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Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Company: Darigold, Inc.
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Darigold has a great opportunity for an experienced Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS) Manager to join our Portland, OR team. This role is responsible for leading EHS regulatory compliance and best management practices through the implementation of the Darigold EHS Management System for the Portland, OR facility. The manager works closely with the Plant Manager, plant staff the Senior EHS Analyst, and Corporate EHS Director to effectively coordinate and implement critical EHS programs to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements, agency guidelines and expectations, and Darigold's EHS policies. This position is instrumental in responding to all environmental, health and safety incidents and operational upsets. Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties as assigned) - Ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local requirements governing environmental protection and occupational safety and health standards by staying current and informed on federal, state, and local rules and regulations - Interfaces with regulatory agencies, plant staff, and the corporate EHS team as needed - Monitor environmental compliance and assure timely internal and external reporting and data input into Darigold's tracking systems. Alert and advise Plant Manager and corporate EHS staff when permit and/or compliance issues develop - Monitor occupational safety and health compliance and assure timely internal and external reporting and data input into Darigold's tracking systems. Alert and advise Plant Manager and corporate EHS staff when safety and health issues develop - Respond and provide guidance and assistance for all emergency situations - Implement all aspects of EHS investigations, data analysis, recurrence prevention programs, and continuous improvement procedures - Directly support delivery of all EHS training for all levels of employees - Lead plant EHS Team efforts and continue to develop the EHS Team program - Provide technical assistance and plant support for all Darigold's EHS programs as requested by the Senior EHS Manager and/or Corporate EHS DirectorEmbody a safety culture to change behavior and drive change across the Sunnyside siteSpearhead the risk management process to systematically identify hazards, assess risks, and drive execution of corrective actionsLead incident investigations to determine root cause and ensure corrective actions are implemented and documentedPartner with site leadership to establish goals, metrics, and priorities for safetyManage the EHS KPIs and other trends to identify areas where we can continue to account for and mitigate risks and drive safetyPrepare reports by collecting, analyzing, summarizing data and present recommended next stepsLead the effective management, motivation, and training of safety topicsRespond and provide guidance for all emergency situationsSponsor and support the Darigold Performance System Safety PillarMaintain current knowledge of trends and practices and remain apprised of industry standards, technology, developments, and regulatory changesKnowledge, Skills and Abilities - Professional communication skills and ability to respond effectively to EHS compliance issues, inquires, and/or complaints are of critical importance. Also must be able to clearly communicate under pressure. Team leadership skills are also critical - Analyze data, write, and submit reports. Must be able to maintain EHS compliance software systems and utilize data to drive continuous improvement - Develop and deliver presentations on compliance topics to plant management, plant staff, and public groups when requested by the Senior EHS Manager or EHS Director - Communicate technical and complex EHS concepts and requirements. Person in this position must be able to conduct technical training and engage employees in an effective learning experience - Pursue and productively participate in continuing technical education as deemed necessary by the Senior EHS Manager or EHS DirectorEducation, Experience, and Certifications - Bachelor's degree preferably in Environmental, Health and Safety, Engineering, Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Occupational Safety, or a related field. Combination of associate degree and directly related EHS compliance experience considered. Other degree and/or experience combinations may also be considered - 2 to 3 years of directly related experience in EHS compliance; Food & beverage industry experience a plusfield1Our vision at Darigold is to Lead Dairy Forward - achieving that vision requires cultivating and supporting a team with varying backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We are committed to providing a workplace based on mutual respect where all employees feel included and can bring their best and authentic selves to work every day.We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. We welcome all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, creed, religion, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.As a condition of employment applicants offered a role will be required to successfully pass our pre-employment background screen, receive a negative drug screen result & confirm eligibility to work in the U.S. We participate in E-Verify - please follow the links for details, English / Spanish & view our Right to Work Statement, English / Spanish.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Darigold, Inc., Portland , Environmental Health & Safety Manager, Healthcare , Portland, Oregon

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