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EHS Manager

Location US-IL-Sauget
Health, Safety and Environment


               Develops, leads, implements and monitors activities related to Health, Safety, Process Safety, Environmental compliance to achieve Afton’s Vision of Zero. Typically manages a team of 4-7 employees.


  • Creates a culture that promotes safety as a value, emphasizes the importance of EHS compliance and strives for risk reduction at all levels.
  •  Directs the implementation, maintenance, and continuous improvement of the EHS management system site-wide. Ensures on-going certifications to RC 14001/ISO 14001, OSHA VPP and Responsible Care are fulfilled.
  •  Manages site PSM program to ensure compliance with OSHA PSM/EPA RMP/Responsible Care Process Safety requirements. Leverages PSM concepts to control and mitigate risks. Produces leading PSM Metrics to advance program maturity.
  •  Oversees development and management of all site EHS policies, procedures, training, and inspections.
  •  Maintains compliance with applicable EHS related federal, state, local regulations as well as corporate requirements, procedures and policies.
  •  Oversees Emergency Response, Fire & Loss Prevention, Industrial Hygiene and medical monitoring programs, including drills, training and monitoring.
  •  Ensures all incidents/near misses are reported and investigated. Shares learning, makes sure targeted actions are in place to prevent recurrence.
  •  Prepares EHS/PSM/ESG metrics and ensures projects are executed to drive performance.
  •  Works closely with Corporate EHS to align goals, objectives, improvement plans and performance metrics. Actively participates in Global EHS Leadership Council.
  •  Interviews, selects, hires and retains EHS team talent, ensures career development and manages individual performance.
  •  Develops and manages annual EHS budget; Provides input to shape site’s Annual budget needs for EHS, capital and expense spending, project and program needs. 





  • BS degree in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Safety Engineering or related field
  • 10+ years work experience–Chemical, Petrochemical, Pharmaceutical, Refining, Pulp & Paper or related manufacturing environment
  • 5+ years EHS Management experience
  • EHS related systems, data analysis, metrics
  • Exposure to Process Safety Management
  • Exposure to Industrial Hygiene
  • Union experience



  • CSP, PE, PHA Team Leader, formal EHS training



  • Strong leadership skills and ability to work productively in a cross functional team environment
  • Influencing, negotiating and diplomacy skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Work wells independently and also in a team environment
  • Leads, motivates, and positively influences others
  • Takes initiative and continuous learner



  • Strategic – Analyzes trends, identifies risks, crafts strategy to address gaps, drive performance
  • Attention to Detail – Performs work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Collaborative–Seeks input, peer review, and leverages key stakeholder perspectives
  • Communication, Oral – Effective in meetings, presentations, discussions, and 1:1.
  • Communication, Written – Documents are clear, concise, free of errors, typos.
  • Risk Identification/Risk Mitigation – Adept at assessing risk, evaluating adequacy of controls, and advocating for additional measures or changes as needed.
  • Leadership – Rises to the challenge, flexing to the needs of the group or team, proves vision, plans in a convincing and motivating way. Escalates conditions, gaps, issues or other site needs.
  • Organization – Places importance on organizing information, files, workflows, follows a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Accountable- Willingly accepts, works and holds self and others accountable.
  • Time Management – Multi-tasks and uses time to complete tasks and meet deadlines

 Afton Chemical supports global operations through its corporate headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, and operates globally through local offices, research facilities and manufacturing plants strategically located throughout the world.


We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K matching contributions, pension, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and a casual working environment.


Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual’s race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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