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Director, EHS

Company: Pennex Aluminum Company, LLC
Location: Leetonia
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Who We Are: Founded nearly half a century ago in St. Louis, Missouri, Metal Exchange Corporation continues to grow as a global leader in the purchasing, processing and manufacturing of non-ferrous metals. Enabled by our breadth of experience and deep expertise, we are proud to deliver top-quality products and services to customers across our family of brands - including Metal Exchange Trading, Metal Exchange Cast Products, Pennex Aluminum and Electro Cycle, Inc.
But it's not just what we do that sets us apart, it's how we do it. Safety. Integrity. Respect. Drive. These core values are embodied by each member of our team; guiding every action we take and decision we make. Whether it's driving innovation within our industry, making the impossible possible for our customers, providing a safe, respectful workplace for employees or supporting our local communities, our purpose is clear. We are dedicated to impacting our world in a positive way.
If you are a like-minded individual with a strong ability to problem solve, collaborate and effectively communicate, Metal Exchange Corporation may be the perfect place for you to grow your career. To learn more, please visit
Job Summary: Consider joining the Metal Exchange family as the EHS Director. In this role, you will have the opportunity to oversee and ensure organizational compliance with local, state and federal environment, health and safety regulations as well as keep abreast of any changes to laws and regulations that impact the organization. The EHS Director is responsible for ensuring the environmental policy and procedure manuals are available and updated at all times. While managing a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function, the EHS Director creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. This role requires the EHS director to develop and maintain a deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. Ultimately, the EHS Director ensures projects are completed on time and within budget.Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Meeting with the management team to define EHS goals and objectives.
  • Conducting inspections and identifying hazards and EHS violations.
  • Providing solutions and intervention strategies for hygiene, health, and safety hazards.
  • Implementing new health and safety protocols and measures to ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Monitoring operational processes and employee activities.
  • Generating assessment documentation, incident and accident reports, and health and Illness, Injury Prevention Plans (safety manuals).
  • Reporting to management, OSHA, other regulatory agencies and customer 3rd party on-line safety sites.
  • Preparing and submitting health and safety compliance documents to the relevant organizations.
  • Keeping abreast of the latest EHS trends, policies, regulations, and best practices.Environmental Health and Safety Director Requirements:
    • OSHA or similar EHS certification.
    • A minimum of five years' experience as an EHS Manager or Director.
    • Experience writing policies and procedures with the confidence of fulfilling Federal, State, and Local mandates.
    • Detailed knowledge of relevant regulations such as OSHA, EPA, and ANSI.
    • The ability to read and interpret safety data sheets.
    • The ability to read blueprints and interpret them from a safety standpoint and OSHA qualifications.
    • Proficiency in computer programs such as MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as Microsoft Outlook.
    • Strong leadership and training abilities.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Acute attention to detail and problem-solving abilities.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.Ideal Candidate Will Have:
      • Education
        • Required: Bachelor's degree in a related field from a four-year college or university
        • Experience
          • 5+ years Leadership experience
          • Proficiency in understanding Federal, State and Local mandates and procedures
          • Other required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
            • Strong written and verbal communication skills
            • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
            • Strong organizational skills, and ability to effectively disseminate information clearly and concisely
            • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, employees and the general public
            • Flexible and driven to meet tight deadlines, handle multiple projects and prioritize them appropriately
            • Attentive to details and follows through on assigned tasks and commitments
            • Demonstrated ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
            • Possess the highest level of integrity; serving as a trusted advisor to customers and colleagues
            • Proficient in Microsoft Office - includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Teams
            • Must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen
            • Must be eligible to work in the United States, visa sponsorships are not availablePerks of the Job:
              • Medical, dental and vision insurance
              • Disability and life insurance
              • 401(k) with robust matching contribution
              • Generous allotment of paid vacation and paid holidays
              • Competitive wages plus performance-based bonus opportunities
              • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
              • Ongoing training and professional development
              • Ample opportunity for career growth and advancement
              • Relocation package may be available
                Why Our People Love Working Here---And So Will You!:
                • Purpose-driven, friendly, open and respectful culture
                • Highly engaged workforce - as indicated by best-in-class engagement scores
                • Hybrid in-office and remote workplace
                • Shared core values of safety, integrity, respect and drive
                • Leaders committed to building more diverse, inclusive teams
                • Free on-site gym access
                • Lunch provided twice a week in-office
                • Tuition reimbursement
                • Complimentary refreshment bar with beverages and snacks
                • Employee discount program with hundreds of partner brands
                • Wellness incentive program
                • Regular employee celebrations and events
                  Our Commitment to Inclusion: We welcome people of different backgrounds, abilities and perspectives. To ensure our business and culture continue to be inclusive of all people, we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age or marital status, veteran or disability status. Metal Exchange Corporation and its family of brands are proud to be equal opportunity employers. Additionally, all of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Should you have any questions or require special assistance completing your application, please email

Keywords: Pennex Aluminum Company, LLC, Canton , Director, EHS, Executive , Leetonia, Ohio

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