EHS Manager

Job ID:  38483

Roanoke, VA, US

Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree
Location Type:  On-site
Talent Area:  Health, Safety & Environment

Trivium Packaging is a global sustainability leader in metal packaging with more than 60 locations worldwide, nearly 8,000 employees, and an annual revenue of approximately €3.0 billion. Trivium serves a diverse range of customers in a variety of end markets such as food, seafood, pet food, nutrition, beauty and personal care, household care, and premium beverages.

Trivium wants to shape the industry and has embarked on an ambitious transformation journey. In the near term, focus is on building & upskilling the team, deciding where to play & how to win, and increasing financial performance by executing the Trivium Business System (commercial, operational, and supply chain excellence). Sustainability is embedded in our materials and in our actions. Trivium has ambitious sustainability targets and focuses exclusively on products that are infinitely recyclable. Our company sustainability journey has been awarded with a Platinum medal by EcoVadis, the world’s leading rating agent who allocated this award only to the top 1% of the >75000 companies reviewed. Sustainability is embedded in each and every function at Trivium, it‘s in our DNA. The global head office is at Amsterdam Airport; however, many people work in virtual teams from different countries. Our culture is results-driven, entrepreneurial, informal, and highly multicultural. Our people have a high degree of responsibility. 

Job Summary: 

Supporting the Core Values of Passion, Teamwork and Excellence and under the direction of the Plant Manager, the EHS Manager is responsible for Employee Health and Safety, Environmental Compliance, and Sustainability programs within the facility. 


Job Duties: 

  • Managing and administering all Employee Health and Safety programs and initiatives. 

  • Assure compliance with all corporate EHS processes and requirements. 

  • Facilitate investigations, root cause analysis, and required follow up to prevent repeat EHS incidents. 

  • Manage EHS databases to assure timely reporting. 

  • Develop, Initiate, and maintain and train on all EHS programs. 

  • Assist site with completion of and training on all EHS related Standard Operating Procedures SOPs. 

  • Analyze data to identify and priority continuous improvement of plant EHS Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). 

  • Champion Sustainability data management and strategic initiative planning in line with Trivium long term targets. 

  • Serve as Environmental Management Representative for site ISO 14001 Management System. 

  • Assure compliance to all required environmental regulations (RCRA, DOT, EPA, State Agency). 

  • Prepare all required internal and external environmental reports (e.g. Tier II, form R, bi-annual waste, Emission Inventory, etc.) 

  • Update and maintain Environmental management plans (e.g. SWPPP, SPCC, HazWaste Contingency, ERP) 

  • Establish proactive and cooperative relationships with safety and environmental regulatory agencies. 

  • Manage the operation and maintenance of the washer, Schneider and associated chemistry, wastewater treatment process and equipment & annual Oxidizer engineering testing. 

  • Review of washer and WWT metrics in operational databases as well reporting WW parameters externally. 

  • Verify inventory/needs and order parts for the chemical process area. 

  • Create various reports and analysis as requested by management. 

  • Provide support for Corporate EHS Director. 

  • Participate in Corporate System EHS audits periodically at various sites. 

  • Work with Operations Leadership to ensure the safe and efficient movement of materials physically and systematically. 

  • Shall understand the Food Safety Policy, GMP's, HACCP Principle and Food Safety Standard. 

  • Other responsibilities as assigned. 


Qualifications and Experience Requirements: 

  • 3+ years of experience in managing EHS programs required. 

  • BS degree in relevant technical field required. 

  • Certification in either Safety (CSP), Industrial Hygiene (CIH), or HazMat (CHMM) preferred. 

  • Skilled in regulatory agency (both local municipality and State) interactions. 

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills. 

  • Exceptional written/verbal communication, training, and facilitation skills. 

  • Ability to lead a team, coach, train, mentor, and facilitate job tasks. 

  • Excellent people skills, high energy, and positive cultural fit. 

  • Ability to facilitate a cross-functional team. 

  • Ability to work with all levels of personnel and customers. 

  • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing practices. 

  • Must be able to work all any shift as needed to provide EHS support to a 24/7 manufacturing facility. 




Work Environment: 

This position will work in an office environment, where sitting for prolong periods of time and using a computer, telephone and other office electronics are critical. This position will also be exposed to working on the manufacturing floor, where moving machinery produces noises. 


Trivium Packaging is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. 



To reach our goals, we know we need colleagues at all levels who are truly diverse in every way. That’s why we are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people and It’s business critical for us to ensure all our people have what they need to perform at their best and can be their true selves at work.