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Environmental Health and Safety Manager

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What We Do 

At Blue Apron, our mission is to make incredible home cooking accessible to everyone—from the novice cook just getting started to the experienced chef.  Each week we send hundreds of thousands of customers all the pre-measured and perfectly proportioned ingredients they need to prepare delicious and healthy meals at home.  We introduce our members to new ingredients, flavors, and cooking techniques with seasonally inspired recipes that are always delicious, fun and easy to prepare.   We make fresher, healthier food available at better prices by rethinking the grocery supply chain from the table all the way back to the farm. 


Who We Are 

Chefs around the world wear blue aprons when learning to cook, and for us it has become a symbol of lifelong learning.  Our highly motivated group of foodies is inspired to work on complex business problems with creativity and passion always looking to learn something new. We take preparation seriously, embrace a spirit of excellence, and put in the extra effort in everything we do.  We are thrilled to be part of our customers’ lives, cooking and creating experiences in their home kitchens.  


Where We Are 

Blue Apron is a venture-backed, e-commerce company based in New York City, with additional offices in our New Jersey, California and Texas Fulfillment Centers.  Launched in 2012, we have just over 100 employees in our Soho headquarters in New York City and have grown to over 1,500 employees across our National Fulfillment Centers.




This position provides environmental, health, and safety leadership to the Blue Apron, Richmond, CA. Individual is accountable for: directing EHS activities at his/her location; establishing EHS objectives and targets; internal reporting of EHS performance; communication of national, area, and local regulatory requirements, and; ensuring documents are available in the local languages. Position is responsible for: assuring accurate and complete EHS reporting of metrics; assuring closure of state and federal agency findings on a timely basis; completion of required training for EHS personnel; managing interfaces with the public and governmental authorities with adverse findings and enforcement actions; directing actions during crises; site security, creating a strong EHS culture that engages employees throughout the site in EHS teams and processes. The EHS Manager works with employees at all levels of the organization, and is a member of the plant manager’s staff. The EHS Manager also interacts directly with the Corporate EHS Leadership and with other facility EHS leaders.





 Manages and directs site in achieving EHS targets & objectives. Directs development, maintenance, and achievement of goals in support of corporate and business group EHS strategic initiatives 
 Supports creation of EHS goals for the site manager and appropriate activity based goals for the leadership team, functional managers, and front-line supervisors to drive EHS culture, compliance, and results
 Is the technical expert (resource) having an understanding and working knowledge of all relevant EHS corporate and regulatory requirements and issues as necessary
 The technical expert providing compliance specifications/recommendations to Engineering & Maintenance
 Ensures accurate and timely EHS recordkeeping and document management
 Prepare, maintain, and submit all reports and records required by the Company and regulatory agencies
 Lead and/or assist in emergency response activities
 Leads the development, review, and implementation of site emergency programs (e.g., facilitate site level drills)
 Interface with regulatory and public sector EHS Agencies and authorities as appropriate
 Oversee site industrial hygiene programs, operational EHS management
 Develop, revise and review site EHS plans
 Prioritize major hazards and risks across the site, and ensure actions are taken to mitigate or eliminate risks
 Lead incident investigations for EHS and environmental incidents and participate in management review of all serious incidents.
 Lead, coordinate, and participate in EHS performance improvement initiatives
 Lead, support, and guide facility EHS committees
 Participate in annual budget development process with respective facility managers and corporate managers
 Partner with corporate EHS leads to implement corporate EHS audit program requirements, ensure audit findings and recommendations are resolved, closed and documented according to corporate requirements
 Lead the implementation and maintenance of EHS management systems in compliance with Blue Apron policies and standards.
Track, report, and analyze EHS performance and implement corrective action as necessary.
 Leads the development, review, and revision of EHS training programs; Facilitate train-the-trainer sessions; direct computer-based training activities; Train associates as appropriate on requirements and procedures for EHS compliance 
 Conduct regular reviews with site leadership and prioritize EHS issues
 Lead the coordination and implementation of site EHS projects
 Work with Site Engineering & Maintenance Resources to resolve issues identified during Loss Prevention/Risk Management inspections




 Five years’ experience in environmental, health, & safety field
 Experience managing a budget
 Must be knowledgeable of Federal/State regulations including but not limited to: OSHA, and EPA,EHS regulations and requirements
 Should possess strong leadership, training, problem solving, and decision making skills 
 Should have strong oral and written communication skills
 Demonstrated organizational, communication, research and analytical skills
 Experience and/or familiarity with OHSAS 18001 & ISO 14001
 Sufficient computer literacy in  MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
 Ability to prioritize effectively 
 Holds or is working toward appropriate professional designation
 Hold or working toward OSHA 501 General Industry Trainer Authorization




A Bachelor’s degree in EHS Management, Environmental or Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering, Chemistry, or other related degree is required




10% - 15% Travel will be required for the position






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