Environmental, Health, Safety and Security Manager / EHS Manager

United States, Mapleton (Illinois)

Environmental, Health, Safety and Security Manager / EHSS Manager

At Lonza Specialty Ingredients (LSI), we combine technological innovation with world-class manufacturing and regulatory excellence. We are a leader in Microbial Control Solutions and chemical technologies used in various applications including hygiene and home care. Today, these solutions are more critical than ever to maintain the hygiene and safety of hospitals, homes, schools, and offices across the world. Our Specialty Chemical Services business provides composite materials for technically demanding industries and performance intermediates & chemicals. Our Custom development and manufacturing team has already brought more than 1,000 unique solutions to life for their customers.

Are you interested in joining a highly dynamic group of 3,000 employees in more than 21 countries around the world. For us, performance, collaboration, passion and care are fundamentals. Are YOU someone who CARES about finding unique solutions for customers, who is PASSIONATE about making a difference? We are looking for talent who embrace COLLABORATION and are motivated by a PERFORMANCE culture.

As a EHSS Manager for LSI, you will be an invaluable part of the site safety staff.  Your responsibilities will include oversight of all Environmental, Health, Safety and Security functions across the site. You will also be a member of the Site Leadership Team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Execute procedures to implement company-wide environmental, safety, health, security, industrial hygiene and loss control programs.

  • Direct compliance programs and assure site compliance with all Federal, State and Local regulatory requirements.    

  • Ensure all pertinent safety policies, rules and regulations are being followed at all times.

  • Provide appropriate coaching and performance feedback to 1-3 direct reports and assure that the same is done for all site employees

  • Develop and execute appropriate strategies for EHSS activities.

  • Develop and implement continuous improvement for EHSS programs and performance.

  • Maintenance of ISO 9001:2000 certifications for LMC businesses by ensuring that all team members comply with processes, procedures and instructions for all activities in which the team participates.

  • Leads the Plant Safety Committee and has budget and management responsibilities for the site Emergency Response Team.

  • Site Representative PSM/RMP, Community Advisory Panel, Emergency Response, Chemical Industry Council and regulatory group (IERG)

  • Maintain waste water system.

Key requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and multiple years of industry experience.

  • Knowledgeable of all safety, environment and security regulations at the Federal, State and Local levels.

  • Prior experience with waste water operations preferred.

  • Previous people leadership experience.

  • Travel 5-10%

  • *Potential to provide relocation for this position.

A major part of the heritage of LSI is being able to deliver unique solutions to our customers. Being the driving force behind this approach – listening, asking, understanding to match the right elements in a new way has been an inherent part of our day-to-day business. Always with the goal to enable a competitive advantage for each customer with a specific product, package or solution. What makes YOU different?

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reference: R33445