EHS Manager
Job Opportunity at SD Myers, Inc.

Posted on Sep 14

www.sdmyers.com    330 630-7000

Location: Tallmadge, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4167711

Position Purpose: Provides strategic leadership of SDM's various Environmental Health and Safety initiatives such that SDM maintains and builds upon its reputation as a proactive, safety conscious employer.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Develops and leads the overall strategy of continuous improvement for SDM’s Environmental Health and Safety Initiatives.

  • Provides technical expertise, strategic leadership, and support for all SD Myers’ departments on regulatory compliance issues in Safety and Environmental Health.

  • Implement company-wide safety program to drive safety improvements and culture and work with supervisor to verify that regulated policies meet the minimum requirements.

  • Conduct accident and near miss investigations on significant incidents and provide guidance to department supervisors or managers conducting investigations on less serious incidents.

  • Perform safety audits at field service job sites.

  • Conduct new hire and ad-hoc safety training necessary for employees to meet or exceed all regulatory requirements and to conduct jobs in safe manner.

  • Maintain company safety required reports, statistics, regulatory reporting (including OSHA logs), and internal company wide safety reporting system including follow-up on suggestions and corrective measures. 

  • Develops a team of EH&S representatives (one per department) to assist in the day-to-day needs of the department specific EH&S program.

  • Other duties as assigned.



Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Health & Safety, Chemistry, Biology, Electrical Engineering.   A Master's degree is preferred

  • Minimum of 10 years of leadership/managerial experience within the Environmental Health and Safety function required.

  • Certified Safety Professional, Certified Occupational Safety Specialist, OSHA, Electrical Safety Compliance Professional and other certifications required.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven leadership and teamwork skills with demonstrated abilities to both work collaboratively and to influence those with whom no formal hierarchical relationship exists.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with the practices and concepts found in NFPA 70E.

  • Highly effective written and verbal communications skills that can used with people of various backgrounds, experience, and education levels.

  • Highly developed interpersonal communications skills and cultural sensitivity. Demonstrated highly effective platform presentation skills and training delivery skills.

  • Ability to identify gaps or problems in safety programs and/or company process and develop ideas for solutions 

  • Strong ability to research and understand regulations

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Ability to work independently

  • Demonstrated ability to handle high stress emergency situations.


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