ehs manager resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Recruited to ensure total compliance to improve regulatory performance for world's leading automotive engine bearings and bushings manufacturer with more than 200 employees at the Atlantic (Iowa) plant. Evaluate and analyze work environments and develop programs/procedures to mitigate and prevent injuries including delivering training in safety and lead exposure and monitoring air-borne lead and employees blood lead levels. Report directly to Plant Manager and supervise team of 6. Prepare and administer over $450,000 annual budget and maintain environmental permits for air, waste, waste water, and storm water. Take ownership of EHS initiatives, audit waste vendors to confirm compliance with applicable regulations and drive continuous improvement. Compile company safety and regulatory records. Oversee hazardous waste management (RCRA), conduct thorough inspections and audits to identify gaps in weak spots of relevant EHS programs and ensure corrective actions are planned and implemented.

  • File management
  • Data analysis and assessments
  • Activity planning and scheduling
  • MS office suite – MS excel, MS power point, MS word, MS outlook and Share point.
  • Process and procedure development
  • Inspections management
  • Cost reduction
  • Pollution prevention
  • DOT compliance
  • Risk analysis
  • Hazardous waste disposal
  • Emergency response
  • Time management skills
  • OSHA 300 log
  • SAP application
Work History
04/2017 to Current EHS Manager Pepsico | Ellijay, GA,
  • Manage all Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Programs to ensure 100% compliance with applicable local, state and federal requirements – Broad knowledge of EPA, OSHA, DOT, NFPA etc.
  • Manage facility’s Health and Safety Programs including HAZCOM/GHS, lockout/tag out, machine guarding, permit-required confined space, respiratory protection and hearing conservation.
  • Conduct facility inspections to verify compliant storage of chemicals and substances in accordance with federal regulations (i.e. HAZCOM).
  • Presents monthly EHS metric reporting (KPI) to management team.
  • Created and implemented injury reduction plans to support over 200 employees, resulting in 53% reduction in incidents (includes DART rate reduction).
  • Provides technical input to specialized problems such as facility design, research protocols and fire/life safety standards.
  • Conducts incident/accident investigations and develop corrective and preventive actions to prevent recurrence.
  • Risk assessment evaluations including JHA and ergonomics assessments resulting in provision of cost-effective controls and safety improvements.
  • Led safety implementation team in delivery of risk assessment corrective action project requiring close cooperation among members to share information and develop solutions to meet broad array of deliverables.
  • Leads facility’s hazardous waste management/RCRA ( LQG) program and conducts relevant training as required.
  • Ensure prompt submission of environmental compliance reports including Tier II, Emissions Inventory, RCRA Biennial and Toxic Release Inventory (TRI/Form R).
  • Manage facility’s air-quality programs including construction permit applications, potential to emit (PTE) calculations and permit-by-rule, as well as related compliance monitoring and record keeping requirements.
  • Conducted office management and shop-floor emergency preparedness orientation to provide special skills and test specific emergency plan components.
  • Develop, coordinate and deliver EHS training including new hire orientation and relevant OSHA General Industry (OSHA 1910) topics.
  • Coordinates facility’s industrial hygiene programs to ensure employee exposure is reduced, controlled or eliminated.
  • Adhered to established policies, procedures and compliance for satisfactory audit rating.
  • Serves as facility’s ISO 14001 (EMS) Management Representative and ensure management reviews are conducted at planned intervals.
  • Interface with local, state, federal regulators and consultants.
  • Develop, review and revise ISO 14001 procedures and programs to ensure the successful implementation, effectiveness and continued suitability of the EMS.
  • Reviews and sign off on bids and proposals to procure EHS equipment.
  • Coordinates facility’s contractors/vendors safety program.
  • Led safety implementation team in delivery of risk assessment corrective action project requiring close cooperation among members to share information and develop solutions
04/2015 to 04/2017 EHS/Pollution Prevention Specialist American River Bankshares | San Francisco, CA,
  • Provided environmental technical assistance to manufacturing facilities’ in areas of air-operating permits, RCRA and NESHAP (minor and major sources) compliance requirements.
  • Provided compliance assistance and environmental education to manufacturing industry – non-regulatory compliance audits, pollution prevention initiatives and air-quality compliance.
  • Interfaced between regulatory agencies and facilities to obtain regulatory clarity of compliance requirements.
  • Provided PSD, NAAQS, NESHAP and MACT compliance assistance to industry in Kansas – PTE evaluations for criteria pollutants, emissions inventory reports, permit by rule etc.
  • Provided EHS guidance to manufacturing facilities. Liaised with contractors and provided technical input to support efforts in monitoring third-party contractors.
  • Communicated effectively with facilities (clients) EHS personnel and managers to ensure incidents and near misses are reported and documented.
  • Researched, developed and published monthly air-quality newsletters (e-tips) to approximately 300 recipients across Kansas businesses.
08/2014 to 04/2015 Field Geologist/Surface Logger ALS Empirica LLC. | City, STATE,
  • Collected and analyzed field samples at specific well depths.
  • Monitored data from propriety acquisition systems and input statistical representation of field data to create mud logs.
  • Monitored gas readings and communicated potential concerns in daily reports to well site managers.
08/2008 to 12/2012 Compliance Officer NESREA (Nigeria's EPA) | City, STATE,
  • Played key role in development and launch of new-hire environmental compliance awareness training portal to regulated groups.
  • Conducted facility inspections to identify potential environmental violations
  • Delivered environmental education to regulated groups via webinars, seminars and workshops
  • Delivered safety training to industry-specific groups such as construction and mining.
  • Enforced environmental compliance and conducted workplace safety audits in assigned
Expected in 05/2015 to to Master of Science | Environmental, Health And Safety Management Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK GPA:
Expected in 12/2003 to to Bachelor of Science | Geology University of Ilorin, Ilorin (Nigeria), GPA:
  • Led facility through ISO 14001 transition (2004 to 2015 standard) within the first year of joining current employer, which includes working with a cross-functional team to conduct gap analysis, develop new procedures and revise existing documents to meet the requirements of the new (2015) standard.
  • Initiated facility’s lead action plan as a proactive step to reducing lead exposure.
  • Improved facility’s industrial hygiene inspection program.
  • OSHA Authorized General Industry Trainer (27-0080639)
  • Member, National Safety Council (Iowa-Illinois Safety Council), 2017 to Current.

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School Attended

  • Northeastern State University
  • University of Ilorin

Job Titles Held:

  • EHS Manager
  • EHS/Pollution Prevention Specialist
  • Field Geologist/Surface Logger
  • Compliance Officer


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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