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Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Company: Avery Dennison
Location: Oak Harbor
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description
Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides branding and information labeling solutions, including pressure-sensitive materials, radio-frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, and a variety of converted products and solutions. The company designs and manufactures a wide range of labeling and functional materials that enhance branded packaging, carry or display information that connects the physical and the digital, and improve customers' product performance. The company serves an array of industries worldwide, including home and personal care, apparel, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive. The company employs approximately 36,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2022 were $9.0 billion. Learn more at
At Avery Dennison, some of the great benefits we provide are:

  • Health & Wellness benefits starting on day 1 of employment

  • Paid parental leave

  • 401K eligibility

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Employee Assistance Program eligibility / Health Advocate

  • Paid vacation and Paid holidays

    Avery Dennison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
    Job Description
    We are looking for an Environmental Health and Safety Manager at our Oak Harbor Facility that reports to the Site Plant Manager.
    As the EHS Manager, you will serve as a key member of the site Leadership Team. Your key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Serve as the site representative for EHS, network with all levels of leadership to drive and enrich site safety culture.

    • Coordinate incident investigation and drive robust root cause analysis and corrective action.

    • Implement EHS programs and develop facility-specific policies and procedures that reduce risk and drive compliance with regulatory and Company EHS requirements.

    • Integrate Company and facility-level EHS management systems to maintain compliance, environmental protection and safe operating conditions.

    • Track and regularly report on status of site regulatory compliance and improvement initiatives.

    • Maintain OSHA 300 log and complete all required annual OSHA / BLS reporting.

    • Ensure all required safety metric data, including corrective actions are entered and supervised to completion in the site's electronic data system.

    • Participate in the MG-NA EHS Linkage Team, supporting overall Divisional EHS initiatives.

    • Develop, deliver, and monitor education and training to support regulatory and business requirements.


      • Supervise status of written compliance / life safety programs and revise as required.

      • Organize and deploy a strategic risk / accident / injury reduction program.

      • Lead &/or participate in incident investigations for releases, injuries and near-misses

      • Act as a resource to establish and mentor facility safety teams.

      • Coordinate the Job Safety Analysis program and OSHA PPE compliance program

      • Work with site operations and purchasing to maintain the SDS system.

      • Conduct routine inspections of plant machinery, equipment, and working conditions to ensure conformance to appropriate safety and sanitary standards and regulations.

      • Drive continuous improvement by monitoring employee behavior and providing regular feedback and coaching to the site Leadership Team.

      • Serve as the point of contact for Property / Casualty Risk reduction initiatives and participate in claims reviews as needed.

      • Track employee engagement in training, participations, projects, etc and provide feedback to operations where improvements are needed.


        • Serve as site point of contact with regulatory agencies

        • Maintain and update site Compliance Calendar to ensure all federal, state, and local reporting is completed on time.

        • Maintain compliance records to ensure they are ready to be inspected at any time.

        • Routinely inspect sources of air emissions, wastewater, stormwater, and waste storage areas for compliance.

        • Maintain certifications as required to support environmental compliance programs (DOT, RCRA, Opacity, etc).


          • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Science, or related field

          • Minimum of 5 years of EHS experience in a manufacturing environment.

          • Demonstrated experience of sophisticated work assignment or educational project driving results on EHS work assignments with progressive complexity, depth and scope.

          • Sophisticated professional EHS certification (CSP, CIH, CHMM, QEP, CEA, REM etc.) preferred but not required.

          • Experience with behavioral based safety processes preferred.

          • Good knowledge of regulatory requirements and EHS policies, procedures and programs.

          • Good Project/Problem Resolution skills.

          • Understanding of applicable computer systems, such as Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes and function specific software.

          • Ability to think strategically, develop strategic plans, and have strong leadership skills with good interpersonal communications across all levels of the organization.

          • Strong coaching, facilitating and training skills with the flexibility to support a 24 hour 7 day manufacturing schedule.

            Additional Information
            All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. If you require accommodations to view or apply for a job, alternative methods are available to submit an application. Please contact (440)534-6000 or to discuss reasonable accommodations.
            All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Keywords: Avery Dennison, Toledo , Environmental Health & Safety Manager, Executive , Oak Harbor, Ohio

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