Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Location US-NY-Calverton
Posted Date 11 months ago(4/25/2017 1:20 PM)
Monday - Friday (Hours TBD)
Emp. Status
Full Time - Regular
Union Status
Non Union


Environmental Health and Safety Manager


As a member of the Health and Safety team, this position will partner with the Executive Team and Line Managers to provide strategic employee support and implementation of the company Safety and Compliance programs. This hands on position requires full accountability for the Health and Safety programs and related matters from inception to resolution.


Riverhead Building Supply is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the design, coordination, and execution of the company’s Safety and Compliance programs. 
  • Partner with location management teams to understand H&S concerns, opportunities, and gaps and provide solutions to close the gaps. 
  • Develop and deliver H&S training as well as development of H&S programs based on organizational needs.
  • Investigate, determine, and develop a process to track effectiveness of safety programs.
  • Support locations to maintain general regulatory compliance.
  • Advise and assist managers and employees in identifying H&S improvement opportunities and actions. 
  • Support incident and injury investigations and partner with insurance carrier to manage worker compensation and other loss claims.
  • Champion the development of the H&S program and Safety as a Core Competencies throughout the company to ensure alignment with company guiding principles, business vision and company values.
  • Establish relationships with outside organizations and institutions as required to develop programs, training content, or to refer employees for outside safety training solutions appropriate to their training needs.
  • Mentor designated location safety personnel.
  • The development, sourcing, implementation, and administration of organizational H&S policies, programs, practices and procedures.
  • Grow the awareness of H&S throughout the covered organization via audits and assessments to determine development needs and identified gaps (at both a macro and micro level) and effectuate programs to close the gap.
  • Measure and ensure company executes to the federal, state and local regulatory requirements. 
  • Support mergers and acquisitions as necessary.
  • Will use personal vehicle for travel and will receive travel reimbursement per policy. 


Education and/or Experience

  • Associates degree in Risk/Loss/Safety Management, Engineering, Occupational Safety, Bachelor's Degree highly preferred.
  • 4-5 years’ experience in a Safety Manager and/or Environment Health & Safety Manager (EHS) role.  Experience in the manufacturing industry a plus.
  • Must have a strong understanding of OSHA, NIOSHA, EPA, ACGIH and ANSI.
  • Must have strong training development, delivery and presenting skills.
  • Must have experience writing and administering safety policies and procedures.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CPA) certification or other related safety certification highly preferred.


Other Skills and Abilities

  • Exposure to OSHA standards, hazardous materials, industrial ergonomics and environmental compliance.
  • Must be able to use personal vehicle and travel.
  • Must possess outstanding communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Able to train and deliver key messages to large groups
  • Proven track record of working in and/or influencing relationships where there is exposure to sensitive issues.
  • Experience working with multi-sites operations is desired.
  • Must be proficient and experienced working with Word, Excel, and Power Point. 



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