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EHS Manager - Systems and Processes

Company: Russell Stover Chocolates
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

At Russell Stover, not only do we love chocolate, but we love our jobs! Every day we go to work exhibiting our values of excellence, innovation, entrepreneurship, responsibility, and collaboration. Working at Russell Stover you'll be part of the leading manufacturer of boxed, seasonal, and sugar-free chocolates. For over 100 years, Russell Stover Chocolates, Whitman's, and Pangburn's have been crafted with the finest ingredients to bring happiness to generations. Today, we produce over 55 million pounds of chocolate annually, and our legacy brands can be found in 13 company-owned stores and over 9,000 wholesale accounts. Join our team and let's continue making chocolate lovers happy!-- A day in the life---As the Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) Manager - Systems and Processes you are responsible for creating, overseeing, and implementing EHS policies, programs, and processes for Russell Stover with the EHS team and operational stakeholders. You will be developing, maintaining, and continually improving our systems, policies, programs, and processes to promote a culture of safety excellence and environmental performance. You will be an active leader and resource to operations, Safety Pillars, Safety Committee, and relevant teams. As EHS Manager - Systems and Processes, you must possess strong leadership, organizational, and communication skills, along with a deep understanding of EHS systems, operationalization, training, performance criteria, risk assessment, data management, and analytics. You will be reporting directly to the Senior Manager of Environment, Health, and Safety. What you will be doing--- Subject matter expert and oversight of EHS business processes and systems for continual improvement and proactive risk management Development, implementation, and maintenance of written EHS policies, programs, procedures, and audit and inspection systems, planning templates (project execution, emergency response, etc.), best practices, and training materials
Support the execution and maintenance of the portfolio of all EHS standards documents and lead end-to-end process for periodic review and variance process Ensure alignment with global EHS initiatives and Lindt Performance Way (LPW) Safety Pillar methodology Ownership of EHS audit processes and member of audit team Provide oversight for risk measurements, training requirements, EHS audits, and utilizing data management platforms to track and analyze key metrics Collaborate cross-functionally to refine and align Russell Stover Chocolates' EHS systems and processes, facilitating the development of environmental, occupational safety, and health policies, programs, and training Foster strategic partnerships to implement EHS processes and workflows across all locations, driving safety ownership, incident prevention, and regulatory compliance Advise senior leadership on EHS matters, monitoring regulatory changes and evaluating their impact on company operations Assume leadership responsibilities and active involvement in key kaizen efforts, safety, and environment improvement activities at all levels of the organization Administer various safety programs (PPE, hearing testing, incident follow-up) Deliver Continual Improvement - Build capability, establish best practices, and use standardized work processes to improve safety performance Respond to and aid management and supervisors in investigating incidents and developing measures to prevent recurrences Maintain comprehensive knowledge of safety regulations Enhance the site capabilities in critical hazard program management, including but not limited to control of hazardous energy, work at heights, confined space, hazardous locations/ atmospheres, mobile equipment, hazard Respond to regulatory requests as needed Travel domestically approximately 40% per year with the possibility of limited international travel Do you have what it takes?-- (Basic Qualifications)
Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Safety, Health, and/or Environmental, Business Management, Engineering, or related discipline 5+ years of relevant work experience, or equivalent combination of work experience and education Strong organizational, planning, and management systems experience Experience creating and implementing safety management systems, standards, in adherence to OSHA and consensus standards, i.e. NFPA 70E Excellent writing and editorial skills, with efficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel IT user/administrator skills: MS Office with emphasis on Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Word; Safety Management and Training (i.e. Sphera, HSI); and CMMS (i.e. SAP, CARL)Do you stand above the rest?-- (Preferred Qualifications)
ASP/CSP, CSHO, CIH, CFPS or CHMM certification Formal studies and/ or experience in field of program/ business process management Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to confidently present complex information High attention to detail and accuracy Ability to work within ambiguity
Excellent tact and diplomacy in the ability to partner with all levels of employees, and have ability to influence processes in a matrix organization Team player and self-start with the ability to complete work assignments with little supervisionAt Russell Stover Chocolates, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. Russell Stover Chocolates is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all people without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, military service, veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Employment by Russell Stover Chocolates is contingent upon I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification, and satisfactory reference and background checks.Make Happy. Work Happy.--

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