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Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Date:  Nov 13, 2022
Location: 

Lindsay, NE, US, 68644

Travel:  Up to 10 % Travel
Company:  LMfg-Irrigation-Domestic
Description: 

Environmental Health & Safety Manager

 

Organization Summary

Lindsay Corporation is a global company, headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, focused on providing irrigation and infrastructure solutions to meet the needs of a growing population. As one of the world’s leading providers of irrigation and water management, its Zimmatic systems are operating in more than 90 countries. Lindsay Corporation’s infrastructure division offers a wide range of products that aid in roadway maintenance and transportation safety. Since 1955, Lindsay Corporation has been at the forefront of research and development of products and services designed to meet the needs of a constantly evolving world.

 

Position Description

Lindsay Corporation is hiring a new EHS Supervisor for on-site oversight at our Lindsay, Nebraska plant. This role will have matrix reporting to the Plant manager and the Global Director EHS.  This role will provide the day-to-day EHS leadership to the plant and oversight of the two EHS technicians and occupational health nurse on site.  (Please note, this is not a remote position)

 

EHS Supervisor Description

This role is accountable to foster a team culture in which safety, compliance, procedural adherence, operational excellence, and results orientation are the foundation. Specifically, this position provides environmental, health, and safety leadership to the site in all safety areas including personal safety, safety system development, compliance, and safety training, as well as assisting in implementation of compliance strategies for these programs. This role will oversee and ensure the successful implementation of Health and Safety (H&S) data management, processes, Lindsay Safety System development and implementation at the plant level. This position will influence operational decisions about capital expansion, and modification to existing operations to support continued compliance with Corporate and regulatory agency requirements.

 

Recruiter’s Note:  Matt Rhodes, the hiring manager for this role, could be easily classified as an authentic leader.  Matt is a healthy mix of extensive industry knowledge, relevant education and a “can do” attitude, not to mention, he’s an overall “good guy” and is kinda funny too (at least this recruiter thinks so). 

 

Matt is looking for someone who can “hit the ground running”, a “self starter” who can appreciate the opportunity to make an instant impact within a small (approximately 1300 employees overall) – yet expanding global company.  Furthermore, Matt feels his role is to provide space for his team to do what they feel is best, while he removes barriers that may get in their way. For more about Matt, check out his LinkedIn profile:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthew-rhodes-chmm-593a8a90/.  For more about the organization and the role, please apply accordingly.

 

Routine Duties

  • Support and implementation of the Lindsay Safety System (e.g. LOTO, IH, Machine Guarding, JSA, etc.)
  • Delivering, developing, tracking and monitoring EHS Training
  • Injury investigation, tracking and reporting
  • Conducting Site risk assessments (all levels-site, department, work cell)
  • Lead employee safety committee
  • Safety analytic tracking and trending
  • Recordkeeping
  • Safety & Environmental program oversight (OSHA Compliance, CAA, NPDES, RCRA, SWPPP, WW, Etc.)

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidate must have Bachelor’s and/or Master of Science degree in a related field
  • +7 years of experience in a technical EHS role.
  • +3 years of experience in people management and/or organizational leadership.
  • Experience in building and developing a strong safety culture
  • High level of personal integrity.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technology development business acumen.
  • Professional Certifications (i.e. CHMM, CSP, CIH, etc.).
  • EHS experience in a metal fabrication and/or heavy manufacturing environment.
  • Fluency in Spanish

 

Skills

  • Self-starter
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Familiarity and experience with EHS Data Management Systems
  • Must have clear communication and writing skills in English
  • Ability to speak in front of individuals and groups with diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to lead and support EHS initiatives
  • Demonstrated proficiency in safety program implementation & operation
  • Ability to use computer software such as Microsoft word, excel, etc.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

Lindsay Corporation does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. Lindsay Corporation will not pay a fee to a recruiter or agency that does not have a signed vendor agreement with Lindsay Corporation. Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of Lindsay Corporation without having a vendor agreement in place will be considered property of Lindsay Corporation. Lindsay Corporation will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.


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