Regional Environmental, Health & Safety Manager- NorthWest region

Date posted: Aug 2, 2022

Location: Newark, CA, US, 94560

Company: Orora Group



At Orora, we believe our packaging touches lives and together, we, together as a team, deliver on the promise of what’s inside. From custom packaging design and packaging materials, to prototype development and manufacturing, packaging automation and equipment, kitting and fulfillment, global sourcing, and full service warehousing and logistics, our packaging consultants develop cutting-edge, innovative solutions that take a product from concept to consumer.  It is with this passion and commitment to innovation, we believe in hiring and developing the very best talent by living our core values of Teamwork, Passion, Respect, and Integrity every day.  These core values define who we are and how we operate. They shape the way we work with each other, with our customers, and with our communities. Every day, we deliver packaging solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations while solving complex problems as a team.  We believe that all team members (irrespective of their role or level), should aspire to distinctive leadership behavior, as we continue to deliver on the promise for our customers, shareholders and each other. Leadership is not tied to a job title, i.e. you don’t need to be accountable for a team to be considered a leader.



Position Summary

The EHS Regional Manager creates and implements a world class safety system that identifies risk, eliminates hazards and strives for continuous safety improvement and standardization throughout the manufacturing process. Will comply with all applicable OSHA and EPA regulatory requirements and serve as a technical resource to the organization. Position will also support the site(s) facility maintenance operations, ensuring equipment is maintained in a safe and operational condition.


Location: Sacramento, Ca or San Jose, Ca (centrally located in Northern California) 


 Primary Duties and Responsibilities


  • Develops and implements safety policies in compliance with local, state, federal and company Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.
  • Conducts worksite assessments to identify and evaluate safety and health risk and compliance exposures. Develops and implements strategies to reduce or eliminate these risks and exposures.
  • Drives administrative controls and engineering controls to eliminate hazards in the facility to create a zero-incident workplace
  • Plans and delivers training programs for management and employees on relevant accident prevention and compliance programs. Conducts new employee orientation in connection with company goals and requirements.
  • Coordinates facility Safety and Health committee\subcommittees and facilitates the continuous improvement process through Behavior Based Safety, Ergonomic, Forklift, and shift safety teams
  • Conducts analyses of accidents and health hazards to be used to target specific prevention strategies. Prepares and maintains required documentation of incident reports, statistical analysis for use as required by company personnel or outside agencies.
  • Provide management and hands-on support to operations as required. May require off-shift hours to be worked as necessary.
  • Participate or lead Incident Investigations to find continuous improvement opportunities either in work practices or work conditions with the use of solid root cause analysis. Provides First Aid as needed to team.
  • Responsible for supporting Niles, IL facility and assigned regional operations.
  • Supports sites facility maintenance programs, ensuring contractors, equipment is maintained as necessary.






Education, Skills, Experience & Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety Engineering, Science or Management (recommended)
  • 5 + years’ experience in Environmental, Health, and Safety compliance responsibilities, within a manufacturing environment
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and training skills
  • Must possess excellent planning, administrative and organizational skills
  • Good computer skills in Word processing, spreadsheets, and database management
  • Ability to manage several projects at once
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to lead and develop others
  • Detail oriented
  • Self-Motivated


Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee may be required to sometimes sit, climb or balance.  The employee may lift and/or move 50 to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this position includes close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee may be exposed to the risk of electrical shock or vibration. 


Reasonable Accommodations


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you are interested in applying for employment with Orora and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, or if you believe you do not meet any of the required qualifications of a posted position due to a protected disability and would like to explore the possibility of an accommodation, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at: for additional support and guidance


What We Offer


Our rich benefits packages are designed to support the health and well-being of both our eligible co-workers and their families.  Here's a sample of the benefits we offer:


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Generous PTO
  • 401(k) with a Company Match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance
  • Group Life and AD&D
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D
  • Group Short-Term Disability
  • Group Long-Term Disability


Equal Employment Opportunity


We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse organization. We strive for inclusiveness and a workplace where mutual respect is paramount. We encourage applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or veteran status. We will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as need, to assist them in performing essential job functions.


Recruitment Agencies


Orora does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Orora is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


Solicitation of Payments


Orora does not solicit payment from our applicants and candidates for consideration or placement.




Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland