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Health and Safety Manager


A leading national chemical manufacturing company is looking to appoint a Health & Safety Manager to join their EHS team and help support operations at their largest site in the Richmond VA area.

Leading a team of direct reports, the Safety Manager will be responsible for developing and managing safety programs, leading safety compliance, fostering a healthy safety culture, and assisting with all training at the plant level.

The Role: 

  • Drive a culture of safety across the plant to reduce injuries and accidents.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain safety programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Promote continuous improvement efforts in the safety function, integrate tactical and strategic safety planning.
  • Support development of safety training materials and programs for all teammates
  • Coordinate resources and contribute to the 14001 process.
  • Ensure compliance with local and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Prepare written Emergency Response Plan and execute necessary procedures.

The Candidate 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health & Safety or a related technical field. 
  • 10+ years’ safety experience within a chemical manufacturing environment.
  • 3+ years of leadership/people management experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA compliance and Workers Compensation.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.