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EHS Manager

Job location : Sylacauga, Alabama , United States of America
Created moment : 10/14/2020 - 02:00
Job reference : REQ - 03481

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

EHS Manager

Job Summary


The EHS Manager role supports all aspects of the Imerys Safety System, as well as, EHS regulatory compliance with all governmental agencies with primary responsibility to deploy and drive group strategic initiatives that reduce or eliminate risk, continually improves EHS performance and reduce incidents. 


  • Monitor compliance with current and evolving Environmental, Health and Safety regulations along with additional company requirements. 
  • Promote, implement Imerys protocols concerning environmental, industrial hygiene and safety programs and procedures.
  • Develop, support and measure contractor compliance with Imerys protocol.
  • Coordinate and maintain all Industrial Hygiene personnel sampling equipment and required record keeping.
  • Lead and/or participate in Process Hazards Analysis activities and participate in technical review of process changes as necessary.
  • Prepares, maintains, and submits all safety and environmental reports and permits in a timely manner in accordance with Federal, State, and Local EH&S regulations.
  • Oversees and coordinates all training mandated by MSHA, OSHA, EPA, state or local regulatory agencies and provides continuous training for Site coordinators, Plant Managers, Maintenance Managers and others.
  • Coordinates maintenance of management system per ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001


  • Compile, analyze and interpret statistical data related to exposure factors concerning occupational illnesses and accidents.
  • Lead or participate in EHS audits/inspections of facilities and support corrective actions.
  • Lead in investigation and root cause analysis for on-site incidents.
  • Conduct/direct testing of workplace air quality, noise, temperature or radiation to verify compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Support the Preparation and review of EHS training material
  • Support emergency response activities through the development of required drills and coordination of annual training
  • Active participation with the internal EHS Community.
  • Work closely with global and regional safety leaders across the company to develop, implement and measure success of safety programs through metric based global system.
  • Compile, analyze and interpret statistical data related to exposure factors concerning occupational illnesses and accidents.
  • Coordinate/participate on environmental agency compliance inspections.
  • Monitor compliance with all environmental regulations including but not limited to: Title V air permits, the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) plan, and the Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SPPP), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and other waste disposal regulations, and with Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) with a focus on Tier I, Tier II and Form R reporting as applicable.
  • Support the Preparation and review of Health and Safety training
  • Support emergency response activities through the development of required drills and coordination of annual training
  • Maintains current working knowledge of Federal, State and local safety, environmental and occupational health regulations (e.g., MSHA, OSHA, SARA, Clean Air and Water Acts).


  • Bachelor’s Degree EHS or Relevant Engineering Degree
  • 10+ years combined experience in Safety and/or Environmental roles in a manufacturing/industrial environment. 
  •  Environmental experience should include field oversight, environmental investigation, air, vibration and water sampling and multi-site manufacturing sites. 
  •  Safety experience should include strong understanding of MSHA/OSHA regulations, risk assessment & reduction, developing and administering training programs, accident investigation and resolution
  • Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate Engineering or EHS
  •  Knowledge of environmental and safety compliance, permitting, incident investigating and reporting protocols.
  •  Ability to research and analyze information of considerable difficulty and draw valid conclusions.
  •  Skilled in supervising, evaluating, training and motivating employees. Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Strong understanding of Federal and State Safety and Environmental Regulations.
  •  Experience with permitting requirements.
  • Travel up to 5%

IMERYS... Mineral Solutions to create tomorrow's world.  Imerys is a Paris based Global Leader, who transforms minerals into thousands of high valued specialty mineral products essential for our Customers' Products.
        IMERYS offers competitive benefits including medical/dental insurance, 401K matching and paid vacation.
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Position Type

Full time



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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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