OHSE Manager (EHS)

Columbus, OH

Posted: 07/04/2019 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: j-360 Pay Rate: 71,900-95,900

Position Overview 

Directs the company’s  Occupational, Health, Safety, and Environmental management system for the Plant. Is a key resource and drives the safety, fire, environmental, industrial hygiene, construction, training, and security elements. Works with and supports plant management in developing, implementing and monitoring the plant’s overall OHSE system and initiatives. 


  • Conducts periodic OHSE-related audits/inspections / analysis to ensure employee safety and regulatory compliance, prepares action plans, and works with appropriate individuals to ensure successful completion.
  • Ensures risk assessments and job safety analysis are conducted as needed.
  • Collaborates with appropriate department personnel to resolve identified hazards. 
  • Reviews incident investigation reports.   Works with appropriate plant staff to ensure investigation is complete and satisfactory.  Enters final report into the corporate incident database.  
  • Assists in monitoring contractors and construction activities to ensure safe work practices are being followed.
  • Identify or develop and implement programs to encourage, reward and recognize employee safe behavior, involvement, and commitment toward plant safety.  Monitors the corporate and/or plant safety incentive programs.
  • Acts as the liaison during external safety, fire and environmental audits, including OSHA inspections.
  • Develops annual safety budget.  Monitors spending to meet or exceed spending goals.
  • Responsible for internal (employees) and external (contractors, visitors, etc.) safety training.  Identifies training requirements using regulatory guidelines and needs assessments.  Designs, develops, and implements training in-house or identifies and contracts with external training resources.  May present training, prepare designee(s) for presentation or use external resources.
  • Create the site OHSE strategy, based on feedback from corporate and identified site needs.  Work with management team to assign responsibility for implementation of the site OHSE strategy.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental, Health and Safety, or in Safety Engineering.
  • 3+ years’ experience in the Environmental, Health and Safety field in a manufacturing environment with increasing responsibility.
  • Accustomed to fast-pace and high growth environments.
  • Experience in ergonomic analysis and application.
  • Experience working with construction/contractors in a manufacturing environment.
  • Possess professional written / verbal communication skills to include technical reports and small / large group presentations.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with plant and corporate personnel
  • Certifications: Prefer CSP or CIH, but willing to achieve within 3 years of hire date.

Linda Nicholls

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