DFA Dairy Brands

Environ Health/Safety Mgr II

Job Locations US-PA-Lansdale | US-PA-Schuylkill Haven | US-PA-Lebanon | US-NJ-Burlington
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Supply Chain/Logistics
Some College Coursework Completed
Relocation Assistance
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DFA Dairy Brands is seeking an Environmental Health & Safety Manager to join our team!


This role supports multiple plants and branches across Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The position will sit at one of following plants: Burlington, NJ; Lansdale, PA; Schuylkill Haven, PA; or Lebanon, PA.


We are confident that this talented individual already resides in the region and are not offering any relocation for this role.


Benefits begin on the 1st of the month after start date!!

Job Description & Requirements

The Environmental, Health and Safety Manager supports the Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security programs at multiple locations ensuring compliance with all federal, state and local regulations, standards, codes, and company policies.  The EHS Manger will support the location General Manager as well as the Plant Management Team and Logistics Management Team integrating safety and environmental management into the facility/location operations.  He/she will work with location management to ensure safety and environmental goals are met.  

  • Supports locations of responsibility in ensuring the effective execution of safety and environmental management processes following established regulations, policies, standards, and best practices
  • Supports the location in promoting a proactive safety and environmental program.
  • Contributes and engages in the development, maintenance and reporting of PSM, RMP, Wastewater, Solid Waste, Hazardous Waste, Universal Waste, Used Oil, and Storm water programs. 
  • Provides support to operations in the development and execution of consistent safety and environmental management programs.
  • Measures and monitors process to assess the overall safety and environmental performance and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Supports the partnership with risk management (operations) to identify trends and opportunities for improvements in tools, training, or processes.
  • Supports all locations of responsibility in ensuring compliance with all OSHA/DOT safety and EPA environmental programs.
  • Provides support to all locations of responsibility in developing accident investigation programs, accident trends and programs for improving performance.
  • Manages the program for underground and above ground storage tanks and Spill Prevention and control programs at the facility and related locations. 
  • Participates as an active member of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know (EPCRA) programs.
  • Support the Logistics Management Team in ensuring compliance with all transportation safety and environmental issues related to the location, including outlying branches.
  • Works with Senior EHS Manager & VP of EHS on setting priorities and goals consistent with Corporate priorities and goal.
  • Cooperates in a cross functional manner as a change agent with all departments within the Company.
  • Engages in the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning, evaluating, organizing, integrating, and delegating.
  • If a collective bargaining agreement exists at locations, may participate in negotiations, grievances or other contract related activities and discussions that involve Operations or Logistics safety.  
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree within EHS is preferred; High School diploma or equivalency is required
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience within EHS field
  • Completion of the OSHA 511 and 501 courses within one year.
  • Possesses extensive working knowledge of regulatory requirements for federal and state programs, processes, and program implementation strategies. 
  • An EHS-related certification such as (CSHO, OSHT, CET, CHMM, ASP, CSP) a plus.
  • Experience managing DOT Safety Compliance a plus.
  • Strong analytical skills to evaluate performance metrics and outcomes.
  • The ability to develop, conduct and maintain training programs using lecture, power point, or practical methods.
  • Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Experience leading and following Safety/Security Policies and Procedures.
  • Ability to follow all Sanitation and Quality Policies and Procedures, and report and follow through on any deficiencies.
  • Ability to follow Continuous Improvement (CI) Processes in the Management Operating Structure (MOS).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, and other computer-based applications.  
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills.  
  • Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs; ability to lead others through change. 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Skill in organization, prioritization, and attention to detail.  
  • Strong team player and leader with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines.  
  • Ability to select, coach, develop, engage, and retain a team of employees. 
  • Food industry experience a plus.
  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background, and criminal checks).


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