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HSES Manager

Job Requisition ID:  40006


The HSES Manager reporting directly to the Manager, HSES Operations NA Region 1, will be responsible for maintaining focus and advancing site HSES programs and systems.  This will include but not be limited to the following duties:

  • Participate in the implementation of Eastman HSES Policies and Guidelines to help ensure that our employees, contractors, and visitors enjoy high levels of safety, health and environmental    protection; thus reducing our liability exposure and preserving our privilege to operate.
  • Using internal and external resources; provide guidance to site management for implementation of programs or controls to comply with HSES requirements.
  • Manage site HSES programs including but not limited to personnel safety, facility security, environmental and health programs. 
  • Ensure Federal, State and local compliance and training development.
  • Prepare and submit reports on a timely basis to appropriate agencies to assure compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations.
  • Respond to corporate requests in a timely manner.
  • As required, assist in obtaining new or revised permits that provide operational flexibility within the schedule established for new projects. Ensure that the facility can meet all provisions and provide tools to enable compliance.
  • Personal ownership for resolution of site HSES issues as they may arise
  • Working with Eastman provide input to influence emerging regulations that would potentially impact plant operations.
  • Participate in site objectives in the areas of community relations.
  • Provide operational support to the facility on an "as-needed" basis.   



  • B.S. in Industrial Safety, Industrial Hyigiene, Environmental Sciences, Engineering or equivalent, advanced degrees are preferred.
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience/familiarity with federal, state and local requirements
  • Strong written, listening and verbal communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills, meeting facilitation
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop cohesive working groups with personnel with various backgrounds, work assignments and education be a team player in a team environment
  • Leadership skills, self-starter and self-motivator

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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