Barnes Group
Health/Safety/Environmental & Facilities Maintenance Manager (HSE/FM)
At a glance
Location: US-CT-East Granby Map
Posted: 02/22/2021
Closing: 03/21/2021
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: At least 7 year(s)
Barnes Group
Job description

Core Responsibilities: 

In collaboration with the East Granby Division Manager, manage all HSE and Maintenance programs for East Granby, assuring overall compliance with BGI HSE Standards and all applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations, and supporting the day-to-day production operations from both HSE and Maintenance/Facilities perspectives.  The ideal candidate will:

  • Spend a significant portion of their time on the shop floor working directly with employees, supervisors, managers and engineers to coordinate HSE/FM activities, drive new HSE/FM initiatives, and implement and sustain an electronic maintenance management system to improve business continuity and reduce cost.
  • Manage key facility projects, including construction projects, and actively participate on all relevant site teams and activities including Gemba walks, self-audits and BES/continuous improvement events. Collaborate with engineering and production support teams to evaluate and improve fabrication, tooling, and manufacturing practices to eliminate or reduce HSE/FM risks; support factory transformation project activities where needed.
  • Participate in setting goals and plans for the reduction of injuries & incidents, to ensure regulatory compliance and to continuously improve the HSE/FM management system. Assist managers in investigating all workplace HSE incidents to determine root cause and assist in identifying and implementing corrective actions that address systemic deficiencies and will prevent recurrence.
  • Conduct risk assessments and job safety analyses; identify and evaluate hazards and recommend/implement corrective measures. Conduct machine guarding assessments and develop safe set up procedures. Identify Critical Risks proactively and drive sustainable corrective actions to reduce those risks.
  • Administer the Training Plan and develop and conduct employee HSE/FM training, including mandatory compliance training.
  • Guide and support operations on employee engagement in HSE/FM, Near Miss Reporting, Behavior-Based Safety Observations, and equipment requirements. Manage elements of the Worker’s Compensation program, including initial investigation, reporting, claims management, and safe return to work.
  • Manage internal and external reporting and regulatory compliance; collect and report data such as air emissions, hazardous waste, water and energy usage and accident/incident reports; prepare and submit required agency reports and plans (e.g., NESHAP, OSHA Logs, Tier II, Form R, SWPPP, SPCC, etc.); schedule and conduct sampling as required; work with government agencies as needed to prevent regulatory non-compliance.
  • Administer and maintain compliance with all business/operating licenses, plans and environmental reporting, including preparing applications for Environmental permits, as required.
  • Plan, coordinate and carry out facilities-related and maintenance tasks (preventative maintenance, inspections, scheduling, task assignment, contractor oversight, allocation of resources, etc.). Champion the critical risk mitigation program (CRMP) at East Granby.
  • Management of Change: Evaluate new chemicals, equipment or processes, and review of facility layouts for potential HS&E issues.
  • Supervise Energy monitoring program according to ISO 50001 and implement energy conservation initiatives.
  • Identify solutions and implement recommendations from our property insurance partner, FM Global.


  • Minimum of 7 years of HSE and/or Maintenance supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment is required.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Requires understanding of HSE regulations and standards. Experience in identifying and abating critical risks (e.g., machine guarding, electrical safety, LOTO, elevated work, etc.) is a must.
  • Demonstrated experience in HSE management systems and process improvement.
  • Substantial functional experience with proven track record of success in preventing injuries and regulatory non-compliance.
  • Must have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to relate across all levels of the organization.
  • Develops effective working relationships which foster integrity, trust and respect.
  • Strong leadership and people engagement skills; leads by example using leadership effectiveness (EI).
  • Must have the ability to be resourceful and collaborate to foster continuous improvement.
  • Must have the ability to inspire the team to drive standardization and risk reduction.
  • Competent in all areas of chemical management including chemical lines and clean rooms.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or related field. MS degree and/or related certifications (e.g., CSP, CHMM, etc.) desirable.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Health/Safety/Environmental & Facilities Maintenance Manager (HSE/FM)