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EHS Manager

Company: W. R. Grace & Co
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID:21553Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company's two industry-leading business segments-Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies-provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 4,300 people in over 30 countries.Job DescriptionThe Chattanooga,TNlocation is looking for an EH&S Manager to join our dynamic team.The siteis a leading global supplier of catalysts and other products and services to petroleum refiners; catalysts for the manufacture of plastics; silica-based engineered and specialty materials for a wide-range of industrial applications; specialty chemicals, additives and materials for commercial and residential construction; and, sealants and coatings for food packaging. The EH&S Manager develops and implements objectives, targets, programs, procedures, and activities in EH&S (Environmental, Health, and Safety) to enable Grace's Chattanooga, TN facility to meet policy goals of a safe and secure workplace and to comply with all relevant Environmental, Health, and Safety regulations and permit requirements. The position supervises and drives excellence in core EH&S management systems and processes and facilitates integration into the company's overall business operations for compliance assurance, productivity, and growth. The position acts as the principal technical resource on radiation safety and is responsible for developing, planning, and managing radiation safety programs in compliance with the site's license and applicable regulations.Responsibilities

  • Identify and ensure systems are in place to comply with all applicable environmental regulations and initiatives: Solid Waste, Hazardous Waste, Clean Air Act (include NESHAPs), SARA reporting, Safety Data Sheets, Spill Reporting, Groundwater Monitoring, Waste Minimization, Pollution Prevention, Radiological Health, Process Safety, RCMS, Industrial Hygiene, Ergonomics and others as they are identified. Provides technical expertise in these areas
  • Understand and fulfill all regulatory permit conditions: Air Permits, Water Pollution Permits (NPDES, Pond), POTW Pretreatment, Radiological Health and Waste. Update all permits as needed. Develop and maintain strong relationships with Regulatory Agencies
  • Maintain accurate and complete documentation of reports, applications, investigative findings, disposal, etc., and complete all reporting on time & in full compliance. Maintains sites radiological license
  • Develop & implement audits and inspections program to verify compliance and performance to achieve plant goals, including safety, housekeeping, JSAs, PHRs, PSSRs, corrective & preventive actions, etc.
  • Develop & implement regulatory and general training on EH&S topics. Research & incorporate best practices into training to focus on culture shift
  • Develop & implement Health & Safety programs to create a strong culture of employee ownership, accountability and performance
  • Manage and develop direct reports within EH&S department
  • Manages EH&S budget and ensures proper supplies are available to meet plant needsRequired Qualifications
    • B.S.Degree in Health Physics, Science or Engineering with minimum five years'experience managing EH&S or Radiological Safety in a chemical manufacturing environment
    • Experience in the planning, development and implementation of EH&S management systems. Knowledge of behavior-based safety programs, incident investigation and root cause analysis
    • Knowledge of federal, state, and local EH&S regulations, including local radiation safety regulations, protocols, and/or procedures
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with individuals and groups and to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels in the organization and with individuals outside the organization
    • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
    • Ability to work with computer software and tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)Preferred Qualifications
      • Professional safety and/or environmental experience/certifications is preferred (e.g. Certified Health Physicist, Certified Safety Professional, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, Process Safety Management (PSM), Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), etc.) with 7 to 10 years of experienceBenefits
        • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
        • Life Insurance and Disability
        • Retirement Contribution Plan
        • 401(k) Company Match - Dollar to dollar up to the first 6%
        • Paid Vacation and Holidays
        • Parental Leave
        • Grace Wellness Program
        • Flexible WorkplaceGrace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.

Keywords: W. R. Grace & Co, Chattanooga , EHS Manager, Executive , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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