OMNOVA Solutions Inc.

  • Safety, Health, Environmental, & Security Manager

    Job Locations US-PA-Auburn
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(7/19/2018 11:56 AM)
    Job ID
    Saftey, Health, Environment & Security (SHE&S)
  • Who is OMNOVA Solutions?

    OMNOVA Solutions is a specialty chemicals and functional surfaces company, whose technologies enhance the performance of a wide variety of well-known products across the globe. We are proud to offer "The Science in Better Brands."

    What are we looking for?

    Responsible for planning, developing, and coordinating EHS components for personnel, materials, equipment, and environment to achieve environmental and safety effectiveness for the company. Position reports to the Auburn, PA Plant Managr a with a dotted line reporting relationship to the Corporate Sr. Manager of Environmental Affairs and Safety, Health and Security. This individual will lead progressive safety and environmental programs at the OMNOVA Engineered Surfaces’ Auburn facility. 

    Your tasks and responsibilities...

    • Facilitates the reduction of both conditional and behavioral risk in the Auburn facility. Develops benchmark metrics to determine risk priorities and to chart progress toward risk reduction. Uses participative means to engage associates and managers in collaboration to affect real change in the facility.
    • Lead and maintain environmental and safety management programs to assure compliance with all safety, health and environmental permits, laws, regulations and company policy.
    • Preparation of required federal, state and local reporting for the plant. Reports may include Title V air emission inventories, compliance certifications, annual waste, NPDES and POTW, Tier II and TRI reports, etc.
    • Maintain interactive and positive relationships with local regulatory agencies.
    • Perform audits and inspections of plant operations and programs to ensure compliance with standards applicable to the plant (Environmental, Safety/PSM, Responsible Care, ISO 9001, TSCA, RMP, etc.), and to ensure safe operations; provide plant leadership and guidance in these areas.
    • Manage the development and maintenance of programs and/or processes that assure conformance with OMNOVA’s Safety Standards and Environmental Management Standards.
    • Prepare periodic safety and environmental reporting documents as required, including OSHA, EPA, other safety and health records and all OMNOVA required safety, health, environmental and security reporting.
    • Lead or participate in incident investigations as needed and track corrective actions. Risk rank and track all SHE&S corrective/preventive actions.
    • Schedule and conduct required safety, health, environmental and security training.
    • Manage the facility workers’ compensation claims in collaboration with the HR department
    • Be an integral part of the plant leadership team which requires the individual to: develop SHE&S annual operating and strategic plans; coordinate and interact with other department managers; and serve as facilitator for the site central safety committee.

    Who you are...

    • Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing, Chemical Engineering, or Environmental Science
    • 7-10 years of experience in manufacturing industry with EHS regulatory knowledge
    • Must be knowledgeable in the following areas: OSHA, Workers’ Compensation, CAA, CWA, RCRA, TSCA, SARA, CWA, RCRA, TSCA, and DOT rules and regulations, Microsoft computer applications (word processing, spreadsheet, and database), technical/program writing, training and presentations skills, project management.
    • Must be watchful and highly vigilant, maintaining high ethical standards. Have the ability to: work collaboratively in a small group setting, deal tactfully with people, negotiate to maximize the benefits to the organization, make oneself understood by others, listen to suggestions of others, be able to effectively communicate at all levels within the organization and develop personal credibility.
    • Experience in dealing with regulatory agencies; strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Good interpersonal skills

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience in the chemical / pharmaceutical industry preferred. Oversight of multiple plants a plus.
    • CSP or ASP certification



    Why OMNOVA?

    The science of better careers. Come formulate yours.

    Bring your ingredients for success and together we’ll create a unique plan for your development and career growth. We recognize that without our talented employees and their passion and curiosity (which really are the backbone of our organization), we would not be where we are today. Click here to learn more about why you should join OMNOVA.


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