EHS Manager

Montgomery, AL 36117

Posted: 10/10/2019 Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: $65,000.00-$79,000.00

Currently looking for a Plant Maintenance, Environmental, Health and Safety Manager for an industrial plant located in Montgomery, Al. The Plant Maintenance, Environmental, Health and Safety Manager is a senior leader and is required to be highly visible in constantly communicating a safety-first culture and positive work environment as well as overseeing the daily activities of general plant maintenance. Must be well versed in 5S and continuous improvement as well as lean manufacturing particularly in a manufacturing environment.  Must have experience with machine preventative maintenance and general plant facilities maintenance.  This position requires one to possess a positive attitude, be proactive, strong communicator, coach, as well as a teacher, and be highly observant and skilled in various techniques eliminating potential hazards in the workplace.

The Plant Maintenance, Environmental, Health and Safety Manager will:

Maintenance Lead

  • Provides both a proactive and reactive, multi-skilled maintenance service on all operational equipment and facilities infrastructure
  • Manage and implement improvement plans, driving Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) ensuring that Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are adhered to
  • Effectively delegate any maintenance issues to be resolved on each shift and small projects to the right skills in the team, planning and managing effective works
  • Develop a Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) schedule, ensure full preventative maintenance is carried out, plan in missed maintenance activities, and lead the team to deliver effectively
  • Develop clear accountability for maintenance material spend and manage to a budget
  • Manage the process of the introduction of new machinery, plant and equipment from drawing up the specification, to managing suppliers through to full installation in collaboration with all relevant parties
  • Coordinates property management services, including yard/tree maintenance and contract housekeeping services

Environmental, Health, and Safety

  • Embrace and drive a total safety culture throughout the MoW organization
  • Perform EHS training, including SafeStart/SafeTrack, Emergency Action Plan drills, New-Hire Orientation & Mentoring System, Daily/Weekly Toolbox Topics, and Specialized training such as forklifts, aerial lifts, cranes, etc.
  • Identifies existing and potential EHS problems and participates in developing corrective measures
  • Ensure compliance with organization and government EHS standards (i.e., OSHA, ADEM)
  • Assure continuing compliance with regulations and organization standards
  • Handles regulatory inspections/visits including report submission to EPA, OSHA or any other regulatory agency
  • Conducts thorough accident investigations, property damages, with follow up and corrective action
  • Conducts required environmental tests, analysis, and observations including sampling of air, water, waste
  • Manage onsite PPE requirements - Inventory, purchase, and vending / distribution
  • Maintains accurate inventory of Safety Data Sheets (S.D.S.)
  • Completes contractor audits (Browz and On-Site Agreements)
  • Conducts/Assists in Emergency Action Plan drills
  • Completes Ergonomic Assessments, Workplace Violence Assessments, Respiratory Fit Tests, and Respirator Inspections
  • Communicates with Health Services concerning incidents, worker’s comp cases, Return to Work, drug testing, physicals, Audiometric testing and Respiratory-related requirements
  • Prepare and present comprehensive safety update PowerPoint presentations at monthly plant wide communication meetings


Plant Maintenance, Environmental, Health and Safety Manager requires:

  • Relevant manufacturing/engineering degree is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in plant maintenance field preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in safety and environmental field preferred
  • Understanding of manufacturing and procurement/supply chain
  • Must be knowledgeable in the interpretation and application of CFR Title 29 – Labor as it relates to the manufacturing sector
  • Proven experience conducting EHS compliance
  • Solid understanding of safety practices and ability to conduct safety training on an ongoing basis
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively at all levels, including company management, customers, staff, contractors, vendors, and site personnel
  • Proficient computer experience in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Must have valid driver’s license

This is a Direct Hire Placement.

The salary range for this position is $65k-$79k.

All offers of employment are contingent on background check and drug test.

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