EHS Manager

York, PA

Posted: 11/09/2023 Industry: Environmental, Health & Safety Job Number: 94.23CM Pay Rate: 115,000 - 120,000 Experience:

Job Description

EHS Manager

Established and growing organization searching for a safety professional with direct experience in chemical manufacturing.  If you are looking for a stable organization with a history of growth, but still has a culture with that family feel, this role is for you!

Leads and manages all aspects of Environmental, Health & Safety.  Directs and coordinates planning, development and implementation of EH&S policies, programs and practices in conjunction with all other company functional groups.  Plans, directs and controls activities of the EH&S function to accomplish corporate objectives.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensures that the health, safety, and environmental impact policies and practices are established and effectively implemented
  • Analyzes potential worker safety risks; implements measures to mitigate them
  • Regularly tours facilities to personally inspect operations and communicate with different departments and associates to assure EH&S risks are understood and responsibly managed to minimize potential for incidents and injuries
  • Manages and coordinates all internal, customer and regulatory agency audits assuring:
    • Appropriate levels of information access
    • Accuracy of information communicated and shared
    • Clear, concise and appropriate audit response
    • Responsible follow-up to all necessary follow-up actions
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations as pertains to the health, safety, and environmental impact of the organization’s operations internally and externally (including shipping & DOT regulations)
  • Leads the Executive Safety & Regulatory Committee (ESRC); coordinates with functional leaders the formation, staffing and objectives of the Corporate Safety Committee and related subcommittees
  • Ensures the development and effective implementation of worker safety training programs in collaboration with functional organizations; assures all government-mandated training requirements are full satisfied
  • Investigates and recommends courses of corrective and preventative actions for incidents and injuries
  • Ensures that all new chemicals and/or processes are effectively assessed for hazard potential and adequate safeguards are implemented prior to use
  • Participates in annual and long-range business planning; develops EH&S strategy elements & functional plans
  • Regularly monitors key metrics and communicates status versus goals; identifies and implements continuous improvement actions as warranted; makes identifiable and substantial contributions to improvement of systems, processes and practices
  • Recommends departmental plans and budgets; manages approved budgets accordingly
  • Effectively communicates functional status across company
  • Assures functional information and records are well-organized affording efficient access and maintained consistent with established record retention policies
  • Effectively manages EH&S associates including assuring up-to-date position descriptions, establishment and auditing of performance expectations, annual reviews, individual development plans, and training
  • Conducts all aspects of position in a professional, respectful manner consistent with company Guiding Principles; embraces 6S LEAN culture; organizes personal work areas and appearance consistent with corporate and divisional professional image

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

JO:  94.23CM

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline and/or 5 years of on-the-job experience in implementing health and safety programs in related industry with demonstrated strong compliance and safe work history
  • OSHA certification preferred
  • Strong managerial, communication (oral & written), and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in both a team and independently
  • Ability to understand and develop systems to support EHS and Corporate initiatives
  • Strong leadership, influencing, interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills; ability to communicate within all levels of the organization, as well as with outside organizations and agencies
  • Capable of handling potentially high-stress emergency situations
  • Proficiency with standard desktop computer software applications
  • On call at all hours as circumstances require
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time as business needs warrant

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

JO:  94.23CM

Meet Your Recruiter

Crystal Meeks
Sr. Technical Recruiter Environmental Health and Safety

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!    312.668.8985

My recruitment philosophy encompasses the belief that people are the greatest asset in an organization.  Finding the right fit is not only about the technical capabilities.  It is about how an employee fits within an organization's culture and ensuring that both parties can add value immediately and in the future.   



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