Manager, Environmental Health & Safety

San Francisco, CA

Reporting into the Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, you will build the strategy, development and implementation of CreateMe’s Health and Safety programs company-wide . As such, you will partner cross-functionally with Manufacturing, Finance, Hardware, Operations, Real Estate, Corporate Affairs, People Team and Legal to ensure worker safety, environmental stewardship, regulatory compliance, and adherence to company manufacturing standards.


Responsibilities:

  • Develop a comprehensive strategy and implement a proactive culture of EHS&S 
  • Lead the organization in the implementation of tools, programs and initiatives that ensure the realization of this strategy and objective
  • Develop relationships with leadership and management to ensure EHS&S policies and procedures are being applied and followed 
  • Working with site management, share best practices across the organization
  • Guide and steward strategy, implementation, and management of corporate and asset level ESG strategies that build upon EHS&S; lead the identification and implementation of sustainability programs that impact our people and business such as decarbonization, and waste diversion.
  • Support monitoring and progress of other key governance and social initiatives
  • Advise and support site management/operational staff on all EHS&S activities, communicating initiatives, and establishing/updating and disseminating documentation relating to the EHS management system 
  • Champion initiatives, focusing on preventive actions, that identify and communicate facility risk exposure, prioritizing risk reduction needs and ensuring closure of recommendations to reduce risk 
  • Working with operational staff, identify areas of improvement, lead development of local improvement initiatives, and establish EHS&S action plans to achieve set objectives and targets
  • Develop and implement strategic goals supporting corporate and local EHS&S objectives 
  • Lead investigation of safety related accidents or incidents (including near misses) to identify root cause(s) and implementation of effective corrective/preventive actions
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations, including federal and state-level OSHA and DOH regulations
  • Maintain all environmental, safety and health permits, documents and records per requirements
  • Plan and ensure delivery of training programs for regulatory mandated requirements as well as site specific EHS&S training 
  • Ensure site leadership and personnel are trained and knowledgeable of their responsibilities under each policy
  • Audit the effectiveness, quality, and delivery of all required safety training 
  • Ensure routine audits are conducted of facilities and processes to assess and identify safety, health, and environmental risks 
  • Ensure regular risk assessments are conducted on all processes and equipment and recommend appropriate controls when hazards or potential hazards are identified 
  • Prepare presentations and conduct training supporting monthly EHS &S Communications
  • Compile and publish monthly, quarterly and annual reports on site health and safety performance, EHS issues, regulatory compliance and personnel training 
  • Ensure that Safety Data Sheets are maintained and readily accessible at all locations 
  • Manage all EHS&S documents (protocols, manuals, work instructions, Safety Committee Meeting Minutes, etc.) to ensure they are maintained within proper CreateMe repository for access and training.
  • Develop a framework and execute on the reporting of key EHS&S metrics
  • Develop and deploy EHS communications using existing media display tools to enhance EHS program effectiveness
  • Act as liaison with Facility Operations, Advanced Manufacturing, and R&D departments to facilitate design and implementation of site projects with EHS&S impacts.
  • Assist in tracking and coordination of EHS&S permit renewals, regulatory deadlines, training requirements and other internal compliance timelines.
  • Own the administration of contractor safety programs and associated SAFE work permits, job hazard analytics, and any required documentation.
  • Oversee the review, development, and maintenance of EHS manuals, work practices, SharePoint site and other resources


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in safety or environmental sciences related field, chemistry, biology, or closely related scientific field with 5-7 years of industry experience.
  • Proficient in technology and equipment used in environmental, health, safety and security inspections and reporting
  • Expert knowledge of occupational hazards and management.
  • Technical working knowledge of current OSHA, and other related governmental regulations.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of current applicable federal, state, and local environmental health and safety regulations and procedures that apply to the apparel and electronic industries.
  • Ability to develop proactive programs effectively, resolve issues, and make recommendations to enhance existing programs.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with colleagues regarding EHS&S protocols.
  • EHS training and/ or certifications such as Certified Safety Professional(CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist( CIH), Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM).
  • Experience using EHS&S management platform software for incident reporting, inspections, and self-assessments.


Additional Skills/Abilities (Nice to Haves):

  • Relevant experience in an operational/industrial manufacturing setting


Working at CreateMe:

  • Be rewarded for your innovation through our Inventor Award and Recognition program
  • Save for the future with our 401(k) program + match
  • Stay healthy and happy through our comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Take time away from the office through our Flexible Paid Time Off
  • Be a part of a community and take part in our lunch'n learns and team outings
  • Learn and grow through formal and informal learning opportunities


At CreateMe Technologies, we value diversity and treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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