EHS&S Manager

Dec 02, 2019

The EHS&S Manager establishes and maintains a safe work environment by developing and enforcing policies, overseeing regulatory compliance, providing employee training, and serving as the full-time environmental health safety and security support to the King’s Hawaiian Harborgate, Western and Retail operations.  This role also ensures that EHS&S operations are efficient, effective and structured to achieve desired results.


Strategic – Planning and Architecture – 10%

  • Implement EHS&S plans, programs and training
  • Promotes and supports a strong safety culture within the Harborgate, Western and retail facilities.
  • Evaluates and participates in planning process for continuous improvements to EHS&S programs.

Kings Functional Organizational & Facilitation– 20%

  • Shares findings from gap analyses and solicits feedback on standard operating procedure development from appropriate department heads.
  • Brainstorms EHS&S improvement ideas with managers and supervisors including safety action teams.
  • Works in conjunction with plant leadership to develop safety guidelines for processing equipment.
  • Communicates with plant leadership regarding safety programs, policies, procedures, and general operational issues.
  • Discusses, assesses and strategizes safety employee issues with HR Manager.
  • Promotes safety consciousness among employees by providing accurate and informative data, facilitating safety action team meetings, giving timely feedback and safety suggestions.

Environmental Health & Safety Management – 50%

  • Conducts EHS&S audits to ensure compliance with corporate and governmental requirements
  • Manages site air permit, water, storm water and waste programs including required inspections, monitoring and reporting requirements
  • Oversees, advises and actively participates in all EH&S programs
  • Reviews existing EH&S-related policies and procedures, as well as general operating procedures for safety concerns, and makes recommendations for improvement as needed based on current trends and best practices.
  • Oversees health and safety incident reporting procedures to identify root cause and ensure the proper corrective recommendations have been generated to reduce or eliminate hazards.
  • Oversees the safety inspection process
  • Leads site safety action teams
  • Evaluates EH&S best practices and keeps current with industry trends and developments.

Training – 20%

  • Oversees the development, coordination and implementation of comprehensive employee training programs for all EHS&S required topics.
  • Oversees the coordination and implementation of OSHA-required annual training.
  • Delivers other select group, individual and “train the trainer” training. 


Functional and Technical Skills

  • 3+ years experience in manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated results in EHS&S Role
  • Knowledge of OSHA 29 CFR and EPA 40 CFR
  • Safety certifications from BCSP (STS, OHST, ASP, CSP) preferred

Management Skills

  • Ability to think strategically and understand the “big picture”
  • Proven leadership abilities
  • Solid organizational skills

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Pleasant demeanor
  • Self starter
  • Determined
  • Trustworthy
  • Able to work weekends, nights and holidays

If you are interested in learning more, or to apply for this position, please contact Cheryl Nishimura, Senior Talent Acquisition Recruiter, at