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TreeHouse Foods, Inc. Environmental Health & Safety Manager in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Employee Type:

Full time


IA Cedar Rapids

Job Type:

Environmental Health & Safety

Job Posting Title:

Environmental Health & Safety Manager

About Us:

TreeHouse Foods (NYSE: THS) is a leading manufacturer of private label packaged foods and beverages, operating a network of production facilities across the United States and Canada. At TreeHouse Foods, our commitment to excellence extends beyond our products and revolves around our people. We are investing in talent and creating a performance-based culture where employees can do their best work, directly impacting our mission to make high quality, affordable food for our customers, communities and families. We hope you will consider joining the team and being part of our future.

What You Gain:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits program

  • Enrollment in our wellness and employee assistance programs

  • Paid holidays, vacation, and other competitive paid time off opportunities

  • An inclusive working environment where you can build meaningful work relationships with a diverse group of people

  • Leaders who are invested in supporting your career growth

  • Opportunities to be recognized for outstanding contributions to yourteam through our employee recognition programs

Job Description:

About the Role:

  • Ensure the plant follows all State, Federal, and local safety and environmental regulations and maintain and update policies and recordkeeping requirements.

  • Manage data entry and task completion via Intelex.

  • Cultivate a team based EHS culture and provide associated training and documentation supporting a strong EHS program.

  • Serve as a resource and facilitator to the Safety Committee, Plant Emergency Response Team, and other teams which comprise the safety and risk management process.

  • Provide leadership in the development of Plant and Corporate EHS goals and Monthly Safety statistics and report plant results in a timely manner.

  • Coordinate with Safety Committee and Management on plant Safety initiatives

  • Maintain Contractor Safety Program

  • Develop and coordinate all the training associated with health, safety, wellness, technical, apprenticeship, Environmental and cultural needs of the Cedar Rapids Group Members and relevant Contractors.

  • Ensure plant resources are trained and held accountable to all applicable policy and procedures.

  • Coordinate all accident and near miss investigations, complete necessary paperwork, communicate findings, and manage corrective actions with Management, Safety Committee and Group Members.

  • Coordinate Environmental Duties including SWPPP (Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan), NPDES (National Pollution Discharge Elimination System) Permit, Internal/External Environmental Audits, Air Pollution Permit, Air Quality Inspections, Dust Collector Reports, Hazardous Waste, TIER II Report Corporate Environmental Audit and present annual training.

  • Coordinate Site Security / Food Defense Program and present annual training

  • Interact with insurance carrier, Medical Providers, Outside Contractors, and Training Resources.

  • Ensure DOT compliance for Shipping Operators.

  • Serve as primary contact for all related regulatory and compliance officers/auditors as needed.

  • Must be able to work, as a trusted professional, with highly confidential information.

  • Self-directed identification of key loss trends and implementation of continuous improvement action plans

  • Accountable for all Lock-Out-Tag-Out, Ergonomic, Key Concepts of Safety, Job Safety Analysis, Powered Industrial Truck,

  • Chemical/Hazardous Material Handling, Electrical Safety, Confined Space Entry, and Elevated work program compliance.

About You:

You’ll fit right in if you have:

  • Desire to grow while upholding company values- Accountability, Simplicity and Collaboration.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Safety or related discipline with an overall GPA of 3.0 or above.

  • Working knowledge of production equipment, mechanical processes, preventative maintenance concepts, food safety practices, and employee safety requirements.

  • Self-motivated and able to manage multiple projects effectively. Must have a passion for Safety.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is required.

  • 1-year related experience in a manufacturing environment preferred. ASP, CSP or Safety Certification preferred.

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TreeHouse Foods is a private label food and beverage leader focused on customer brands and custom products. When customers partner with TreeHouse they can expect access to an industry-leading portfolio, strategic vision, on-trend innovation and insights, world-class supply chain, operational excellence and flexibility, collaborative approaches, and dedicated customer service.

Our strategy is to be the leading supplier of private label food and beverage products by providing the best balance of quality and cost to our customers. We engage with retail grocery, food away from home, and industrial and export customers, including most of the leading grocery retailers and foodservice operators in the United States and Canada.

Our portfolio includes a variety of shelf-stable, refrigerated, and snack products.

Customers can expect comprehensive flavor profiles including natural, organic, and preservative-free ingredients in many categories and packaging formats.

TreeHouse Foods is best known for food and beverages produced by our two largest businesses Bay Valley Foods, LLC (including E.D. Smith and Sturm Foods) and TreeHouse Private Brands. With more than 10,000 employees in over 35 plants across the United States, Canada, and Italy, TreeHouse Foods is based in Oak Brook, Illinois.

Disability Assistance

TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to . In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

To all recruitment agencies: TreeHouse Foods does not accept unsolicited agency resumes/CVs. Please do not forward resumes/CVs to our careers email addresses, Treehouse Foods employees, or any company location(s). TreeHouse Foods is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/CVs.

EEO Considerations: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, or protected veteran status.