Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Sedalia, MO

Make Your Mark. Shape Your Future.

It takes great people to achieve greatness. People with a sense of purpose and integrity. People with a relentless pursuit of excellence. People who care about making things better For Those Who Make The World™. Sound like you? Join our top-notch team of 56,000+ professionals in 60 countries who are making their mark on some of the world’s most beloved brands, including DEWALT, CRAFTSMAN, STANLEY, BLACK+DECKER, IRWIN, LENOX and more.

What You’ll Do

As an EHS Manager, you’ll be part of our Global Tools and Storage team located in Sedalia, MO.  The Environmental Health and Safety Manager is a member of the Site Leadership team and will lead all phases of the safety program including the development and implementation of policies, procedures and training to promote a strong safety culture. Additionally, this individual will support the facility with ensuring a healthy and environmentally-safe work environment and ensure compliance with all corporate, local, state, and federal Environmental, Health and Safety requirements at the Stanley Black & Decker Sedalia Operations manufacturing facility and distribution center.  

You’ll get to: 

  • Support creation of EH&S goals for the facility and appropriate activity-based goals for the leadership team, functional managers, and front-line supervisors to drive EH&S culture, compliance, and results.
  • Lead all applicable permitting and compliance efforts.
  • Manage facility’s ISO 14001 and 45001 activities to achieve EH&S goals and objectives. Sustain impacts, aspects and hazardous risk assessments.
  • Drive EH&S and sustainable culture in the operation through interface with site leadership team for collaborative metrics ownership.
  • Implement applicable EH&S policies and procedures to be followed in compliance with corporate, local, state, and federal rules and regulations.
  • Drive and promote safety culture and employee engagement throughout the facility.
  • Use established EH&S data processes to manage and report data such as injuries and illnesses, compliance activities, environmental metrics, risk assessments, EH&S action items and other pertinent information. Analyze safety data to lead and coordinate the safety effort for continual improvement.
  • Ensure compliance audits are completed on a regular basis to detect existing or potential risks and hazards. Ensure the recommended corrective or preventative measures are completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure contractors and subcontractors have implemented an effective safety process by conducting pre-qualifications and by visiting/auditing work in progress on a regular basis.
  • Establish and maintain facility specific management plans for hazardous waste and non-hazardous materials. Manage all recycling waste streams at the facility.
  • Organize and manage teams to identify and implement safety improvements, waste reductions and resource conservation.
  • Drive incident and near miss reporting. Perform root cause analysis on incidents and injuries to determine specific actions needed to prevent their recurrence.
  • Evaluate non-standard tasks to uncover risks and identify corrective actions.
  • Prepare technical EH&S regulatory reporting.
  • Oversee workers' compensation program administration, including working with all parties to aggressively manage and support transitional duty and return to work programs.
  • Develop and implement programs for pollution prevention/sustainability.
  • Complete risk assessments and recommend control measures for all potential areas of concern.
  • Manage the safety data sheet, management of change/new chemical request and new equipment installation processes.
  • Oversee the facility emergency response team to ensure appropriate training in emergency response, spill response, disaster preparedness and crisis management.
  • Serve as the primary EH&S contact for facility EH&S concerns.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Who You Are

You always strive to do a good job…but wouldn’t it be great if you could do your job and do a world of good? You care about quality – at every level. You love to learn and grow and be acknowledged for your valuable contributions. You’re not intimidated by innovation. In fact, you embrace it. You also have: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Sciences/Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Safety (or equivalent) preferred
  • 5+ years of experience with an emphasis in health and safety management or equivalent experience in a manufacturing environment requiring adherence to environmental compliance obligations and strong health and safety practices
  • Certified Safety Professional (or equivalent) preferred
  • Experience managing compliance with environmental permits
  • Strong ability to lead, motivate, engage and influence others from the manufacturing floor to the facility leadership team
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills and ability to work in a team environment within a complex reporting matrix.
  • Dynamic communication skills – verbal and written 
  • Good computer skills in MS Office, particularly Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing, 6S, and EH&S culture concepts is preferred
  • Ability to adjust work hours as needed

What You’ll Receive

You’ll receive a competitive salary and a great benefits plan:

  • Medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, paid time off and tuition reimbursement.
  • Discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and other partner programs.

How You’ll Feel

We want our company to be a place you’ll want to be – and stay. Being part of our team means you’ll get to:

  • Grow: Be part of our global company with 20+ brands to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.
  • Learn: Have access to a wealth of learning resources, including our Lean Academy, Coursera® and online university.
  • Belong: Experience an awesome place to work, where we have mutual respect and a great appreciation for diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Give Back: Help us continue to make positive changes locally and globally through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.

What’s more, you’ll get that pride that comes from empowering makers, doers, protectors and everyday heroes all over the world. We’re more than the #1 tools and storage company and #2 security solutions provider, with a leading presence in engineered fastening. We’re visionaries. Industry 4.0 innovators. As successful as we’ve been in the past, we have so much further to go. That’s where you come in. Join us!

All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.

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All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.


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