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EHS Manager

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Decatur
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Job Description:


Responsible for ensuring that an environment of continuous improvement is pursued in the development of health, safety, and environmental systems. This is done in a way that:

  • Meets Federal, State and Local laws and regulations and Corporate standards for personnel, plant and environmental safety
  • Builds technical and personal mastery
  • Uses proven tools such as Key Elements, Risk Prediction, Behavioral Observations and Daily Management System methodologies
  • Delivers continuous improvement in site-wide Health, Safety, and Environmental areas that help maintain results



  • Demonstrates leadership skills in understanding current and future health, safety, and environmental requirements for the site, including assessing the current situation, setting direction, and developing action plans and executing them in a way that develops ownership and abilities in others to deliver both short and long-term results
  • Is a member of the Plant Leadership Team and is able to influence the plant’s direction in sustaining compliance with Federal, State, and Local safety and environmental regulations that pertain to specific site operations
  • Owner of the Health, Safety, and Environmental Pillar
  • Responsible for developing, implementing and administering safety and environmental programs at the site
  • Has a working knowledge of all operating department processes and the hazards associated with all equipment and tasks
  • Ensures plant safety and environmental inspections are executed, safety risks are being eliminated, and employees are following safe work practices
  • Leads and serves as a training resource for the incident investigation process; coaches departments on investigating and reporting work-related incidents, injuries, first-aids, and near misses; ensures investigations and follow-ups are complete
  • Implements safety and environmental training
  • Produces monthly reports for safety and environmental programs
  • Serves as an emergency contact for environmental and safety emergencies
  • Serves as the severe weather coordinator for the site
  • Maintains all OSHA recordkeeping requirements and serves as the host for OSHA Compliance visits as well as owns the OSHA Readiness Plan










  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required  



  • At least 3 years of experience in a safety and/or environmental role is required
  • Previous manufacturing experience is required
  • Experience working with OSHA and environmental regulations is required
  • Food manufacturing experience is preferred
  • Previous people management experience is preferred  

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Decatur , EHS Manager, Other , Decatur, Alabama

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