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EHS Manager

Company: Novelis
Location: Oswego
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

EHS ManagerJob LocationsUS-NY-OswegoID2023-45252ScheduleFull TimeCityOswegoState/ProvinceNew YorkCountryUSPosition OverviewNovelis is one of the world leaders in aluminum recycling and rolling and a leading sustainable aluminum solutions provider. Driven by our purpose of "shaping a sustainable world together," we work alongside our customers to provide innovative solutions to the aerospace, automotive, beverage packaging and specialty markets. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Novelis has approximately 13,000 employees in 32 operating facilities on 4 continents. This position is responsible for the management of an effective loss prevention program and environmental management at the manufacturing plant. The primary purpose of the position is to minimize financial risk through injury/illness prevention, worker's compensation/disability management, fire protection management, and assuring the law-abiding operation of the manufacturing plant and minimization of environmental liabilities.The major role of the job is to develop and maintain an effective loss prevention attitude in management, supervision and the work force. Another important challenge is to effectively coordinate activities and communication between the Safety, Medical, Fire Protection, Environmental and Operating Groups. Representing the plant in negotiations with local, state and federal government agencies concerning permitting, consent orders and settlement agreements.With the defined areas of responsibility, the Health/Safety and Environmental Manager has considerable freedom to act, thus must use good judgment in prioritizing the position's workload. The position requires high degree of interpersonal skills in acquiring agreement and action to resolve safety and environmental problems with the plant and in negotiations with local, state and federal agencies. This role is also responsible for ensuring that the annual safety metrics devised by NA EH&S Management are adhered to, and occupies a prominent role in the plant management team, reporting to the Plant Manager.Responsibilities & QualificationsResponsibilities--- Investigates accidents with leaders, makes plant safety inspections and assists in correction of problems--- Coordinates and/or performs training of personnel in fire protection and safety/health related items--- Coordinates all visits of federal, state and insurance inspectors and follows up on their recommendations--- Recognizing and evaluating those situations where potential exposures may be harmful to employees and/or are beyond legal limits and to maintain required documentation.--- Managing the fire protection aspects in the plant and responding to requests from other Novelis locations.--- Develops and maintains contact with federal, state and private agencies to ensure current knowledge of safety/health/fire protection laws and medical standards--- Investigating environmental problems, and ensuring that corrective and preventive actions are assigned and performed--- Inspecting waste recycling/disposal facilities used by the manufacturing plant. Based on these inspections, makes recommendations as to which facilities should be used to minimize exposure to environmental liability--- Prepares documents required by Federal and State law in the environmental pollution control arena. Penalties for violating regulations can result in fines ranging from $1,500 to $50,000 per day--- Represents the facility on the County Solid Waste Board and the Business Council of NY Environmental Committee Qualifications--- Bachelor's Degree Required--- Preferred Degree in Occupational Safety or Health or a related scientific discipline with several years' experience in manufacturing operation--- Requires a thorough, in depth knowledge of all local, state and federal laws and regulations related to areas of responsibility--- A high level of effectiveness in human relations skills and ability to clearly communicate is necessary and will often determine the extent to which the principal accountabilities will be met.--- Must be a self-starter able to work independently and also work with all levels of the workforce to help provide them with information to run the business--- Excellent communication (oral and written) skills; ability to communicate with all levels in the organization--- In-depth knowledge of manufacturing process and business policy and practices--- Desire to take initiative and develop a pro-active relationship with employees through follow-up, understanding their needs and fostering a collaborative relationship--- Ability to organize and prioritize workload; must be able to manage multiple tasks at once without sacrificing attention to detail--- Must be flexible and able to operate in a fast-paced environment--- Solid computer skills with software applications proficiency, particularly Microsoft Office applications This role's salary starts from $118,000 per year. Individual pay will vary based on qualifications, experience, and performance. In addition to base salary, this position includes participation in a short-term incentive plan (Annual Incentive Plan - AIP or Plant Performance incentive - PPI).What Novelis OffersNovelis benefits say a lot about how we care for each other. Our employees and their families have many different needs. As a result, our benefits offer choices on many levels and are high in quality, competitive in the marketplace, and affordable. These are a few of the benefits we offer to support you and your family's well-being:

  • Core benefits coverage (medical, dental and vision) for you and your family premiums starting as low as $75/ month for the employee, spouse/domestic partner, and children
  • HSA contributions
  • Competitive Paid vacation and personal time off
  • Novelis contributes up to 9.5% of your pay into a 401(k) for your Retirement savings
  • 8 weeks of paid time off for new parents
  • 6-months of short-term disability at 100% pay
  • Finally, the Novelis holistic Well-Being benefits include programs to support weight loss and management, fitness challenges, 24/7 mental health support, tobacco and substance use cessation programs, lifestyle discounts, and more. Novelis actively explores diversifying our Well-being benefits to support our unique and changing work forceLocation ProfileNovelis' Oswego facility is located on Lake Ontario in north-central New York and employs approximately 1100 people. The Oswego site produces more than a billion pounds of high-quality aluminum sheet each year in order to serve our customers in the automotive beverage can and specialty markets. In addition to museums and public parks many Oswego residents and visitors enjoy boating fishing hiking and other local recreational activities. Novelis is committed to the Oswego community through its ongoing support of the local United Way Habitat for Humanity Oswego Harborfest and many other worthwhile community and civic organizations. Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis including recruiting hiring placement promotion termination layoffs recalls transfers leaves of absence compensation and training are 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 provincial or local laws.DisclaimerWe encourage all potential candidates to follow the protocols below and to be diligent when sharing any personal information:
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Keywords: Novelis, Syracuse , EHS Manager, Executive , Oswego, New York

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