Fellowes

Corporate Environmental, Safety & Security Manager

US-IL-Itasca
Job ID
18-049
# Positions
1

Overview

This position is responsible for overseeing the Environmental, Safety and Security (ESS) performance for all U.S. locations and shifts.  It is essential to ensure a safe workplace for all employees, to meet regulatory compliance standards, protect the health and welfare of employees, ensure the security of facilities, product and equipment, and reduce the company’s risk to legal and financial liability.

Responsibilities

  • Champion and ensure compliance with environmental and occupational health and safety laws and standards including injury and illness prevention planning, training, auditing, correcting, permitting, recordkeeping and reporting. 
  • Manage, design, implement, monitor, communicate and enforce environmental, safety and security policies, procedures, records, administration and training. Point person for emergencies and serve as a backup to the Security manager.       
  • Manage and ensure compliance with Leave of Absence laws and standards (including FMLA, PDA, USERRA, VESSA, etc.) including leave eligibility, certifications, notifications, guidance and administration.
  • Oversee the workers’ compensation program including claims management, medical management, cost containment, administration and representing company in litigation. Determine root cause of incidences and provide corrective action plan.
  • Manage projects through to completion in a timely manner.  Identify best practice ESS programs, new regulations and changes to the business processes.  Recommend, communicate and institute continuous improvement programs.
  • Manage staff, review costs and operation of department within budget guidelines.

Qualifications

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health & Safety Management and at least 8 years of management experience in an industrial work environment. Bilingual preferred (Spanish).

 

Experience:  At least 8 years of ESS management experience in a manufacturing or plant environment.  Prior experience managing workers compensation programs is required.  Prior experience managing leaves of absence is preferred.

 

Desired Skills

  • Excellent leadership, coaching, and mentoring skills
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to make quick and firm decision making under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player, adept at collaborating with others
  • Excellent time management skills with demonstrated ability to balance and prioritize multiple projects
  • Comfortable interacting and negotiating with compliance agencies
  • Capable of providing effective and credible testimony during litigations
  • Able to maintain confidentiality in matters involving security and/or personnel issues
  • Proven experience and success in implementing and monitoring a multi-site Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety Programs
  • Strong working knowledge of computer applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, etc.)

 

Desired Knowledge:  

Environmental, safety, life safety, workers’ compensation, leaves of absence, OSHA, ADA and FMLA rules and regulations, occupational health, behavior based safety, project management, budget management, employee management, disaster management, return to work programs and transitional duty management, manufacturing and powered industrial vehicle operations and equipment.

 

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer:  disability/veteran

 

Fellowes, Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes from any agencies that have not signed a mutual service agreement. All unsolicited resumes will be considered Fellowes' property, and Fellowes will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to hiring managers without contacting the Talent Acquisition Department.

 

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