Cargill Diamond V EHS Manager in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Diamond V EHS Manager

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Position Purpose

The Environmental Health and Safety Manager position is responsible for applying in depth understanding of environmental practices and standards across a location. Provides location leadership and direction in the following areas of focus: development and implementation of environmental strategy and programs, maintenance, continuous improvement of environmental results, shaping of the internal environmental culture, management of the external environmental brand and leadership of talent management practices. Serve as a member of the location leadership team.

Principal Accountabilities

35%Builds and leads a high performing team to assess location risks and opportunities, as well as the execution and administration of corporate, business unit and location environmental strategy programs. Benchmarks internal and external to identify best practices and collaborates with internal partners across the organization.

25%Provides leadership to environmental health and safety audit, inspection and risk assessment processes. Identifies trends, isolates root causes and leads process to ensure that appropriate follow up actions are being implemented. Monitors and anticipates change in the external environment, including, but not limited to regulatory compliance.

20%Leads development of communication strategy for key audiences that builds and maintains awareness of environmental health and safety values, strategies and performance.

10%Accountable for performance management, talent development, succession planning and engagement for direct reports in alignment with Cargill’s people processes.

10%Provides leadership in development and execution of employee EHS training program leveraging CAN and external resources.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Minimum 5 years of environmental experience as it relates to an industrial setting.

  • Knowledge of Federal, State and Local regulations for air, water and solid wastes.

  • Knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA),National Electric Code (NEC), and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations.

  • Ability to adapt and learn in a changing work environment.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others.

  • Ability to encourage and build a culture of inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Environmental Science, Biology, or Chemistry

  • Negotiations experience with regulatory agencies.

  • Program development and implementation of new or changing regulations.

  • Process Safety Management (PSM) and Risk Management Program (RMP) experience.

  • Experience with Facility Response Plans (FRP).


This position is a key role in the facility leadership team. Safety training class and regulatory workshop attendance would be encouraged.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Safety/Environmental Health

Primary Location US-IA-Cedar Rapids

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: CED00965