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Job No.: 191-2018
Job Title:Safety and Regulatory Compliance Manager

Description:  The Safety and Regulatory Compliance Manager is responsible for all PVS Distribution facilities in developing, implementing, training, and maintaining Health, Safety, Environmental, regulatory, Quality programs and Security management systems in the facilities to achieve all compliance and to apply industry best practices.


In order to fulfill these responsibilities, the PVS Distribution Safety and Compliance Manager is empowered to manage work priority and to engage the proper resources to develop and implement systems, tools, administrative standards and Lead/Develop staff.  The Safety and Regulatory Compliance Manager will coordinate self-assessments, internal and third party audits of the HSES management systems.  He/She will monitor facility metrics relative to regulatory compliance, safety and environmental performance.


Responsibilities (may include but not limited to):

Ensure implementation and adherence of the following programs:

  • Ensure all permits, policies, guidelines and standards are in use at each facility including pesticide registrations and all required regulatory annual reporting for all Nolwood facilities
  • Manage and maintain all internal regulatory software programs including The WERCS and Dakota
  • OSHA Process Safety Management 29 CFR 1910.119
  • EPA Risk Management Program 40 CFR Part 68
  • DHS Appropriations Act of 2007 CFATS
  • Waste Water and Storm Water Management
  • Manage, implement and maintain Industrial Hygiene Program
  • Hazardous, Non-Hazardous, Special and other Waste Management including all waste disposal at the Nolwood Detroit sites
  • Manage Life Critical Permit Program for LOTO, Confined Space, etc.
  • Develop an effective training program that fulfills regulatory and internal requirements for all Nolwood facilities
  • Manage and facilitate all required training programs for DOT and Non-DOT employees
  • All other applicable regulatory requirements
  • Quality program compliance and responsibilities,
    • ISO, NACD, RD
  • Risk Identification and Mitigation
  • Lead Near Miss and Incident Reporting, Investigation, and Mitigation
  • Assist managers, supervisors, and employees about injury prevention and safety programs; perform detailed health and safety audits; and take a collaborative approach to implement safety solutions.
  • Assist sites in accident/incident investigation, mitigation and reporting. Assist sites in conducting effective root cause analysis for incidents and trends.
  • Conduct and participate in internal regulatory review processes for the appropriate regulatory compliance documentation of raw materials, manufacturing processes and products across the U.S.
  • Perform Safety Audits and manage Safety Communications program for PVS Distribution sites
  • Coordinate the management of Site Contingency plans, Emergency Response Plan and incident command responsibilities
  • Uphold the fundamentals of the Nicholson Nine and Responsible Care Guiding Principles.  Environmental Health, Safety and Security are a responsibility of every PVS Employee.



  • Excellent EHS&S standards and Employee Accountability skills
  • 10 years of chemical plant experience with staff management experience in a HSE or HSES role
  • 10 years experience in safety and health, process operations, auditing, training, and accident/incident investigation and mitigation at a chemical manufacturing facility. 
  • PSM and RMP facility experience
  • PHA Leadership
  • Air Emissions and Permitting
  • Water Permitting
  • Waste Management
  • Security Management
  • Proven ability to lead and influence a positive HSES culture
  • Strong employee training skills
  • Incident Command training
  • 40 Hour HAZWOPer certification
  • Ability to serve as a corporate Chemtrec responder
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Work effectively with competing priorities
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in supervision and supervising people at various levels.
  • Ability to lead change. 
  • Ability to think strategically.
  • Excellent reputation for integrity.



  • Experience in applying industry RAGAGEPs – Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices (API, NACE, ISA, ANSI, ASTM, NFPA, etc.)
  • Chemical manufacturing, distribution, and handling experience
  • Working knowledge of RDMS technical specification
  • Incident command and emergency response experience



Location: Detroit, MI
Posting Date: 5/3/2018
Position Type: full-time
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