Details: Why join us? As a global organization, World Kitchen is committed to cultivating an engaging work environment that embraces our core values, develops our talent and inspires our teams to introduce superior and distinctive products that meet our diverse consumer needs. Our continuous focus on growth and innovation means that you become part of a company that provides challenging opportunities, rewards excellence, and combines your individual expertise to achieve a higher level of shared success. World Kitchen products have led the housewares industry for more than 100 years. Our trusted portfolio of brands includes CORELLE, CORNINGWARE, PYREX, SNAPWARE, CHICAGO CUTLERY, BAKER’S SECRET, EKCO, OLFA, REVERE and MAGNALITE products. Headquartered in the greater Chicago area, we have established a global footprint with approximately 3,000 employees worldwide. Reports to: Sr. Director, Global EHS Position Summary: Manages the environmental, health, safety and security issues within the west coast operations. Develops policies and programs including training programs and processes/procedures for the prevention of injury and in the workplace. Audits plant and shop areas and implements actions to comply with regulatory and company requirements. Effectively maintain compliance reports and reporting, injury report files, incident files, incident investigations, corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence, and other related EHS issues. Primary Responsibilities: Develop and drive the implementation of leading/proactive indicators /metrics Develop and drive the implementation strategy to reduce cost associated with job related injury and illness Develop and drive implementation strategy to eliminate and /or reduce cost associated with regulatory compliance. Examine the work environment for various physical, chemical, biological and environmental hazards/stresses. Define corrective actions that reduce stresses that impair health and ability of worker efficiency. Direct the evaluation of areas for hazards and make recommendations for improvement or protective equipment requirements. Interpret standards/regulations and maintains cooperative relationship with regulators. Assist in the investigation of EHS complaints and incidents. Provide technical expertise & assistance in the design of protective equipment for uses on processes and machinery: and where necessary, redesign equipment to eliminate/reduce safety and health hazards. Provide technical expertise to the business unit regarding day-to-day process operations, process changes and /or relocations, new processes, new products, new technology, new facilities and/or equipment and interaction with contract personnel. Coordinate as required all activities involving outside regulatory agencies such as OSHA, EPA, Workers compensation function, etc. Ensure all plant policies and procedures comply with federal, state, and local requirements Continually educates and refreshes all plant employees on EHS policies and procedures Shares best practices with other company locations Manage, lead plant compliance in completing safety audits and follow-up corrective actions Trend safety performance and statistics to identify opportunities for improvements Excellent interpersonal and critical thinking skills; ability to manage multiple priorities and administer broad range of tasks including resolving safety complaints, coaching and counseling managers and supervisors on safety policies and procedures. Develops and manages a comprehensive EHS training program for all plant employees Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to facilitate and conduct safety training sessions in a manner understandable to a wide variety of constituencies Team with department managers and staff to develop proactive solutions and reduce safety incidents Maintain records, reports, and logs regarding safety incidents, including OSHA regulations, recordkeeping and reporting High degree of professionalism and discretion in contacts with plant, corporate, employees and external agencies Change agent for behavioral improvements Other duties as assigned Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Safety Engineering, Occupational Health and Safety, or equivalent. Master’s degree in related field preferred. In-depth knowledge of Cal-OSHA regulations Minimum of 7+ years of EHS experience within an industrial setting such as manufacturing and distribution warehousing Experience in delivering training Strong analytical and organizational skills Experience with Microsoft office Bi-lingual English/Spanish highly desired.Apply for this job.