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Job Location: Gilroy, CA

Job #: 5462
Title: EHS Manager - California Central Coast
Job Location: Gilroy, California - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $115,000.00 - $130,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: 15% Bonus, Excellent Benefits and Relocation Package
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
40 minutes south of San Jose, California
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Global Organic Food Company located 40 minutes south of San Jose, California, the plant EHS Manager is responsible for the development and execution of programs to ensure that the Company provides a safe workplace for employees and minimizes impacts to the environment. Will lead compliance with all federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulations. Implements a sustainable environmental, health and safety management system at a plant level and drives EHS performance improvement, a strong safety culture and efficiency. This is a large multi-complex 1500 non union employee Food & Beverage manufacturing environment. Looking for EHS Managers from Manufacturing preferably from major CPG F&B or Agriculture Fresh Produce companies preferably bilingual Spanish.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Develops, implements, and drives cost-effective compliance training, and regulatory safety and environmental programs.

35% Build proactive safety culture. Creates an environment where employees and supervision are engaged in working safely.

10% Develops and implements EHS programs, policies, procedures and best practice techniques, implements new regulatory requirements, and provides control measures that reduce or eliminate risks to the Company. Implements and maintain an EHS Management Systems.

10% Conducts EHS assessments at the facility, identifies areas for improvement, lead corrective actions (from plant and corporate/3rd party audits). Reports EHS results to Supply Chain and Manufacturing management and Sr. Director, Environmental Health and Safety.

10% Oversees all EHS training programs and requirements. Leads EHS reviews and identify requirements for engineering projects, new lines/equipment and management of change activity.

15% Investigates injuries/illnesses, near-misses and environmental incidents. Determines root cause of incidences and provides corrective action plan. Manage and track injury and illness data and environmental metrics. Lead reduction in injury and illness rates and environmental impact and costs. Provides limited support for Workers Compensation. Serves as a champion for Sustainability projects.

20% Prepares, maintains, and complies with federal, state, and local agency environmental reporting and permitting and Corporate EHS Standards. Advise on all EHS legislation and legal requirements. Ensures facility maintains ongoing compliance with OSHA/EPA requirements, safety standards, wastewater treatment plant operations, air permits and waste management practices. Serves as the interface with local, state and federal agencies.


  1. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  2. Strong verbal and written communication skills
  3. Must be bilingual and speak and read Spanish fluently
  4. Exceptional leadership skills and ability to mentor and motivate (a real passion for EHS)
  5. Effective management skills
  6. Serves as a change agent to drive process improvements and cultural change
  7. Creates alignment
  8. Must be adaptable and flexible
  9. Works well under pressure, effectively handles conflict, strict deadlines and multiple tasks
  10. Ability to assess and implement EHS best practices

Excellent organization, recordkeeping and documentation skills

  1. Education and Experience
  2. Bachelors or Masters in Safety, Environmental Health, Chemistry, or related field. Must be knowledgeable with OSHA and EPA regulations, California state requirements is a plus. Must have 10+ years of plant and manufacturing experience.
  3. See Appendix EHS technical skills
  4. Computer Skills

Software including: Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project, and Lotus Notes



Typical office and manufacturing environment

Support of 3 shift and weekend operations

5-10% travel

University - Bachelor`s Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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