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Environmental Health/Safety Manager Job

Dean Foods - De Pere, WI

This Enviromental Health and Safety Manager is responsible for both the Dean Foods of Wisconsin, LLC facility in De Pere, WI and the Country Fresh LLC/Jilbert Dairy facility in Marquette, MI.

Dean Foods of Wisconsin, LLC is an union facility which produces fluid white and flavored milk, cultured and acidified sour cream and dips. Country Fresh LLC/Jilbert Dairy is a fluid milk processing and distribution facility located in Marquette, Michigan and serving the entire Upper Peninsula for 80 years.

Come be a part of our leadership team and Strengthening Lives Through the Goodness of Dairy

Primary responsibility of the Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager II is to oversee the Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security programs at an assigned plant, ensuring compliance with all federal, state and local regulations, standards, codes, and company policies. The EHS manger is responsible for full integration of safety and environmental management into the facility's operations as well as ensuring the facility safety and environmental goals are met. The EHS Manager II will make recommendations to the management with regard to program implementation and improvements.

Improve the quality of and ensure the effective execution of safety and environmental management processes following established regulations, policies, standards and best practices;

Direct and be actively involved in a proactive safety and environmental program;

Contributes and engages in the development, maintenance and reporting of PSM, RMP, Wastewater, Solid Waste, Hazardous Waste, Universal Waste, Used Oil, and Storm water programs.

Educate, train and provide support to operations in the development and execution of consistent safety and environmental management programs;

Execute, measure and monitor process to assess the overall safety and environmental performance and identify opportunities for improvement;

Support the partnership with risk management (operations) to identify trends and opportunities for improvements in tools, training or processes;

Ensure compliance with all safety and environmental programs.

Direct accident investigation programs, develop accident trends and develop programs for improving performance.

Manage the program for underground and above ground storage tanks and pill Prevention and Control programs at the facility and related locations.

Be an active member of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know (EPCRA) programs.

Work with transportation safety on common safety and environmental issues related to the facility.

Work with Corporate Regional EHS Director on setting priorities and goals consistent with Corporate priorities and goals.

Cooperates in a cross functional manner as a change agent with all departments within the Company.

Engages in the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning, evaluating, organizing, integrating, and delegating.

Provide for the management of employees directly or through supervisors to ensure effective selection, retention, development, disciplinary action and performance management. If a collective bargaining agreement exists, may participate in negotiations, grievances or other contract related activities and discussions.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

A Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience. Degree in EHS preferred.

Internal Candidates: Combination of education (non-EHS field) and/or experience with 5 years of focus in EHS within industrial production facilities and management programs.

Completion of the OSHA 511 and 501 course within one year

An EHS-related certification such as (CSHO, OSHT, CET, CHMM, ASP, CSP) a plus

Possesses extensive working knowledge of regulatory requirements for federal and state programs, processes, and program implementation strategies.

Strong analytical skills to evaluate performance metrics and outcomes.

The ability to develop, conduct and maintain training programs using lecture, power point, or practical methods.

Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices.

Experience leading and following Safety/Security Policies and Procedures.

Ability to follow all Sanitation and Quality Policies and Procedures, and report and follow through on any deficiencies.

Ability to follow Continuous Improvement (CI) Processes in the Management Operating Structure (MOS).

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and computer-based applications.

Excellent verbal/written communication skills.

Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs; ability to lead others through change.

Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Skill in organization, prioritization, and attention to detail.

Strong team player and leader with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines.

Ability to select, coach, develop, engage, and retain a team of employees.

Food industry experience a plus.

Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks).

Dean Foods considers marijuana (including medical marijuana) to be an illegal drug. Dean Foods will rescind offers of employment to applicants who test positive for marijuana (unless restricted from doing so by state or local law). Dean Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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9 days 14 hours ago

Dean Foods


Environmental Health/Safety Manager Job Dean Foods - De Pere, WI, United States


Location: De Pere, WI

Company Profile:
Dean Foods is a leading food and beverage company in the United States. The Company is one of the nation's largest processor and direct-to-store distributor of fluid milk marketed under more than 50 local and regional dairy brands and private labels. We distribute ice cream, cultured products, juices, teas, bottled water and other products.