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Subject: Reckitt Benckiser EHS Manager Job Opening in Hillsborough, NJ
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Subject: 	Reckitt Benckiser EHS Manager Job Opening in Hillsborough, NJ
Date: 	January 3, 2012 8:14:54 PM EST

Reckitt Benckiser has an opening for the EHS Manager position at our plant in Hillsborough, NJ.  Below is the job description, which includes in the description a link to the Reckitt Benckiser Careers website to apply for the job.    Please contact me if there are any questions.  Thanks!

Richard S. Rosera
Environmental Specialist
P.O. Box 5817
799 Route 206
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
(908-533-2010 (Office)
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Manager - Environmental, Health and Safety, Hillsborough, NJ-NEW0FY

Join Reckitt Benckiser and you'll join a global CPG powerhouse, whose Powerbrands hold No. 1 positions in seven worldwide market categories. We've built our success on a quick-thinking, fast-acting culture, so you can look forward to a role that will have real impact on a business that continues to outpace the global markets.

Reporting to the Plant Director, the Environmental Health and Safety Manager is responsible for performing and initiating all activities in support of environmental/safety and security initiatives. Manage all site employees involved in EH&S activities. This would include all aspects of employee management such as environmental, health, and safety oversight, safety mentoring, embracing change, being persistent and having determination to sustain a safe and healthy work site.

The EH&S Manager is a critical step in the development towards more senior operations roles. A typical career progression looks like the following:
EH&S Manager â∫‚ Engineering Manager â∫‚ Deputy Plant Manager â∫‚ Plant Manager

Duties & Responsibilities
-  Oversee safety assessments and audits as well as resolution and follow-up of corrective actions identified during assessments. Manage hazard identification, analysis and control programs. Participate at initiation phase of equipment installation and set up to assist in design for safety, health, ergonomic and environmental principles.
-  Develop and lead the implementation of safety, health and environmental policies and procedures. Set standards to which others will be held responsible and accountable. Maintain procedures to keep current. Develop training materials to support environmental, safety and health programs. Promote employee awareness of environment, health and safety through training and continual facility wide communication. Develop and implement proactive environment, health and safety programs. Develop, implement, and maintain EH&S Performance Measurement Programs (i.e., audits, metrics), tracking and reporting progress.
-  Create and facilitate EH&S teams and/or committees as needed to meet safety objectives. Provide expert technical assistance to the department and to the business units. Participate and represent Reckitt Benckiser in internal and external working groups, committees and conferences having to do with EH&S. Build effective relationships with the corporate EH& network to ensure consistency of systems.
-  Ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations pertaining to health, environmental and safety standards. Interface with regulatory agencies and assist during regulatory inspections. Keep apprised of development in federal, state and local safety and environmental laws.
-  Develop and manage accident and injury investigation program. Manage workers compensation program and costs. Review and interpret data from accident and loss event reports and other appropriate sources to identify causes, trends and relationships. Initiate investigations when appropriate. Establish target areas and long range accident risk reduction and cost control objectives.

The duties and responsibilities identified in this position description are considered essential but are not limited to only those outlined. The incumbent may perform other functions that may be assigned. Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of this position at any time.


Four year college degree preferably in Environmental & Safety but not required.
-  At least five to eight years experience as an environmental/safety professional or similar background is preferred.
-  Must have project management experience. Engineering experience a plus, but not required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements:

Influence Skills
-  Is persuasive.
-  Listens effectively, communicates empathy and an understanding of others' issues and points of view.
-  Values and incorporates the ideas of others.

Technical/Professional Knowledge
-  Establish controls and accountabilities for safety and health in the workplace.
-  Act as the operations technical expert on all safety, environmental, and health issues.
- Engineering background a plus.

Service Orientation
-  Listens and understands the internal and external customer's point of view.
-  Implements process improvements that continually improve service levels.
- Balances cost considerations with stakeholder's interests.
-  Able to provide service in a fast and efficient manner.

Safety Management
-  Utilize the Core Values effectively to develop a strong safety culture for the future of the business.
- Coaches others with timely and specific feedback.
-  Manages with courage.
Problem-Solving and Decision Making
-  Makes decisions that reflect sound judgment.
-  Solves the right problems by defining problems and recognizing broader implications.
-  Implements solutions that isolate issues and manage risk.
-  Probes into current systems and processes to better understand and develop for the future.

Results Orientation
-  Ability to accomplish tasks with the desired results.
-  Ability to drive results in either a team environment or an individual project. Resource Efficiency and Multi Tasking
-  Ability to work outside primary scope while maintaining high standards in that scope.
-  Ability to manage multiple projects and personnel while keeping those projects on schedule and within budget.
-  Ability to use minimal human and financial resources for successful completion of assigned tasks.
-  Balances the vision and requirements of multiple client groups.

-  Is able to express both self and vision through excellent verbal and written communication.
-  Understands who the various stakeholders are and communicates across the matrix effectively so that people understand how the issues
impact them. Team Player
-  Ability to serve on a team in a variety of roles; facilitator, project manager, and peer or subordinate participant.
-  Understands that all members of the team working together to achieve team goals are more effective than individual contributions.

Expect responsibility. Expect challenges. Above all, expect rewards. And expect them all much sooner than you would anywhere else. Apply now and see just how much responsibility you'll enjoy.


Interested candidates must apply online at Reckitt Benckiser's website at in order to be considered. Please refer to job requisition number NEW0FY.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.

Province/State/City: NJ/Hillsborough

Primary Location NAANZ-North America-United States-New Jersey, Hillsborough Other Locations Manufacturing, Quality & Engineering

Job Type Experienced

Schedule Full-time

Job Function Supply Chain

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External Ongoing


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