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Bay Valley Foods, Llc

Environmental Health & Safety Manager Job

Bay Valley Foods, Llc - El Paso, TX

Job Title:

Environmental Health and Safety Manager


Plant Management

Reports to:

Plant Manager

FLSA Status:


% Travel:

0 - 10%

Office Location:

El Paso, TX

Job Summary:

An excellent career opportunity is currently available for an Environmental Health & Safety Manager with TreeHouse Foods located in El Paso, Texas. This position will be responsible for developing, managing, and executing EHS strategy and Corporate EHS programs, ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and effective risk management. The EHS Manager will drive EHS improvements, and will play a lead role in helping the facility to achieve high engagement and empowerment with our employees.

Principal Responsibilities:

Lead a cultural change that will facilitate the journey to EHS Excellence. Establish and maintain a cultural of integrity, credibility, and accountable for conducting periodic reviews and assessments to evaluate status of cultural change.

Provide strategic leadership and work with management on identified EHS issues/recommendation/opportunities to foster continuous improvement of EHS culture and performance.

Lead and provide expert hands-on technical involvement on issues, programs, and processes to ensure compliance with EHS standards, policies, and interpretation of local and national EHS requirements, permits and regulations.

Develop and manage safety, health, environmental, and security programs, including, but is not limited to the following areas: air, hazardous waste, security, occupational safety, contractor safety, industrial hygiene, ergonomics, job safety analysis, fire prevention/protection, fleet safety, facility and asset security, workplace injury & illness, worker's compensation claim and medical management, employee training and utility efficiency and conservation.

Manage Compliance Audits, Self-Audits, and Action Item tracking to timely closure. Develop trend analysis and appropriate action plan.

Manage interactions and effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, outside support/consulting groups, and regulatory agencies.

Lead investigations of accident, incidents, and near misses to identify causes and to determine how to prevent reoccurrence. Support emergency response activities through the development of required drills and coordination of annual training.

Key Competencies:

A hands-on approach, ability to work as an integral part of the management team and engage with, and influence all levels of the organization is a must.

Ability to identify, assess, and lead/execute multiple continuous improvement projects simultaneously; must be able to work independently and demonstrate results.

Strong interpersonal, facilitation, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills are required. Strong analytical and problems solving skills are essential.

Business acumen, strategic planning, organizational assessment, and highly developed leadership skills.

Working knowledge of EHS practices, regulations, and potential EHS risks.

Ability to handle confidential information with great sensitivity.

Education and Experience:

Minimum 10 years' experience in a EHS role within a manufacturing environment is required; food processing experience a plus, but not required.

Minimum 7 years' supervisory experience is required.

B.S. Degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline is required. (Master's Degree preferred).

Professional certification (CSP), preferred.

Demonstrated proficiency in software applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.

Ability to work in all possible environmental conditions.


This job description is not

intended, and should not

be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended, however, to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making decisions related to job performance, employee development and compensation. As such, the incumbent may perform other duties and responsibilities as required.

Job Criteria:

Start Date: ASAP

Position Type: Full-Time Permanent

Years of Experience Required:

Education Required:

Overnight Travel:

Vacation Time:

13 days 16 hours ago

Bay Valley Foods, Llc


Environmental Health & Safety Manager Job Bay Valley Foods, Llc - El Paso, TX, United States


Location: El Paso, TX

Company Profile:
When you partner with Bay Valley Foods, you're working with one of the world's premier food companies in every major channel of distribution. Today, we're a leading supplier of shelf stable foods with a broad range of national and regional brands designed to help make your life easier.