Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Company Overview

Heath Ceramics

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About Heath 

Heath Ceramics is a California company making dinnerware and architectural tile of good and enduring design for over 70 years. We are design-led, with the mission of creating products of beauty and integrity, while designing, manufacturing, and running our business in a way that's better for society and our planet. By taking responsibility for the entire lifecycle, we offer better products and experiences from beginning to end. We believe in the benefits of local manufacturing and support a community of people committed to and inspired by the process of designing, making, and sharing. We believe in providing a living wage, full health and welfare benefits, and a place for meaningful work.  

Job Categories

  • Hours: Full-time
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  • Industry: Advanced Manufacturing
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Job Duties

Position Summary
This position ensures we at Heath are providing a safe workplace with care for the environment, our staff, and our communities as we manufacture, design, and sell our products. This individual will have the opportunity to create, shape, and maintain a cohesive company-wide safety program that meets these needs.  

While regulatory compliance is a must, Heath’s priority is to constantly improve workplace safety and care for our environment and communities. Therefore, in addition to being fluent with all applicable regulations, this person must enthusiastically implement actual change through effective communication, training, and hands-on implementation. 

As a key member of Heath’s management team, this role requires an effective forward-thinking EH&S professional to guide the diverse day-to-day needs of Heath’s people, manufacturing, retail, administration, and facilities. 

- Propagate a conscious culture of safety through employee involvement, training and empowerment
- Enact hazardous material communications (hazard signage, area & container labeling, etc.)
- Perform risk assessment of equipment and processes 
- Coordinate/implement corrective actions for injuries, illnesses, incidents and near-misses 
- Perform regular safety inspections and report results to managers
- Ensure tenants, contractors and visitors are aware of applicable EH&S policies 
- Guide Heath on proper PPE and First-Aid product selection and use
- Manage required programs including Injury and Illness Prevention Program, Respiratory Protection  
- Program, Hazardous Material/Hazardous Waste Program, Hazardous Communications Program, Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program & Emergency Response Program
- Be Heath’s contact for local, state, and federal agencies 
- Create and maintain all records of EH&S compliance
- Manage SDS’s - ensure current, accurate information is well organized and accessible
- Manage Heath’s hazardous waste program (contractor, inspections, manifests, state reporting)
- Monitor and ensure proper waste stream disposal and compliance (including air-born, water, solids)

Job Requirements

- B.S. Environmental Health and Safety and or Occupational Health (preferred but not essential)
- Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or comparable certifications
- Minimum of 5 to 10  years working in a multidisciplinary and complex business environment with ability to work independently 

Physical Requirements 
- Must be able to lift 40 lbs, use a ladder and climb around equipment/facility and on the roof  
- Requires some hands-on work: take material samples, organize waste storage and processing areas,     occasionally operate wastewater systems (can train others).  
- Install signs/labels to support safety program

*Some travel to our Sausalito facility*

Skills/Experience Preferred


$110,000 -$125,000


We are committed to your health and well-being. Heath offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees that includes a choice of medical plan, dental, vision and life and works very hard to keep employee costs low for excellent coverage. We do not require an employee contribution for individual premiums, and we pick up a large portion of the costs for dependent coverage. A generous 401(k) match annually. Our Employee Stock Ownership Plan provides an additional retirement benefit linked to the long term performance of our company. We offer a generous time off allocation, paid family leave, and of course a healthy discount on all Heath Ceramics products.


This is a full-time, non-exempt position with benefits working Monday through Friday. This position pays $110,000 -$125,000 annually, based on experience. As the future of work evolves, so do we. We have a hybrid model where our roles are open to in-office, flex, or virtual work. This role is a flex position that requires some time on-site in Sausalito and San Francisco and some time working from home. Some travel is required (presently within California only). This position reports to the Production Director

Resume Required


Cover letter Required


Other Application Requirements

Equal Opportunity Employer. Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, women, gender non-conforming people, persons with disabilities, LGBTQIA+ people, veterans, and adults of all ages are strongly encouraged to apply. In accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.