Manager, Environmental Affairs & Safety in Melville, New York, United States (153345)
Lauder Companies Corporate Departments
Primary Location: Americas-United States-New York-Melville
155 Pinelawn Road
Melville, NY 11747
Job Type: Standard
Travel: Yes, 15-20% of the time
This position is responsible for establishing, implementing, and managing global health and safety programs within the Global Environmental Affairs and Safety (EAS)
department. This position reports into the Executive Director, Global Health & Safety programs and will manage major program areas within EAS.
- May have responsibility for the management of junior EAS staff or individuals in contract positions.
- Participates in strategic global initiatives focused on a particular program area to drive enhancements and consistency across ELC.
This may involve leading a Global Process Owner (GPO) group or a similar project beyond the NA region.
- Identifies needs in our EHS programs and develops and implement EHS programs as necessary, which ensure compliance, meet standards
of the company Environmental Safety Management System, and demonstrate positive movement against EHS Key Performance Indicator’s (KPI). Works with EHS colleagues, as well as business partners to implement programs at multiple sites (Global EAS staff) or to
target needs at their assigned site (site EAS staff).
- Supports the EAS department head in achieving the strategic goals and KPI’s of the department.
- Participates as a member, leads internal audits, or represents the site EAS programs while being audited. Assists with follow up
and closure of actions items from audits. Provides updates to senior management on progress.
- Leads surveys of site operations and provides detailed recommendations for hazard elimination or control..
- Identifies gaps or needs in EAS programs or employee performance and develops and delivers training to address the gap/need.
- Approves trainers and their training materials prior to them providing legal and other requirements training.
- Develops performance reports collectively as member of the Global EAS staff and presents the information as appropriate
- Reviews information sources for new and/or changes to existing relevant laws, rules and regulations, and notifies management as
- Approves capital projects for environmental and safety impact, and advises project team leaders as appropriate. Represent EAS as
a member of a capital project team
- Participates in and responds to regulatory inquiries and inspections of a health and safety with minimal support and supervision.
May act as a liaison with local regulatory agencies when needed.
- Provides technical expertise to site management and/or advises EAS colleagues in EHS areas to ensure compliance with regulations
and the implementation of programs targeted towards the prevention of injuries and the reduction of our environmental footprint.
- Support and provide coaching to employee-led teams such as Safety Committees, Green teams, and Behavior-Based Safety teams.
- Provides updates to senior management on overall performance and matters of importance with limited support.
- Maintains competency and stays current in the profession of Health & Safety..
- Minimum Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree in
Environmental Science or Safety Science, Engineering or other Science/Technology
- Minimum Years of Experience: 5-7 years’ experience in the field of Environmental Health and Safety.
- Certifications: Prefer if either hold Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or similar designations,
and/or a Master’s Degree in related area, or be working towards such certification/degree.
Additional Job Specifications
- Ability to work with a geographically dispersed team in diverse work environments from manufacturing, distribution, labs, offices
- Excellent presentation and communication skills. Ability to adjust communication style based on the situation and the audience.
- Knows and uses fundamental and some advanced concepts, practices and procedures of particular field of specialization. Ability to
understand and communicate technical environmental and safety requirements to both EAS staff and our business partners.
- Grade 11 staff may be part of an EAS team and lead a major program area or independently responsible for the EAS programs for a
site with limited supervision. Self-motivation, ingenuity and ability to drive best practice thinking is required.
- Presents to senior leadership on EAS program areas and related matters as required
- Ability to lead a team of peers from across ELC to enhance/align a particular program area.
- Fluent in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and Power Point applications.
- Position requires 15-20% travel.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.