Environmental Health & Safety Manager in Tacoma, WA at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 10/18/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Environmental Health & Saftey Manager is accountable for development and execution of programs that provide our employees with a safe workplace and minimizes impact to our environment; influences people to achieve a strong and engaged safety culture; leads a process that assures compliance with federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulations; implements a sustainable environmental, health and safety management system and drives EHS performance improvement.  

What you will do:

-Culture & Change Champion; inspire team members to appreciate and be accountable for our safety culture
-Develop environmental, safety and industrial hygiene plans, policies, and procedures that result in compliance with local, State, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations and conform with Company policies; Maintains a system for reporting, monitoring, and correcting serious safety problems.
-Serves as primary liaison between applicable regulatory and government agencies; Oversees health & safety, environmental, and DOT audits of facilities and recommends preventative measures; Ensures all significant near misses, injuries, and safety events are investigated and abatement measures implemented.
-Administer Worker’s Compensation program and compiles and submits accident reports required by regulatory agencies
-training programs that lead to increased proficiency in safe practices, promote safety consciousness, assures environmental compliance and advance continuous improvement.
-Drive implementation of strategic EHS initiatives; identifies elements of change required to support the EHS strategy; encourages management team to balance short-term demands with long term benefits of strategic EHS programs.
-Establish a process that lead to reduce incident rates and environmental impacts while reducing company costs (e.g., amount of workers’ compensation, etc.); establishes order of priority for EHS initiatives and drives their implementation in cooperation of department managers, EHS specialists, safety teams, and other personnel.
-Establishes and measure specific safety and health goals and objectives for the company and departments ensuring the targets are consistent with corporate strategies and objectives.
-Analyzes safety processes throughout facility; seek to identify opportunities for improvement; identify incident root cause; recommend changes to work flow, equipment or other processes; and implement support systems/processes (I.e. safety rewards and recognitions, safety communications, etc.) to achieve safety objectives.
-Communicate and celebrate successes and foster company-wide commitment to safety and continuous environmental improvement; Educate EHS best practices, prevention and how to work around/with hazardous substances.


What you must have:

-Leadership experience that captivates and creates a culture of KDP 'Teams First' company values

-5-7 years’ experience in EHS in a manufacturing environment, or equivalent experience Required

-5 years experience in lean manufacturing and process improvement required

-Experience in ISO environmental management systems preferred;

Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and/or Certified Industrial Hygienist preferred

-Strong background in ergonomic risk reduction

-Excellent communication skills and ability to work with a variety of stakeholders

-Proven ability to develop safety and continuous environmental improvement as part of the Company culture

-Strong analytical skills and the ability to propose solutions to problems

-Formulates, maintains and executes Keurig Dr Pepper emergency plans and responds to safety and employee emergencies.

-Complies with Keurig Dr Pepper policies and procedures.

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled