Manager, Environmental Health & Safety in Fontana, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

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Job Description
Arconic has an immediate opening for an Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager at our Fontana, CA location. Our passionate commitment to EHS provides the successful candidate with an excellent environment in which to work and the leadership commitment and support to deliver results.  This position is a key member of the EHS team, is a highly visible position in the operations and in the Arconic Engines Business Unit. Our location is increasing its labor force and implementing significant capital investment to accommodate customer demand and the rapid growth in the aerospace jet engine market.  This position provides an opportunity to join a growing organization.
Arconic Engines is a world-class producer of aero engine and industrial gas turbine components, including airfoils, rings, disks and forgings. We excel in vacuum melted superalloys, machining, performance coatings and hot isostatic pressing for high performance parts that enable the next-generation of quieter, more fuel-efficient aero engines and cleaner power generation.
In close cooperation with the location’s leadership team, this position will be accountable for driving environmental, health and safety efforts across the locations. Significant interface will be required with local management, Business Unit management and other internal and external stakeholders.
Duties and responsibilities include the following; other duties may be required and assigned at any time.
Safety Program – Implement, manage and audit the safety program
    • Ensures that company personnel adhere to safety rules and regulations
    • Ensures compliance of OSHA/title 8 programs such as Confined space, IIPP, Hazmat, Respiratory protection, Mobile equipment, hearing conservation, Emergency response, forklift, Lock-out/ Tag-out, contractor safety, etc.
    • Performs studies and analyses of industrial injuries and their root cause to take corrective action.
    • Completes accident investigations within 7 days of a recordable injury or illness, continually reviewing the OSHA 300 Log.
    • Compiles and submits investigations of any accidents for weekly review and studies their root cause to take corrective action.
    • Writes and develops safety programs, documents/reports and maintains records up to date.
    • Works with WC insurance loss prevention personnel to implement loss prevention programs.
    • Formulates general safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal law.
    • In conjunction with department managers creates safety training materials and conducts training as necessary
    • Inspects and conducts safety audits on a regular basis to detect existing or potential hazards and recommends corrective or preventive measures as necessary. 
    • Keeps management personnel alerted of workplace hazards and initiates corrective action request to mitigate unsafe condition immediately
    • Compiles and submits investigations of accident for weekly executive review (Incident Review Board).
    • Promotes safety conscious company culture.
    • Conducts job safety analysis to identify hazards and initiate corrective action
    • Develops and chairs safety committee meetings, ensures membership participation, prepares and maintains safety committees' minutes and records.
    • In charge of evaluating and maintaining Emergency Response Plan.
      Environmental Compliance Officer
    • Maintains contingency plans, including fire prevention, and procedures for controlling hazardous spills in accordance with government regulation and insurance company requirements
    • Maintains EPA records of hazardous waste, air emission permitting, and water pollution discharge, as well as industrial health monitoring and records of employee hazard exposure according to OSHA regulations.
      Professional Development and People Management – Communicate, train, motivate and hold accountable subordinates.
    • Strong communication with all employees.
    • Strong team building skills will be employed.
    • Ensure supervisors treat all employees with respect and treat them fairly in accordance with the employee handbook.
    • Coach and counsel location leaders to assist them in the execution of their EHS accountabilities.
    • Partner with location leadership to deliver EHS objectives.
    • Develop and execute strategic and tactical EHS plans to drive fatality prevention, increase risk recognition and reduce injuries/incidents, improve employee health and environmental compliance and protection
    •  Act as location representative to key internal and external stakeholders.
    • Lead, mentor, develop and support location’s professional EHS staff.
    • Must possess and demand integrity at all times.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience of supervising direct reports.



  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university.
  • Minimum 10 years related EHS experience and/or training;
  • Minimum 5 years of EHS experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Professional designations such as OHST, ASP, or CSP are desirable
  • Minimum 5 years of Management experience.

  • Knowledge of applicable Federal and State related regulations.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.  ITAR defines U.S person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. “Green Card Holder”), Political Asylee, or Refugee. 

  • Employee must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.



  • BS degree in environmental, health, or safety related discipline. 
  • Master’s Degree
  • OSHA Outreach Trainer
  • Professional certifications

  • Critical skills include: Execution, attention to detail, initiative, conflict resolution, customer focus, collaboration, building ownership and commitment, developing others, establishing direction, drive for change, tenacity, getting organization support and tenacity.








Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees of organization, customers, and outside regulatory agencies.

Excellent skills in written and oral communication

Working knowledge and demonstrated use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is required to sit frequently.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.




The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions; wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud