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EHS Manager

Lithonia, Georgia, United States
about 2 months ago
Full time role

Job Description

EHS Manager - ABLE TO SIT IN ATLANTA, CLEVELAND, OR Louisville, CO

AMP Robotics is a pioneer and industry leader in artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and infrastructure for the waste and recycling industry. We apply AI-powered automation to economically and sustainably improve our global recycling system.

Headquartered in Louisville, Colorado, the Denver Post and BuiltIn Colorado have recognized AMP as one of the state's top workplaces. AMP also has operations and career opportunities outside of Atlanta and Cleveland, as well as in Europe. We’re fostering an environment where passionate individuals can grow and create impact. We seek unconventional thinkers to join our mission to enable a world without waste; at AMP, your contributions have meaning and can spur change. With backing from top-tier investors and national recognition including North American Cleantech Company of the Year and Forbes’ most promising AI companies, we’re always seeking ways to better our operations, raising the bar on innovation, and looking to collaborate and improve in what we do. Learn more at AMPRobotics.com.

Are you an experienced Environmental, Health, Safety Manager?  AMP Robotics is hiring a seasoned leader to provide hands-on  Environmental, Health, Safety leadership that will be actively involved and engaged in all operational aspects of our company.  The EHS Manager will lead the development, scaling and execution of our EHS policies and procedures affecting all operations including production, processing plants, engineering labs, installation activities at customer sites and service roles and will be tasked with leading and growing a team of HSE professionals as our company grows.

The ideal candidate for this role is a self-motivated, collaborative, detail-oriented and driven individual.  A proven leader in EHS team development, policy creation and continuous improvement.  Should be capable of building strong, collaborative relationships across the entire organization.  The candidate should have strong communication skills and be a master in gaining buy-in and commitment from various stakeholders in a variety of settings.  This role will be a critical role to help ensure a safe and incident free culture is maintained, hazard awareness is on the forefront of all team members minds and the wellbeing of our team members are top priority.   

As our Environmental, Health, Safety Manager, you will work to:

  • Lead organization in the development and implementation of a comprehensive health, safety and environmental program.  
  • Analyzes and evaluates EHS performance across the company and all aspects of the operation and develop strategic improvement plans and goals to integrate improvement into business operations. 
  • Serves as EHS representative on the management team and is able to partner with individual department and site leadership teams across the organization to improve EHS performance 
  • Serves as a subject matter expert in root cause analysis, incident investigations and is willing/able to teach/develop those skills across the company with respect to EHS
  • Creation of local  HSE playbooks  (safety policy, risk assessments, HSE plans, emergency response and preparedness plan) that can scale with AMP’s growth
  • Develop and deliver a comprehensive safety training program to all new hires and existing team members in a broad range of topics to include hazard identification, risk awareness, behavior-based safety programs, incident investigation, electrical safety training, powered industrial vehicles, non-standard process JHAs, LOTO and emergency response to name a few
  • Develop online and in person safety training materials to provide a continuous learning program for all employees, benchmarking for accuracy and providing mitigation when needed.
  • Supports injury and illness case management process and maintains relevant logs and documentation in coordination with Human Resources.
  • Conduct risk assessments and audit plans used to develop control measures to mitigate identified risks for all job sites
  • Actively support the development and realization of a “Zero Incident Culture”
  • Provide guidance and audit support when qualifying contractors and other 3rd party workers
  • Manage the environmental programs ensuring full compliance to local, state and federal permits and licenses are maintained
  • Design, plan and perform technical duties in the prevention, control and remediation of health hazards
  • Provide ergonomic and risk assessment guidance in production 
  • Prepare and submit all regulatory reports including OSHA injury and illness reports, OSHA 300 injury log
  • Conduct in-house HSE inspections on facility, materials and equipment in order to identity and execute actions needed to maintain compliance standards
  • Maintain and update all posting procedures
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation and internal policies and procedures
  • Investigate incidents, near misses, and accidents, and prepare reports as required
  • Monitor and audit health and safety performance, keeping accurate records
  • Keep up to date with changes in legislation and industry best practice
  • Liaise with external bodies such as regulatory authorities and insurance providers
  • Manage the budget for the health and safety department
  • Develop and deliver presentations on health and safety topics
  • Champion a positive health and safety culture within the organization
  • Leadership
    • Coach members on achieving goals and developing necessary skills that deliver results
    • Develop team strengths and improve weaknesses
    • Identify team goals and evaluate team progress
    • Organize team meetings, topics of discussion and progress toward the goal 

The successful candidate will have:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science or other related discipline
  • Working knowledge of Federal and state environmental and safety regulations.  
  • 10-15 years experience, with progressive responsibilities, supporting health, safety, industrial hygiene and environmental programs in a complex manufacturing, materials processing, field construction and engineering lab environment
  • At least 5 years leadership experience leading individuals and teams in the above disciplines
  • ASP or CSP Certification or ability/willingness to obtain
  • Experience developing and deploying Emergency Response protocols and processes
  • OSHA 10 General Industry Certificate
  • Familiar with ISO 14001
  • Possesses a strong professional network with external agencies and industry associations
  • Ability to work effectively in an advisory capacity, to influence-manage stakeholders, internal and external peers
  • Proficient use of PC based applications (MS Office, Google suite, on-line training software (LMS) OSHA packages) 
  • Willingness to support a flexible and demanding work schedule in various production and construction environments
  • Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, organizational abilities, high level of motivation and initiative
  • Strong coaching and leadership skills a must with the ability to be a player/coach while we scale
  • Possess a sense of urgency and demonstrates strong ownership
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with operations, engineering, executive team, service, customers, human resources, plant operations and project management
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment 
  • Experience developing processes and procedures from scratch based on experience and education
  • Strong presentation and communication skills

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk and hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus, and ability to accurately see and label color.

Working Location(s): 

  • Denver, CO, Lithonia, GA OR Solon, OH

Travel Requirements: 

  • Up to 40% travel may be required at times

AMP provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Applicants who identify with a historically underrepresented group are encouraged to apply

 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Other duties: 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Benefits Information:

  • Medical - The company covers up 85% to 100% of the premium for Cigna healthcare plans depending on the selection. Employees pay the difference in premium if they select a more expensive plan. Up to 75% for dependents. 
  • Dental, Vision, Short and Long Term Disability.
  • 401(k) retirement plan (non-matching).
  • FTO - Flexible Time Off 
  • 7 company holidays