EHS Manager

EHS Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a EHS Manager to join our team.


  • Supports the Corporate and Platform EHS program and direction; maintains and submits reports as required;
  • Assist with the coordination of the Crisis Management Team;
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced setting, perform other EHS duties as assigned;
  • Coordinates/manages emergency management drills and exercises to test orgranizations’ systems and response capabilities;
  • Lead and assist with internal audit inspections related to the EHS program requirements for Takeda;
  • Ability to develop SOP’s for the organization;
  • Participates in EHS/Facility budget preparation and tracking; establishing and monitoring progress toward company goals;
  • Provides Leadership in the 5S/4E DBS Tools. Supports all Kaizen’s as it relates to these tools;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal employees as well as staff from external organizations;
  • Manage direct reports, consultants and/or contractors supporting this role;
  • Where applicable, establish working relationship with contractor/customer safety committees;
  • Facilitates and manages company safety committee and safety improvement teams;
  • Is responsible for annual update, distribution, and training of the Emergency Response Procedures;
  • Other duties as required and assigned;
  • Lead the development of an EHS strategy for Lafayette to ensure continuous improvement and sustainability for all aspects of EHS.


  • Excellent written/oral communication skills; able to communicate well with employees relative to EHS issues;
  • Continuous professional development by attending EHS professional organization meetings whether local or out of state;
  • Familiar with ISO requirements;
  • Experienced professional with the ability to manage difficult situations, leverage limited resources and design emergency management programs;
  • Travel to satellite locations required (Belmont, N. Reading, and Cambridge);
  • Ability to develop SOP’s for the organization;
  • Position is located in Lexington, MA;
  • Proficient Collaborator: easily partners with and gets things done with and through others;
  • Holds peers and site leadership team accountable for performance;
  • Inspecting and evaluating the work environment, processes, to ensure compliance with OSHA regulations and standards;
  • US Citizen;
  • Above average computer skills with the ability to proficiently use the Microsoft Office;
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, motivate and direct the work of subordinate staff;
  • Recommending changes to protect and educate workers on how to prevent health problems through the use of safety training programs;
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills to effectively train, motivate, and communicate with employees, supervisors and customers.