EH&S Manager

Job Locations US-KY-East Bernstadt
Posted Date 4 months ago(6/18/2021 11:32 AM)
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time

Sazerac Company Overview

Build your career at Sazerac! With almost 400 years of rich history, Sazerac Company has thrived as an independent, American family-owned company with operations in the United States and around the world. Since the 2000s, Sazerac has averaged double digit growth every year! Sazerac Company produces and markets the most award-winning bourbons and whiskeys in the world, including Buffalo Trace, Pappy Van Winkle, Eagle Rare, Blanton’s, and Sazerac Rye. Additionally, Sazerac owns many popular brands across a range of spirits, including Fireball, Southern Comfort, Seagram’s V.O., Myers’s, Goldschläger, Parrot Bay, 99 Brand, and Platinum Vodka. 


We’re proud of our award-winning culture and distilleries. Our Louisville office has been named one of the “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” four times, and our Buffalo Trace Distillery has earned the title of “world’s most award-winning distillery” through the dedication of our craftsmen for well over 200 years. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, Sazerac provides extraordinary opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, entrepreneurial industry.

Job Description/Responsibilities

The EHS Manager at Robinson Stave will serve as the primary contact for all EHS efforts at the 3 barrel/stave facilities (KY/TN/GA), they will sit at the East Bernstadt facility.  The EH&S Manager is responsible for all records and reports required by the Company and regulatory agencies, leading and coordinating EHS performance improvement initiatives, leading the development, review, and revision of safety and environmental training programs and support network wide EHS activities and initiatives.


  • Prepare and maintain documentation, reports and permits for compliance with federal, state, local agency regulations and company EHS standards. Ensure facilities maintain ongoing compliance with OSHA, EPA, Homeland Security and other relevant agency requirements. Manage and track environmental and safety metrics. Lead reduction of environmental impact and costs. Lead improvement in safety and workers’ compensation rates and cost. Serve as the interface with local, state and federal agencies. Ensures adherence to all Personal Safety, Food Safety, Quality, and Environmental Practices.
  • Develop, implement and maintain EHS programs, policies, procedures and best practices. Achieve reduction toward zero injuries at Robinson Stave. Develop and execute safety training programs and requirements; lead an engaged and active safety committee; create and maintain a successful system to quickly identify and remedy safety hazards; oversee investigation of accidents, injuries & property damage; determine root cause of incidents and lead the development and implementation of corrective action plans; manage and track incident, injury and near-miss data and metrics. Oversee Contractor/Visitor Orientation Program. Lead the Incident Response Team.
  • Develop and drive a safety and environmental compliance culture which is integrated through everyone's day-to-day work along with a workforce which relentlessly pursues the identification and remediation of hazards. Support the Safe FEG, toward building a proactive culture where engagement and awareness drive everyone’s behavior, and all processes and systems, to provide a safe and secure environment.
  • Work with team members such as claim adjusters, managed care system, doctors, and management teams, and employees to mitigate time lost from work and claims expenses, ensure effective rehabilitation after injury, and assess causes and implement plans to prevent reoccurrence. Obtain and keep current the reporting and record keeping requirements for safety and workers’ compensation. Communicate and coordinate with safety and workers’ compensation related regulatory agencies.
  • Develop policies in support of the Safety, Environmental and Security Programs, providing training, leadership and guidance to all employees. Participate in the development, standardization, and implementation of company wide EHS policies.
  • Efficiently manage Safety, Environmental and Security CAPEX projects at Robinson Stave within stated timeframes. Provide health and safety, guidance as a project team member on all CAPEX projects at Robinson Stave. Work with the Safety FEG on network wide safety CAPEX.
  • Work with management teams on the execution of the Incident Response Plan/Crisis Management system at Robinson Stave. Lead the Incident Response Team.
  • Participate in development of PDS plan and execute the plan to improve skills to meet job requirements. Ensure direct reports are receiving constructive feedback on their performance and have development plans to improve at least one competency each year.



  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years’ of related experience
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of an org
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations and related compliance experience
  • Knowledge of Federal and State OSHA requirements


  • Experience with administering a plant-wide or departmental safety program



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