September 21, 2016

Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Global Recruiting Partners - Willows, CA

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    Global Recruiting Partners Global Recruiting Partners
  • Location
    Willows, CA
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    Full Time
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Job Description


Willows, CA (Relocation Provided)

We protect our employees, communities, environment and the world. Sustainability is very important to us and we seek a team member who also believes in reducing our carbon footprint and keeping others safe for generations to come. The Willows, CA facility produces produce fiber glass building insulation for retail, contractor, and commercial applications. As the Environmental, Health and Safety Manager, you will be responsible for leading the health, safety and environmental functions at the Willows plant. The Environmental, Health, and Safely Manager's focus is to ensure effective management of EHS systems while maintaining a safe workplace and compliance with applicable health, safety and environmental regulations. This position reports to the Plant Manager and will be part of the plant management team.


* Ensure facilities are operating in compliance with all applicable health and safety regulations and requirements as codified in state and federal OSHA regulations or otherwise referenced (typically through a site audit, gap analysis, and closureprocess).

* Experience managing a Title V Facility

* Champion initiatives that drive facilities toward OSHA VPP Star Site certification to include direct leadership of the training and emergency preparedness processes.
* Facilitate / oversee incident investigations, root cause analyses, and closure of corrective actions.
* Act as a regulatory compliance resource.
* Represent the company with state and federal agencies as required.
* Assist with case management.
* Establish and drive continuous improvement in the facilities environmental monitoring and recordkeeping data management systems to ensure compliance with all company policies and federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.
* Ensure that all industrial process wastewaters are properly managed and discharged from the plant in a manner that protects ground waters and surface tributaries from contamination and is compliance with the plants operating discharge permit.
* Ensure the proper onsite management and offsite disposal of solid, universal, and hazardous wastes and lead a plant-wide effort to eliminate these by correcting the root causes and/or reducing wastes, reusing, and recycling various materials.
* Assist company Corporate Environmental to evaluate and determine appropriate permitting and abatement strategies for projects that may have an impact on existing air quality permits with an emphasis on NESHAP, NSPS, NSR/PSD, AND USEPA/CARB/GCAPCD regulatory requirements.
* Represent the company with local, state, and federal agencies as required and interface with the general public on environmental issues and promote the companies environmental initiatives public hearings, meetings.
* Develop action plans for EHS activities, perform follow-up on these activities, and report status to division EHS leaders.
* Qualify all personnel involved in water sampling and testing, maintaining environmental abatement equipment, emergency procedures, and handling of hazardous materials and wastes.
* Supports and promotes safe practices and environmental commitments in alignment with company commitments, policies, and compliance requirements.
* May be required to perform other related duties as assigned.


* Bachelor's degree.

* 10 or more years of experience working in environmental, health and safety.

* Experience leading and managing small teams to include coaching and mentoring.

* Experience with Title V.

* Solid knowledge of safety and environmental laws and regulations relating to air, water, solid waste and hazardous waste management.

* Managed both environmental and safety programs.

* Experience in hazard awareness and risk assessment for flammable and hazardous materials.

* Experience with behavioral based safety systems.

* Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

* Ability to be on call the plant is 24/7 365 facility.

* Ability climb stairs/ladders, walk extensively, exposure to hot and cold.

* Ability to travel up to 10%.


* Heavy industry and/or manufacturing experience. (preferred).

* Re certification experience for VPP.

* SAP experience.

* DuPont experience.

* Highly collaborative, team player.

* Certifications specific to the job.

Ideal candidate

* Experience managing both environmental and safety programs
* Experience managing a Title V Facility
* Manage team of 3-4.
* All environmental safety and regulatory issues for the plant.
* All regulatory, air, water, waste, hazardous materials
* Bachelor's degree.
* 10 or more years of experience working in environmental, health and safety.
* Heavy industrial background


Our client is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality products for building insulation, mechanical insulation, commercial roofing, and roof insulation, as well as fibers and nonwovens for commercial, industrial and residential applications. Our client serves markets that include aerospace, automotive and transportation, air handling, appliance, HVAC, pipe and equipment, filtration, waterproofing, building, flooring, interiors and wind energy. In business since 1858, they have annual sales of approximately $2.5 billion and hold leadership positions in all of the key markets that it serves. They employ approximately 7,000 people and operates 45 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and China.

At the Willows plant, they produce fiber glass building insulation for retail, contractor, and commercial applications. Nearly 700,000 sq. ft. built on 478 acres. The facility houses two HERM production lines producing building insulation.

The Willows plant is situated approximately halfway between Sacramento and Redding in the Sacramento Valley just off Interstate 5. The area is most widely known for its agriculture and farming. Abundant products grown include rice, almonds, walnuts, pistachios, olives and kiwi fruit.