Health, Environmental, Safety & Sustainability (HESS) Manager in Conyers GA

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KIK Custom Products
Health, Environmental, Safety & Sustainability (HESS) Manager
Job ID: 
Conyers GA
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Job Types:
EH&S Management, EH&S Supervisor

In accordance with the KIK Core Values and associated HESS ( Health, Environment, Safety & Sustainability) Department Policies, the Health, Environmental, Safety and Sustainability (HESS) Manager drives continual improvement in health, environmental, safety and sustainability performance at the assigned KIK sites; coaches, develops and manages site HESS personnel and provides direction and support to site operations management regarding HESS issues.

Position is a member of the HESS department and works closely with site managers. Position has a matrix reporting structure, reporting to the Site General Manager and dotted line to VP of HESS.

Essential Job Functions

Work Results & Essential Actions

  • Provide technical guidance concerning HESS issues.
  • Establishment and attainment of site HESS objectives and targets.
  • Development and execution of tactical and strategic plans to improve site HESS performance, including the allocation and management of HESS resources.
  • Ensure the following site programs are implemented and maintained:
    • HESS communications.
    • Enviromental compliance and waste handling efforts.
    • Incident and injury reporting, investigation and recordkeeping.
    • Improve safety to reduce work-related injuries
    • Worker&##39;s compensation claims management and the site KIK Return to Work program.
    • HESS corrective and preventive actions to ensure timely follow-up and implementation.
    • Timely completion of all required safety, environmental and sustainability reporting to internal and external interested parties.
    • Process safety and risk management programs, where applicable.
    • Environmental & safety management programs.
    • Site and chemical security programs, including CFATS where applicable.
    • Emergency preparedness and response programs.
  • Support hazardous materials transportation compliance and other regulatory affairs related programs.

Management of Employees

  • Ensure effective performance of site HESS personnel.


  • Bachelor&##39;s Degree stongely preferred
  • Technical degree in engineering, science or similar discipline.
  • Certified Safety Professional and/or Certified Hazardous Materials Manager a plus.
  • Equivalent experience will be considered.


  • 8 + years of environmental, health and safety compliance experience in a manufacturing environment with evidence of continual improvement success.
  • 5+ years experience managing multiple technical level employees.
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of federal, state/provincial and local HESS regulations is required.
  • Experience with hazardous chemicals is desired.
  • Experience with Process Safety Management (PSM), Risk Management Plans (RMP) or E2 is desired.
  • Experience in the consumer products industry is a plus.

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