Health, Safety, & Environment Manager – Buffalo, NY

Job Number: 13131
Location(s): Buffalo, NY

General Mills is reshaping the future of food. We believe food makes us better. It nourishes our bodies, brings us joy and connects us to each other. As one of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie’s Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more. Are you passionate about the future of food? You’ve come to the right table. We want the very best talent to help lead something big.

Job Details

Overview & Responsibilities

POSITION OVERVIEW

As a member of plant leadership team, expected to support, influence and lead various plant wide efforts and initiatives. Acts as a Safety practitioner and coach to the site, providing support and technical assistance in the administration of and compliance with federal, state, local, and company HSE requirements. Implement standards and procedures that protect human safety and the environment. This position could require travel of approximately 10%.

 

Buffalo is a multi-platform union facility with approximately 400 employees leading the safe, high quality production of a wide range of products ranging from cereal to flour.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plant Leadership team member, supports plant-wide initiatives and efforts
  • Serves as the Site HSE Pillar Owner; primary point of contact and resource for health, safety & environmental issues at the facility.
  • Represents the Site during Regional HSE Pillar functions.
  • Ensures the impact of regulatory changes on the businesses are being managed.
  • Ensures completion and submittal of all required Environmental reports for the facility.
  • Leads compliance assurance efforts by facilitating frequent HSE self-assessments and tracks corrective action plans to completion.
  • Provides leadership, direction, and prioritization for site HSE objectives as part of the master planning process.
  • Mentors, develops, and builds capability in Site HSE Process Owners.
  • Monitors facility performance against HSE goals and objectives and communicates results to Central Safety Committee. Supports CSC efforts and serves as back-up to Plant Manager.
  • Reports company-required HSE metrics at required frequencies in GSTEMS.
  • Actively participates in change management such as relocation, modification, and decommissioning of any affected facility, equipment or process.
  • Ensures site HSE risk analyses are performed and communicated to Facility Manager, Central Safety Committee, and Regional HSE Leader.
  • Collaborates with other Pillars/business functions and participates in special projects as assigned.
  • Provides support to the site to address regulatory inspections and complaints.
  • Provides assistance in the investigation of significant incidents (fire, chemical releases, fatalities, severe or multiple injuries, etc.) and follow-up on corrective actions ensuring information is shared throughout the Company to prevent re-occurrence.
Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Five (5) years of site-level HSE leadership or manufacturing operations experience and program management experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong interpersonal, coaching, and project management skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Proficient in key computer software applications.
  • Working knowledge of local HSE regulations.
  • Experience in food and beverage manufacturing or related field.

PREFERRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • TWIC card holder

#CB

Overview & Responsibilities

POSITION OVERVIEW

As a member of plant leadership team, expected to support, influence and lead various plant wide efforts and initiatives. Acts as a Safety practitioner and coach to the site, providing support and technical assistance in the administration of and compliance with federal, state, local, and company HSE requirements. Implement standards and procedures that protect human safety and the environment. This position could require travel of approximately 10%.

 

Buffalo is a multi-platform union facility with approximately 400 employees leading the safe, high quality production of a wide range of products ranging from cereal to flour.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plant Leadership team member, supports plant-wide initiatives and efforts
  • Serves as the Site HSE Pillar Owner; primary point of contact and resource for health, safety & environmental issues at the facility.
  • Represents the Site during Regional HSE Pillar functions.
  • Ensures the impact of regulatory changes on the businesses are being managed.
  • Ensures completion and submittal of all required Environmental reports for the facility.
  • Leads compliance assurance efforts by facilitating frequent HSE self-assessments and tracks corrective action plans to completion.
  • Provides leadership, direction, and prioritization for site HSE objectives as part of the master planning process.
  • Mentors, develops, and builds capability in Site HSE Process Owners.
  • Monitors facility performance against HSE goals and objectives and communicates results to Central Safety Committee. Supports CSC efforts and serves as back-up to Plant Manager.
  • Reports company-required HSE metrics at required frequencies in GSTEMS.
  • Actively participates in change management such as relocation, modification, and decommissioning of any affected facility, equipment or process.
  • Ensures site HSE risk analyses are performed and communicated to Facility Manager, Central Safety Committee, and Regional HSE Leader.
  • Collaborates with other Pillars/business functions and participates in special projects as assigned.
  • Provides support to the site to address regulatory inspections and complaints.
  • Provides assistance in the investigation of significant incidents (fire, chemical releases, fatalities, severe or multiple injuries, etc.) and follow-up on corrective actions ensuring information is shared throughout the Company to prevent re-occurrence.

Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Five (5) years of site-level HSE leadership or manufacturing operations experience and program management experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong interpersonal, coaching, and project management skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Proficient in key computer software applications.
  • Working knowledge of local HSE regulations.
  • Experience in food and beverage manufacturing or related field.

PREFERRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • TWIC card holder

#CB

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