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EHS Manager - Flowery Branch, GA


King's Hawaiian Bakery West, Inc.





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Joining King’s Hawaiian makes you part of our `ohana (family). We are a family-owned business for over seventy years, respecting our roots while thinking about our future as we continue to grow and care for our customers and the communities we serve. Our `ohana members build an environment of inclusivity as they freely collaborate, pursue learning through curiosity, and explore innovation as critical thinkers. Beyond that, we are also passionate about supporting the long-term health and well-being of our employees and their families. If you’re excited to rise with our team, come and join our `ohana!


The EHS&S Manager establishes and maintains a safe work environment by developing and enforcing policies, overseeing regulatory compliance, providing employee training, and serving as the full-time environmental health safety and security support to the King’s Hawaiian Oakwood operations. This role also ensures that EHS&S operations are efficient, effective, and structured to achieve desired results.

Job Requirements:

Principal accountabilities

Strategic - Planning, and Architecture – 10%

  • Implement EHS&S plans, programs, and training
  • Promotes and supports a strong safety culture within the Oakwood facility
  • Evaluates and participate in the planning process for continuous improvements to EHS&S programs.

Kings Functional Organizational & Facilitation– 20%

  • Shares findings from gap analyses and solicits feedback on standard operating procedure development from appropriate department heads.
  • Brainstorms EHS&S improvement ideas with managers and supervisors including safety committee members.
  • Works in conjunction with plant leadership to develop safety guidelines for processing equipment.
  • Communicates with plant leadership regarding safety programs, policies, procedures, and general operational issues.
  • Discusses, assesses, and strategizes safety employee issues with the HR Manager.
  • Promotes safety consciousness among employees by providing accurate and informative data, conducting monthly safety committee meetings, and giving timely feedback and safety suggestions.

Environmental Health & Safety Management – 50%

  • Conducts EHS&S audits to ensure compliance with corporate and governmental requirements
  • Manages site air permit, water, stormwater, and waste programs including required inspections, monitoring, and reporting requirements
  • Oversees, advises, and actively participates in all EH&S programs
  • Reviews existing EH&S-related policies and procedures, as well as general operating procedures for safety concerns, and makes recommendations for improvement as needed based on current standard methodologies.
  • Oversees health and safety incident reporting procedures to identify the root causes and ensure the proper corrective recommendations have been generated to reduce or eliminate hazards.
  • Oversees monthly safety inspection process
  • Leads site safety committee
  • Evaluates EH&S standard methodologies and keep current with industry trends and developments.

Training – 20%

  • Oversees the development, coordination, and implementation of comprehensive employee training programs for all EHS&S required topics.
  • Oversees the coordination and implementation of OSHA-required annual training.
  • Delivers other select groups, individuals,s and “train the trainer” training.


Functional and Technical Skills

  • 3+ years experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated results in EHS&S Role
  • Knowledge of OSHA 29 CFR and EPA 40 CFR
  • Holds a safety certification from BCSP (STS, OHST, ASP, CSP)

Management Skills

  • Ability to think strategically and understand the “big picture”
  • Proven leadership abilities
  • Solid organizational skills

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Pleasant demeanor
  • Self-starter
  • Determined
  • Trustworthy
  • Able to work weekends, nights, and holidays

Note: This Position Description indicates the critical features of the role as they are presently envisioned. They are subject to change at any time due to business conditions or other reasons. The incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.

King's Hawaiian is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our ohana.




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