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EHS Manager

Via Separations

Via Separations

Watertown, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, February 24, 2023
Via Separations is a rapidly growing Boston-area startup dedicated to eliminating CO2 emissions from industrial manufacturing processes. At the intersection of engineering, society, and impact, our team is passionate about making a difference and building the technology and organization to do it. We are a fast-paced, interdisciplinary team backed by leading venture capital firms. Our team has doubled in size in the last year, and we are looking to add talented, mission-driven people to our cohort.
We are passionate about global climate impact, optimistic about scientific progress, and unafraid of hard problems. We believe that our people are our unfair advantage, and drive our mission forward. We embrace the diversity of our team for creative solutions and believe the best ideas come from the intersection of disciplines and perspectives. We want you to join us!
Role Description
As the EHS Manager, you will work alongside our technical and operations teams to build and drive a best-in-class safety program and culture across our growing organization. You will lead the development and continuous improvement of safety programs for Via’s headquarters and operations at customer manufacturing sites. You will serve as Via’s subject matter expert on Environmental, Health and Safety requirements and best practices. This role is an excellent opportunity for a candidate ready to scope and set up an EHS management system for a growing start-up, but also is excited to roll up their sleeves and implement EHS processes and standards.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain EHS Management Systems for lab and field activities, ensuring compliance with regulations and standards.
  • Analyze EHS trends, conduct root cause analysis for incidents, and develop improvement plans to enhance safety protocols.
  • Lead facility safety assessments, oversee hazardous material handling, and ensure emergency response procedures are in place and followed.
  • Coordinate comprehensive EHS training programs, communicate safety requirements, and advise the leadership team on compliance milestones and strategic safety plans.

The ideal candidate will have most, if not all, of these qualifications:

  • 4+ years of EHS experience with a focus in industrial manufacturing environments and chemistry lab environments required.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), or willingness to become CSP / CIH certified (company sponsored) with a knowledge of Federal, State and local EHS laws, regulations, codes and best management practices.
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.
  • You must be: organized & detail-oriented, adaptable, able to prioritize and balance multiple projects, team-oriented, and love to troubleshoot and think critically.
  • Some travel (less than 10% of the time) may be required
  • U.S. Work authorization is required for this role.

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package, including equity options
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Disability & Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • 12 weeks paid Parental Leave
  • Onsite Gym
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • 10 days paid company holidays
At Via, we value and prioritize diversity of thought, access, and experiences, and are an equal opportunity employer by choice. We consider all qualified applicants equally for employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.