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Environmental Health and Safety Leader

Spartanburg, South Carolina Job ID 98039 Job Category Supply Chain Job Level Manager Position Type Full-Time

The Spartanburg operation is a state-of-the-art coffee roasting and pod packaging facility along with a full beverage distribution center. The site operation will function on the foundational principles of TPM (Total Productive Maintenance); principles of Lean manufacturing; and the power of High-Performance Teams.  All associates at the Spartanburg site will have specific accountability and ownership of site operations and the functional business operations to which of they belong.  The site will run on state-of-the-art enterprise information technology systems and manufacturing execution systems, and with highly automated processing equipment, packaging equipment, and material movement equipment, with highly standardized lean processes.

Compensation: This is an exempt, salaried position paid on a biweekly cycle. Compensation is flexible and determined by the candidate's experience level.

As the EH&S Manager you will have responsibility for the overall safety and environmental programs for our Spartanburg site with a primary focus on the manufacturing environment of the Spartanburg Site. You will oversee, develop, and implement safety, industrial hygiene, and environmental programs for a manufacturing operation to ensure a compliant, safe, and incident-free work environment. You will also promote organizational safety and continuous environmental improvement by working with all departments to analyze current situations and recommend safety and environmental improvements. You will provide strategic directions and initiatives for safety and environmental improvement by analyzing and addressing root causes while reducing corporate liabilities and costs.

  • Execute safety and industrial hygiene plans, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with company, local, state (SC DHEC), and federal (OSHA) rules and regulations. 
  • Establish and maintain a commitment-based safety culture; develop and analyze leading indicators for the prevention of accidents and create/execute a continuous improvement plan. 
  • Maintain a system for reporting, monitoring, and correcting serious safety problems. 
  • Responsible for environmental plans, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with local, State, and Federal rules and regulations, and conformance to corporate policies  
  • Full oversight and management of municipality and state-granted environmental permits (Air Emissions, Stormwater)
  • Provide oversight of site security contractors; ensure their scope of work provides adequate protection of the property, building and workforce. 
  • Develop and administer safety training to site contractors and visitors and ensure site contractors understand and comply with KDP safety and environmental policies.
  • With contracted medical providers, provide case management for injured employees; follow HR Return to Work policies  
  • Create and distribute incident and accident reports per KDP Policy 
  • Implement training programs which will increase proficiency in safe practices, promote safety consciousness, ensure environmental compliance, and drive continuous improvement. 
  • Drive implementation of strategic EH&S initiatives to achieve corporate EH&S objectives; inspires commitment and involvement with safety objectives and programs. 
  • Establishes site-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 the company; proactively seeks areas of opportunity for improvement; share and adopt best practices with peers and colleagues 
  • Develop and implement a safety recognition process as part of a strong safety culture 
  • Communicate and celebrate successes to maintain and foster company-wide commitment to safety and environment; provide recommendations for corrective direction when EH&S programs deviate from strategic plans and objectives. 
  • Primary liaison between applicable regulatory and government agencies.   Create and submit reports as required by external agencies (such as OSHA 300/300A Logs, Quarterly Air Emissions summaries)
  • Formulates, maintains, and executes Keurig Dr Pepper emergency plans. Function as Incident Commander in the event of emergency.
  • Investigate all significant near misses, injuries, and safety events; work with teams to determine root cause and implement preventive measures. 
  • Fulfills supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's principles, policies, and applicable laws. 
  • Monitors activities where accidents could occur, halting any operation or activity that constitutes an imminent hazard to personnel or equipment. 
  • Follow all Keurig Dr Pepper policies and procedures.

Total Rewards

Where Applicable:  

    • Benefits eligible day one!! 
    • Benefits, subject to election and eligibility: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Paid Time Off (including paid parental leave, vacation, and sick time), 401k with company match, Tuition Reimbursement, and Mileage Reimbursement 
    • Annual bonus based on performance and eligibility


  • 4-6 years’ experience applying environmental, health & safety regulations and programs in a manufacturing environment  
  • At least 2 years of safety leadership experience required 
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and/or Certified Industrial Hygienist preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred 
  • Experience in ISO environmental management systems preferred.  
  • Strong background in risk reduction, with demonstrated ability to create sustainable improvements 
  • Ability to research and apply municipal, state, and federal regulations and identify site-level requirements.  
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to work with a variety of stakeholders.  
  • Ability to manage confidential information appropriately    
  • Demonstrated 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 
  • Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks in a fast-paced, changing, and high-growth work environment, while maintaining rigorous attention to detail 
  • Infrequent travel may be required   
  • Work in a team environment; occasionally work a flexible schedule 
  • Ability to provide timely response to emergencies  

Company Overview

Keurig Dr Pepper (NASDAQ: KDP) is a leading beverage company in North America, with a portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partners brands and powerful distribution capabilities to provide a beverage for every need, anytime, anywhere. We operate with a differentiated business model and world-class brand portfolio, powered by a talented and engaged team that is anchored in our values. We work with big, exciting beverage brands and the #1 single-serve coffee brewing system in North America at KDP, and we have fun doing it! 
Together, we have built a leading beverage company in North America offering hot and cold beverages together at scale. Whatever your area of expertise, at KDP you can be a part of a team that’s proud of its brands, partnerships, innovation, and growth. Will you join us? 
We strive to be an employer of choice, providing a culture and opportunities that empower our team of ~28,000 employees to grow and develop.  We offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development, while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.
Keurig Dr Pepper is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or association with a person with a disability, medical condition, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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