EHS Manager

Department:  Manufacturing
Date:  Oct 16, 2021

FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control. FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC. With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.

Overview:

The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Manager is accountable for providing support, guidance and tools to all personnel to ensure a high Environmental, Health, Safety (EHS), security and training standard at the Middleport, NY facility. This position will lead the implementation of regulatory and company Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) directives & correct safety and environmental stewardship behaviors to foster a safe and environmentally sound culture.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide safety leadership to the Middleport site. Develop and install programs designed to achieve 0 injuries and improve the safety culture.
  • Lead site compliance with OSHA standards as well as all state and federal environmental regulations. Own the execution of all compliance related activities.
  • Lead the process safety management processes for the Middleport site
  • Implement FMC Corporate Safety Standards at Middleport with support from Corporate Safety Group. This includes the development, updating and implementation of site-specific programs, policies, and procedures as well as development of any required training programs.
  • Manage the daily / weekly / monthly Safety and Environmental metrics and reporting for the Middleport site.
  • Ensure execution of routine audits of safe work management systems, especially life critical standards (LOTO, Hot Work, Elevated Work, etc..).
  • Drive improvement in behavior-based observation systems and culture.
  • Manage site industrial hygiene monitoring program.
  • Lead incident investigations to identify root causes and drive the implementation of corrective actions.
  • Lead and/or support audits including, DHS, Environment, Custom, PBS, CBS, RCRA. Assist with air and sewer permits as needed.
  • Work closely with stakeholders within the community to foster engagement and communication.
  • Lead and motivate safety in all aspects of the plant.

 

Required Education:

  • B.S in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental or related field.


Qualifications:

  • 5-8 years' experience in leading safety in the environmental, chemical, pharmaceutical, petroleum or process industries, 3-5 years people management experience.
  • Demonstrated strategic organizational and planning skills. Environmental experience documenting and executing against short- and long-term plans to achieve objectives.
  • Experience leading, directing, training, and coaching managers, technical professionals, and hourly employees.
  • Familiar with manufacturing production processes and driving safety within the plant environment.
  • Knowledge of US safety and occupational health regulations (OSHA, EPA, NYSDES regulations),
  • Working experience with risk analysis and data-based decision-making.
  • Knowledgeable of occupational safety programs, including behavioral based safety management, incident reporting, job task surveys, ergonomics; and, able to recognize health and industrial hygiene issues.
  • Familiar with process safety management systems, including MOC and other elements of the OSHA PSM standard. Working familiarity with the technical aspects of process safety — P&lDs, interlocks (SIS), emergency relief systems, suppression systems, etc.

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC. FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department at talentacquisition@fmc.com.


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