Safety & Environmental Manager

Thomaston, ME 04861

Posted: 02/07/2020 Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: $50,000.00 to $70,000.00

Job Description


Job Summary


            The Environmental Health & Safety Manager is responsible for the management of the safety function and environmental health management for the company. He/she must have a “can do” attitude to go above and beyond to ensure that our workplaces are safe and secure for all workers, visitors and other personnel who might be on our premises.  He/she also coordinates safety supplies needs and environmental waste removal, including recordkeeping issues. Training of all workers and communication and coordination with the managers of all divisions of the company is the goal of the position.


Key Responsibilities


  • Responsible for compliance with all Department of Environmental Protection and Occupational and Safety Administration regulations for all facilities (Thomaston, LMF & Camden), including filings.
  • Regular inspections of all sites and workplaces for unsafe conditions or safety violations, including correction of hazards or unsafe conditions
  • Coordinates waste removal with outside vendors
  • Monthly safety meetings
  • Injury reports and follow up; coordination with company’s workers’ compensation carrier.
  • New employee orientation for all employees
  • Ensure that a program is in place for all facilities for nightly lock ups and weekend checks as necessary
  • Assist in the coordination of all training for major equipment such as overhead cranes, fork lifts, manlifts, etc.
  • Primary responder to accidents, intrusion and other potential troublesome incidents
  • Regular attendance at the morning work meetings at all locations.
  • Monthly report on safety matters to the chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer
  • Other duties assigned by the Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer


Required Experience


  • Experience in a fast-paced, work environment with multiple facets in a constantly changing environment.
  • Experience in safety methods and procedures in a manufacturing and boatyard environments
  • Knowledge of safety and environmental regulations
  • Familiarity with building & equipment maintenance issues and potential solutions
  • Experience in dealing with workers compensation reporting and follow up
  • Exposure to yachting and boating environment desirable
  • Experience in privately-held companies with significant family involvement helpful


Required Educational Experience


  • College or Associates degree with emphasis on environmental and safety management, occupational health, facilities management or related specialties
  • HAZWOPER training
  • Additional training in safety, first aid, hazardous waste management or management topics/concerns


Other Requirements


            Computer Skills - Experience with various computer software programs including Microsoft Office, Google and other internet-based software. Experience with ERP systems; PierVantage experience desirable.


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