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Job Title:  EHS Manager II

Requisition ID:  9640

Hays, KS, US, 67601

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA.  This position is in our Energy Systems line of business, which supports telecommunications, IT, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), utilities and switchgear. Some of the reserve power brands include PowerSafe, DataSafe, and Genesis. Our extensive product range serves a variety of reserve power applications and consistently delivers the most effective, powerful and reliable batteries available.

Job Purpose

Manage the development and implementation of transportation, security, environmental, health, and safety programs for the Hays, KS EnerSys location.  Implements all Federal, State, Local and Corporate regulatory requirements.  Ensures that plant management is kept informed on all EHS issues. #HAY

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop environmental, health, safety, and security procedures to ensure compliance with local, state, federal and corporate requirements. Recommends course of action and develop procedures for compliance with new and revised laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Responsible for all required reports to regulatory agencies.  Maintains all related records and documents.  Interact both verbally and in writing with required agencies.
  • Responsible for OSHA, wastewater, stormwater, hazardous waste, air programs internal audits, transportation, training, and others as required.  
  • Maintain current certification and knowledge of regulatory environment through attendance at workshops and seminars and the review of The Code of Federal Regulations, The Federal Register and other literature as appropriate.
  • Acts as the plant liaison with the local community, regulatory agencies, and other outside agencies 
  • Perform Job Hazard Analysis and statistical analysis of all incidents and accidents.
  • Develop and present training materials in accordance with CFR 29, Parts 1910,1903, 1904; CFR 49 DOT.
  • Proficiency in Hazmat procedures.
  • Manage/administer security program.  
  • Manage worker compensation programs. 
  • Manage property and casualty insurance auditing and reporting activities.
  • Conduct employee, general contractor (GC), and subcontractor safety orientations and safety meetings.
  • Chair safety committee meetings to discuss issues, trends, and goals.
  • Conduct meetings with 3rd party auditors such as fire marshals, OSHA, PPPD, ATF, DCMA, EPA, DEP, and insurance auditors.
  • Respond to formal OSHA, DEP, EPA, and DOT investigations and participate in hearings.
  • Oversee first responder/medical emergency program.
  • Perform required audits on disposal facilities and other contracted services where debris or waste is regulated.
  • Maintain all permits in accordance with EPA, city, and county regulations. Perform annual audits of air and water permits to ensure continued compliance.


Required: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Environmental Health, or the equivalent plus five years of experience in managing environmental and health and safety compliance in a manufacturing environment. Specifically:

  • Managing environmental compliance in a manufacturing environment. Experience must include maintaining a professional successful relationship with regulatory agencies and agency representatives.
  • Demonstrated expertise in knowledge and application of EPA, and OSHA regulations.
  • Successful experience in preparing and submitting permits, compliance reports and corporate reports. 
  • Workers Compensation experience.
  • RCRA Hazardous Waste shipping experience.
  • MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Engineering or Environmental Health plus 10 years of progressively more responsible Environmental Health and Safety management positions; Experience in lead acid battery manufacturing facility preferred. Knowledge of chemical processes helpful. 


Great professional career opportunity in environmental health and safety with 6% 401(K) match, awesome and affordable health insurance, life insurance, tuition reimbursement up to $6,000/year. Top safety position on-site with staff of four EHS Technicians and three Building Services personnel. Serves as one of nine Managers on the Hays Leadership team. Reports to the Plant Manager with dotted line reporting to Corporate EHS. Come take us to the next level!

EnerSys is always looking ot hire top talent. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Hays

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