• EHS Manager

    Job Location US-NY-Orangeburg
    # of Openings
    Direct Hire
  • Overview

    The EHS Manager – New York works with EHS professionals, general managers, operations managers, quality managers, and human resource managers at an aerospace manufacturing and repair and industrial gas turbine facility located in Orangeburg, New York to keep our employees safe, maintain compliance with environmental, health and safety regulations and laws, and drive an atmosphere of continuous improvement to make the company the best in industry in these areas. The goal is to provide first class training, problem-solving, and become a value-added business leader contributing to the health and welfare of our co-workers, our community, and our company profits.


    • Manage a staff of one (1) EHS professionals direct report, and one maintenance indirect report.
    • Lead and drive the implementation of EHS SOPs and Commitment To Safety Program.
    • Manage the sites EMIS – Dakota Software
      • Accident Incident Investigation
      • Internal Auditing
      • Corrective Action Item tracking/completion
      • Program specific action item tracking/completion
    • Training, including development of training materials and conducting training as necessary to ensure facility compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements.
    • Ensure compliance with applicable OSHA, EPA, DHS, CDRH and DOT regulations including, but not limited to:
      • RCRA Large Quantity Generator waste management
      • SPCC
      • NYS DEC Air Permit
      • NYS DEC Stormwater Permit
    • Mentoring individual facility EHS professionals and management (as appropriate), especially during on-boarding and major site projects, incidents or activities.
    • Professional and leadership development of facility EHS professionals.
    • Evaluates impact of regulations and standards on site operations
    • Coordinates routine testing and monitoring as required
    • Spill and event contingency planning
    • Coordinates routine testing and monitoring of employees
    • Monitors program compliance and conducts audits for environmental, health and safety




    • The EHS Manager must be able to work strategically without full hierarchical responsibility and drive EHS culture in the U.S.




    • Bias for Action and Achieving Results (Maintains a focus on organizational results, sets clear expectations, acts quickly to resolve issues and breaks down barriers to success)
    • Influence, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (Uses relationships to influence decisions and actions, negotiates win-win solutions, effectively resolves issues)
    • Program Management and/or strategic guidance (Focuses on long term vision and strategic direction, able to plan programs for improvement)
    • Communication Skills (Listens and responds appropriately to others, expresses ideas clearly, persuasively, and fosters two way communication)
    • Leadership Skills and Change Leadership (Embraces change and models the use of change processes, effectively participates on teams, selects teams, and leads teams)
    • Decision making (Determines a specific course of action in a timely manner)
    • Planning, Organizing and Measuring, and data analysis (Creates workable plans to achieve results; develops and monitors appropriate metrics; good use of tools to evaluate data)
    • Confidence, Courage and Conviction (Displays self-confidence, demonstrates courage of convictions and sets an example in own actions)
    • Risk Taking (Tries new and untested ideas and approaches. Doesn’t opt for the way it has always been done)


    Minimum Requirements:



    • University degree, preferably in engineering, chemistry, environmental or safety.
    • Preferred Professional certifications (PE, CIH, CSP, CHMM, OHSAS etc.)


    • 5 -7 years of experience in progressive EHS roles in manufacturing, preferably within the Aerospace Industry.
    • Demonstrated experience in development and execution of EHS strategy.
    • Demonstrated experience in leading a team of professionals, remotely, indirectly and x-cultures.
    • Demonstrated experience managing Large Quantity Hazardous Waste programs
    • Up to date with latest EHS regulations and directives.


    • Fluent in English
    • Good analytical skills
    • Excellent communicator, influencer and ability to work with authorities, higher educational institutes and professional associations.


    The estimated breakdown of activities is:                % of Time

    • Technical/Functional Support to facilities               50 - 75%
    • Program Development & Delivery                         10 - 20%
    • Travel                                                                 5 - 10%
    • Special Projects as assigned by Director, EHS        10 - 20%



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