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Lilly Health, Safety and Environmental Manager in Fort Dodge, Iowa

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Full-Time Employment - FTE


The Manager position will oversee the Occupational Health, Safety, Environmental (HSE) and Security personnel. Develops, implements, and maintains all aspects of a comprehensive HSE Programs at the Fort Dodge, IA location to ensure compliance with internal and external regulatory requirements and industry best practices.

  • Key member of Site Leadership Team driving the site’s HSE agenda and cultural improvement activities.

  • Works with site leadership team to provide an injury-free workplace and ensure environmental compliance.

  • Provides overall direction and oversight of HSE and security staff.

  • Own and maintain the HSE Management System.

  • Monitor and interpret regulatory (OSHA, EPA, ADAA, etc.) and internal Elanco standards.

  • Develop, implement and provide oversight for all new HSE programs/procedures.

  • Coaches employees and provides development opportunities for members within HSE staff.

  • Managing day-to-day safety issues and working with site personnel to support plant questions, needs and training efforts.

  • Identifies internal or external resources necessary to resolve environmental and safety issues adequately and timely.

  • Review Management of Change requests for HSE implications of those changes.

  • Responsible for making injury/illness classification in accordance with OSHA Recordkeeping Guidelines. Maintain injury/illness statistics and rates, in addition to submitting informational reports to the plant and corporate Elanco.

  • Manage HSE records in accordance with regulatory and Elanco requirements.

  • Complete and submit, where necessary, accurate and timely regulatory reports.

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with Homeland Security regulations, maintaining site Security and coordinating Security efforts with the corporate office, when needed.

  • Own and maintain Workman’s Compensation processes.

  • Participate as an integral member of HSE networks.

  • Ability to develop credibility and influence the work of others

  • Proven ability to define and execute cultural improvement activities

  • Broad working knowledge and familiarity of the HSE and Security regulations.

  • Ability to read and interpret HSE regulations and accurately translate these to plant operations and practical work practices.

  • Ability to lead and recruit a diverse team.

  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written.

  • Strong decision-making and problem solving skills with little supervision.

  • Self-directed, motivated and able to gather relevant information.

  • Flexible and able to respond quickly to changing job demands and prioritize multiple responsibilities.

  • Collaborates within and outside the HSE organization, at all levels

  • Computer proficiency in Windows based programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and outlook)

Basic Qualificiations:

  • Bachelor’s degree in HSE field or related technical degree required.

  • A minimum 10 years of relevant HSE experience.

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Previous experience in dealing with government regulators desired.

  • Previous experience in developing HSE procedures and practical compliance implementation and hosting external inspections highly desired.

  • Limited travel is expected to visit headquarters, other sites, developmental classes and conferences.

Physical Demand Requirements:

  • Must be able to climb stair and ladders when required.

  • Must be able to perform and review work in a manufacturing plant environment

Additional Information:

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. .

Company Overview:

Elanco is a global research-based company that develops and delivers product and services to enhance animal health and production. We value innovation, both in scientific research and daily operations, and strive to cultivate a collaborative work environment for more than 7,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1954, Elanco is a division of Lilly. Our worldwide headquarters and research facilities are in Greenfield, Indiana

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Region: North America

City: Fort Dodge

State: Iowa

Country: USA

Location Details:

Req Id: 44184BR