Environmental Health & Safety Manager - Flanders in Mount Olive Township, NJ at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 11/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Veolia is the global leader in optimized resource management. With over 163,000 employees worldwide,Veolia designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries.
Environmental Health and Safety Manager
Flanders, NJ
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Tuition Reimbursement
Job Summary
Responsible for providing and administering environmental, health, safety, and transportation programs and related VES-TS policies and procedures affecting the company’s existing and/or proposed environmental health and safety issues. Acts in a liaison capacity with EH&S and H&S personnel regarding interpretation of all policies and procedures, pertaining to technical support and guidance on industrial hygiene, reactive and explosive, OSHA, substance abuse testing, accident prevention, etc. Provides and assists in the training of emergency response protocols, safety management, risk assessment, etc. to maintain appropriate safety standards throughout the company.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Implement and administer programs pertaining to OSHA, medical surveillance, substance abuse testing to avoid potential liabilities and maintain a viable workforce at all VES-TS locations.
• Coordinate worker’s compensation, accident, and injury management programs with facility personnel to determine adverse trends and develop meaningful productive standards resulting in safe and effective operations.
• Implement industrial hygiene, safety, regulatory and transportation programs as well as modifying existing plans to meet the needs of the facility(s).
• Acts as chairperson on improvement team pertaining to all environmental, health, and safety programs. Makes appropriate recommendations on either a national level or modifications to facilitate the needs at various levels within VES-TS locations.
• Provides guidance to all levels of management regarding utilization of appropriate practices in conjunction with regulatory requirements and changes, if necessary.
• Provides training in environmental, site remediation, reactive chemical operations, emergency response, etc. as needed or requested by local operation sites and customers.
• Provides appropriate research and investigation to support the development of existing and/or potential new environmental, transportation, health and safety policies as determined by management or required by federal, state, or local governmental agencies.

We are an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V


Job Requirements

• BS in Chemistry or related discipline or equivalent work experience required
• 5 to 8 years in the hazardous waste industry preferred

• Valid driver license
• 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification
• 30-hour OSHA general industry standard training
• CHMM Certification preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
• Extensive knowledge in health, safety, environment, and transportation methodologies
• Computer proficient (i.e Microsoft Suite, Dakota Auditor and Dakota Tracer, Learning Management System, etc.)
• Strong team player
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines
• Strong customer orientation
• Ability to effectively present information
• Ability to effectively provide training internally and externally
• Strong supervisory and leadership skills
• Ability to create & prepare reports as necessary