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Business Unit EHS Manager

Company: Dairy Farmers of America
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Provide support to assigned business unit in order for all facilities within the business unit to achieve continuous EHS--improvement by utilizing the DFA EHS Management System. Formulate and implement environmental and safety efforts--for assigned locations. Provide assistance to corporate and division personnel, including Location Managers and Safety--Coordinators, to identify and correct at-risk behaviors and conditions. Develop and support regulatory compliance efforts--company-wide in close collaboration with all other DFA EH&S Managers.--Job Duties and Responsibilities:Provide advanced technical, functional, and program management activities, which include planning, directing,--and providing leadership across a division or multi-location business unitProvide oversight on advanced matters of environmental and workplace safety matters. As an advisor, offer--counseling to managers and supervisors on how to administer coaching regarding at-risk behaviors and practicesManage EHS practices; administer/implement EHS programs and policies outlined by OSHA, EPA, and DOT as--appropriate and maintain all pertinent records to ensure compliance with EH&S regulations and internal policiesWhere required, audit locations to identify and develop corrective action plans for at-risk behaviors and conditions--which may cause injury, regulatory non-compliance, or property lossSupport the Company's efforts at all locations to ensure a culture of consistently safe behavior and compliance--with federal, state, and local regulatory agenciesFunction as the Corporate representative between facilities, regulatory agencies, and consultant firms for--environmental affairs and complianceResearch, evaluate, and recommend changes to improve EH&S performanceDevelop and administer required policies and procedures for regulatory complianceWhere required, assist facilities in permitting and reporting activities for air, NPDES, wastewater, storm water,--EPCRA Tier 2, Form R, refrigerant management, spill reporting, and other applicable environmental regulations.Develop action plans and regulatory correspondence to address areas of non-compliance identified through--regulatory inspections or required testingReview and maintain internal EH&S policies and practices to ensure they are current and appropriateProvide and/or support all required training mandated by regulatory and corporate EH&S guidelines and practicesAssist with and evaluate incident investigations to determine the root cause of injury or release and the at-risk--behaviorWork with vendors and insurance companies that provide protection programs, surveys, inspections, and location--evaluationsMaintain awareness of all outstanding workers' compensation claims for all assigned locations and work--collaboratively with Corporate Risk Management personnel to support their management of such claimsWork with assigned business unit to develop corrective action tables and service reports as follow up to location--auditsEnsure correction of observed deficiencies and issuesThe requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee,--but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Keywords: Dairy Farmers of America, Kansas City , Business Unit EHS Manager, Executive , Kansas City, Kansas

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