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Senior Manager, EHS

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Job Description

Are you ready to build America’s clean energy future with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is an American energy technology and manufacturing company. We are pioneering a new class of iron-air batteries to enable our electric grid to run on renewable, reliable, and affordable energy, every day of the year.

Form Energy has been recognized by TIME as “One of the Best Inventions of 2023” for its battery technology and by MIT Technology Review as a “Top Climate Tech Company to Watch”. We are making rapid progress on our mission of delivering energy storage for a better world, and are growing just as rapidly to meet demand. Our team has more than doubled in size in the past year, and continues to expand every day. We have signed contracts with leading electric utilities across the United States. Pilot production of our iron-air batteries has already begun, and later this year, production will take off to high volumes at our new factory in West Virginia.

Working for Form Energy is more than just a job, it’s a chance to be part of something extraordinary. And right now might be the most exciting moment in the company’s history to join. We are assembling a team of some of the most talented and motivated individuals across the country. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, our team is determined to deliver on our mission and transform the energy landscape for the better.

Feeling energized to make a meaningful impact on the world? Then keep reading - you’ve come to the right place.

Role Description

Are you passionate about creating a safe, healthy and sustainable work

environment? Do you thrive on collaborating cross-functionally to drive continuous

improvement? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to make a real impact

as our Plant EHS Manager. This role reports into the Corporate Director, EHS. As part of

our team you will have the opportunity to:

  • Design, implement and continuously enhance EHS programs that protect our employees and the environment
  • Ensure our manufacturing practices meet or exceed all applicable EHS regulations and company standards
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across Operations, Quality, Facilities, R&D,
  • Advanced Manufacturing and HR to integrate EHS into our culture and processes
  • Analyze EHS metrics to identify risks and opportunities, and recommend solutions to leadership
  • Train and coach employees and managers on EHS best practices to build engagement and accountability

This opportunity is based out of Form Factory 1 in Weirton, WV. Relocation assistance is available.

What you'll do:

  • Develop and implement innovative safety and health programs that go beyond
    compliance to create a world-class safety culture and work environment.
  • Continuously improve EHS policies and practices to minimize risks and prevent occupational hazards.
  • Maintain meticulous environmental records and prepare insightful reports that demonstrate the company's commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship.
  • Proactively analyze and evaluate safety programs, policies and practices to not only meet, but exceed local, state and federal regulatory requirements. Provide timely monitoring and reports that showcase the effectiveness of the EHS programs.
  • Establish best-in-class standards and methods for measuring EHS performance that drive continuous improvement and employee engagement around safety.
  • Assess training needs and develop impactful, engaging training programs that inspire employees to take ownership of their safety responsibilities and maintain a constant focus on working safely.
  • Implement user-friendly accident and incident reporting systems that encourage employee participation and enable root cause analysis to prevent future occurrences.
  • Conduct thorough investigations of accidents and incidents, applying problem-solving skills to determine root causes and recommend high-impact changes to work practices and equipment that eliminate safety risks.
  • Maintain organized, audit-ready EHS records, including training and certification documentation, which demonstrate the robustness of the safety programs.
  • Perform periodic compliance audits with an eye for improvement opportunities. Ensure prompt response to and closure of audit findings to maintain a state of constant compliance readiness.
  • Conduct scientific evaluations of exposures to noise, particles, gases, fumes, etc. and recommend effective control measures that maximize employee protection.
  • Collaborate with outside safety and environmental organizations to not just comply with, but stay ahead of evolving regulatory requirements. Serve as the primary contact and subject matter expert for regulatory audits.

What you'll bring:

  • BS in chemical engineering, environment, occupational safety, industrial hygiene, or other related scientific discipline
  • Minimum 10+ years progressive work experience in EHS and manufacturing.
  • Deep knowledge of EHS regulations (EPA, OSHA, state/local) and management
  • systems (ISO 14001, 45001)
  • Strong project management, problem-solving and communication skills
  • Ability to influence without authority and manage change in a fast-paced
  • environment
  • Passion for EHS excellence and helping others work safely

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Humanity is a cornerstone of Form Energy’s culture, and we make sure our compensation and benefits reflect that. Form Energy offers competitive salaries, stock options, and a holistic benefits package to ensure all employees have what they need to thrive while working here.

When it comes to you and your family’s health, we cover 100% of medical, dental, and vision premiums for full-time employees - and 80% of healthcare premiums for dependents. This starts from day one. We also offer at least 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents (up to 20 weeks for birthing parents), and generous vacation policies to give employees time to recharge when needed.

To build a clean and equitable energy future, we need everyone at the table. We strive to form a team as diverse as the communities we will serve with our technology, and are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply to our open jobs.

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