Vacancy Details

SHE Manager

EHS Manager

Chester, SC

Chemical Manufacturing


  • Ensures the development, maintenance and improvement of programs and/or processes to drive site performance improvement and assure conformance with company's EHS Management System.
  • Supports site EHS&S culture transformation in partnership with the global, regional and local site leadership. Facilitates development of EHS&S annual operating and strategic plans; and works with department managers to ensure accountability to plan delivery.
  • Tracks and analyzes EHS&S Metrics such as unsafe act/condition reporting, corrective actions, MOC status, behavior safety audits, incidents and injuries. Develops programs and strategies to address gaps and themes identified.
  • Perform audits and inspections of plant operations and programs to ensure compliance with Synthomer processes and standards applicable to the plant (Safety/PSM, Environmental, Responsible Care, ISO 9001, etc.).
  • Oversees effective execution and improvement of the EHS&S Training Program that includes in person training, daily meetings, computer-based training, 3rd party training as well as development of course materials.
  • Interact with the site workforce at all levels to increase employee involvement, demonstrate, educate, coach and enforce EHS&S work practices and provide EHS&S technical and regulatory expertise.
  • Oversees execution and ensures effectiveness of security, emergency response, industrial hygiene and reporting activities for the sites.
  • Supports Process Safety Management (PSM) program to ensure compliance and improvement. Lead specified elements and provide technical support to ensure process safety considerations are well managed in the facility.
  • Oversees the sites' environmental program execution to meet requirements associated with large quantity waste generator, air permit, NPDES storm water permit, wastewater permit, underground storage tanks, TRI and Tier II reporting.
  • Participates in regional program development, projects, support and auditing activities as required


  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Hygiene, Chemical Engineering, Occupational Health, Environmental Engineering or similar. Education needs to be technical in nature and relate to Safety, Health and Environmental experiences.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in manufacturing
  • Must be a strong leader and advocate for EHS&S, have experience in culture development and implementing a EHS&S management system
  • Must have experience implementing and maintaining regulatory programs such as OSHA, EPA and Process Safety Management
  • Root Cause Analysis Facilitator experienced in various structured problem solving techniques
  • Able to develop and execute project plans and direct the site to achieve the required milestones
  • Experience with air, waste, and wastewater
  • Experience developing and managing the emergency action plans
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, government agencies and other outside entities
  • Have the ability to work collaboratively, demonstrate effective listening skills, and influence without authority

Qualifications that can set you apart:

  • Experience at a Process Safety Management (PSM) site.
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Safety Professional, Associate Safety Professional or Certified Hazardous Materials Manager
  • Operational line supervisory/management experience
  • Multi-site experience
  • Experience in a polymer manufacturing facility

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