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EH&S Manager

Company: International Flavors and Fragrances
Location: Midland
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID :487442
Job Description

IFF has an exciting and challenging opportunity for an Environmental Health Safety & Sustainability Manager supporting IFF Midland Operations. This includes two manufacturing plants, two R&D facilities and an analytical laboratory. These growing cGMP manufacturing facilities produce industry-leading cellulosic products for the pharmaceutical excipient and food markets. Our R&D facilities support Pharma in addition to other IFF business units.

This position is responsible for the overall implementation of site EHS management systems to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and IFF corporate standards, as well as implementation and maintenance of EHS processes, culture of safety, sustainability, and continuous improvement programs within manufacturing and R&D facilities.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensure a safe working environment by providing leadership on all safety-related issues and actively leading plant safety initiatives.
  • Manager of EHS department. Directly manages employees in the EHS department in both occupational and environmental safety. Carries out managerial responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include directing, interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees: addressing any compliance gaps and resolving problems.
  • Directs the Occupational Health Practitioner in the execution of our Industrial Hygiene program and actively engages with case management.
  • Directs the Training and Operational Excellence resources to deliver management system compliance and continuous improvement.
  • Recommends modifications of existing EHS standards to achieve a safe working environment. Partners with Center of Excellence to drive best practices and consistency across IFF.
  • Responsible for delivering on our Do More Good Plan, 2030 ESG targets and initiatives.
  • Serves as Site Security Officer and is the liaison with DHS.
  • Accountable for compliance and certification to ISO 14001, Title V, RCRA, DOT and other Regulatory standards. Accountable for maintaining a superior rated level of compliance and be ready for regulatory inspections at any time.
  • Responsible for creating and implementing the overall EHS Management System for the site including SOP's and guidelines for the plant.
  • Investigate and make recommendations on appropriate site-related EHS issues through use of records, 1st party audits, professional knowledge and observation, and prior knowledge to develop and drive continuous improvement efforts.
  • Manage all internal and external site EHS regulatory visits and audits in conjunction with appropriate Midland Management Team members.
  • Function as a member of the Midland Management Team providing site-wide leadership and strategic direction to issues affecting the Midland plant such as safety, quality, financial, human resources, environmental and regulatory concerns.

    Job Requirements

    • BS Degree in EHS, engineering or other technical degrees preferred.
    • Minimum of five years in a food, chemical or manufacturing environment with a minimum of two years of experience in EHS functions.
    • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively, professionally and respectfully in a team-based environment to involve peers, auditors, line management and technical competency experts.
    • Demonstrated supervisory skills (leadership, written and oral communication skills, financial).
    • Excellent leadership, verbal, written, and communication skills.
    • Excellent at active listening and communication, both written and verbal.
    • Can coach and positively influence behavior change in others for the benefit of the organization.
    • Demonstrated ability to influence teams and resolve conflicts in support of organizational goals.
    • Continuous improvement mindset - eliminates non-value added work for the organization. Project execution capability at the Six Sigma green belt level preferred.
    • Computer and technical literacy; demonstrated skill in use of Microsoft Office software (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Excel).
    • Knowledge of CFATS, RMP/PSM, DOT and other applicable EHS regulatory requirements preferred.
    • Fully versed in application of Management of Change.

      We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability.

      Visit to learn more.

      Nearest Major Market: Midland Michigan

      Nearest Secondary Market: Saginaw

Keywords: International Flavors and Fragrances, Midland , EH&S Manager, Executive , Midland, Michigan

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