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Xylem Inc.

Environmental, Health, Safety, Security & Sustainability Manager

Xylem Inc. - Uniontown, PA

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative and smart technology solutions to the world’s water and energy utility challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services, and agricultural settings.  With its November 2016 acquisition of Sensus, Xylem added smart metering, network technologies and advanced data analytics to its portfolio of solutions for water, gas and electric utilities.  Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2016 revenue of $3.8 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.  The Company’s nearly 16,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions.Sensus, a Xylem brand, helps a wide range of public service providers – from utilities to cities to industrial complexes and campuses – do more with their infrastructure to improve quality of life in their communities. We enable our customers to reach farther through the application of technology and data-driven insights that deliver efficiency and responsiveness. We partner with them to anticipate and respond to evolving business needs with innovation in sensing and communications technologies, data analytics and services. Learn more at and follow @SensusGlobal on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.The Role: Sensus, a Xylem Brand, seeks to hire an Environmental, Heath, Safety, Security, and Sustainability Manager. The EHSS&S Manager is accountable to issue, update and monitor the written programs related to the EHSS&S Department. Serve as the on-site skilled technical resource to the Uniontown, Pennsylvania facility. Provide leadership in the EHSS&S area in a way that incorporates EHSS&S into the local culture and processes, and to evaluate current events, regulations and laws in order to ensure that all EHSS&S programs remain in compliance.Essential Functions:
Develop and administer programs to ensure compliance with EPA, PADEP, DOT, OSHA and other EHSS&S related federal, state and local regulations
Provide EHSS&S leadership, direction and influence for site supervision and management to implement multifaceted EHSS&S responsibilities into daily work processes including: accident investigation, machine safety, ergonomics, waste/emissions reduction, job safety analysis, inspections and program assessment activities.
Develop on-going employee training programs, emergency contingency plans, communications, policies and procedures. Conduct monthly safety and new hire training.   Track success of EHSS&S training program via training tracking system or process and update training to meet new regulatory requirements.
As a key member of the Uniontown Leadership and EHSS&S Teams, provide input, insight, and strategy for short/long term decision making and planning for the safety protocols in the manufacturing operations.
Work in a team environment to initiate corrective action resulting from audits, inspections, accident investigations and program assessments.
Review new product lines and chemicals to determine health hazard potentials, and proper hazardous waste classifications. Provide plant personnel appropriate advice and training on potential exposures and provide Material Safety Sheets to customers upon request.
Administer company hazardous, non-hazardous waste, energy and recycling programs.
Responsible for updating EHSS&S Standards as regulations change.
Responsible for communication of all standard requirements to the user community.
Coordinate with responsible staff to ensure all activities required to investigate, remediate or improve processes as a result of an accident are properly conducted.
Periodically review programs and establish goals for improvement. Concentrate improvement targets on high value programs such as injury prevention, waste reduction and high potential accident reduction.
Ensure that EHSS&S metrics and compliance data input is completed and milestones are tracked.
Ensure that employee feedback and information for metrics and action plans are received. Work with employees to enhance programs as needed to collect data and achieve requirements.
Development and maintenance of the Emergency Response Team including: a) maintenance of plans and documents, b) development of overall strategy for keeping the team members trained and interested in the hazmat process, c) plan for annual exercises, d) communication of plans to outside agencies as needed, e) establish and maintain ties required by law to outside spill contractors and agencies and plans.
Ensure familiarity with most basic needs and requirements in the EHSS&S area
Ensure that all programs are documented so that processes do not “fall through the cracks” if someone leaves, becomes ill or is on vacation.
Serve as an EHSS&S resource for all special needs.
Serve as back-up for Director of EHSS&S and site staff as necessary,
All other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
BA or BS Degree in Environmental Health and Safety related science degree such as Biology, Industrial Hygiene, Chemistry, Safety or Environmental Science.
Other degrees may substitute if equivalent on-the-job or educational experience is shown.
A minimum of 4-6 years related experience preferred.
An in-depth understanding of federal, state, and local EHS laws. Knowledge of and ability to demonstrate management skills (i.e.; time management, interpersonal skills, team-building , decision making, interaction management)
Preferred: Multi-site EHSS&S experience.
Preferred: Certification as a CSP, CIH, CHMM, or pursuing certification.
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9 days 16 hours ago

Xylem Inc.


Environmental, Health, Safety, Security & Sustainability Manager Xylem Inc. - Uniontown, PA, United States


Location: Uniontown, PA

Company Profile:
Xylem. Derived from classical Greek, our name refers to the supporting tissues that help transport water and nutrients from a plant's roots to its leaves. To the people of Xylem, our name stands for our promise to live our values while solving our customers' most challenging water problems, and to set industry standards for fluid technology applications and water solutions.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​