• Health, Safety & Environmental Site Manager

    Relocation Available
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview / Job Summary

    Aleris is a global leader in the manufacture and sale of aluminum rolled products, with approximately 14 facilities in three geographically aligned business units in North America, Europe and China. We serve a variety of end-use industries, including aerospace, automotive, defense, building and construction, transportation, packaging, and consumer goods.


    Our North America (NA) division is seeking to add an experienced HSE Manager to its team at our Clayton, NJ facility. The HSE Manager is responsible for driving continuous improvement and employee involvement in the facility’s Health, Safety, and Environmental programs. The HSE Manager will lead all aspects of environmental protection and employee health and safety in a manner that supports the Corporate HSE Policy; this includes the development, implementation, enforcement and auditing of HSE systems within the operations.

    Responsibilities Include

    • Actively lead and participate in maintaining a zero incident safety culture.
    • Live and champion the Aleris core values; Safety, Integrity, Customer Focus, Ownership, Excellence, and Teamwork
    • Lead the implementation of activities and best practices that focus on creating a safe working environment for all employees, contractors and visitors to the plant instilling the underlying belief that all incidents are preventable. Serve as a coach and facilitator for risk assessments, corrective actions, behavioral based observations, incident investigations, and cause mapping.
    • Actively drive the plant’s efforts in continually improving safety performance by chairing the plant wide Safety Committee, leading monthly plant safety meetings, and conducting daily safety walks. Engage and work with plant supervision in preparing and conducting monthly safety meetings.
    • Obtain and maintain up-to-date knowledge in aspects of Safety and Environmental regulations and compliance reporting.  Prepare and provide regular progress reports to the plant leadership team and to the Corporate office.
    • Develop, implement and administer OSHA, State and Federal agency, and Aleris compliance programs including the selection and distribution of training materials designed to prevent injury and illness along with protection of the environment.
    • Proactively lead in identification and resolution of environmental issues that may arise while fully engaging the Plant Manager, other plant personnel, and the Corporate team throughout the process.
    • Ensure compliance with Process Safety Management  Program.
    • Communicate with and maintain professional relationships with environmental agency personnel regarding construction and operating permit issues, negotiating potential compliance issues and enforcement actions. Serve as the company representative during any agency inspections of the facility, coordinating these events with the Plant Manager and the Director, HSE.
    • Review, maintain and ensure accuracy and timeliness of all environmental permits, files, and documents. Understand all permit obligations and ensure that systems are in place to meet all permit and regulatory requirements.
    • Actively participate with the Corporate HSE team on special projects, training, and auditing.
    • Lead plant projects by requesting quotes and seeking purchase approval as they relate to any required safety processes, equipment and training activities.
    • Provide HSE assistance to project managers in the preparation of capital requests (ACRs) and complete reviews to ensure that projects are in compliance with all regulatory and Aleris requirements.
    • Assist the Plant Manager in maintaining a positive relationship with the local community.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in a related area of study.
    • Minimum of five (5) years related HSE experience.
    • Possess general knowledge and proficiency in general business and the ability to use computer applications, such as spreadsheets, word processing documents, databases and email programs.
    • Possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
    • Possess the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
    • Creativity and innovation for implementation of new HSE programs and employee involvement.
    • Capability of managing multiple projects and deadlines.
    • Ability to work varied hours, be on call, and travel occasionally


    Aleris is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity in the workplace.  Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.  Our HR teams will reach out to the applicants who met the qualifications and most closely aligned with requirements of the positions.


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