Manager - Environmental, Health and Safety

Requisition ID:  26994
Job Location(s): 

Loves Park, IL, US

Job Description

We are seeking a self-driven and strategic Environmental, Health & Safety Manager for developing and executing a comprehensive Environmental, Health and Safety program ensuring compliance with all local, state and federal regulations in our Loves Park, IL, USA site.
Danfoss is a global leader of solutions that save energy, reduce costs, and reduce carbon emissions.  We offer a broad portfolio of innovative technologies that help meet the world’s growing challenges in:  infrastructure, food supply, energy efficiency, and climate-friendly solutions.  That’s how we are Engineering Tomorrow.
Engineering Tomorrow doesn’t just happen. It starts with your commitment to excellence and your determination to delve deeply into complex challenges.  
If you’re looking to join a dynamic, global company that’s truly making a tremendous impact on the lives of people in our ever-changing world, you’re exactly what Danfoss is looking for.

 

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

  • Review, modify, implement, and oversee approved Safety and Environmental policies and procedures that support compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations. (i.e. EPA, OSHA, State EPA, Municipal). Maintain accurate records as required for these agencies.
  • Plan, implement, and oversee approved Danfoss Company and Danfoss Drives Safety and Environmental policies and procedures.
  • Champion Safety awareness in Loves Park through education, training, program development, documentation and job specific support. 
  • Develop a plan and process for providing required and desired training. Ensure completion of training in a compliant manner and validate effectiveness.
  • Lead the Safety Committee to establish strategies, create awareness, and implement safety programs in the respective facility. For example, but not limited to SDS, Forklifts, Personal Protective Equipment, Fire Protection, Hazardous Materials, Material Handling and Storage, Electrical Safety-related work practices, Bloodborne Pathogens, Confined Space, Lockout Tagout and Emergency Action Plan.
  • Lead OSHA and Environmental compliance activities, identify issues, recommend and implement solutions, gather and present results and interact comfortably with operations/support functions and all levels of leadership and management.
  • Support Human Resources in workman compensation and maintenance of OSHA injury/illness logs and other monthly reporting requirements including Safety metrics.
  • Conduct audits to detect existing or potential Safety, Environmental, Fire, and Health hazards, determine corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follow up to ensure measures have been implemented. Develop and implement long term solutions that will eliminate subsequent problems.
  • Capable of working flexible shifts on occasion and able to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information and material 
     

Background & Skills

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene, Safety Engineering, Safety Science or related technical discipline.
  • 5+ years of Environmental, Health and Safety Leadership experience or 10+ years total of EH&S experience in a multi-shift manufacturing environment.

 

Preferred:

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) required and Lead Auditor ISO 14001:2015 certification 
  • Ability to work effectively in a high quality, deadline driven environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a team
  • Global mindset and excellent communication skills to efficiently communicate across all levels in the organization.
  • Good time management and project management skills to organize and plan effectively in developing effective systems and processes.
     

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 solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 


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