Ehs, Facilities Manager

Fortive Hollister , CA 95023

Posted 2 weeks ago

The EHS & Facilities Sr. Manager oversees the Hollister EHS and Security programs along with the Facilities department for the Hollister campus. This position will play a key role in driving a culture of excellence in both departments. You will direct and lead the daily activities of the EHS and Facilities teams, providing guidance and direction. You will also be responsible for driving the administrative functions of both teams, including hiring and disciplinary actions, performance management/evaluations, budget management, and facilitating the team's integration into the organization. This position sits at the site Senior Staff level, is willing to support change initiatives, can lead high level projects and models an FBS (Fortive Business System) way of thinking (modeled off of the Toyota Business System).

EHS Team:

Working with EHS team members and site leadership team, you will develop and implement EHS programs, handle safety investigations, management of EHS staff (approximately 9 direct and indirect reports), and maintain corporate and regulatory reporting requirements. The successful EHS leader will develop, maintain, and improve site programs to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and company standards. Health and Safety: Direct all required programs per 29CFR1910 or Cal OSHA equivalent, including an understanding of Process Safety Management and explosives safety per DoD 4145.26m. Regulatory Interface: Primary contact for site regulatory agencies; supervises maintenance of required regulatory and program reports, permits and related documents; provides technical expertise to resolve complex technical and regulatory issues.

Essential Functions

  • Partner with leadership team to set vision and strategy for an EHS focused culture within the business that drives a positive and enthusiastic safety mindset

  • Significant knowledge and experience in a managerial role, with ability to lead the organization to take preventative actions consistently to maintain EHS standards

  • Experience in implementing federal and/or state regulatory programs

  • Skills in reading and comprehension of technical material pertaining to the explosives manufacturing industry

  • Effective supervisory and leadership skills to run the EHS team and influence business leaders in driving excellence to a core EHS metric

  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills, with the ability to positively represent the EHS team when required

  • Well-developed ability to develop and implement standard methodologies through the use of lean tools and processes

  • Skills in the oversight, development and implementation of EHS programs in compliance with local, state and rules and regulations.

  • Ability and the dedication to understand matters relating to EHS regulations of manufacturing operations, and continue to develop expertise over time

  • Ability to work effectively with site leaders, government officials, regulated industry personnel, other partners, and the general public

  • Provide updates on the progress towards targets, Health and Safety action plans, and any agency, regulatory inspections or violations.

Facilities Team:

with the Facilities team you'll drive site process improvements, and be directly responsible for all facilities activities across the site (12 buildings across 300 acres). You will be responsible for developing and leading the team, including the Facilities Manager, and indirect reports (approximately 4) as well as the workflow requested from the site.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for directing the design, planning, construction, maintenance and alteration of buildings and grounds, heating and cooling equipment, and other machinery.

  • Plans, budgets and schedules facilities modifications including cost estimates, bid sheets, layouts and contracts for construction and acquisition.

  • Inspects construction and installation progress to ensure conformance to established specifications.

  • Leads and directs a crew of maintenance persons and custodial workers.

  • Handles the coordination of building space allocation, layout and communication services.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Basic qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Environmental, Safety Engineering OR a BS in environmental management, physical sciences, safety management, industrial hygiene, occupational safety or other appropriate technical field.

  • Minimum eight years of experience implementing EHS programs in a manufacturing/R&D environment.

  • Minimum 5 years of management experience

  • Can support being 'on call' during off hours

  • U.S citizenship

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills for internal customers (associates) as well as external groups (vendors, contractors, customers etc.)

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Able to obtain "L" level DOE or DoD Secret Security Clearance.

  • Understanding of OSHA Process Safety Management, DoD Contractor Safety for Ammunition and Explosives (DoD 4145.26-M), DoD Ammunition and Explosives safety Standards (DoD 6055.9-STD), BATFE Explosives regulations, DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation regulations, DoD / DOE Security policies and procedures

  • Ability to effectively present complex topics in a concise manner.

  • Ability to influence and lead peers, subordinates and potentially other leaders within the organization

  • Explosives manufacturing or ordnance assembly experience preferred

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) preferred

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