EHS Manager

Plainfield, WI

Posted: 10/23/2023 Industry: Environmental, Health & Safety Job Number: 92.23JW Pay Rate: 90,000 - 115,000 Remote: Experience:

Job Description

EHS Manager

The EHS Manager has responsibility for managing the Environmental, Health & Safety programs at the facility in Wisconsin.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and assist the facility with compliance of all applicable company environmental, safety and health standards as well as all federal, state and local regulations
  • Develop compliance plans for air and water permits. Manage WPDES permits
  • Oversee and maintain compliance with PSM programs in cooperation with site manages including engineers, maintenance supervisor, plant manager and production manager. Work cooperatively with outside consultants
  • Develop and maintain company environmental, health and safety programs at the facility
  • Work with the highest ethical standard for legal compliance and demonstrate a true passion for employee safety
  • Manage plant safety, health and loss prevention programs. Develop policies and procedures to ensure that occupational safety and health standards are maintained throughout the facility.  Utilize IH equipment to determine employ’s exposures to noise and air contaminants.  Perform fit-testing for respirator users
  • Maintain all required environmental, health & safety program records and legal documents
  • Regularly inspect plant for unsafe conditions as they relate to equipment, process, and facility
  • Actively participate with the plant management team to develop corrective actions for identified risks. Track corrective actions to completion in accordance with the facility corrective action tracking program
  • Professionally train, counsel and advise personnel on all identified safety risks, and establish a proactive approach to providing a safe working environment for everyone at the plant
  • Conduct new employee EHS orientations. Lead and oversee the monthly EHS training program
  • Schedule and assist the plant with having monthly safety committee meetings
  • In cooperation with area managers and first-line supervisors investigate all injuries, environmental releases and serious near misses
  • Immediately report all injuries, environmental releases and serious near misses to the Plant Manager. Submit a written notification of all injuries, environmental releases, and serious near misses to the corporate EHS department using the RCI reporting program
  • Complete a first report of injury with Workers Compensation Carrier if required for a workplace injury. Monitor return to work instructions given by health care provider and advise area managers and supervisor on appropriate return-to-work activities.  Manage all site workers compensation claims
  • Under the direction of the Corporate Director of EHS, participate in special assignments as they related to corporate EHS audits, new facility pre-startup safety reviews, and EHS training programs
  • Actively participate in all safety activities taking place at the facility including safety observations, inspections, training, audits, and incident investigations. Lead the site Safety Committee.  Lead the site Safety/GMP audit team; comprised of QA, maintenance and production
  • Develop working relationships with outside regulators including fire, police, wastewater, and WDNR officials

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jen Wojcik at

JO:  92.23JW

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Environmental, Health, and Occupational Safety or related field
  • ASP, CSP, CIH or other related certificates preferred
  • 5-7 years’ work experience in a manufacturing setting working with environmental, health and safety programs
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Strong knowledge of computer software applications
  • Knowledge of OSHA, EPA, and DNR regulations

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jen Wojcik at

JO:  92.23JW


Meet Your Recruiter

Jennifer Wojcik
Environmental Health and Safety Recruiter

My team recruits for all levels of EHS/Regulatory roles from specialists/engineers to directors/vice presidents. We place EHS professionals in single site, regional, and corporate positions. Examples of the specialty roles we recruit for include, but are not limited to:

• Environmental
• Environmental, Health, and Safety
• Industrial Hygiene
• Management of Change
• Occupational Nurse
• Process Safety Management
• Product Stewardship
• Regulatory
• Risk Management
• Safety
• Security

Industries we serve include, but are not limited to:

• Chemicals
• Construction
• Consumer Products
• Food & Beverage
• General Manufacturing
• Inks and Adhesives
• Medical Devices
• Packaging
• Paints & Coatings
• Petrochemical
• Pharmaceutical
• Plastics
• Polymers
• Refining

If you have interest in finding an opportunity that aligns with your career goals, or if you are a hiring manager looking for talent that can add value to your organization, I would love to hear from you!  


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