Senior Safety, Health and Environment Manager

    • BAE Systems
  • San Diego, CA
  • Posted 34 days ago | Updated 15 hours ago


On Site
USD 140,690.00 - 239,140.00 per year
Full Time


Policies and procedures
Time management
Occupational hygiene
ISO 14000
Operations management
Continuous improvement
ISO 9000
Risk assessment
Process improvement
Government contracts
Information Technology
Customer support
Regulatory Compliance
Adobe AIR
Analytical skill
Programmable logic controller

Job Details

Job Description
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BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors, is seeking an experienced Safety, Health, and Environment (SH&E) Manager for their facility in San Diego, CA as part of its Ship Repair business. Under direction of the business SH&E Director, the SH&E Manager is responsible for integrating SH&E into the operations of the shipyard. The SH&E Manager will provide strategy and leadership, ensuring shipyard compliance with regulatory and company standards, implementing SH&E directives, mentoring site SH&E staff, improving performance, and ensuring SH&E policies and procedures align with governmental regulations and corporate policies. The ideal candidate would be equally as strong in all disciplines - Safety, Health, and Environment - with a sufficient knowledge of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Health programs.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Plans, develops, and implements SH&E processes to ensure compliance with company and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains and improves SH&E management systems (ISO 14001 / ISO 45001).
  • Establishes and maintains a close working relationship with operational leadership; engages in operations planning processes to ensure that SH&E considerations are proactively incorporated into operations (management of change).
  • Ensures that OSHA Recordkeeping and other SH&E records are maintained appropriately and that all mandatory SH&E compliance reporting is done in a timely manner.
  • In conjunction with site operating leaders, establishes goals, targets, and action plans to ensure continual improvement and routinely monitors progress against plans.
  • Works with stakeholders to lead and coordinate investigations in response to incidents and ensure that corrective and preventative measures are taken in a timely manner.
  • Participates on various Site, Business, and Sector-wide teams as both a subject matter expert as well as a representative for the Business.
  • Analyzes and interprets SH&E incident data to identify trends and formulate plans and strategies to address priority SH&E issues.
  • Coordinates and/or conducts various Industrial Hygiene & Occupational Health (IH/OH) programs required at the site - trained to anticipate, recognize, evaluate and recommend controls for environmental and physical hazards and stressors.
  • Ensures that systems are in place to comply with corporate SH&E reporting requirements.
  • Coordinates and directs environmental activities, functions, and standards, including all required environmental records, reports, and permit applications across all media (e.g. water, solid waste, air, etc.)
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with regulators and other external stakeholders.
  • Manages a team of Safety, Health, and Environment professionals including a safety supervisor, safety technicians, competent persons, environmental technicians, and SH&E administrators.
  • Develops employees and performs all duties associated with supervision such as hiring, training, evaluating, counseling, and discipline.
  • Develops and tracks annual budgets.
  • Ability to be agile and have a sense of urgency as a shipyard environment is dynamic with many entities working together all with a common goal in mind.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree in a related discipline plus ten (10) years of work experience in an industrial environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of SH&E regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  • Solid understanding of a Management System (ISO 14001, ISO 45001, and/or ISO 9001).
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
  • Experience supervising technicians, contractors, and internal employees as well as influencing others without formal authority.
  • Strong computer skills and ability to apply statistical and other analytic techniques.
  • Ability to work effectively on cross functional and business-wide teams.
  • Time management skills and ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to interpret and apply domestic environmental regulations.
  • Ability to successfully interface with all regulatory agencies of the business unit.
  • Demonstrated success leading improvements in SH&E in an industrial environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills (English).
  • Leadership experience and managing diverse teams.
  • Substantial experience with occupational hazard identification, related risk assessment, and determination of proper controls.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and foster an environment that encourages initiative, creative thinking, collaborative action, and process improvement.
  • Able to cultivate a positive SH&E culture to achieve world class performance while maintaining a professional attitude.
  • Experience and education on investigation techniques and determining root causes and corrective actions.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Advanced technical degree with a core curriculum in an environmental field or environmental credential, such as Professional Engineer, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager and Certified Environmental Professional.
  • Direct involvement in CAA, CWA, SPCC, RCRA, and CERCLA programs.
  • Advanced education in applying industrial hygiene principals to industrial operations such as a Certified Industrial Hygienist.
  • Experience working in the shipyard industry.
  • Experience reading and interpreting NAVSEA standard items and other government contract related requirements.
  • Knowledge of Serious Injury and Fatality programs.
  • TapRoot knowledge and/ or training.

Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $140690 - $239140

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair...just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.