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Norfolk, NE

SHE Manager; Ethanol Facility



This leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods is seeking a dynamic Safety, Health, & Environmental (SHE) Manager to lead the safety, health & environmental efforts at their ethanol plant in Norfolk, NE by exercising practical business knowledge to ensure both regulatory and company EHS requirements are implemented.


  • Assess existing processes against both internal and external regulatory requirements
  • Provide SHE compliance, risk management and project management leadership to the facility
  • Develop, coordinate, and implement facility SHE management system, goals, policies, procedures, and work instructions
  • Coordinate with NAM SHE leadership, regulators, customers, employees, contractors, and other stakeholders regarding facility SHE matters
  • Develop and monitor SHE CAPEX expenditures and budgets
  • Audit and assess SHE processes; and implement corrective actions
  • Monitor and oversee routine SHE compliance activities (i.e., SPCC, Air)
  • Monitor and oversee medical and Workman’s Comp activities
  • Ensure the facility’s strategy, processes, and resources are aligned with the company’s vision and plan
  • Establish improvement strategies for both short- and long-term goals
  • Ensure that adequate resources are identified for regulatory compliance and risk management activities
  • Continually develop SHE knowledge and competency, develop both federal and state regulatory expertise, and participate in local and state level SHE activities
  • Ensure SHE team and process leaders are continually improving utilizing the “plan, do, check, act” (PDCA) process, and ensure that appropriate recognition and accountability processes are in place


  • BS degree; in a technical field preferred
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Certification strongly recommended
  • 3-5 years of direct experience in safety; occupational health and environmental compliance.
  • Experience working in the Industrial Agricultural Manuf Industries; biofuels or chemical processing industries preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of the regulatory requirements applicable to the facility (e.g., OSHA, EPA, USDA, DOT).
  • Demonstrated ability to produce measurable results
  • Ability to work in a setting that may contain adverse weather conditions and environmental conditions typical of an agricultural commodity and chemical processing plant.
  • Ability to climb stairs, use ladders, work at heights, enter confined spaces, withstand extended periods of walking and standing, crawling, and bending. Ability to lift 50 pounds.

 Salary: $80K-$95K, up to 20% bonus; 401K, relocation assist, EOE, No Sponsorship


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