits as required

  • Submits accurate and timely reporting on behalf of the Bristol site.

Responsible for site investigations, root cause analysis, development of corrective actions, and report out for all EHS matters

  • Utilization of problem solving methodologies such as 5 Why, Root-cause Analysis, Fishbone, Kaizen, etc.

Who You Are Matters:

  • 5 + years experience in EHS management in a manufacturing environment with a proven record of success in reducing operational injuries required

  • 5 + years experience in an ISO environment required

  • Excellent Computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)required

  • In-depth knowledge of OSHA standards for general industry as well as reporting requirements required

  • In-depth knowledge of Environmental Regulations (EPA) as well as permitting/reporting requirements required

  • In-depth knowledge of NH regulations with regard to EHS as well as permitting/reporting requirements required

  • In-depth knowledge of ISO 14001:2015 standards

  • Good data mining and analysis skills

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP/ASP) preferred

  • Certified Hazardous Waste Coordinator preferred

  • OSHA Authorized General Industry Trainer preferred

  • DEC Certification preferred

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Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.