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EHS Team Lead in Saint Paul, MN at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 2/23/2018

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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


MN Minneapolis (Kasota Ave)

Job Type:

Environmental Health & Safety

Job Posting Title:

EHS Team Lead

Job Description:

Job Profile: Team Lead Environment, Health & Safety

Business Title: EHS Team Lead

Reports To: Divisional Safety Leader

Location: MN Minneapolis

Exempt/Nonexempt Status: Exempt

Division/Function: Environment, Health & Safety

Position Summary:

Assist with the management of the plant Environment, Health and Safety (E, H & S) programs to ensure operations minimize the impact upon the environment and a safe and accident-free work environment.  Plans and/or delivers programs to train managers and employees in adopting work practices that work toward zero injuries and environmental incidents.   Analyze accident and environmental data to identify trends and incident types identifying root causes and implementing corrective actions.  Implements management systems to eliminate environmental incidents.  The development track for this position can be to the Environment, Health and Safety Manager of a facility or to Operations.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the execution of tasks related to the management of the EHS function at the facility.
  • Assist with the development and execution of EHS plans including Safety & Health Accident Reduction Plan (SHARP) and annual environmental plans.
  • Maintain government required reporting processes and systems.
  • Provide direction and assistance to plant supervisory staff in fulfilling their obligations for environment, health and safety.
  • Assist with the implementation of Key Concepts of Safety / Environment.
  • Provide expertise and develop good practices and procedures related to water use, energy use, waste minimization and wastewater treatment. 
  • Analyze accident and environmental incident data to identify trends and accident types that can be prevented and work within facility systems and processes to develop and implement processes for reduction / elimination.
  • Lead the Sustainable Development program at the facility.
  • Trains, monitors and audits safety and environmental processes to ensure compliance

Qualifications and Requirements:


☒Bachelor’s Degree Required – Type: EHS or related area

Skills & Requirements:

  • Knowledge of EPA and OSHA
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team orientation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills; self-motivated
  • Skilled in utilizing systems to track and monitor activity and to set improvement targets

Preferred Attributes, Qualifications & Working Conditions:


Enter % of time

Will vary depending on amount of time spent on production floor.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.