Environmental Health & Safety Manager, Milgard Tacoma;28743BR in Fife, WA at Milgard Windows & Doors

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

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Job Description

An Environmental Health and Safety Manager (EHS) job in Fife, WA is available at Milgard Windows and Doors. You should have experience in a similar function for a busy, 400+ employee population manufacturing facility. In this role you will establish training programs for all levels of operation - New Hire Orientation, Forklift, First Aid/CPR, AED and Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP), Fall Protection, Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO), Emergency Planning and more. Along with responsibility for promoting and driving continuous improvement of EHS systems that result in the reduction of accidents and ensure regulatory compliance. The salary for this role is dependent on experience. Milgard Windows & Doors is the leading manufacturer of windows and doors in the Western United States with operations in Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado, and Texas.

Environmental Health and Safety Manager job responsibilities include:

  • Recommend, develop, and implement programs that maintain safe working conditions and promote the protection of our employees against accidents, illnesses, and injuries.
  • Maintain compliance with Federal and State, and governmental regulations by identifying and analyzing problems, finalizing suggestions and recommendations for improvements, performing audits to ensure our compliance, and oversees worker's compensation issues.
  • Promoting and driving continuous improvement of systems that result in the reduction of accidents and ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Guide management and employees alike on ergonomic, and safety-related opportunities by providing support and technical assistance and expertise.
  • Provide strategic direction on EHS improvements by analyzing and addressing root causes while reducing liability and cost.
  • Reduce the number and severity rate of incidents.
  • Drive change in our current culture to be preventive vs. reactive
  • Maintain compliance on key EHS related initiatives, reporting requirements and auditing.
  • Lead and facilitate a fully engaged and effective Employee EHS Committee.
  • Conduct inspection audits to ensure that state and federal requirements are met and maintained.
  • Establish training programs for all levels of operation - New Hire Orientation, Forklift, First Aid/CPR, AED and Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP), Fall Protection, Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO), Emergency Planning and more.
  • Ensure compliance with our required use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Oversee management of claims for workers' compensation and return to work programs.
  • Lead investigations for incidents, accidents and near misses and ensure solutions are created and communicated.
  • You will be on the plant floor for 70% of your time. 30% of your time will be in the office but of that 30% will be data entry as well as generating reports.

Qualifications Include:

  • You must have a proven track record in effectively managing the EHS function in a busy, 400+ employee population manufacturing facility.
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field
  • Five years leading an EHS program
  • Knowledge of all Federal, State, Local regulations and industry requirements.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills as you will work one-on-one with all levels of the organization.
  • Self-Start with Root Cause Analysis skills
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Prior experience with training to small and large groups.
  • Prior experience leading without Authority.

Milgard is growing with a track record of strong financial performance, which creates opportunities for team members. A great opportunity to learn our business and show what you can do to build a great team and organization. We have a robust total reward offering including:

  • Performance Bonus Incentive - your efforts are rewarded!
  • Vacation and Sick pay
  • Medical/Dental/Vision - Milgard picks up the majority cost of these important benefits!
  • 401K Savings Program
  • Tuition assistance - continue your education; we will help!
  • Career growth opportunities - take on more responsibility and grow!

If you are interested in this Environmental Health and Safety Manager job in Fife, WA please apply now. To learn more about Milgard's products, services, and culture visit our website at www.milgard.com/careers. We have built or success in our foundational philosophy of Respect, Service, and Excellence. Milgard Windows & Doors is a great place to grow your career as we continue to build an even greater organization!


Full or Part Time

Full time

Milgard (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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