Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Specialty: Engineering

Job Description

Kendra Palmer
Sr. Staffing Manager

Kendra joined Leddy Group with the acquisition of Staff Hunters of Portsmouth in 2016.  She brings 18 years of experience recruiting in both engineering and supply chain. As Senior Staffing Manager Kendra recruits and services companies throughout the seacoast and central NH. 

603.749.2004 | KPalmer@leddygroup.com

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Join a leader in medical device research, innovation, and customer service as an Environmental Health and Safety Manager! In this direct hire role based in Portsmouth, NH, you would lead the strategic planning and implementation of safety and environmental initiatives across the company. The ideal candidate has proven leadership skills and the ability to motivate teams toward success. This is a great opportunity at a business voted one of the most ethical companies the last 15 years in a row!

Responsibilities of the Environmental Health and Safety Manager

  • Work with site leadership to establish a safety organization structure in each site
  • Develop and support continuous improvement initiatives for each site’s Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
  • Establish new hire and ongoing safety training processes for management and hourly associates
  • Develop strategies to engage hourly associates in the safety process and work onsite to ensure their safety concerns are heard and addressed by site leadership
  • Participate in EMS audits and develop division-specific audit processes as needed to achieve compliance goals
  • Liaison with industrial hygiene and risk reduction consultants to support site safety regulatory compliance and risk reduction processes
  • Establish a robust incident investigation process at each site
  • Contribute to timely and accurate environmental regulatory reporting, including air, water, waste, and SARA 312 and 313 reporting
  • Educate stakeholders on Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) requirements, best practices, and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure site safety metrics are captured and reported to align with division and company goals, and measure and monitor progress of those goals
  • Consistently identify and resolve issues with greatest impact on safety performance
  • Support acquisition, due diligence, and integration activities for the division
  • Consult with Development to evaluate the environmental impacts and sustainability of company products and processes
  • Work with sites, regulators, corporate environmental resources, and consultants to obtain environmental permits that support compliance and business needs
  • Participate in industry and professional organizations as necessary to support the business and EHS functions

Qualifications of the Environmental Health and Safety Manager

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Occupational Safety and Health, all Engineering disciplines considered)
  • Knowledge of OSHA’s occupational safety and health requirements and Voluntary Protection Program
  • Knowledge of EPA environmental requirements
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in EHS leadership roles in a manufacturing environment
  • Proven track record of establishing EHS programs and demonstrated ability to create and assess job and facility safety analyses
  • Strong network within Occupational Safety and Health and related communities
  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Strong project management, problem-solving, multi-tasking, and analytical skills
  • Consistent demonstration of sound judgment and professionalism
  • Ability to educate, align, and motivate various stakeholder groups toward common goals
  • Ability to understand trade-offs between business and sustainability requirements
  • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus

Apply today for this full-time Environmental Health and Safety Manager position, and work for a company whose products and services make the world a better place!

To apply, please email an MS Word copy of your resume to kpalmer@leddygroup.com, call 603.766.2004, or apply online at www.leddygroup.com.

Environmental Health and Safety ManagerAbout Leddy Group

We are Leddy Group . . . a privately owned, regional staffing company serving NH, ME, VT & northern MA since 1994. We are one great brand with multiple specialties:  accounting & finance, administrative & office support, engineering, human resources, industrial, skilled manufacturing, legal, and nonprofit.

At Leddy Group, we combine a consistency of values and traits with a singular standard for quality and best practices. We hold each other accountable to those standards, measure success by the quality of our outcomes, and establish goals based on continuous improvement metrics. We utilize a methodology and process to assess skills and experience; however, identifying the right “fit” is equally important for both candidates and clients alike. Our goal is to exceed your expectations. Our success is tied directly to your satisfaction.

Kendra Palmer
Sr. Staffing Manager

Kendra joined Leddy Group with the acquisition of Staff Hunters of Portsmouth in 2016.  She brings 18 years of experience recruiting in both engineering and supply chain. As Senior Staffing Manager Kendra recruits and services companies throughout the seacoast and central NH. 

603.749.2004 | KPalmer@leddygroup.com

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