EHS Manager in Arkansas


Job#180206EHS – EHS Manager – Wood Pellets – Arkansas
Location: United States
Wage: $70-$80k/year depending on experience
Education Required: BS Degree in EHS preferred
Years Experience Required: 2.5+ years of manufacturing EHS management experience 

ApplyIf you are interested in this job and have the required skills, please submit your resume in MS Word 


The EHS Manager (Environmental, Health, Safety) in Arkansas will manage EHS program that provides protection to mill employees and the environments in which the company operates. The position will provide safety and environmental guidance to enable and improve site execution of a risk-based environmental, health & safety process. 


  • Manage the development and implementation of select Program Elements (safety or environmental compliance programs).

  • Administer the site EHS Program.

  • Lead EHS projects, including providing contractor direction for select EHS work, such as industrial hygiene or hazardous waste management.

  • Interact with plant personnel and company management to communicate EHS requirements, proactively identify compliance opportunities, and implement compliance requirements.

  • Provide direction and guidance to plant personnel on EHS matters.

  • Lead and conduct incident investigation into safety and environmental-related matters, including root cause analysis, and recommend corrective action plans.

  • Serve as technical resource or subject matter expert for site environmental compliance, permitting and self-assessments.

  • Conduct routine facility inspections and audits for compliance with regulatory requirements and make recommendations for remediation.

  • Lead pre-start up EHS reviews to ensure EHS requirements are met prior to initiation of new equipment/machinery purchases.

  • Develop, prepare, and maintain environmental compliance documentation, include leading generation of regulatory compliance reporting that will be provided to regulators with minimal supervision.

  • Manage safety and environmental documentation to include contractor documents, safety performance measures, hazard abatement tracking and resolution, waste tracking spreadsheet, and annual Tier II report.

  • Develop EHS training tools, including defining site-specific training material for enhancement of company provided training tools.

  • Deliver safety, health, and environmental training to site associates and salaried employees.

  • Monitor and coach site employee in expected EHS behaviors and make recommendations regarding improvements in work methods to maintain/assure regulatory compliance. 


  • Bachelor degree in Environmental Engineering, Safety Engineering or Occupational Safety & Health or equivalent BS or MS degree.

  • Two or more years of experience in EHS in a 24/7 manufacturing environment.

  • Experience in wood industry preferred. 

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Strong working knowledge of OSHA and EPA regulations.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, vendors, and contractors.

  • Must be self-motivated, energetic and work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be results oriented.

  • Must be capable of creating quality work while meeting deadlines.

  • Must be able to read and interpret rules and regulations.

  • Must be physically capable of standing, walking and climbing stairs.

  • Must be able to work in a hot, dusty, humid, noisy mill environment around high-speed equipment.

  • Must be able to adjust work hours to support the safety and environmental needs of a 24/7 facility.

  • Some travel required. 

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