Job Information


PHM oversees development and implementation of pandemic response practices and audits adherence to those practices, ensures compliance with CDC, and OSHA requirements, and conducts root-cause analyses of plant level pandemic-related issues, monitors and documents the effectiveness of the pandemic control measures used in the facility, and ensures alignment with the plant and corporate safety program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Safety/ HR/ & Plant Manager to cultivate the plant pandemic response culture.

  • Spend significant time on plant floor and in common areas, enforcing policies and identifying areas of opportunity.

  • Manage COVID and absenteeism logs and on-site medical staff.

  • Serve as the plant level pandemic response subject matter expert.

  • Manage pandemic response resources and related departmental budgets.

  • Manage plant level health crisis response team of [•] team members.

  • When necessary plan, request, and assist in the hiring of new personnel.

  • Work within the plant framework to foster the career growth of direct reports.

  • Serve as the primary contact on pandemic issues.

  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with plant, business unit, and corporate level team members.

  • Create, manage, and review site specific pandemic compliance programming.

  • Appraise and implement new health regulations as they relate to plant operations.

  • Ensure that team members are adequately trained in pandemic response plan procedures.

  • Work as the internal incident manager, ensuring that pandemic-related emergencies and injuries are properly managed.

  • Oversee, manage and ensure pandemic orientation for all new team members.

  • Create and manage internal communications.

  • Create network of COVID cops and ensure compliance to initiatives.

  • Review all contract documents related to ongoing or proposed work for pandemic related issues.

  • Review subcontractor pandemic programs; ensure that subcontractor programs are compliant with corporate, OSHA, and CDC regulations.

  • Conduct pandemic response audits. Audits will include a brief summary report noting any deviations from the pandemic response plan and corrective actions that may be necessary to promote the health and safety of workers and the public.

  • Organize and conduct pandemic response training as necessary.

  • When not working on COVID related items, will fill in as Supervisor/ Superintendent and begin to develop on-site training and SOP development in support of Operational Excellence initiatives.

  • When not working on COVID related items, will provide corporate developed training.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Prefer a minimum 10 years safety related experience.

  • Four-year degree in safety, industrial hygiene or related field is preferred.

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation is preferred.

The Plant Health Strategy Manager (PHM) is required to be competent in the following:

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent grammar and writing skills

  • Strong supervision skills

  • Proven ability to lead others

  • Proven Public Relations or public speaking experience

  • Communication and interpersonal skills to effectively manage and motivate employees and communicate objectives and action plans.

  • Ability to research pertinent facts, data and other information from internal and external sources

  • Proficient use of computer and corresponding programs – Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • Ability to implement behavioral-based safety techniques to improve/maintain response plan performance

  • Ability to establish positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders