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Manager, EHS & Compliance

Company: CF Industries
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

About CF Industries:

At CF Industries, our mission is to provide clean energy to feed and fuel the world sustainably. Our employees are focused on safe and reliable operations, environmental stewardship, and disciplined capital and corporate management. By joining CF, you will be part of a team that brings their varied experiences, wide-ranging knowledge and diverse talents together to deliver important work and you'll be able to pursue complex, exciting opportunities that help you continue to grow and achieve your potential in different areas. You'll take pride in working for a company that lives its values and where you can be yourself at work, as part of an authentic team that encourages you to share your views and opinions. Our nine manufacturing complexes in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, an unparalleled storage, transportation and distribution network in North America, and logistics capabilities enabling a global reach underpin our strategy to leverage our unique capabilities to accelerate the world's transition to clean energy.

AJ0181A EHS Compliance & DF Hlth Svcs, Exempt
Environmental, Health & Safety

Job Summary:

This role is a member of the business unit leadership team, and reports directly to the General Manager. Responsible for the Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) functions, this position will define and execute the strategy for success of the noted functions as applicable to the organization. The position will ensure that the reporting teams are effectively accountable for their areas of specialization - Environmental Engineering, Process Safety Management (PSM), Safety, and Emergency Response - including compliance of those functions. Role will also act as a partner to leadership and operations management on ensuring each facility is complying with all federal, state and local regulations concerning environmental, health and safety matters. Preparing an ongoing strategy for EHS will be a recurring objective for this position, which will be focused on continued transformation and optimization of the safety culture.

Job Description:

  • Defines and manages strategic goals and objectives for the organization
  • Identifies and establishes leading key performance indicators that drive the EHS culture
  • Assists in implementing Risk Management Plan & Emergency Response Training
  • Responsible for annual HAZWOPER training and activities
  • Manages Health Services Program, including fitness for duty or other activities related to employee health
  • Assists sites with external inspections, EHS and PSM audits, and supports responses to applicable findings (including follow-up responses / action planning)
  • Develops and maintains all EHS Programs and PSM Programs per requirements
  • Maintains appropriate reference files of existing installations and their current status regarding compliance with federal, state and local regulatory laws
  • Oversees the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), led by the underlying Safety team
  • Reviews, approves and maintains files of all EHS Incident Reports
  • Ensures incident investigation(s) are conducted according to EHS Management Manual requirements
  • Represents business unit at regulatory meetings, legal actions and legislative meetings
  • Represents business unit on the appropriate councils and subcommittees, both internal and external to CF Industries
  • Acts as one of three Secondary Crisis Communications Responders
  • Maintains the EHS group budget according to administrative procedures
  • Assists with the selection of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and appropriation of, if necessary, for assigned business unit

Establishes and implements processes and procedures to meet departmental internal controls requirements. Ensures that established processes/procedures are followed as designed. Works with Internal Controls Department to identify deficiencies in existing processes/procedures, the need for new ones, and the extent to which such processes/procedures are being followed. Develops and implements corrective actions with regard to department internal controls as necessary.
  • Bachelor's Degree and 10+ years of work experience in EHS, with a minimum of 5 years in people management within the function
  • Excellent understanding of EHS issues; ammonia handling and storage, or EHS compliance experience preferred
  • Proven experience to enhance a culture of safety and compliance within a distributed workforce or organization
  • Willing and able to travel extensively (up to 40%)
  • PSM Program technical knowledge
  • Applicable EHS certifications or demonstrated training experience
  • Demonstrated experience in leading Observation Based Safety (OBS) initiatives
  • Demonstrated experience in Human Performance Risk (HPR) initiatives
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • PC literate within a Windows environment, knowledgeable of spreadsheets, databases and word processing software
  • Basic working knowledge of environmental regulations and applications of pollution abatement equipment and procedures
  • Ability and initiative to act independently, and appropriately exercise discretion/judgment
  • CF Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Keywords: CF Industries, Arlington Heights , Manager, EHS & Compliance, Other , Deerfield, Illinois

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