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Environmental Health and Safety Director



United States · Richmond, VA, USA
Posted on Monday, April 22, 2024

Job Details

Full Time
4 Year Degree


About TemperPack

TemperPack is a rapidly growing company based in Richmond, Virginia with locations in Las Vegas, NV and Holt, MI. We design and manufacture innovative, sustainable packaging components for cold-chain shipping of food and pharmaceutical products. The markets we serve have an urgent need for disruptive, sustainable alternatives to replace the wide array of non-sustainable packaging materials conventionally used in the cold-chain, such as Styrofoam coolers. Our aspiration is to provide packaging solutions that customers and end-consumers feelgreat about using.

Job Title: Environmental Health and Safety Director

Supervisor’s Title: SVP QSE


Location: Richmond, VA

Job Description

The Environmental Health & Safety Director will develop, coordinate, and implement safety and occupational health policies and procedures across multiple TemperPack facilities to promote and ensure effective safety operations in the organization.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Collaborates with management at all TemperPack facilities to develop, prepare, and implement safety policies and procedures
  • Ensures compliance with all state, federal, and local safety laws and regulations
  • Manages a team of Safety Managers in various TemperPack locations
  • Leads the direction of safety committees and other safety programs
  • Stops operations and activities that could harm employees or equipment
  • Conducts manager and employee training on applicable safety standards
  • Responsible for the enforcement of Company’s Safety Manual and consistent standards throughout TemperPack facilities
  • Communicates and collaborates with OSHA and other regulatory bodies as necessary
  • Conducts safety inspections and audits to ensure company and employee compliance
  • Responsible for applicable state’s Worker’s Compensation and claims process
  • Manages accident and incident report process
  • Other duties as necessitated by the business


Experience and Skills:

  • 10+ years of safety experience in a manufacturing or equivalent environment required
  • Leadership experience managing safety professionals
  • Current knowledge of state and federal applicable OSHA standards
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Capacity for fast-paced work and adaptability to change
  • Self-directed learning and retention of training
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to travel to TemperPack facilities as needed
  • Prolonged standing for 8-12 hours
  • Able to lift up to 40 pounds unassisted
  • Able to reach, bend, kneel and climb while performing repetitive tasks
  • Ability to work in hot and cold environments
  • Able to react and respond quickly to noises, smells, visual hazards, and alerts

*Important notice:

At this time, our company will not be engaging with external agencies or third-party vendors for recruitment services. We appreciate the interest of recruitment agencies, but kindly request that they refrain from contacting us regarding potential candidates. We are excited to build our internal recruitment capabilities and establish direct relationships with potential hires.

TemperPack provides Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or status as a covered veteran/reservist, and any other class of protected individuals, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visitwww.E-Verify.gov.