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Health, Safety, and Environmental Manager

Extruded Solutions is Hydro’s largest and most global business area. Our Business Area supplies aluminum profiles and profile-based solutions in various applications ranging from windows and furniture to cars and cruise ships. Within Extruded Solutions, we have business area staff functions based in Oslo, but we also have four core business units; Extrusion Europe, Extrusion North America, Building Systems and Precision Tubing.

Job Location: Yankton, SD



If you are an organized leader with analytical and problem-solving skills, you may be a perfect fit to join our team.   Under the direction of the Plant Manager this position is accountable for facilitating the development, organizing and monitoring deployment of the Health, Safety, and Environmental Management Systems and Environmental functions for the Yankton Operations.  This position is also responsible for managing and deploying Loss Control operations which include medical, workers compensation and emergency response operations. Accountability also exists to oversee the environmental systems


Job Responsibilities:


  • Working with the Operations Lead Team in the development and the implementation of the strategic direction for environmental, safety and health at Yankton Operations.
  • Planning, organizing, deploying, and monitoring the health and safety systems for Yankton Operations. Recommend and coordinate implementation of Operations wide safety practices, procedures, and policies.
  • Directing the deployment of safety and health training processes to meet all corporate and regulatory training requirements.
  • Deployment of proactive risk assessment and behavioral safety systems to continually reduce fatality and injury potential.


Job Requirements:


  • Ensuring adequate safety and health controls are designed and operating on new and existing equipment.
  • Promoting continuous awareness of safety and health requirements to drive safe behavior of employees while production, quality and cost objectives are maintained.
  • Manage, deploy, and maintain the Operations incident investigation and notification process
  • Develop and communicate proactive analysis of injury/incident data of root causes of incidents.
  • Manage and maintain the deployment of the emergency response and loss control systems
  • Direct the planning and coordinating of the Operation’s environmental programs to ensure compliance with corporate policy and regulatory requirements
  • Develop and monitor budgets for the environmental, health/safety and medical departments.
  • Negotiate environmental permits
  • Provide focus, definition and technical expertise in the development of our proactive environmental policy, vision and values that are in compliance with local, state, and federal environmental regulations
  • Represent the Company with regard to governmental agencies, business and trade groups, employees and the public on environmental matters
  • Keep plant, and corporate environmental management informed on critical issues and potential adverse situations
  • Must be able to work in extreme heat or cold conditions
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced, changing work environment


Education and Work Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree (BA, BS) or equivalent
  • 5-10 years’ Experience required



Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave

At Hydro you’re part of a bigger story. A story shaped by you.

Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.

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Posted on:  Oct 15, 2020

Yankton, SD, US, 57078

Department:  HSE - YTX
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls

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