Spartan Motors Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager - (SW11429) in Snyder, Nebraska

Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager - (SW11429)

Job Requisition ID: SW11429

Job Title: Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Snyder, NE

Post Date: 10/09/2018

Job Description:


The Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager position is responsible for developing and maintaining effective environmental, health, and safety (EH&S) prevention/conservation programs.


• Oversee the EH&S functionalities at multiple sites

• Develop, deliver and coordinate training to educate associates about safe work practices and hazards

• Conduct and document new associate safety training and orientation

• Perform periodic inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and work practices, improve workplace operations, and control hazards

• Investigate and reduce accidents and losses in compliance with occupational safety and health regulations

• Communicate, distribute, and enforce site specific safety procedures and federal, state, and local safety and health regulations

• Maintain thorough knowledge of federal and state OSHA regulations and safety codes and environmental quality regulations

• Distribute and/or post new or revised safety standards or regulations that affect the company

• Create and maintain EH&S programs that are compliant with ISO14001 and ISO18001

• Conduct and document safety meetings with appropriate staff to cover all activities regarding safety of associates, company vehicles, property, and public liability exposures

• Provide safe and healthy working conditions

• Establish and enforce safe practices at all times by all associates; encourage associates and supervisors to report unsafe conditions; schedule or coordinate repairs, as needed

• Respond to associate suggestions concerning safety matters

• Communicate loss prevention information and program status to management on a regular basis and work to accomplish goals

• Develop and maintain a proactive Return to Work Program; coordinate with appropriate staff and insurance representatives to identify and develop suitable temporary limited duty assignments for injured associates to perform during the recovery process

• Conduct environmental audits of facilities and grounds; maintain applicable records

• Coordinate environmental waste disposal; maintain records of waste manifest

• Manage Medical First Responders team

• Maintain paint usage records in database

• Maintain and manage Department of Transportation (DOT) / CDL driver files, medical physical cards, and applicable training

• Administer company random drug testing program in compliance with DOT and Company standards and policies

• Responsible for developing and tracking KPI’s

• Conduct inspections and audits throughout the entire manufacturing facility to identify existing or potential hazards and determine corrective or preventive measures

• Other tasks as assigned


• Bachelor’s degree in related field

• Minimum of seven to ten years’ functional experience

• Minimum of three years’ demonstrated leadership experience

• Trained in hazardous material accumulation, recycling, container management, and spill response; attend refresher course annually

• Ability to understand any and all environmental and safety requirements and cautions

• Self-motivated with the ability to stay on task

• Innovative team player

• Intermediate computer skills are required

• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

• Commitment to excellence and high standards

• Sound judgment with the ability to make timely, and sometimes difficult, decisions

• Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines

• Able to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

• Versatile, flexible, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities

• Ability to travel 30%

• Strong:

o Communication skills, verbal and written

o Interpersonal skills

o Organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

Spartan Motors Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.