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EH&S Manager

Job Category:  Environment, Health and Safety
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Grandview, MO, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  1720

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.


As our EH&S Manager, you will continually improve the overall safety of our Grandview, MO plant and maintain compliance to the plant’s environmental permits. You will conduct safety and environmental training for all plant employees to maintain OSHA compliance and will be responsible for the purchase of safety related PPE and equipment.




  • Coordinate the use of resources to assist with reviewing programs, recommending improvements and implementing programs to ensure plant’s safety program addresses all identified needs and meets corporate and governmental requirements, for example Confined Space Entry, Emergency Evacuation, Electrical Safety, Accident Reporting, Ergonomics, etc.
  • Develop and implement an Accident Reduction Program to provide on-going assessments of accident rates and reduce reportable accidents at the facility.
  • Conducts Safety Training of all plant employees, organizes and implements all special training needs for the Emergency Action Team. Develop and implements an effective new employee orientation program related to safety which includes an effective introduction to the plant’s PPE requirements, forklift certification and OSHA required training modules.
  • Support plant audits and provide annual information for required permits; Act as the principle contact between Corbion and regulatory agencies and inspectors; respond to auditor correspondence.
  • Serve on the Emulsifier Safety Steering Committee and lead the plant’s Safety Committee and schedule/organize meetings, enlist members, and ensure effectiveness of the Committee. Will also be an active participant in monthly safety meetings with other Corbion safety managers.
  • Monitor plant and collect samples for testing to complete the necessary environmental reports for storm and waste water permits and submit to appropriate regulatory agencies.
  • Provide contributions to the Grandview Monthly KAI/KPI Report that provide an overview of Grandview performance in both Environmental and Safety areas.
  • Manage capital expenditures to budget with management approval.
  • Responsible for developing/maintaining a dynamic sustainable recycling program that evolves as new technology and resources develop.
  • Responsible for promoting and ensuring food safety, legality and quality ensuring the conformance of plants processes and activities to FDA cGMP (21CFR Part 110), ISO 9001, EXCiPACT, and BRC standards
  • Other duties as determined by business needs.



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or relevant experience in EH&S roles.
  • 2+ years’ experience in the field of environmental, health and safety in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must understand the standards within FDA cGMP (21CFR Part 110), ISO 9001, and BRC standards
  • Able to design safety training programs for new hires and existing employees
  • Must be able to lead and influence at all levels within organization
  • Exceptional critical thinking and problem solving skills required
  • Proven track record of safety management and people management
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal



About Corbion

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients. We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2020, Corbion generated annual sales of   € 986.5 million and has a workforce of over 2250 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information: www.corbion.com


Corbion is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workplace.  All applicants will be considered equally without regard to race, color, ethnicity, veteran status, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicapping condition, membership in an organization or any other non-merit factors.


Corbion provides reasonable accommodation to applicants




Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

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