Pinnacle Foods

  • Environment/Health/Safety

    Location US-MN-Waseca
    Job ID
  • Overview

    At Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to our success is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose: unleashing brand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already beloved products to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy to today's consumers.


    The results? Our well-recognized products are found in 85% of American households and are leaders in their respective categories, holding the #1 or #2 market share position in 10 of the 14 categories in which we compete — and we're just getting started. We are committed to adding value through strategic growth that synergizes our portfolio of "Leadership" and "Foundation" brands and plays to our strengths in R&D, consumer insights, and senior management experience.



    This position provides environmental, health, safety, and security leadership to the Pinnacle Foods Group LLC; Waseca, MN location. 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 MIOSHA and regulatory 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 Pinnacle Foods Group LLC 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




    Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer –
    qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to
    protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national
    origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any
    other legally protected basis.


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