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Director, Global Environmental Health & Safety

Company: Impossible Foods
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Impossible Foods is addressing the most catastrophic threats facing humanity: climate change and biodiversity collapse. A global transition to a plant-based food system will turn back the clock on atmospheric CO2 levels, restore natural ecosystems and reverse meltdown in wildlife biomass.The easiest -- if not only -- way to make our civilization sustainable is to eliminate livestock, the most dangerous technology on Earth. But humans wont give up meat. So we need to make meat better -- more delicious and more nutritious, without animals as the underlying production technology. That means that making meat sustainably is the most important and urgent problem for the global scientific community.Impossible Foods' mission is to completely replace the use of animals as a food-production technology by offering consumers everything they currently value about animal products -- and making products that are vastly superior to their animal analogues.To do this, we are taking a revolutionary scientific and market-based approach. We are inventing efficient, sustainable ways to transform ingredients from plants into meat, fish and dairy foods that deliver all the pleasures and nutritional benefits consumers demand, without the destructive environmental or public health impact.Our world-class R&D team has been building the know-how and technology platform to produce meat, fish and dairy foods from plants. Impossible Foods is experiencing rapid growth and is resolutely committed to leading all aspects of the plant-based food revolutionfrom discovery to commercial production. The only thing that will separate Impossible Foods from success and failure is our ability to recruit more world-class experts. Want to join?Check out the job opening and requirements below:The Director of Global Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) will be responsible for the development of the Impossible Foods EH&S program worldwide, with a charter and vision that supports employee safety, environmental stewardship, and occupational health. This role reports to the Vice President of Environmental Health and Safety, Global Security. The Global Environmental Health and Safety Director designs, develops, authors, and manages company EHS policies, standards, programs and processes to: a) ensure global and regional compliance with applicable local, regional, national and federal EHS regulations, directives and standards; and b) mitigate, prevent or control EHS risks arising from company operations and business activitiesYou WillMonitor, interpret, and assess existing or emerging EHS laws, regulations, regulatory policy, and industry practices, determine operational and business impacts and develop, integrate and execute global EHS strategies, policies, programs, procedures, standards, training, processes and actions throughout the company to effectively manage applicable or relevant requirements.Design, develop, author and sustain the programs, procedures, processes and systems to global and geographical and regional compliance with EHS law.Perform EHS compliance applicability reviews and EHS risk assessments and implement effective programs, procedures, processes and systems to ensure regulatory compliance and protect employees, communities and the environment.Develop, align and implement long-term EHS strategies and annual or short term EHS action plans, projects or initiatives that effectively manages EHS compliance and risk mitigation objectives with business and operational needs, operating plans, capital planning, resource staffing and budgeting.Developing, integrating and executing policies, programs, procedures, standards, training, processes and actions throughout the business organization to drive EHS vision, mission, policy and strategies.Functions in a leadership role regarding government agency enforcement actions, regulatory proposals, permitting issues and negotiations, EHS technical, engineering, and science support, assessment and control of EHS issues arising from operational processes, supply-chain, equipment, and materials.Perform audits and reviews to identify systemic EHS management gaps, develop corrective measures and implement solutions to sustain compliance with EHS law and company EHS strategies, policies or standards.Leverage lessons learned and develop continuous improvement EHS programs.Provide EHS service, solutions, programs, best practices and technical guidance to business management and support functions to effectively and efficiently manage compliance assurance and EHS risk mitigation.Manage enterprise-wide impact of EHS incident investigations to determine and implement root cause corrective actions.Collect, measure and analyze regional and site EHS metrics and KPI performances, to discover trends for continuous improvement or corrective measures.Perform management reviews and report on EHS performance and tactical and strategic improvement planning.Partner and collaborate with the business and support functions, to influence and manage EHS resources and projects and business decisions.Design, develop, implement, execute and sustain company-wide employee safety and injury prevention programs.Design, develop, implement, execute and sustain company-wide environmental permit management and pollution prevention programs.Manage regulatory agency and external stakeholder EHS activities, including reporting, visits, or inspections.Work collaboratively with Employment Legal Counsel, Human Resources, Facilities, and IT teams to develop cross functional risk management policy and processes that protect IF.You Have10years experience in an EHS programs, operations or engineering function within Fortune 500 multi-national companies.5years experience managing global EHS policies, standards, programs, or procedures.3years experience in ISO14001, ISO 45001 or similar accredited EHS management systems.Knowledge of global and US-based EHS legal requirements (i.e.: Regulations, Codes, Standards, Directives, and Administrative Policies) and provide regulatory, technical and EHS engineering knowledge, and EHS management systems.Experience with communication, presenting proposed plans and results to management, and influencing leadership.Experience communicating with leadership.Experience developing and implementing goals and strategies based on organization goals.Impossible Foods Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.Redwood City, CA /Environmental Health and Safety /Full timeSDL2017

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