EHS Manager

Requisition ID:  27039
Job Location(s): 

Newbern, TN, US

Job Description

Danfoss Power Solutions is currently seeking an EHS Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Newbern, TN facility.

The EHS Manager is responsible for the environmental, health and safety leadership to the site. They will assist site leadership with establishing site specific policies and standards to ensure compliance with regulatory and Danfoss Global EH&S requirements, prevent injuries & illnesses, reduce workers’ compensation costs, and help create a strong EH&S culture. This individual is accountable for: directing EHS activities at his/her locations(s); establishing EHS objectives and targets; internal reporting of EHS Performance; communication of national, area, and local regulatory requirements, and; ensuring documents are available in the local languages. Position is responsible for: maintaining site ISO/OHSA certifications; assuring accurate and complete EHS reporting of metrics; assuring closures of MESH and regulatory agency findings on a timely basis; completion of required training for EHS personnel; managing interfaces with the public and governmental authorities with adverse findings and enforcement actions; directing actions during crises; site security; managing facility maintenance team; creating a strong EHS culture that engages employees throughout the site in EHS teams and processes This position requires use of information or access to hardware that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee

Job Responsibilities

  • You will support the site in achieving EHS targets and objectives. Direct development, maintenance, and achievement of goals in support of corporate and business group EHS strategic initiatives.
  •  You will facilitate risk assessment at the location to critical EHS hazards and aspects. Work with your team to create targets and objectives based on key EHS risks. Determine appropriate leading and lagging indicators   to track  performance against targets and objectives.
  •  Plans, implements, and oversees approved safety and environmental policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations. (i.e. Occupational Safety and Health, USEPA, State EPA,   Municipal) Maintains accurate records as required for these agencies.
  •  Ensure that the local management system is compliant to agreed customer requirements, ISO1400, ISO45001 and other requirements with the scope of certification.
  •  You will create and facilitate EHS engagement through EHS teams and committees needed to accomplish the established targets and objectives for the year. Work with your team and MESH element champions to   complete an annual evaluation    of compliance for EHS country, state, and local regulations.
  •  Facilitates the investigation of incidents, injuries, and near misses and maintains proper documentation. Assists in the preparation of material and evidence for organization use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance   investigations. Ensures proper  completion of the Initial WC Report (801) and makes sure employees receive initial appropriate care.

Background & Skills

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.

· Minimum 4 years of experience in environmental, health, and safety (or a combination of these functions).

· Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or Environmental Science from an accredited institution.

· Master’s degree from an accredited institution.

· Experience implementing or maintaining EH&S Management Systems, e.g. ISO 14001, ISO 45001.

· Significant knowledge of U.S. Environmental, Safety & Health laws (OSHA & EPA) required.

· Strong communication, presentation, training and facilitation, project management skills are essential.

· Proficiency in LEAN and Continuous Improvement manufacturing principles.

· Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, customer service skills and attention to detail

· Process safety management experience desired.

· Advanced skills using the Microsoft suite, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Access databases.

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.