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(Archived) Director EHS

Last Updated: 9/08/23

Job Description

Job description:

Position Summary:This position will provide full-time environmental, health, and safety direction and leadership to support all operations of the company's U.S. Facilities. This position will be responsible for compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal environmental, health, safety, and radioactive material regulations applicable to the above operations. In addition, this position will be directly responsible for the administration of workers compensation programs and insurance for all U.S. Facilities.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
*Provide strategic leadership of The Company's various environmental, health, and safety (EHS) initiatives to ensure the company maintains and builds upon its reputation as a proactive industry leader.
*Assure that company continuously improves its EHS performance while maintaining compliance with all regulations.
*Chair or work with various internal and external teams/committees that help develop evolving EHS-related missions, policies, programs, and respective goals and objectives such as DOT Compliance Committee, Offsite Range Safety group, Implementation of software, and LMS.
*Serve as an agent of the company and representative/liaison to a variety of external entities including EHS federal, state, and local agencies, customers, suppliers, industry groups, military, law enforcement, and government entities.
*Develop environmental, health, and safety programs and policies in accordance with EPA, OSHA, and various state and local environmental regulations.
*Provide technical expertise, leadership, and support for all locations and departments on regulatory compliance issues in EHS.
*Mentor the EHS team of differing levels to ensure success by standardizing protocols, procedures, recordkeeping, etc.
*Provide the above insight on all new acquisitions, processes, and equipment prior to purchase or implementation.
*Periodically audit EHS programs and policies to ensure continued effectiveness and develop a system for tracking the effectiveness.
*Review data gathered during investigations of incidents, near misses, and property damage incidents to determine the root cause. Work with stakeholders to ensure corrective actions are applicable to eliminate the incidents root cause.
*Ensure collection of and maintain internal and regulatory reporting data.
*Serve as the primary contact for all regulatory agency inspections, audits, permitting, and reporting.
*Review and be familiar with all applicable EHS regulatory updates and changes.
*Ensure the administration of the workers compensation program (WC), and provide the status of claims, loss experience trends, and program costs to upper management upon request.
*Ensure required injury and illness records are kept to provide data for loss runs. Track general industry, industry-specific, and competitors injury/illness rates to gage performance.
*Oversee Return to Work Program.
*Act as the company WC representative with legal counsel, WC insurers, third-party WC attorneys, and WC bureau on litigated cases.
*Ensure appropriate management of the in-house emergency medical response team.
*Act as corporate Radiation Safety Officer (RSO), ensuring compliance with Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and State Radioactive Materials programs regulations.
*Review State and NRC radioactive materials licenses and ensure the company maintains the licenses requirements.
*Develop and request amendments to Sealed Source Device Registration and Radioactive Material Licenses.
*Ensure compliance with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations pertaining to hazardous waste. Coordination of storage, transportation, and disposal of hazardous waste in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Assess new avenues for waste reduction.
*Act as the Emergency Coordinator for fire, smoke, spill, and medical.
*Act as the EHS point of contact for the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) for all contracts.
*Coordinate annual facility-wide industrial hygiene monitoring to ensure contaminates of concern continue to be eliminated or reduced through engineering and administrative controls. Evaluate the effectiveness of personal protective equipment (PPE).
*Ensure the proper management of the EHS training programs and training calendar, and ensure recordkeeping.
*Track costs associated with the implementation of EHS. Continuously monitor the most current pricing to deliver the most cost-effective solutions.
*Implementation of environmental management plan as required.
*Lead the collection of data to ensure the proper authoring of Safety Data Sheets (SDS) in accordance with OSHA requirements and those of customer countries.
*Champion the Performance System (SPS) Safety Lean Key as part of the management team. Ensure all members of the EHS team participate.


Education and/or Experience:
*B.S. Environmental Health & Safety, B.S. Safety Engineering or equivalent, and 10 years of relevant experience or M.S. Environmental Health & Safety, M.S. Safety Engineering or equivalent, and 8 years of relevant experience.
Previous experience in explosive safety, radiation safety, laser safety, Agile, Oracle, DOD, and NFPA is a plus.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

  • Company is experiencing Explosive Growth
  • 250 yr old company
  • Co. is synonymous with industry-leading qualitiy and innovation which has made it the brand of choice
  • This job will be headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire at the corp. office
    • Newington is situated in New Hampshire's Seacoast Region, sixty miles northeast of Boston and sixty miles southwest of Portland. The town is borderedon three sides by the Piscataqua River and the Great Bay Estuary. The Town was founded in 1713 and is home to a well-planned mix of beautiful residential neighborhoods as well as bustling commercial and industrial districts.
  • Over 3,200 employees across twelve locations in 3 states

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 150000

Salary Max : 185

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

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