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Environmental Health & Safety Manager in El Paso, TX at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 3/21/2018

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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


TX El Paso

Job Type:

Environmental Health & Safety

Job Posting Title:

Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Job Description:

Job Title:             Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Department:      Plant Management

Reports to:         Plant Manager

FLSA Status:       Exempt

% Travel:             0 – 10%

Office Location: El Paso, TX

Job Summary:

An excellent career opportunity is currently available for an Environmental Health & Safety Manager with TreeHouse Foods located in El Paso, Texas.  This position will be responsible for developing, managing, and executing EHS strategy and Corporate EHS programs, ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and effective risk management.  The EHS Manager will drive EHS improvements, and will play a lead role in helping the facility to achieve high engagement and empowerment with our employees. 

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Lead a cultural change that will facilitate the journey to EHS Excellence.  Establish and maintain a cultural of integrity, credibility, and accountable for conducting periodic reviews and assessments to evaluate status of cultural change. 
  • Provide strategic leadership and work with management on identified EHS issues/recommendation/opportunities to foster continuous improvement of EHS culture and performance.
  • Lead and provide expert hands-on technical involvement on issues, programs, and processes to ensure compliance with EHS standards, policies, and interpretation of local and national EHS requirements, permits and regulations.
  • Develop and manage safety, health, environmental, and security programs, including, but is not limited to the following areas: air, hazardous waste, security, occupational safety, contractor safety, industrial hygiene, ergonomics, job safety analysis, fire prevention/protection, fleet safety, facility and asset security, workplace injury & illness, worker’s compensation claim and medical management, employee training and utility efficiency and conservation.
  • Manage Compliance Audits, Self-Audits, and Action Item tracking to timely closure.  Develop trend analysis and appropriate action plan.
  • Manage interactions and effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, outside support/consulting groups, and regulatory agencies.
  • Lead investigations of accident, incidents, and near misses to identify causes and to determine how to prevent reoccurrence. Support emergency response activities through the development of required drills and coordination of annual training.

Key Competencies:

  • A hands-on approach, ability to work as an integral part of the management team and engage with, and influence all levels of the organization is a must.
  • Ability to identify, assess, and lead/execute multiple continuous improvement projects simultaneously; must be able to work independently and demonstrate results. 
  • Strong interpersonal, facilitation, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills are required.  Strong analytical and problems solving skills are essential.
  • Business acumen, strategic planning, organizational assessment, and highly developed leadership skills.
  • Working knowledge of EHS practices, regulations, and potential EHS risks.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with great sensitivity.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 10+ years’ experience in a EHS role within a manufacturing environment is required; food processing experience a plus, but not required.
  • Minimum 7+ years’ supervisory experience is required.
  • B.S. Degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline is required.  (Master’s Degree preferred).
  • Professional certification (CSP), preferred.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in software applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.
  • Ability to work in all possible environmental conditions.


This job description is not intended, and should not be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended, however, to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making decisions related to job performance, employee development and compensation.  As such, the incumbent may perform other duties and responsibilities as required.

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.


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