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Environmental & Safety Manager

Reference nest-00012321   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Town/City Itasca IL
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 31/01/2010
Company Name Nestle USA
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Job Number: nest-00012321
Confections & Snacks
Risk Management
Itasca IL

Relocation: Availability of relocation assistance for this position is yet to be determined.

Responsible for the implementation and oversight of the plant's environmental and safety programs.

*Develop and implementation the plant's environmental & safety strategy, programs, and policies to eliminate work-related injuries & illnesses, to protect the environment and natural resources and to ensure compliance to regulatory and Nestlé requirements.
* Manage the plant's Environmental & Safety management programs, Maintain ISO 14001 & OSHAS 18001 certification.
*Monitor and communicate environmental & safety performance to determine continual improvement needs. Use behavioral based safety principles to strengthen organizational culture.
*Integrate environmental & safety elements into business decisions
* Coordinate and participate in safety and environmental incident investigations and root cause analysis identification.
* Administer Environmental & Safety training programs.
* Act as technical resource for facility. Actively participates on corporate/divisional environmental and safety teams.

Bachelor's degree, past experience in manufacturing industry with responsibility for Environmental & Safety.

* 3-5 years experience in coordinating safety/risk management/environmental/occupational health activities and compliance in a manufacturing setting.
* Experience with Environmental & Safety programs including: hazardous and non-hazardous waste, wastewater, air permitting, chemical management, energy and resource management, energy isolation, confined space entry, hazard communication, respiratory protection, hearing conservation, and forklift safety.
* Experience with EPA and OSHA regulations and application in operations.

* Decision making; must be capable of making well-informed decisions in both routine and non-routine situations.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to communicate with audiences that have a broad range of background and understanding.
* Training and presentation skills.
* Must be able to conduct incident investigations and identify root causes.
* Able to work and lead in team environment
* Working knowledge of OSHA, EPA, and Illinois Worker's Compensation Law
* Technical writing skills (policies, procedures, reference manuals)
* Computer skills (Microsoft/Windows based)

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