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Sr Director Safety %26 Compliance

Company: Medline Industries, Inc.
Location: Mundelein
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY Responsible for promoting the well-being of all Medline employees and ensuring workplace safety and OSHA/EPA compliance for all Medline locations, branches and subsidiaries. Lead all environmental, health and safety compliance and management system functions and activities. Manage the Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) program and staff. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop environmental strategies to ensure safety and compliance. Monitor regulations and develop and implement programs to assure compliance.
  • Accountable for the implementation of, and company adherence to, all environmental policies and practices.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance to minimize the risk of workplace injury to Medline associates. Oversee, manage and direct Medline%26rsquo;s safety program through planned and periodic audits, corrective and preventative action plans.
  • Own the relationship with OSHA, DOT, state and federal agencies regarding safety issues, incidents, and reports.
  • Review EHS program for areas for process improvement, driving efficiencies and reducing costs.
  • Develops, manages and communicates EHS plans, trend analysis, progress, and requirements to Senior Leadership.
  • In each region, oversee the identification, assessment and development of programs to reduce safety and environmental risks and control costs; conduct site audits and visits as necessary.
  • Makes resource and investment allocation decisions in support of the vision and strategy.
  • Develop environmental strategies to ensure safety and compliance. Monitor regulations and develop and implement programs to assure compliance.
  • Accountable for the implementation of, and company adherence to, all environmental policies and practices.
  • Management responsibilities include:
    • Typically manages through multiple Managers
    • Provide leadership and management to one or more major departments of an operating unit or to a department that has system-wide accountability
    • Strategic, tactical and operational planning (12 + months) for the function or department
    • Direct budgetary responsibility for one or more departments, functions or major projects/programs
    • Interpret and execute policies for departments/projects; develop, recommend and implement new policies or modifications to existing policies
    • Hiring staff, recommending pay increases, performing performance reviews, training and development of staff, estimating personnel needs, assigning work, meeting completion dates, interpreting and ensuring consistent application of organizational policies MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS Education Bachelor's degree in Safety, Environmental or Occupational Health or in a related educational field such as environmental engineering, environmental science, or industrial hygiene. Certification / Licensure
      • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP). Work Experience
        • At least 5 years managing a large/2000 vehicle fleet. Nationally.
        • At least 10 years of experience applying and implementing environmental, health & safety programs, standards and guidelines.
        • At least 5 years of audit, compliance and training experience with a focus on OSHA, USDOT, NFPA, ISO and EPA standards.
        • At least 3 years of experience managing people, including hiring, developing, motivating and directing people as they work. Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
          • Experience controlling and coordinating concurrent projects, competing priorities and critical deadlines.
          • Experience working with cross-functional teams and facilitating teams to identify and implement solutions to complex problems.
          • Position requires travel up to 25% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state). PREFERRED JOB REQUIREMENTS Education
            • Master's degree in Safety or Environmental Health. (Emphasis on Trucking/Transportation)

Keywords: Medline Industries, Inc., Arlington Heights , Sr Director Safety %26 Compliance, Executive , Mundelein, Illinois

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