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Dart Container EHS Manager in Dallas, Texas

EHS Manager

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Date: May 4, 2021

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Dart Container

Day to Day Role:

  • Manage and promote practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards, and serve the needs of our customers.

  • Take ownership and demonstrate the leadership necessary to achieve goals specific to Safety, Quality, Service, Efficiency, and Employee Development

  • Monitor KPIs’s anticipating and correcting trends that would compromise the achievement of targets

  • Lead by example to promote and encourage employees to strongly commit to safety and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)

  • Consult with all regulatory agencies, ensure compliance and manage audits

  • Direct, develop and deliver EHS training programs to ensure employee’s knowledge, understanding, and adherence to safety and environmental regulations pertaining to the operation of the facility.

  • Manage EHS programs including cost control/reduction and accident prevention/reduction.

  • Develop, implement and coordinate all Industrial Hygiene activities including non-hazardous, hazardous, and universal and infectious waste disposal.

  • Develop, implement and coordinate all Fire Prevention/Protection and Ergonomic programs.

  • Track, approve and maintain chemical inventories for hazard notification, reporting requirements, and Material Safety Data Sheet system updates.

  • Develop procedures, work instructions, and visual standards as needed to drive improvement and ensure implementation

  • Assist in identifying and developing audit/inspection criteria that are effective in preventing or controlling deficient or problematic processes

  • Ensure all EHS issues identified during internal/external audits and Safety Committee audits are resolved.

  • Provide support for incident investigations and Why Tree/Root Cause Analysis.

  • Collaborate with local Human Resources Manager in the administration of Worker’s Compensation and Early Return to Work Program.

  • Understand, support, and follow management expectations in alignment with company values

  • Supervise, cross-train and direct the work of others

  • Responsible for employee onboarding, coaching/counseling, development, discipline, performance appraisals, administration of policies, and assignment of breaks, lunches, and other relief periods

  • Make recommendations regarding staffing decisions

  • Conduct or participate in the interview process with new candidates.

    Core Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Three (3) years of experience managing EHS initiatives

  • Three (3) years of supervisory experience

  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and ongoing communications about safety and quality issues

  • Displays strong interpersonal skills and is accessible and approachable

  • Ability to utilize business sense and creativity to develop new ideas, approaches, and solutions

  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems

  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in planning, resource allocation, cost analysis and budgeting, people management, and leadership guidance

  • Ability to utilize and train employees on technology, processes, and procedures

  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to persuade and influence the decision making of individuals, groups, or work teams, and to communicate difficult issues

  • Experience in managing/handling compliance issues, permitting for all media, OSHA/EPA programs, regulatory reviews, permit preparation, reporting, and record keeping.

  • Experience in evaluating/interpreting OSHA, EPA, and DOT regulations and NFPA, ANSI, ASTM, ASME, BOMA, and BOCA standards.

  • Experience with Federal, State, and local Worker’s Compensation law

  • Prior experience establishing proactive Ergonomics Program

  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create basic reports, documents, presentations, and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint

  • Ability to be on-call 24/7 and work weekends

    Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Environmental, Occupational Health, and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering or other science fields.

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience managing multi-shift or continuous operations

  • Paper converting, chemical/plastics processing, and packaging industrial experience

  • Lean manufacturing experience

  • Professional Engineer (PE), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Certified Safety Professional (ASP/CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) certification

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at for assistance.

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (833) 472-3278 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.