Safety, Health, & Environmental (SHE) Manager

Posted: Jul 25, 2017

The Safety, Health, & Environmental (SHE) Manager will  be apart of Henkel’s Quality group supporting the Beauty & Laundry Business unit. The SHE Manager will report to the NA SHE Director and be located  at the new Stamford, CT office; they will  have corporate SHE responsibility for Stamford, CT facility  as well as support the B&L manufacturing facility in Tumble, CT. This person will have high visibility to senior leaders and needs to be able to influence and communicate effectively. Lastly, the desired candidate will have experience working in a regulated chemical industry and has designed and implemented SHE programs.

What we offer

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish and achieve goals based on gap analysis of department or location SHE performance; prioritize issues and projects to achieve SHE compliance
  • Surveys, compiles, and analyzes data relating to occupational and environmental health issues such as chemical exposure, radiation, smoke, fumes, noise, temperatures, dusts, vapors, mists, gases, solvents, lighting, and ergonomics which are known or suspected of being real or potential detriments to health, and develops risk reduction actions/control mechanisms.
  • Provide leadership and support on sustainability and drives for compliance to the sustainability goals of the site.
  • Monitor safety and environmental compliance issues and provides assistance with workplace safety matters. Perform routine industrial and hazardous waste management activities such as waste inventories, vendor scheduling and waste haul oversight, and manifest tracking and filing.
  • Designs and implements effective SHE programs in alignment with SHE objectives to maintain compliance with all Henkel, Federal, State, and Local regulatory requirements.
  • Meet and consult with local, state, federal authorities and trade organizations on regulatory matters to ensure the facility operates under the appropriate air, water, and hazardous waste permits.
  • Design, develop and administer appropriate SHE training for all employees, including new hire safety orientation programs.
  • Manage reporting of all accidents/incidents and ensure effective corrective measures are implemented.
  • Manage all Henkel and regulatory SHE statistics and record keeping requirements, and report those metrics as required.

Who we are looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Industrial Hygiene, Safety Management, or Environmental Science/Engineering.
  • 7-10 years combined experience in Safety and/or Environmental roles in a manufacturing/industrial environment.
  • Must possess knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for developing and managing programs; including the ability to perform detailed risk assessments on all applicable machinery/equipment in the facility and the ability to prioritize assessed risks and ensure that effective controls are implemented.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of regulatory requirements (i.e. OSHA), SHE Program Management (Safety, Industrial Hygiene, and Environmental), Risk Management, Behavior-Based Safety, Training, and Auditing.

Information Management/Computer Skills – has solid knowledge in the use and features of the suite of Microsoft packages (especially Access and Excel). Can work with integrated databases and generate neatly formatted numerical and graphical reports.

Communications – is able to communicate (verbal and written) clearly, accurately and effectively in formal and informal settings. Listens well in one-on-one and group settings. Realizes when information needs to be communicated to appropriate parties.

Interpersonal – knows how to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with managers and employees at all levels. Able to participate on team projects by contributing ideas that add value and completing team assignments. Is able to give and receive feedback constructively and modify behavior accordingly.

Project Management – is able to set goals on projects in collaboration with others. Remains organized while conducting various activities and coordinates own work efforts to stay on schedule. Recognizes when projects are not meeting expectations and offers recommendations.

Cognitive – can independently arrive at good solutions on simpler problems and works with others to solve more complex problems. Makes well-informed decisions and recognizes the need for new or modified approaches. Designs and completes basic quantitative and qualitative analyses to evaluate and display various types of information and data. Reviews information for accuracy and completeness and draws accurate conclusions from data.

Personal Effectiveness – can be counted on to honor commitments and follow through. Builds stable, trusting relationships. Strives for quality and continuous improvement as a way of doing business and consistently demonstrates high ethical standards. Manages time and effectively balances multiple competing priorities while setting challenging and aggressive goals.

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