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Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Manager

Land O' Lakes

Land O' Lakes

arden hills, mn, usa
Posted on Monday, May 27, 2024
Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Manager

As our Area EH&S Manager, your focus will be on driving our EH&S results, reducing risk, and continuing to drive our safety culture. You will also be responsible for managing safety and environmental programs for multiple feed plants and distribution centers that align with corporate EH&S standards, ensures regulatory compliance with OSHA, EPA, and company requirements, and reduces EH&S risk.

Are you a hands-on safety provider? At Land O’Lakes, Safety is a core VALUE. Your focus will be on developing, coaching and training plant personnel and Plant Safety Supervisors on Environmental, Health and Safety programs and facilitating Environmental, Health and Safety initiatives.

This is a remote position covering approximately 10 Facilities in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Illinois. The successful candidate is expected to be located within the region. Mid-Indiana or Ohio would be Ideal.

Essential Functions of The Role:

  • This individual will ensure our feed safety and environmental programs are following existing and new regulations as well as Land O’ Lakes comprehensive EH&S standards management system.

  • Assist plants in implementing critical safety and environmental risk reduction programs.

  • Responsible for developing, aligning, and implementing proactive programs that reduce Land O’Lakes’ risk profile.

  • Assist in managing Feed Safety capital programs, coordinate and conduct safety audits, risk assessments and define control measures to reduce risks.

  • Enhancing employee engagement is key through inclusive safety committees and effective safety observations.

  • Participate in accident and incident investigations to ensure that the root cause(s) and management system failures are defined, so adequate corrective actions can be implemented to eliminate a recurrence.

  • Additionally, as a member of the Corporate EH&S Team, you will work on implementing key programs and corporate initiatives.

  • Assist and track new plant managers and safety supervisor training and individual development plans.

Experience-Education (Required):

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Safety Management, Safety Engineering, or related field.

  • 3+ years of experience managing manufacturing plant safety and environmental programs and multiple site safety and environmental programs.

  • Experience includes working with external regulatory agencies, ergonomic analysis and applications, behavior safety training and auditing.

Competencies-Skills (Required):

  • Successful candidate will have a strong technical OSHA/Safety/Industrial Hygiene/Environmental/property protection and worker compensation background and a history of producing results and progressive responsibility with multiple plants and EH&S safety programs.

  • Drive change management and ability to influence others.

  • Demonstrated professional work characteristics, high initiative, dependability, and credibility.

  • Ability to work with cross functional groups and create effective business partnerships with senior level leadership, plant managers, supervisors, and hourly operations personnel.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Ability to develop, train and implement programs for continuous improvement.

Experience-Education (Preferred):

  • Master’s Degree in Occupational Safety, Safety Management, Safety Engineering and/or Industrial Hygiene.

  • Professional knowledge of federal standards (OSHA, EPA/State EPA, DOT) for the manufacturing environment.

  • Competencies-Skills (Preferred):

  • Professional certifications preferred include Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and/or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH).

  • Exposure with CAPAX projects and Process Safety Management and Risk Management Plans.

Salary: $85,000 - $105,000 depending on experience

**Travel up to 50% domestic (40% may require overnight travel).

About Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Join us and be part of a Fortune 250, farmer- and member-owned cooperative that is reimagining the business of food. We have been named a Top Workplace by Indeed and LinkedIn, and to the TIME 100 Most Influential Companies list.


We provide a broad portfolio of benefits to keep you and your family at your best. Land O'Lakes is Where Your Future Takes Root.

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

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