ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. Chicagoland EHS Manager in Cary, Illinois
Now hiring! Come work at a place to build your future and be an integral part of a fast-paced, safety-oriented, and growing industry! We are an ESSENTIAL employer that is ACTIVELY HIRING for our Chicagoland facilities located in Hanover Park/Cary, IL!
ProAmpac is a leading global flexible packaging company with comprehensive product offerings. Providing creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. We are guided in our work by five core values that are the basis for our success: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, Involvement and Impact.
WHAT PROAMPAC HAS TO OFFER:
*11 paid company holidays
*Paid Vacation & Personal Time
*401k with company match
*Medical, Dental, Vision, and other supplemental offerings
*Company-provided life insurance
*Employee Assistance Program
*Paid Parental Leave
*Wellness program – living a healthy lifestyle can get you a discount on your health insurance premiums AND other incentives
*Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
This position is responsible to meet the goals and objectives of the organization by developing and implementing safety-related programs meant to promote employee health, safety or environmental compliance and processes meant to prevent injuries, fires, or other workplace accidents/illness. In addition to working with the Sr. EHS Manager in areas of planning, directing and implementation of a “world class” safety culture to ensure compliance with all state, federal and local governmental EHS regulations by performing the following duties in support of both facilities (Hanover Park/Cary, IL). To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Duties and Tasks
Oversee development of policies and programs meant to mitigate organizational impact on the environment and protect employees from health and safety risks found in the organization.
Establish guidelines governing the collection and maintenance of employee training records, health/safety manuals or documents, incident/accident reports, or other documentation.
Audit facilities or processes to identify weaknesses or risks. proactively develops and implements corrective actions; ensures appropriate investigation of and response to accidents, illness, or injuries.
Plans and implements safety and environmental policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations. This includes written programs, recordkeeping, reports, inspections, monitoring, testing, and training. Employee also remains current in changing EHS regulations.
Participates in planning and implementation of programs to train managers and employees in work site safety practices, including but not limited to fire prevention, correct handling techniques for chemicals, toxins, equipment, and other materials, blood borne pathogens, hazardous communication, lockout/tagout, emergency action plans and more.
Provides information, signs, posters, barriers, and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions.
Conducts monthly environmental recordkeeping and inspections as needed to assure compliance with applicable permits, regulations, and requirements.
Assists with management of EHS programs, including cost control/reduction and accident prevention/ reduction, safety behavior audit and risk assessment programs.
Coordinates safety and ERT committees and required meetings/trainings.
Conducts safety orientation of new hires, contractors and visitors which includes PIV certification if necessary.
Analyzes safety history to identify unsafe trends/behaviors and uses information as directed to assist in the develop safety strategies.
Files annual local, state and federal environmental reports potentially including air, waste, water, Tier II, and Form R.
Works with both sites on hazardous waste disposal program.
Assists in preparation and follow-up from visits with internal and external regulatory authorities.
Helps analyze manufacturing processes, evaluating production machinery and or chemical exposures to determine safety hazards and alternative solutions.
Responsible for all record keeping including but not limited to: Near Miss Reporting, Safety Data Sheets, Behavior Audits, Risk Assessments, Powered Industrial Truck Inspection, Safety Training and other administrative duties as required.
Communicates and remotely support EHS Resources in other ProAmpac sites as necessary.
All other duties as assigned.
Qualifications, Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree and 5 or more years of experience in Manufacturing EHS
Comprehensive knowledge of the field's policies, procedures, and practices.
Performs complex tasks.
Leads and directs the work of other employees.
Has full authority for personnel decisions and may have some impact on departmental budgeting, strategic planning, and procedural change.
Solid working knowledge of safety & environmental processes and related manufacturing.
Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point), Visio, Teams, and Outlook.
Maintains strict confidentiality and protects privacy of confidential/sensitive information.
Exceptional time management and organization skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously establishing priorities to meet deadlines.
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal, written, and presentations) with executive leadership, staff, and internal and external clients.
Proactive; exercises sound judgment and decision making; able to identify problems and needs and develop solutions and/or options.
Self-confident, self-motivated, polished professional who thrives in a challenging, fast-paced environment.
Area of Interest: Manufacturing
Work Place Type: On-site
Shift: Day Shift