EHS Manager - Ambulance Industry


Date:  Jul 14, 2024
Location: 

Jefferson, NC, US, 28640

Company:  REV Group, Inc.
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Requisition ID: 21580
American Emergency Vehicles (AEV) is a custom ambulance manufacturer for Type 1, Type 2, and Type 3 and medium-duty ambulances. At the heart of AEV is our unwavering commitment to caring for our customers and dedicated network of dealers. We are inspired by a calling to build ambulances with the highest standards of American-crafted excellence and approach every relationship with equally high standards. The welcoming spirit and warmth of our people continue long after the purchase.
 
AEV is part of the larger REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles for the fire & emergency and recreation markets. REV Group’s extensive vehicle line-up includes models such as ambulances, fire trucks, terminal trucks, RV’s and much more. Our 6,500+ employees continuously demonstrate their commitment to building innovative and reliable vehicles that our customers can depend on whether for a family trip across the U.S. or when responding to an emergency. Rev Group is a veteran friendly employer and hires over 200 veterans and or those transferring out of the military each year.
 

The Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Manager is responsible for cultivating a productive, sustainable, healthy, and accident-free workplace by driving a culture of EHS Excellence that embraces EHS and sustainability principles, leading industry practices, and governing regulations. The ability to be a role model and influence employee awareness, engagement, and accountability is a critical requirement of this position. This position is responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring EHS systems and initiatives to manage risk and drive continuous and sustainable improvement.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Implement and promote the corporate EHS Excellence systems to increase employee awareness, engagement and accountability to drive continuous improvment and business performance.
  • Create strategies for the development and execution of programs, policies, and procedures that address occupational injury and illness prevention, risk management, compliance assurance, and environmental protection based on governing regulations (OSHA, EPA, etc.), best practice standards (ANSI, NFPA, ACGIH, etc.), data analysis and trend tracking.
  • Ensure compliance with EHS regulations and requirements including monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting.
  • Develop and implement strategic training programs that educate stakeholders on EHS policies, procedures, and company standards.
  • Develop and track EHS and sustainability metrics to analyze and trend EHS performance and program engagement.
  • Provide technical EHS support to stakeholders including, but not limited to, incident investigations, ergonomic assessments, and interpretation of EHS regulations.
  • Develop a communication plan that includes key messages and creative delivery methods to educate employees and raise awareness of EHS policies and procedures and their impact and relationship to the business and operations.
  • Coach and mentor stakeholders to promote active participation and ownership in the implementation of environmental, occupational safety, industrial hygiene, ergonomics, and related regulatory and educational programs.
  • Conduct EHS assessments of the physical environment and EHS programs and processes to identify gaps and provide corrective/preventive action recommendations.
  • Coordinate waste management (non-hazardous, hazardous (RCRA), universal, etc.) activities including on-site waste accumulation and storage, inspections, training, recordkeeping/reporting, shipping, and disposal with licensed and reputable waste management vendors in accordance with all local, state and federal rules and regulations.
  • Develop, deploy, and maintain various EHS plans including any associated activities such as establishing response/pollution prevention teams, conducting drills, and operational preparedness
  • Form, facilitate and participate in EHS Committees.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with local leadership group, including supervisors, managers, directors, and senior leaders to drive a culture of EHS Excellence.
  • Represent the organization in community or industry EHS groups.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested or required.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Competency: A working knowledge of the application of EHS standards and regulations (EPA, OSHA, NFPA, etc.).
  • Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Accurately gathers and analyzes information and data to drive and improve performance; Excellent problem-solving skills in a team environment; Excellent reasoning skills when dealing with emotional topics and situations.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Focuses on solving conflict; Maintains confidentiality; Actively listens to others without interruption; Maintains control during emotional situations; Embraces new ideas and change while cultivating a professional EHS culture.
  • Oral Communication: Speaks clearly, concisely, and persuasively in all types of situations; listens and ensures clarity and understanding; Provides clear, concise, and timely responses to stakeholder comments and questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills.
  • Written Communication: Demonstrates effective writing skills to convey information clearly and accurately to a variety of audiences; Effectively analyzes and presents data and metrics to provide business value and drive performance; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Ethics: Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Develops positive relationships and builds trust with others; Works with integrity and ethics; upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks accurately and timely; Supports organization's goals and values; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
  • Judgment: Displays willingness to make timely decisions using sound and accurate judgment; Provides reasoning and justification for decisions; Engages appropriate individuals in the decision-making process.
  • Computer Skills: A working knowledge of various computer software and word processing programs such as spreadsheets and databases including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office.

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial hygiene, safety sciences, environmental sciences, engineering, or related field.
  • 5 - 7 years of EHS Management experience.
  • CSP, CHMM, or other related professional certification preferred.

 

The above information describes the general nature of this position and should not be considered a comprehensive statement of duties, activities, responsibilities, and requirements. Additional duties, activities, responsibilities, and requirements may be assigned, with or without notice, at any time. This job description is neither an employment contract nor a promise of work for any specific length of time.

 

REV Group is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by law. REV Group also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunities for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans. 

 

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