Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Preferred Sands, headquartered in Radnor, Pa., is one of North America's leading manufacturers and providers of high-quality frac sand and polymeric proppants in the hydraulic fracturing industry. Our strategic plant locations in Arizona, Nebraska, Texas, and Oklahoma allow us to effectively service exploration and production companies in North America.  We are the market's only commercial manufacturer with an available green technology in resin-coated sand, giving us a competitive edge while we remain committed to the health and safety of our employees and the communities we serve. Preferred is embarking on an aggressive strategy to expand its' footprint to focus on in-basin, locally sourced proppants that will provide the company with a significant competitive advantage and years of visible growth to come. It's innovative solutions like these that are playing a major role in growing and maintaining energy independence for the United States and other countries, which is why our company is strategically positioned to thrive as the market continues to undergo a major transformation.  We are currently seeking an EHS Manager based out of our Monahans, TX operation.  The EHS Manager will help develop the appropriate strategy for the plant in alignment with our Corporate Compliance Management System. This individual will be responsible for working directly with and providing functional guidance to the Safety Specialist and site leadership at the plant. This individual will lead the promotion of Preferred's Environmental, Health, Safety (EHS) and Compliance culture and values through the demonstration of felt leadership, the philosophy of Operational Discipline and the drive of continuous improvement. This individual, along with site leadership or other members of line management, will have the responsibility to advance EHS performance across the operation. Essential Functions: Implementation of Preferred's Compliance Policy and strategy through its management system. Ensures compliance to all internal/external reporting requirements. Maintains professional relationship with MSHA to ensure essential cooperative atmosphere for continuous improvement of all matters related to safety & health of the workforce. Champions and helps guide the plant Health & Safety Committee Build credibility and strong relationship with plant leadership through interactions. Identify, manage and develop site safety and health professionals through training and mentoring. Champion, drive, implement and monitor EHS programs and initiatives at the plant. Influence and alert line management and senior leadership on issues related to local regulatory compliance. Enable corporate standard compliance and address site impacts as needed. Responsible for credible goals and objective setting at site operations to advance EHS and Compliance performance. Identifies training needs and ensures delivery and effectiveness. Provides functional guidance to and administratively manages the site Safety Specialist  Administers medical management program for any injured workers and provide necessary support for any workers compensationclaims. Case manages through resolution, negotiation and settlement of all workers compensationclaims, overlapping with FMLA, ADA, STD and LTD disabilities management. Trains, leads and manages Injury/Illness policy and procedure deployment at select sites. Responsible for the coordination, implementation, tracking and closure of second-party audits and associated action plans. Directs continuous improvement processes relating to safety. Conducts or supports accident and loss investigations to determine key factors of failure and future prevention. Develops remedial corrective actions and document preventative procedures and policies that are communicated to employees. Supports capital project engineering by providing expertise on design and participating on safety reviews. Establishes and maintains compliance with all safety, health and environmental laws and regulations issued by federal, state and local agencies and corporate policies. Job Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in a related or technical field is required, advanced degree desirable. Minimum of 5 years safety experience in an industrial minerals setting. MSHA experience, required. Ability to interact with all levels of employees. Successful employment history demonstrating value added innovative safety practices. Successful history demonstrating success in negotiating new and extended compliance permits. Knowledge of compliance and regional EH&S laws a plus. 1515
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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