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Environmental Health & Safety Manager

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Who We Are: Founded nearly half a century ago, Pennex Aluminum continues to see rapid growth as a leading provider of quality aluminum cast products and extrusions. With state-of-the-art technology and facilities across Ohio and Pennsylvania, we’re proud to offer the capabilities and expertise to cast billet, extrude custom shapes and fabricate finished components for customers across a range of markets - including automotive, transportation, building and construction, electrical and machinery, consumer durables and distribution.

But it’s not just what we do that sets us apart, it’s how we do it. Safety. Integrity. Respect. Drive. These core values are embodied by each member of our team; guiding every action we take and decision we make. Whether it’s driving innovation within our industry, making the impossible possible for our customers, providing a safe, respectful workplace for employees or supporting our local communities, our purpose is clear. We are dedicated to impacting our world in a positive way.

If you’re a like-minded individual with a strong ability to problem solve, collaborate and effectively communicate, Pennex Aluminum may be the perfect place for you to grow your career. To learn more, please visit or check out other opportunities within the Metal Exchange Corporation family of companies at

Job Summary: Consider joining the Pennex family as a Environmental Health and Safety manager at our Wellsville location. In this role, you’ll be performing safety and health activities in manufacturing plants to evaluate and control environmental hazards.

Environmental Duties:

  • Manage the environmental programs, processes, and all mandated environmental reporting.
  • Develop and implement programs for the safe and legal transportation and disposal of hazardous wastes generated onsite and for the safe and legal discharge of industrial wastewater to the POTW.
  • Maintain palatable well water through analysis and engineering controls.
  • Obtain any/all necessary environmental permits.
  • Perform all functions necessary to satisfy SARA Title III requirements.
  • Monitor/sample/analyze environmental process systems throughout the plant.
  • Coordinate any spill response, remedial effort, or environmental field work as needed.
  • Develop and implement storm water monitoring program.
  • Recommend changes to process systems to improve compliance.

Health and Safety Duties:

  • Provide safety orientation training to all new hires.
  • Develop and provide ongoing OSHA compliance training to all employees and maintain all records.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of both new and existing regulations through the review of periodicals, seminar attendance, and the use of consultants.
  • Implement injury reporting for the purpose of investigation and reduction of injuries.
  • Maintain master files for all MSDS’s.
  • Maintain an emergency evacuation program in the event of fire, explosion, etc.
  • Act as primary 24-hour emergency coordinator for onsite events involving the fire department and/or emergency management agency.
  • Assess the need for and order all personal protective equipment. Coordinate specifications of safety equipment and enforces use of safety equipment.
  • Act as chairman of the safety committee and ergonomic task team.
  • Coordinate annual audiometric examinations for all employees.
  • Identify potential causes for accidents and recommends changes in policies and procedures to prevent accidents and illness. Investigate accidents and prepares accident reports. Work with HR manager, insurance carriers, and consultants to reduce costs associated with job related injuries and illnesses.
  • Coordinate industrial hygiene air monitoring as needed to investigate and reduce employee exposure to airborne contaminants
  • Maintain and calibrate instruments. Clean and inspect respirators and coordinate distribution of respirators, including conducting respirator fit tests.
  • Train employees on safety and health requirements to ensure compliance with regulations. Train forklift operators to qualify for licensing.
  • Oversee activities and monitor for health and safety violations. Test noise levels and measure air quality.
  • Issue and monitor hot work permits, confined space entries, and lockout/tag out permits.
  • Develop and monitor emergency action plans.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has 2 direct subordinates and duties of the position require supervision of projects, peers, subordinates, and higher-ranking staff members as related to OSHA, EPA, DEP and associated governmental agency compliance issues. This position is the focal point for assuring conformity by all staff associates to legal, technical, and ethical issues relating to health, environmental and safety requirements.

Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Education
    1. Required: Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year college or university in a related field
  • Experience
    1. Several years experience and/or training
  • Other required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    1. Must command a working knowledge of all local, state, and federal regulations through continued periodical review, seminar attendance, and consultant review
    2. Able to excel in a fast-paced, hands-on manufacturing environment
    3. Motivated, self-driven, and eager to learn and apply new skills
    • Physically able to lift, bend, reach above the head, kneel, squat, stand and walk as needed throughout shift
    • Consistantly exhibits a positive, respectful attitude towards co-workers and customers
    • Must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen
  1. Must be eligible to work in the United States, visa sponsorships are not available
  2. May require some travel

Perks of the Job:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Disability and life insurance
  • 401(k) with robust matching contribution
  • Generous allotment of paid vacation and paid holidays
  • Competitive wages plus performance-based bonus opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Opportunity for career growth and advancement
  • Relocation package may be available

Why Our People Love Working Here…And So Will You!:

  • Purpose-driven, friendly, open and respectful culture
  • Shared core values of safety, integrity, respect and drive
  • Employee discount program with hundreds of partner brands
  • Up to $5,000 tuition reimbursement
  • Complimentary coffee bar
  • Wellness incentive program

Our Commitment to Inclusion: We welcome people of different backgrounds, abilities and perspectives. To ensure our business and culture continue to be inclusive of all people, we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age or marital status, veteran or disability status. Metal Exchange Corporation and it’s family of brands are proud to be equal opportunity employers. Additionally, all of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Should you have any questions or require special assistance completing your application, please email

Pennex Aluminum Company


Wellsville, PA
17365 USA


Energy and Environment

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