• NA EHS Manager

    Location US
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Exp. (Yrs)
    Full Time
    Visa Sponsorship
    Domestic Travel Required
    % Domestic Travel
    Company Vehicle
    Working from Home Office
    Relocation Eligible
    Works with Chemicals
    Lifting required
  • Company Overview

    FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural and lithium technologies. We are proud that our products help grow the world's food, improve health and contribute to a more sustainable energy supply.


    FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.


    With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.


    This position will be accountable for all health, safety, and environmental activities in NA, with a primary focus on improving the safety performance, and maintaining environmental regulatory requirements. The NA EHS Manager will be responsible for the development and implementation of all NA EHS programs and will provide leadership for incident investigations and process safety reviews. The ideal candidate will guide continuous improvement of the EHS function to drive outstanding EHS performance in our sites.


    The NA EHS Manager will work closely with the Plant and EHS Managers. The position will also have a strong relationship with NA Operations Director and the Manufacturing Leadership Team to organize and manage multiple processes and programs in FMC. The NA EHS Manager will provide direction to the NA Manufacturing organization and promote the improvement of EHS performance on the job and off the job. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:


    • Provide direct oversight to the NA EHS site leaders and/or influencing on the development process.
    • Design and execute strategy to improve the safety performance in the NA MFG organization.
    • Manage the development, planning and implementation of environmental, health and safety programs within the company.
    • Work on complex problems in which analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. Exercise judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
    • Monitor and control the organization's EHS standards in accordance with OSHA and international standards. Maintain professional knowledge of existing and proposed changes in Federal and Countries EHS regulations.
    • Promote the use of EHS trend analysis and directs the proper use of root cause incident investigations and site inspections of operational procedures, facility design, equipment and materials. Analyze safety data and advises appropriate recommendations to prevent new or recurring accidents.
    • Provide follow-up with sites EHS Managers to ensure that site visits are completed, and activities and performance is measured utilizing individual scorecards
    • Work with site management teams to facilitate the implementation of FMC safety culture in the locations and the new acquisitions.
    • Manage NA contractor program.
    • Support the process safety management processes for the region (Process Hazard Analysis, Training, Contractor Management, Management of Change, Incident Investigation) – ensuring appropriate reviews are conducted, documented and communicated. 
    • Monitor the corporate EHS and site internal EHS audit process – ensuring that all audits are completed and properly documented.
    • Ensure execution of routine audits of safe work management systems, especially life critical standards (LOTO, Hot Work, Elevated Work, etc..).
    • Lead incident investigations to ensure they are properly classified and fully investigated to identify root causes and drive the implementation of corrective actions.
    • Assist in the safety evaluation of new projects.
    • Support sites in developing processes and systems to achieve world-class safety performance.
    • Oversee the site RCMS: the functioning/monitoring/maintenance of the management system.
    • Responsible for reporting periodically to top management on the progress and results of the RCMS and facilitates the Management Review Meeting.
    • Obtain permits and develop compliance plans

    Required Education

    • Bachelor’s Degree in occupational safety, environmental health, engineering or the physical sciences; advanced degree desirable.


    • Experience with Process Safety Management and high hazard processes.
    • B.S. degree or higher in sciences, engineering, occupational safety, or industrial hygiene and/or a minimum of 10 years of experience in operations line management and/or EHS related assignments.  
    • Understands business issues and able to influence EHS related business direction and decisions. 
    • Can anticipate future EHS issues, initiatives, and consequences. Able to develop strategies, implement them and see them through to completion or institutionalization.  
    • Familiar with manufacturing production processes and driving safety within the plant environment.
    • Experience in safety incident classification, investigation methodologies, and root cause analyses desirable.
    • Must be able to develop/conduct training for both technical / management and operator level.
    • Working experience with risk analysis and decision-making concepts.
    • Knowledgeable of occupational safety programs, including incident reporting, job task surveys, ergonomics; and, able to recognize health and industrial hygiene issues.
    • Familiar with process safety management systems, including Management of Change (MOC) and other elements of the OSHA PSM standard. 
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) laws and regulations that apply to the chemical manufacturing industry.  
    • Detail oriented and consistently meets commitments. 
    • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, to listen to team members’ input, make decisions aligned with business objectives, and to achieve results.  
    • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, organize and delegate multiple tasks for self and others in alignment with business needs.  
    • Demonstrated ability to audit functional performance against established laws, regulations, and practices.
    • Some travel required, estimated at about 20% travel.

    EEO Statement

    FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. FMC supports a drug-free workplace. 


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