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EHS Manager (chemical)

EHS Manager (chemical)

FPC of Troy

FPC of Troy

Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Manager   


Our highly respected client a global provider of paint and coatings desires an experienced EHS Manager for 3 chemical manufacturing plants. 


This is an opportunity to join a solid, growing company started in 1940's,  guided by the values that founded the company and made them what they are today. 


Seeking a leader that understands how to relate to each and every person regardless of title or function.  A champion in the art of employee engagement and guidance. 


This person will oversee EHS and compliance for 3 manufacturing facilities. Travel approximately 20%



  • Paints - coatings 
  • 3 locations
  • PSM and EHS
  • Need street wise personality - training - approachable - creative
  • In compliance no immediate issues
  • Our operating permit may need to be modified in future if the site grows
    • LQG 
    • Daily issues are making sure we stay in complete compliance with both drum and bulk wastes from process, Hazcom etc. 
    • Title V
  • head count of 300 - 3 shifts
  • Works with / Reports to EHS Director dotted line to GM and HR


Overview - 

  • Primarily responsible for both the overview of compliance as well as day-to-day operations with respect to safety and regulatory permits and reports.
  • Ensure all are met with best practices and are compliant. This pertains to Federal, State, and Local regulations i.e. RCRA, EPA reporting requirements both directly to the EPA as well as those governed by DNR Air Pollution and HAZ WASTE;
  • Conduct and improve training programs related to all aspects of safety and compliance in the facility for all personnel. This includes but not limited to: new employee training and refreshers, forklift safety, OSHA, hazwoper, contractor orientation, DOT/IATA, etc.
  • Maintain and update all plans required at the facility, including but not limited to: General Operating Permit, Hazardous Waste Generator Compliance, Storm water Pollution Prevention Plan, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures, Emergency Response Plan, Compressed Gas Plan, Contingency Plans, Hazard Communication Program and Security Plans;
  • Essential reports such as TRI, Tier II, RMP, Quarterly and Biennial Waste Reporting (and their due dates) is the responsibility of your department. Assistance will be given from other staff to prepare and maintain this data;
  • Works closely with HR manager for the hands-on administration of the workers’ compensation program. Maintain the OSHA 300 log and tracking. Manage medical monitoring program;
  • Reduce waste generation and costs of disposal. Upgrade monitoring, testing and instrumentation of waste and byproducts. Schedule and maintain all documentation related to all waste pickups, including certifying and recertifying waste profiles;
  • Leading Member of the PSM team;




The successful Leader acts as a champion in the goal of zero incident and environmental steward.


Key personality traits include:


  • anticipation,
  • communication,
  • creativity,
  • partnerships and understanding.


Leader with direct report and assistance from others


Here Is What You Will Expect
  • Order suspension of activities that pose threats to workers' health and safety.
  • Recommend measures to help protect workers from potentially hazardous work methods, processes, or materials.
  • Investigate accidents to identify causes and to determine how such accidents might be prevented in the future.
  • Investigate the adequacy of ventilation, exhaust equipment, lighting, and other conditions that could affect employee health, comfort, or performance.
  • Develop and maintain hygiene programs such as noise surveys, continuous atmosphere monitoring, ventilation surveys, and asbestos management plans.
  • Inspect and evaluate workplace environments, equipment, and practices, in order to ensure compliance with safety standards and government regulations.
  • Collaborate with engineers and physicians to institute control and remedial measures for hazardous and potentially hazardous conditions or equipment.
  • Conduct safety training and education programs, and demonstrate the use of safety equipment.
  • Provide new-employee health and safety orientations, and develop materials for these presentations.
  • Collect samples of dust, gases, vapors, and other potentially toxic materials for analysis.

Required Experience
    • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Engineering, Environmental Science, or related field.
    • EHS-related certification(s) preferred.
    • Knowledge of Federal and State regulations including air programs, hazardous waste management, hazardous material management, TSCA, storm water, OSHA general industry, DOT requirements.
    • 3+ years of environmental health and safety experience preferred.




To learn more or to apply, please directly to my email: Debbie Hunter ( with your cover note and attach a resume in Microsoft Word or as a PDF.




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