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EHS Manager


Lathrop, CA, US, 95330-9777

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


This role provides strategic direction, sets priorities and leads Safety and Environmental activities at our chemical processing plant in Lathrop, CA. They will be responsible for partnering with the site operations and corporate EH&S teams to execute company Environmental and Safety policies and ensure compliance to all applicable federal, state, and local regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support, develop and implement an Environmental and Safety management programs to ensure full compliance with Local, State and Federal regulations, industry standards/best practices, and customer requirements.
  • Recommend and develop changes/continuous improvement in policies, procedures, work environment and equipment to prevent incidents and illness.
  • Drive awareness and accountability for environmental, health and safety performance through all levels of the organization.
  • Establish Environmental and Safety performance goals and reviews performance against those goals.
  • Implement accident investigation and communication process including the identification of root causes.
  • Implement training and tools necessary to ensure that reports on Environmental and Safety incidents and performance are submitted on a timely basis, and that corrective actions are taken. 
  • Ensure adherence to Perform routine industrial and hazardous waste management activities such as waste characterization, periodic inspections, waste disposal scheduling and record-keeping.
  • Develop and conduct Safety education and training as required.
  • Assist in reporting workers compensation claims.
  • Develop effective resolution of noncompliance events, environmental releases, work-related injuries and illnesses if/when they occur.
  •  Working knowledge of  regulatory programs under the CAA, CWA, CERCLA, EPCRA, RCRA as well as California environmental regulatory programs
  • Responsible for assuring effective utilization of personnel and responding promptly to the needs of plant operations
  • Manages a team of 2 specialists.

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

  • 5+ years related experience and/or training
  • CAA Title V experience beneficial

Job Requisition ID: 5006

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): AB Plant - Lathrop 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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