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Sr Manager Corporate EHS

Company: Lamb Weston Holdings Inc
Location: Kennewick
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Sr Manager Corporate EHS

Location: Kennewick, WA

Country: United States of America

About Lamb Weston

Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. For more than 60 years, we've produced innovative, inventive products that make life better for our customers and their customers.

Job Description Summary

Provides support and oversight of all Environment, Health, & Safety (EHS) functions for multiple food manufacturing, distribution, and office locations. Leads and/or participates in the development and rollout of EHS management system, EHS Pillar, and corporate initiatives. Builds capabilities of facility resources and mentors EHS staff. Reports to the EHS Director. Implements key initiatives of the EHS function by working through the various plant managers and their department leadership teams. Provides 1:1 mentorship to site EHS leaders and occupational health nurses to ensure a safe work environment and engaged employees.

Job Description

* Act as liaison to the EHS Pillar leaders in the Lamb Weston Operating Culture. Administer the Key Concepts of EHS to build an operating culture that integrates protecting people and the environment with daily operations.
* Provide EHS leadership and assistance to facilities to comply with all applicable EHS regulations and established standards. Ensure EHS compliance tasks are managed in a timely manner within our EHS information management system (Enablon). Act as a liaison for the Company to regulatory agencies (e.g., inspections, conference committees, SME, etc.).
* Lead in the active engagement of all employees in EHS related activities. Train and coach employees in engagement activities and leadership to foster an interdependent culture at each facility.
* Provide leadership toward identifying, prioritizing, and mitigating hazards to reduce risk.
* Lead assurance efforts to include support for the internal or external audits and assessments and drive plant self-assessments to ensure monitoring and measuring performance
* Provide EHS guidance in plant early management design and review process.
* Ensure management of change processes are robust at each facility to reduce risk as new materials, processes, or procedures are introduced that may represent a new or previously unrecognized hazard.
* Provide leadership to ensure plants have adequately identified hazards and subsequent emergency response action and response plans. Support training efforts of responders.
* Lead incident management efforts to ensure: Effective root cause analysis training (using TapRooT) of plant EHS and operations leaders; ensure timely reporting and analysis of incidents; ensure corrective and preventative actions (CAPA) are developed, shared, and tracked to completion.
* Support mentoring of Safety and Environment Team Leaders and interns and participate in recruiting efforts

Basic & Preferred Qualifications

* MS degree in safety or environment or closely-related field, or Bachelor's degree plus equivalent experience.
* EHS certifications preferred: Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Environmental Manager, or Professional Engineer
* Minimum of 10+ years of experience in safety and environment leadership roles, preferably over multiple locations, in a manufacturing environment (required).
* Technical expertise and experience: EHS leadership training, root cause investigation, EHS regulatory compliance and inspections, environmental permitting (air and wastewater).
* Experience with ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 or ISO risk-based management systems preferred
* Extensive knowledge of EPA, OSHA, DOT and worker's compensation laws.
* Strong communication/presentation skills and the proven ability to motivate leaders.
* Frequent travel 50% within three-state region, with infrequent support trips within the U.S. as required.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; taste and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee will be exposed to a noisy environment that varies from hot to cold in temperature. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Industry-Competitive Benefits

Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive. Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:

* Health Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision

* Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts

* Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program

* Paid Time Off

* Financial Wellness - Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance

* Family-Friendly Employee events

* Employee Assistance Program services - mental health and other concierge type services

Benefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Job Requisition ID: Req-230019

Time Type: Full time

Lamb Weston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law

Keywords: Lamb Weston Holdings Inc, Kennewick , Sr Manager Corporate EHS, Executive , Kennewick, Washington

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