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EHS Manager

Requisition ID:  21861
Job Location(s): 

Ames, IA, US

Job Description

Danfoss is a global leader of solutions that save energy, reduce costs, and reduce carbon emissions.  Our work in four growth areas – infrastructure, food, energy, climate – enables you to make a difference to people and businesses worldwide.

The Safety, Environment and Health Manager is responsible for leadership, coordination, implementation, and support of the Safety, Environmental and Health activities in two facilities. This individual takes a proactive approach while interacting with various teams (Incident Investigation, EHS Leadership team, etc.) They will lead OSHA and environmental compliance, identify issues, recommend and implement solutions, gather results, and interact comfortably with operations/support functions and all levels of leadership and management.
 

Job Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:
•Plans, implements, and oversees approved safety and environmental policies and procedures that support compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations. (i.e. OSHA, USEPA, State EPA, Municipal). Maintains accurate records as required for these agencies.
•Plans, implements, and oversees approved Danfoss Company and Danfoss Power Solutions safety and environmental policies and procedures.
•Champions safety awareness in the respective facility trough education, training, program development, documentation and job specific support. Develops a plan and process for providing required and desired training. Completes training in a timely manner and validates effectiveness.
•Participates with the EHS Leadership Team to establish strategies, create awareness, and implement safety programs in the respective facility. For example, but not limited to forklifts, personal protective equipment, fire protection, SDS, hearing conservation, hazardous materials, material handling and storage, electrical safety-related work practices, blood borne pathogens, confined space, lockout tag out, and emergency action plan.
•Oversees, and supports the Occupational Health Nurse with management of the sites workman compensation program. Completes and maintains OSHA injury/illness logs and other monthly reporting.
•Conducts audits to detect existing or potential environmental, fire, safety, and health hazards, determines corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented. Develop and implement long term solutions that will eliminate subsequent problems. 
•Capable of working flexible shifts as needed, and maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information and material.

Background & Skills

•Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four-year college or university
•Minimum of 7 years of Environmental, Health and Safety Leadership experience and minimum of 10 years total of EH&S experience in a fast-paced, multi-shift manufacturing environment.
•Experience with ISO45001

 

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.


Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.


Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines