Company: Del Monte Foods, Inc
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Company and Position Information:
Del Monte Foods, Inc. (DMFI) is a multi-national food company
headquartered in Walnut Creek, CA, with a powerful portfolio of
brands, including iconic Del Monte -, Contadina - and College Inn
-. Our premium-quality meal ingredients, snacks and beverages can
be found in six out of ten U.S. households.
At Del Monte Foods, we believe in supporting one another. In
helping our people shape their own careers - in letting them grow
outward, upward and across disciplines. We are tending to the
greater good, providing accessible, nourishing, great-tasting food
for all. We are Del Monte Foods - Growers of Good.
This position has primary responsibility to ensure that the
organization is in compliance with all regulations that affect the
environment and employee health/safety. This includes establishing
corporate or business unit-wide policies and programs that comply
with regulations and ensuring overall compliance at all sites and
laboratories. Specific policies include clean air, disposal of
hazardous waste, LO/TO, Fall Protection, Confined Space, etc.
This position plays a key role in the company's incident management
and business continuity planning. Handles coordination of all
internal and external compliance programs and inspections to ensure
compliance with applicable standards and prevailing professional
practices. Ensures that actions are taken to correct deficiencies
or violations of standards, investigates employee complaints and
suggestions regarding hazardous conditions, maintains site health
and safety records, manages support contracts, and interfaces with
federal, state, and local regulatory officials.
Provides strategic leadership and guidance for the Region EHS team,
including people, data, and budgetary responsibilities. Ensures
ongoing and full compliance with all applicable safety regulations,
workplace safety and inspection programs.
Monitors Worker's Compensation, auto liability and general
liability claims and acts as a liaison to insurance carriers, local
management, Corporate Risk Management, benefits, injured employees
and medical providers.
Ensures compliance with EHS audit, inspection and risk assessment
processes. Reviews and analyzes EHS audit results to confirm that
corporate, business, and government standards are met.
Monitors laws and regulations, evaluates applicable standards and
requirements, and partners with Division teams to formulate the
most cost-effective compliance alternative that provides for the
protection of the environment, provision for employee safety,
maintenance of appropriate risk management.
Works closely with key business partners to evaluate, develop and
implement programs and processes to minimize potential for employee
injuries and vehicle incidents.
Functions as a liaison with governmental inspectors, agencies, and
regulators in the event of inspections to correct deficiencies and
to minimize citations and fines for non-compliance.
Develops and coordinates EHS training plans for factory
Develops Environmental, Health and Safety procedures/programs and
responsibility for implementation of these procedures/programs at
Assists with environmental due diligence for acquisitions,
divestitures and site closures.
Utilizes key metrics to drive performance in EHS at the factory
Communicates EHS factory results to all levels within the
Participates in the annual EHS conference, quarterly webcasts,
regional meetings, etc.
Develops and manages department EHS financial budget.
Manages and interacts with a diverse group of factory and corporate
Recommends new policies or procedures as necessary.
Coordinates and assists with the implementation of continuous
improvement principles into EHS elements.
Provides training to staff and employees to ensure that all
recognize their contribution to improved EHS performance.
Ensure compliance with any EHS legislation.
Coordinate and attend any hearings on EHS matters.
Lead on corporate social responsibility issues and action.
Works closely with other EHS Managers from other Business
Provide environmental regulatory and technical guidance for:
Wastewater and storm water management, permitting and controls
Air emission management, permitting and controls
Solid and hazardous waste management
Pollution prevention and resource conservation
Underground storage tanks
Builds proactive safety culture at plant. Creates environment where
employees and supervision are engaged in working safely.
Prepares, maintains, and complies with EHS requirements from
federal, state, and local agencies and Corporate EHS Standards.
Advises on all EHS legislation and legal requirements. Serves as
the interface with local, state and federal agencies.
Knowledge and experience in waste management regulations -
manifesting, profiling, LDR.
Knowledge and experience in preparation of regulatory reports
including biennial waste report, Tier II, Form R.
Knowledge and experience with facility inspections to ensure
Knowledge and experience of RMP/PSM regulations and compliance.
Knowledge with Environmental Regulations and compliance such as
RCRA, MACT, NSPS, NPDES, etc.
Knowledge and experience in Occupational Health and Safety
Regulations such as LOTO, Bloodborne Pathogens, HAZWOPER, Emergency
Preparedness, PIT, etc.).
Knowledge and experience in identification, tracking, formulation
and presentation of lagging and leading indicators applicable to
individual site Safety performance.
Communication and Influence
Serves as a change agent to drive process improvements and cultural
Exceptional leadership skills and ability to mentor and motivate (a
real passion for EHS).
Del Monte Foods Key Behaviors:
GET OUR HANDS DIRTY
Dig in and understand the business.
Stay focused on priorities and drive for results.
Pursue goals with purpose and persevere through challenges.
Improve processes, products and services.
Take calculated risks to develop effective solutions.
Use data and insights to drive business performance.
GROW SUCCESS TOGETHER
Create an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued.
Collaborate and promote teamwork to achieve individual and shared
Hold ourselves and others accountable for commitments.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in a related field.
CSP, or other EHS related certifications, a plus.
5+ years related experience in a manufacturing environment.
Generally requires 5+ years' related experience in EHS management
or equivalent combination.
Experience leading and implementing EHS strategies within a
matrixed corporate culture.
Strong leadership and effective team management and development
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Excellent people and decision-making skills.
Advanced experience managing large teams through significant
technology-driven change management.
Highly experienced in negotiation and management of vendor
contracts with adequate interface with supply chain and
Knowledge and application of environmental, health and safety
regulations and familiarity with EHS regulatory agency
Strong experience as an Environmental and Sustainability subject
Other duties as assigned.
Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision,
Del Monte Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All
qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race,
color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age,
marital status, medical condition, disability, protected veteran
status, or any other legally protected status.
ALL RESUMES NEED TO BE SUBMITTED THROUGH WWW.DELMONTEFOODS.COM TO
BE CONSIDERED. (https://www.delmontefoods.com/careers/). Please be
advised that your application is not complete until you fill out,
sign, and submit an Application for Employment for a specific
position for which Del Monte Foods, Inc. is actively recruiting.
Your application must reflect that you possess the required
qualifications for the position.
No sponsorship is available for this position.
No agencies or 3rd party vendors.%36003941%
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