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[not to apply] HSE Manager

Supply Chain & Logistics

LHH

$100,000.00 - $139,998.00 per Year

Chicago

Supply Chain & Logistics


Client is a rapidly expanding global leader in the supply of specialty ingredients and formulations derived from natural sources, serving diverse consumer and industrial markets. Our commitment to innovation, customer-centricity, and vertical integration in farming, manufacturing, and formulation facilities worldwide positions us as the driving force behind future solutions.


With a workforce exceeding 1,000 employees, annual sales exceeding $1 billion, and a presence in 13 countries, Client is dedicated to prioritizing customer needs. We offer a diverse range of tailored solutions, formulations, and ingredients within two distinct divisions. Consumer Solutions specializes in market segments where our product portfolio and technical expertise shine, specifically in Beauty & Personal Care and Food. Performance Solutions comprises our Performance Materials and Oleo business units, focusing on delivering unique solutions rooted in oleo chemistry for select industrial applications.


Client’s remarkable growth story, since its inception in 2008, is attributed to a blend of targeted commercial initiatives, significant investments in manufacturing assets, strategic market entries, and niche acquisitions, resulting in a leading portfolio of natural-based specialty ingredients.


Objectives:


· Cultivate a culture of excellence in Environment, Health, Safety, and Security (EHSS), emphasizing operational discipline and transparency.


· Effectively meet EHSS regulatory requirements and corporate objectives in an efficient manner.


· Take responsibility for achieving EHSS Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) at the site and communicate trends and actions to site leadership and corporate.


· Identify continuous improvement opportunities through site assessments, inspections, and audits.


· Lead and oversee the EHSS improvement plan, including all training activities.


· Chair the Site Safety Committee and manage the site security team.


Duties and Responsibilities:


· Develop and implement site-specific Environment, Health, Safety, and Security (EHSS) policies, plans, procedures, and training to ensure compliance with legal obligations and corporate commitments.


· Maintain OSHA VPP (Voluntary Protection Program) status for the site.


· Stay informed about current and potential EHSS regulations that may impact the site, and communicate potential implications to site leadership, corporate EHSS, and the Company General Counsel.


· Gain a thorough understanding of plant processes and the properties of raw materials, products, and by-products to support compliance with environmental regulations, hazard communication, process safety management, fire protection, loss control, and chemical security.


· Conduct EHSS incident investigations and root cause analyses in collaboration with site technical leaders and operators. Track and verify the effectiveness of corrective actions and produce summary reports for organization-wide communication.


· Conduct EHSS risk assessments with site operators, develop action plans for significant risks, and track their completion.


· Act as the primary liaison with local, state, and federal EHSS regulators and inspectors, including EPA/IEPA, OSHA, and MWRD, for site-related matters. Document all communications.


· Draft required regulatory reports and submissions for review by the Site Leader, corporate EHSS, and Company Legal as necessary.


· Maintain relevant records and documentation to demonstrate compliance and manage them for confidentiality (if required) and accessibility to relevant site personnel.


· Lead the Management of Change (MOC) team, reviewing new or revised projects and processes to ensure EHSS permitting and regulatory requirements are considered in design, resource allocation, timelines, and budgets. Ensure proper hazard and operability studies are conducted.


· Maintain a presence in the plant to address operator concerns and build trust for continuous improvement.


· Promote a culture of reporting EHSS incidents, near misses, observations, and continuous improvement ideas. Track corrective actions and communicate their status/results to the plant.


· Ensure contractors and their coordinators are well-informed and understand adherence to the company's rules, practices, and governmental regulations is mandatory.


· Collaborate with the company's insurers on EHSS matters.


· Collaborate closely with site security to ensure comprehensive understanding and awareness of security procedures for emergency situations (e.g., evacuation, fire, tornado, etc.).


· Lead the Food Safety Team/Food Defense team to ensure compliance with FSSC 22000 and 22002 requirements and maintain GFSI status.


· Provide expertise and guidance on all aspects of fire protection, including equipment selection and operation, fire warning systems, and statutory record maintenance related to impairment and work on fire protection systems.


Qualifications and Attributes:


· Bachelor of Science degree, preferably in Chemical or Environmental Engineering or a related scientific field, with a minimum of 5 years of prior EHSS management experience.


· Proficient in air, wastewater, stormwater, and SP


· CC (Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure) compliance.


· Effective safety leader with experience in OSHA regulations.


· Exceptional communication skills combined with technical expertise to effectively convey expectations to employees and third parties.


· Data-driven with the ability to communicate results and influence outcomes.


· Collaborative mindset with a strong commitment to risk reduction and continuous improvement.


· Demonstrates the highest integrity in reporting issues and achieving timely resolutions.

Pay Details: $100,000.00 to $139,998.00 PER YEAR

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.lhh.com/us/en/candidate-privacy


The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records subject to federal contractor requirements and/or security clearance requirements.

Ref INT_US_EN_27_804300_3002541

[not to apply] HSE Manager

Supply Chain & Logistics

LHH

$100,000.00 - $139,998.00 per Year

Chicago

Supply Chain & Logistics


Client is a rapidly expanding global leader in the supply of specialty ingredients and formulations derived from natural sources, serving diverse consumer and industrial markets. Our commitment to innovation, customer-centricity, and vertical integration in farming, manufacturing, and formulation facilities worldwide positions us as the driving force behind future solutions.


With a workforce exceeding 1,000 employees, annual sales exceeding $1 billion, and a presence in 13 countries, Client is dedicated to prioritizing customer needs. We offer a diverse range of tailored solutions, formulations, and ingredients within two distinct divisions. Consumer Solutions specializes in market segments where our product portfolio and technical expertise shine, specifically in Beauty & Personal Care and Food. Performance Solutions comprises our Performance Materials and Oleo business units, focusing on delivering unique solutions rooted in oleo chemistry for select industrial applications.


Client’s remarkable growth story, since its inception in 2008, is attributed to a blend of targeted commercial initiatives, significant investments in manufacturing assets, strategic market entries, and niche acquisitions, resulting in a leading portfolio of natural-based specialty ingredients.


Objectives:


· Cultivate a culture of excellence in Environment, Health, Safety, and Security (EHSS), emphasizing operational discipline and transparency.


· Effectively meet EHSS regulatory requirements and corporate objectives in an efficient manner.


· Take responsibility for achieving EHSS Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) at the site and communicate trends and actions to site leadership and corporate.


· Identify continuous improvement opportunities through site assessments, inspections, and audits.


· Lead and oversee the EHSS improvement plan, including all training activities.


· Chair the Site Safety Committee and manage the site security team.


Duties and Responsibilities:


· Develop and implement site-specific Environment, Health, Safety, and Security (EHSS) policies, plans, procedures, and training to ensure compliance with legal obligations and corporate commitments.


· Maintain OSHA VPP (Voluntary Protection Program) status for the site.


· Stay informed about current and potential EHSS regulations that may impact the site, and communicate potential implications to site leadership, corporate EHSS, and the Company General Counsel.


· Gain a thorough understanding of plant processes and the properties of raw materials, products, and by-products to support compliance with environmental regulations, hazard communication, process safety management, fire protection, loss control, and chemical security.


· Conduct EHSS incident investigations and root cause analyses in collaboration with site technical leaders and operators. Track and verify the effectiveness of corrective actions and produce summary reports for organization-wide communication.


· Conduct EHSS risk assessments with site operators, develop action plans for significant risks, and track their completion.


· Act as the primary liaison with local, state, and federal EHSS regulators and inspectors, including EPA/IEPA, OSHA, and MWRD, for site-related matters. Document all communications.


· Draft required regulatory reports and submissions for review by the Site Leader, corporate EHSS, and Company Legal as necessary.


· Maintain relevant records and documentation to demonstrate compliance and manage them for confidentiality (if required) and accessibility to relevant site personnel.


· Lead the Management of Change (MOC) team, reviewing new or revised projects and processes to ensure EHSS permitting and regulatory requirements are considered in design, resource allocation, timelines, and budgets. Ensure proper hazard and operability studies are conducted.


· Maintain a presence in the plant to address operator concerns and build trust for continuous improvement.


· Promote a culture of reporting EHSS incidents, near misses, observations, and continuous improvement ideas. Track corrective actions and communicate their status/results to the plant.


· Ensure contractors and their coordinators are well-informed and understand adherence to the company's rules, practices, and governmental regulations is mandatory.


· Collaborate with the company's insurers on EHSS matters.


· Collaborate closely with site security to ensure comprehensive understanding and awareness of security procedures for emergency situations (e.g., evacuation, fire, tornado, etc.).


· Lead the Food Safety Team/Food Defense team to ensure compliance with FSSC 22000 and 22002 requirements and maintain GFSI status.


· Provide expertise and guidance on all aspects of fire protection, including equipment selection and operation, fire warning systems, and statutory record maintenance related to impairment and work on fire protection systems.


Qualifications and Attributes:


· Bachelor of Science degree, preferably in Chemical or Environmental Engineering or a related scientific field, with a minimum of 5 years of prior EHSS management experience.


· Proficient in air, wastewater, stormwater, and SP


· CC (Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure) compliance.


· Effective safety leader with experience in OSHA regulations.


· Exceptional communication skills combined with technical expertise to effectively convey expectations to employees and third parties.


· Data-driven with the ability to communicate results and influence outcomes.


· Collaborative mindset with a strong commitment to risk reduction and continuous improvement.


· Demonstrates the highest integrity in reporting issues and achieving timely resolutions.

Pay Details: $100,000.00 to $139,998.00 PER YEAR

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.lhh.com/us/en/candidate-privacy


The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records subject to federal contractor requirements and/or security clearance requirements.

Ref INT_US_EN_27_804300_3002541
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