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Manager, Env Health & Safety - Liquids in Fort Madison, IA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 4/14/2019

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Job Description

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty? If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family!

We’re looking for an EH&S Manager to grow with us at our Ft. Madison, IA Liquids Facility!

If you enjoy a fast-paced, high energy and seasonal manufacturing environment then you will fit in well as an EH&S Manager for Scotts Miracle-Gro.  On a day-to-day basis you will develop, implement, and manage environmental, health, safety  and security programs at our Ft. Madison, IA liquids manufacturing facility.  You will be responsible for federal and state regulatory aspects of safety and environmental programs, including compliance with OSHA, EPA and DNR. We want you to challenge the status quo, improve existing systems and lead the facility's overarching EH&S strategy.

In this role you will:

  • Assume a leadership role in developing and promoting a positive EH&S culture by maintaining a visible presence in all plant areas.

  • Establish and lead the implementation of site safety and environmental programs for all levels of the facilities.

  •  Administer site safety and environmental training.

  • Promote the facilities EH&S image in the community through involvement with various community organizations and the local emergency organizations.

  • Support new products and project development within the plant and insure that all federal, state, local and company EH&S requirements are met concerning products and projects.

  • Participate on Leadership team and manage departmental budget.

  • Manage federal and state regulatory aspects of safety and environmental programs, including compliance with OSHA, DOT and EPA, as well as other applicable regulations, company requirements, and guidelines.

  • Ensure compliance with OSHA standards and reporting requirements.

  • Ensure compliance with EPA regulations.  Maintain SPCC, RCRA, Storm Water protection plans, NPDES, and air permits.

  • Maintain facility emergency response plans.

  • Interface with Federal, State & Local government agencies.

  • Maintain and improve and hazardous waste handling procedures, and training requirements.

  • Utilize/Modify existing systems and programs to identify safety trends and establish corrective actions to permanently reduce facility incidents.

  • Establish and develop capital projects designed to improve safety and environmental aspects of the facility.

  • Review assembly processes and identify plans to reduce hazards and/or risk.

  • Manage corporate EH&S reporting and systems.

  • Manage and implement incident investigations and corresponding corrective actions.

The perfect person will have:

  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health or Safety, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field.

  • 5-8  years of experience in the Environmental, Health and Safety field or related discipline.

  • Knowledge of OSHA, EPA, RCRA, FIFRA, air and DOT regulations.

  • Working knowledge of applicable environmental regulations and standards, including waste, transportation, stormwater, drinking water, air, etc.

  • Knowledge of data management systems and tools, Google Suite, ProcessMap, and SAP experience is preferred.

  • Strong leadership, facilitation, problem solving, organizational, communication and decision making skills.

What we do for our associates (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage with discounted generic prescriptions and wellness incentive program.

  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program.

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.

  • Generous vacation day policy.

  • Various associate engagement activities throughout the year including intramural sports leagues.


Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, TomCat, Ortho, RoundUp, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.


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