Career Area:Environmental Health and Safety
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Caterpillar’s Resource Industries Operations & Products (RIOP) EHS Manager provides leadership, mentoring, and direction to hourly, salaried and management personnel to insure employee health and the environment are protected. Conduct and supervise activities that insure compliance with governmental regulations (OSHA, EPA, DOT) and corporate policies. Typically manages Environmental, Health and/or Safety (EHS) activities at a small to medium facility or one discipline at a large facility.
Job Duties / Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Coach and facilitate the development of the work group to develop collaborative relationships among themselves, suppliers, other cross functional groups and internal customers to insure goals are achieved. Incumbent needs a breadth of knowledge and experience including EHS regulations, programs and policies.
Assists operations management in understanding related EHS requirements and their impact on operations. Evaluates the impact of impending regulations and communicates these issues to appropriate facility personnel. Utilizes and modifies the corporations “best management practice” programs and plans to fit the needs of the facility.
Identifies common safety/health/environmental hazards inherent in the organizations operations, and establishes guidelines for protection from those hazards.
Investigates and implements new pollution control technologies.
Prepares or reviews EHS training materials for the facility.
Investigates and establishes standards for protective equipment.
Audits safety/health/environmental programs for compliance with company standards, government regulations, and adequacy relative to local conditions.
Monitors periodic performance reports for trends and conditions and alerts line management to problems.
Generating and/or reviewing of reports for environmental (EPA) and safety (OSHA) agencies.
Responsible for daily interaction with on-site medical center
Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health and Safety
7+ years’ experience in various EHS positions in a manufacturing environment
Top Candidates will also have:
Strong understanding of EHS regulations and corporate standards
Strong understanding of OSHA and EPA regulations
Strong understanding of manufacturing processes and identifying potential safety risks
Strong ability to be proactive in safety situations
Strong communication skills across cross functional areas
The primary location for this position is S. Milwaukee, WI
Domestic relocation assistance is available
This position may require 5% travel
Sponsorship is not available
This posting will close at midnight on January 29, 2023
Employee benefit details:
Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.
Here you earn more than just a salary because we value your performance. We offer a total rewards package that provides benefits on day one (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus.
Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).
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This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.Caterpillar.com/Careers .
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