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GSM Roofing

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Ephrata, Pennsylvania 17522

The Mission of this role is to manage the EHS operations and functions for the Company, both GSM Roofing and GSM Industrial. Plans, develops, implements and administers safety programs, safety training, workers’ compensation and testing programs. Applies engineering, safety and environmental principles and technology to prevent or correct unsafe physical and environmental working conditions. Also responsible for ensuring safety legal compliance and oversight. Perform work in a way that aligns with GSM operating values including cooperation, flexibility, respect for team members & customers and always in a professional manner. Tactical Responsibilities/Essential Job Functions: • Manages and directs sites in achieving EHS targets & objectives. Directs development, maintenance, and achievement of goals in support of GSM EHS strategic initiatives. • Manages environmental permit compliance and reporting requirements. Establishes relationships with regulatory agencies. Conducts or directs testing of air quality, noise, temperature, radiation and paint emissions and ensures all associated compliance reporting is completed (this responsibility is primarily for GSMI). • Champions the T3P (Tools-Protection-Procedures-Positioning) risk reduction philosophy. • Performs safety audits, both in-house and at jobsite to identify common safety/health/environmental hazards inherent in the organizations operations and establishes guidelines for protection from those hazards. • Works with GSM Leadership Team to create targets and objectives based on key EHS risks. • Audits safety & health standards and environmental programs for compliance with Company standards, government regulations, and adequacy relative to local conditions. • Audits existing SDS’s and ensure hazardous chemical inventory is current. • Researches, plans, and provides recommendations for development of Safety Policies and procedures to comply with applicable regulations. • Participates in the New Hire Orientation Process to ensure that new employees are properly trained for their positions with respect to safety. • Provides technical advice, coaching, guidance, and mentoring to employees on safety initiatives and necessary changes to maintain high organizational safety standards. • Leads the Company Safety Committees • Leads the timely investigations of work-related injuries, near-miss incidents and occupational injuries to determine root cause, install preventive measures, and cooperate in the preparation of material and evidence for organization use to mitigate future risk of similar incidents, including vehicle and property damage incidents. • Issues Safety Quick Reports (SQR) for all applicable incidents. • Administers Workers' Compensation program, including working to reduce employee lost time and recordable injuries to ensure optimum organizational performance. • Provides support and assistance with timely and accurately reporting of insurance claims on Workers Compensation, Automobile and General Liability. • Develops internal communication content to support safety initiatives, policies and procedures, providing consistent and effective internal communication in order to support the organizational strategy and raise Safety Awareness. • Develops applicable ToolBox Talk information, for internal and jobsite utilization. • Manages regulatory requirements, including OSHA and all Federal, State, local and customer requirements at required reporting intervals. • Manages and develops the GSM drug-testing program including pre-employment, random and post-accident, ensuring fulfillment and compliance of all reporting requirements. • Plans and conducts safety training (CPR/First Aid, MSHA, Forklift, etc.) and new-employee safety orientations. • Maintains liaison with outside organizations, such as fire departments, mutual aid societies, and rescue teams. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health & Safety or related field, or equivalent experience • Applicable experience in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental systems management • Working knowledge of OSHA regulations • Experience with Worker’s Comp management • Demonstrated experience with safety systems and programs • Proven track record of safety metric performance and improvement • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Regulatory & customer reporting software) • Ability to lead and support cross-functional teams • Excellent communication skills, both written & verbal, including customer and regulatory agency correspondence • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) preferred by not required • Authorized OSHA 10-hour and 30-hour compliance instructor for courses in construction and general industry preferred but not required • Minimum IS instructor authorization from MSHA preferred but not required • First Aid/CPR instructor preferred but not required Working Conditions: Includes controlled office environment, heavy manufacturing and industrial locations, and outside customer and jobsite visits as necessary including rooftop and climbing ladders.