Environmental Health & Safety Lead
We have an exciting, immediate opening available for an experienced
EHS Lead in Newark, DE location. This is a full-time permanent
opportunity reporting to the VP of Operations and Quality.
We are a 100+ year-old global industry leader in developing and
manufacturing premier water testing solutions. We are expanding and
opening a new manufacturing site due to expansive business growth.
The new facility, located in Newark, DE will operate 24/7 and will
employ 50+ employees within the first year and 100+ soon thereafter.
We have an amazing culture and have been ranked as the Best Place to
Work in Kent County, MD for the 3rd year in a row now!!!
Our Newark site is slated to be operational in September, we are
hiring employees now and will provide daily mileage reimbursement
for each day that you train onsite in our Chestertown, MD facility.
This is the perfect opportunity to work in a start-up-like
environment but have the backing of a well-established, high-growth
company with great benefits included!
Responsible for leading environmental, health and safety (EHS)
activities at the Newark, DE site and serves as the site EHS subject
matter expert (SME).
Environmental Factors and Physical Demands:
Works indoors in a temperature-controlled environment. No
significant exertion required. Requires good interrelationships with
employees and regulatory agencies.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Works safely and actively engages others to do the same.*
Oversees and documents Company compliance with state, federal and
international safety, health, and environmental regulations.*
Oversees and documents Company hazardous material, handling, and
disposal program. Actively seeks waste recycling, waste minimization
alternatives in keeping with the Company’s good product stewardship policy.*
Provides workplace safety training programs for all Newark
employees in compliance with OSHA regulations. Works with all
employees to identify and eliminate workplace hazards through
audits, gembas, JSA’s JHA’s and other techniques.*
Actively participates in incident investigations and serves as SME
on compliance requirements. Assists managers and supervisors in
effective use of safety RCCA methods.
Maintains site EHS performance metrics, action plans and drives the
timely closure of action items.*
Leads the site Safety Steering Team.*
Serves as a primary emergency response coordinator.*
Oversees and documents Company compliance with DOT, IATA, IMDG, and
other shipping regulations.*
Assists in the design & selection of new equipment, engineering
controls and installations, and personal protective equipment (PPE).
Develops, writes Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for new, high
Assists R&D, Marketing and production staff with new products
compliance and specific documentation projects.*
Coordinates employee industrial hygiene monitoring as needed to
ensure OSHA compliance.*
Ensures proper maintenance of PPE and other safety supplies.*
Stays up to date on state and federal environmental, health and
Performs other duties as assigned.
Works indoors in temperature-controlled environment.
No significant exertion required.
Requires moving around the plant to interact with employees,
managers, visitors, etc. and attend meetings.
May travel to our Chestertown, MD site, offsite training
seminar/workshops, meetings, etc.