Georgia Employer REGIONAL EHS MANAGER in Homerville, Georgia

Basic Function: The Environmental Health & Safety Manager will perform functions to manage all aspects of the safety & environmental programs for the Homerville, Georgia and Memphis, Tennessee plants, including but not limited to development, implementation, compliance, training and reporting. Provide direction to management on safety and health requirements and regulations. Lead the local safety and environmental programs and ensure that all programs are current. This role will be based in a manufacturing environment. This role will report to the Director of Operations. Responsibilities:Lead all plant environmental, health and safety compliance and management system functions and activities; specifically, the implementation of Behavior Based Safety Program to improve overall EHS performance.Responsible for partnering with Ops and the Safety Committee to develop methods for keeping Safety Fresh and focused on employee engagement.Provide direction to plant on all EHS issues and regulatory concern by reviewing and updating written safety and health programs.Develop and implement EHS strategies to ensure compliance with various operating permits and regulatory compliance including ownership for leading all environmental reporting aspects of the plant.Participate in the engineering design of protective equipment or safety devices for machines during start up or new installation by applying psychological and physiological factors to assist in the design of safety features and controls.Responsible for audits development to ensure regulatory compliance across the sites.Coordinate required OSHA training, lead and train employees in JSA's, risk assessments and other safety training and communicationInterface with federal, state and local environmental and safety agencies on plant issuesJob Requirements5+ years providing environmental and safety functional oversight in a fast pace manufacturing environmentBachelor degree in Engineering, EHS or related field preferred or equivalent related experience.Strong training and coaching skills; ability to direct and persuade others throughout the organization.Proficient with various computer applications specifically Microsoft Office* Knowledge sets include: regional, regional manager.