Health & Safety Manager

Date: Apr 18, 2024

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US, 19154

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Requisition  ID : 496936 

Job Description


At IFF, an industry leader in food, beverage, health, biosciences and sensorial experiences, science and creativity meet to create essential solutions for a better world – from global icons to unexpected innovations and experiences. With the beauty of art and the precision of science, we are an international collective of thinkers who partners with customers to bring scents, tastes, experiences, ingredients and solutions for products the world craves. Together, we will #DoMoreGood for people and planet. Learn more at, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. (NYSE: IFF)

We are looking for our next Health & Safety Manager for our Philadelphia, PA site.

The Health & Safety Manager position uses a hands-on approach to ensure organizational compliance with applicable environmental, health and safety regulations at the federal, state, local and corporate levels. This role provides safety and environmental support to the Philadelphia, PA site by developing and implementing strategies which improves upon existing EHS programs, meets regulatory requirements, and delivers business results. This position is broad in technical scope, covering safety, industrial hygiene, and hazardous materials and environmental aspects. Incumbent must be knowledgeable of safety and environmental requirements for the State of Pennsylvania.



  • Manage site’s H&S policies that define requirements to maintain compliance with PSM requirements and corporate PSM standards.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations enforced through OSHA, EPA, DOT and all other state and federal laws/regulations pertaining to health, safety and the environment.
  • Manage all incident/accident investigations; support effective injury/illness case management including return-to-work/transitional duty programs; lost time injury rate, OSHA recordable incident rate.
  • Develop, implement, and execute training programs for safety and environmental to ensure compliance with all company and government requirements; maintain supporting documentation and safety training hours records.
  • Gather and report data on safety and environmental performance, compliance, expenses, and incidents; keep site managers apprised of status, trends and progress compared to goals.
  • Organize, lead, and participate in activities that promote employee ownership in the safety & environmental programs (e.g. safety committees, ergonomic committees, accident investigation committees).
  • Gather data and maintain systems to track MOCs, PHAs, Revalidations, Pre-Startup Safety Reviews (PSSR), Mechanical Integrity, etc. as they relate to the site PSM program.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in EHS, Industrial Hygiene, science or engineering, plus 5 or more years of Health and Safety experience in an industrial setting.
  • Demonstrated experience with monitoring exposures to noise, airborne particles and other IH exposures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in development of Job Safety and Job Hazard analysis (JHA and JSA).
  • Demonstrated success driving safety metrics downward in a Behavior Based Safety environment and leading accident / incident investigations.
  • Experience managing continuous improvement projects.
  • Project management and training background.
  • Proven ability to motivate, direct and coordinate the safety activities of managers and their direct reports.
  • Knowledge of State OSHA regulations.
  • Process Safety Management experience required.  
  • Experience with regulatory agencies (e.g. OSHA, EPA, EPA).
  • ISO 14001 and 18001 Lead Auditor (Preferred).
  • Certification in Health and Safety Management (Preferred).

We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability.

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