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HSE Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the sites towards common goals of achieving a working environment free of injuries.
  • Champion effective safety and environmental policies, procedures, practices, and injury prevention programs.
  • Champion safety, ergonomic, industrial hygiene and environmental training programs as required by OSHA, EPA/DNR and Nelson Global Products
  • Manage OSHA and EPA/DNR compliance.
  • Assist with Machine modifications and new installations of equipment and production processes per all HSE guidelines and required standards.
  • Coordinate plant emergency action plans.
  • Manage and maintain business continuity plans.
  • Lead the development and coordination of plans to meet environmental regulations, corporate initiatives, & customer driven requirements.
  • Track, maintain & report HSE data specific to the site performance, regulatory and corporate standards.
  • Maintain and enhance NGP’s role of good citizenship in the community.
  • Promote cross-functional training and problem solving to effectively improve health, safety & environment.
  • Promote, facilitate and coordinate safety team activities
  • Promote, facilitate and coordinate behavior-based safety programs
  • All other duties assigned by plant managers.

Most Critical Skill Dimensions:


  • BS/BA Industrial Hygiene, Safety, Environmental or certification such as a CSP, CIH, CHST or equivalent.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Solid working knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations in OSHA and EPA compliance
  • Experience with incident investigation processes and requirements
  • Knowledge of principles of ergonomics, industrial hygiene, and behavioral based safety strategies
  • Must have strong computer skills in excel, work, PowerPoint


  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Common approach to continuous improvement
  • Understanding of (safety and environmental) management systems


  • Team player with a very positive attitude, willing to be a champion of change
  • Flexibility/Adaptability
  • Integrity
  • Persuading/Influencing
  • Relationship Building
  • Must be able to flex hours as required by job demands.


  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with people at all levels of the organization
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Directing/Coaching
  • Ability to work effectively without supervision