Environmental Health & Safety Manager

ID: 101

City: Lawton

State: Oklahoma

Aarcher is recruiting for a Environmental Health & Safety Manager in Lawton, Oklahoma. This is an opportunity to lead Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) improvement strategy development and deployment for plant associates.   


  • Travel occasionally
  • Relocation assistance for out of state candidates
  • Competitive salary and benefits

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Improvement Strategy development and deployment (including development of capital planning and execution) for the approximate 2,500 associates at the plant.
  • Manage, coach and develop a team of 6-10 direct reports.
  • Administer and continuously improve Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001).
  • Develop strategy and prepare site for Safety Management System Certification (ISO 45001).
  • Facilitate EHS Plant Governance Process (including implementation of EHS Management System).
  • Establish key performance indicators for the function (leading and lagging).
  • Develop methods to continuously increase EHS engagement within hourly and salary workforce. 
  • Partner with other functions and lead efforts to continuously improve plant EHS culture.
  • Cultivate a learning culture through the integration of Human and Organizational Performance Philosophy.
  • Maintain compliance to Federal, State and Local and Company Requirements.
  • Partner with the Continuous Skills Development Team in administering and improving EHS Training and the EHS Leadership Curriculum
  • Execute strategies to eliminate serious injuries and environmental incidents, continuously reduce the occurrence of minor incidents, increase engagement in the EHS Management System and improve plant culture.   
  • Apply experience and knowledge to ensure compliance with EHS Regulatory Requirements and Company Policies
  • Build relationships and credibility. Stay abreast to current state of business, process and culture. Build networks with key Plant Leaders and Informal Influencers (at all levels of the organization). 
  • Consolidate, evaluate, report and act upon relevant EHS data and information.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree required
  • Minimum 7 or more years of experience in Environmental, Health and Safety (within a manufacturing environment)
  • Management or Staff Position in a mid-size and/or moderately complex manufacturing environment - With knowledge of
  • Environmental, Health and Safety Regulations
  • Experience managing Environmental Requirements driven by Federal, State and Local Regulations (Title V, NPDES, SARA, etc.)
  • Experience building relationships and networks - Leading EHS transformations
  • Exceptional knowledge of EHS Regulations and modern methods of Safety Management (e.,g., Human and Organizational Performance)
  • Exceptional influence at all levels of the organization 
  • Strong collaborator

Desired Education and Experience

  • Masters degree in Environmental Health and Safety
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) ; Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) desired.