EHS Manager

Date: Jun 26, 2022

Location: St. Paul – Minnesota, US, 55127

Company: Heraeus

EHS Manager
Location St. Paul – Minnesota
Full Time

Together we improve lives. At Heraeus Medical Components, we leverage our breadth of expertise in material science, leading-edge technologies, and supply chain excellence to build sustainable and successful partnerships with medical device OEMs. As a result, the work we do is felt and trusted by our partners and the patients who rely on them for life-saving and life-changing medical devices.

As a global company with 10 locations worldwide, we are committed to the growth of our teams and sites. Our vision is to improve 100 million lives each year, and to accomplish our vision, we have built a culture of curiosity that thrives on challenge, continuous learning, and the opportunity to take risks and try new things. Good ideas are celebrated here, so join us as we act boldly, think openly, work thoughtfully, and with our partners, improve patient lives worldwide.

Heraeus Medical Components is part of the Heraeus Group, a FORTUNE Global 500 listed portfolio company. The group’s roots go back to a family pharmacy started in 1660. Today, the Heraeus group includes businesses in the environmental, electronics, health and industrial applications sectors. Heraeus is one of the top 10 family-owned companies in Germany and holds a leading position in its global markets.


The Following Challenges Await You:


· Serve as EHS (Environmental, Health & Safety) representative on the management team for the site.  Partner with the site  team to champion Heraeus EHS principles and culture.

· Ensuring compliance with all EHS laws and regulations, EHS conditions of licenses, permits and/or authorizations, as well as other EHS requirements that apply to the Site.

· Obtaining new or revising existing EHS licenses, permits and/or authorizations.

· Provide expert technical support in identifying and resolving EHS issues.

· Conduct EHS-relevant communication to governmental authorities and to insurance companies as well as reporting of EHS KPI.

· Analyze and evaluate EHS performance across the site and develop strategic improvement plans and goals to integrate improvements into business operations.

· Establish, implement, maintain, and continually improve an EHS Management System in line with Heraeus EHS Development Path as well as ISO 14001 and ISO 45001.

· Develop internal audit plans and support auditing, assessments, walks and similar.

· Developing, reviewing and following up/ tracking on action plans for identified EHS issues as required to ensure that tasks are being completed on schedule.

· Development, implementation and regular updates of EHS risk assessments.

· Oversee the site industrial hygiene programs including occupational monitoring.

· Maintain the sites EHS training plan. Support development, implementation and regular updates of EHS trainings that require EHS expert knowledge.

· Support injury and illness recordkeeping and case management process; maintain relevant logs and documentation.

· Network with other Heraeus EHS professionals and professional associations as well as businesses, sites, and other functions on tools and approaches for EHS compliance and be effective in shaping policy, best practices and standards for the site.

· Provide supervisory guidance and development to all EHS resources to ensure technical/functional and operating skills are current and effective.


Your Profile:

· Bachelors or master’s degree in a basic science or technical degree in the field of EHS management, or relevant work experience in EHS is required.

· At least 8-10 years of site operations related experience is required for this position.

· Experience and working knowledge of xx EHS regulations is preferred.

· Strong leadership, people management and development skills in an industrial environment.

· SPIRIT- Strong work ethic, Positive outlook, Integrity, Reliable, Into the details and a Team player.

· Firm commitment to the Heraeus Guiding Principles of customer focus, continuous improvement, clear language, responsibility, and respect.

· Preferred candidate would be credentialed as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or in the Comprehensive Practice of Industrial Hygiene by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (or equivalent certification recognized by the International Occupational Hygiene   

  Association National Accreditation Recognition Committee).

· Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines as well as manage change and work independently.

· Networking, influence, and conflict resolution skills with strong focus on deliverables with excellent oral and written skills along with the ability to apply these in the regulatory, advocacy and public affairs culture.

· Demonstrated ability to utilize computer software (systems used are Microsoft Office, Intelex, intra/internet, etc.) including helping to implement the Intelex software system at the site.

· Ability to Travel <10% (training, network meetings, participation in assessments).



Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis