Barnes Group
Manager, Global HSE Compliance - BarnesWorx
At a glance
Location: US-CT-Bristol Map
Posted: 10/11/2021
Closing: 11/10/2021
Degree: Graduate Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: At least 8 year(s)
Barnes Group
Job description

BarnesWorx – a new and alternative way to work at Barnes. A BarnesWorx employee provides the best of both worlds as we look to accelerate our innovation efforts and capitalize on new opportunities in a digital world. BarnesWorx provides a pool of new and diverse skillsets (similar to freelance talent) that can be engaged and leveraged to work on new developments, advanced programs and innovative projects to support the growth the company. Join the BarnesWorx Community and become part of a flexible workforce that allows you to use your specialized skills and capabilities on project-based assignments that truly make a difference.

18-24 Month Assignment - Flexible Schedule - Create & Innovate - Contribute to the Success of the Company - Potential to Launch your Career with Barnes


Objectives of this Role

We are seeking an experienced compliance and sustainability specialist to assist in regulatory compliance, program management, risk mitigation, auditing, ESG/sustainability and product stewardship. The ideal candidate will be a self-directed, subject matter expert who can influence across multiple disciplines, excels in professional writing, creative thinking and innovation, and is action oriented to drive best in class HSE performance throughout the corporation. The right candidate will ensure our HSE performance consistently meets customer, regulatory and corporate standards and expectations with a focus on obtaining optimal results through BES/Operational Excellence. If you are a results-oriented individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment, you are encouraged to submit your name for consideration.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical guidance, training and direct support to facilities on environmental compliance matters such as air and wastewater permitting, NESHAPs, SARA Tier 2, Form Rs, Biennial Waste Reporting, SPCC plans, storm water management, PIPP/P2, REACH, RoHS, etc.
  • Provide rapid response, on site investigation, mitigation and support to Divisions for potential non-compliance events.
  • Review, update and communicate environmental metrics and performance for BGI. Establish standard protocols for reporting, reviewing, validating and publishing environmental data, and make recommendations to the SBUs on projects to achieve 2025 environmental targets.
  • Evaluate Division/SBU/BGI environmental performance and provide analysis of trends and recommend corrective actions to reduce impacts. Promote continuous improvement and identify and share best practices across the SBUs.
  • Provide legislative and regulatory review assistance to facilities to ensure they are aware of and comply with all applicable HSE laws and regulations; support facilities with enforcement matters and agency correspondence.
  • Conduct process hazard analyses (PHA) and process failure modes and effects analyses (PFMEA) for critical processes as assigned.
  • Conduct both planned and unannounced regulatory compliance audits at BGI facilities.
  • Support the ESG Committee to prepare GRI, SASB, TCDF and other gap analyses and action plans, as well as the annual ESG report.
  • Plan and deliver/facilitate technical webinars for the BGI HSE global team.
  • Assist with the implementation of the BGI HSE management system and improve the sustainability of systems and processes. Assist in creating a sustainability culture focused on reducing our footprint and protecting the environment.
  • Investigate regulatory compliance matters to determine root cause and corrective actions that address systemic deficiencies and will prevent recurrence.
  • Develop and implement value-added HSE initiatives that provide effective risk management and control and maintain regulatory compliance for BGI manufacturing, sales, service and distribution locations worldwide.
  • Direct and assist new acquisitions with HSE integration plans and regulatory compliance activities.
  • Serve as a lead auditor for the BGI HSE Corporate audit program and conduct audits as assigned. Conduct post-audit reviews to validate the effectiveness of corrective action plans and ensure sustainability.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of twelve (12) years of HSE experience with 8+ years of practical environmental compliance experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in HSE management systems, regulatory compliance, auditing and process improvement.
  • Expert ability to evaluate and interpret regulatory requirements and recommend compliance initiatives and corrective measures.
  • Demonstrated success managing multi-site environmental affairs and knowledge essential.
  • Experience developing and implementing strategies to achieve environmental targets.
  • Excellent writing skills, including experience with technical reports and government correspondence.
  • Strong project management skills and ability to contribute to strategic decisions, while driving detailed implementation plans with defined milestones.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships which foster integrity, trust and respect.
  • Ability to engage all levels within the organization and with external constituencies.
  • Possesses skill set to negotiate persuasively and influence results through others, and coach/mentor line organization to drive risk reduction.
  • Impeccable integrity. Superior interpersonal skills; ability to facilitate and manage change effectively.
  • Strong leadership and people engagement skills; leads by example and manages using leadership effectiveness (EI).
  • As allowed with travel restrictions, ability and readiness to travel 25-50%, both domestic and internationally as needed.
  • LOCATION: Connecticut/Michigan/Ohio/Remote Assignment
  • BS. degree required. Degree in Environmental Engineering or related discipline preferred.  MS or MBA preferred.


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Manager, Global HSE Compliance - BarnesWorx