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Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

Full-Time, Lexington, NC


Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

Full-Time, Lexington, NC


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Job Details

Position Summary

Lead and engage in all aspects of occupational safety health and environmental systems for the Lexington NC facility.  Duties include but are not limited to: coordination of the Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) training plan to meet regulatory and internal program requirements; maintain documents and records in cooperation with other facility resources and retention requirements including operations and human resources; purchase all safety supplies and equipment; manage all EHS programs conduct or guide incident investigations track all incidents (injuries first aids near hits) review and make recommendations for EHS improvements coordinate EHS inspections and facilitate new-hire safety orientation.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide strategic leadership for EHS program development to achieve cultural permanence site-specific performance objectives and program implementation goals.
  • Maintain understanding and knowledge of current applicable federal state local regulations and company policies.
  • Coordinate and conduct the injury review process to determine and correct root cause.
  • Lead and manage the implementation of injury reduction efforts.  Promote “Zero Injury Culture” initiatives.
  • Track and report operational safety performance.
  • Support the environmental functions of the business as warranted/assigned.
    • Maintain reporting requirements for the environmental calendar.
    • Conduct training for applicable environmental regulation issues as needed.
  • Conduct safety training programs for all levels of the site organization.
  • Provide leadership and facilitation and drive for a sustained plant safety committee.
  • Function as emergency coordinator.  Develop and drive emergency response and business continuity initiatives.
  • Lead the operation to best practices and best-in-class EHS results (including program development).
  • Assist the organization by participating in special taskforce assignments and special projects.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory industrial hygiene requirements.
  • Serve as the site security focal point.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 Characteristics & Attributes

  • Proficient collaborator; easily partners with and gets things done with and through others.
  • Flexibility to support off shifts as necessary.
  • Ability to multi-task and balance priorities.
  • Excellent people skills and professional demeanor.  Ability to teach and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • General occupational safety environmental risk management and security experience desired.
  • Good oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Must have analytical reasoning and problem solving capabilities.

Education & Experience

  • BS in Occupational Safety or Industrial Hygiene; advanced degree and/or professional certification(s) preferred.
  • 6+ years of experience in safety environment and health field in a manufacturing setting with at least three years in a leadership role.
  • Strong track record for transformative results through programs training and culture shaping.
  • Demonstrated success in EHS leadership and passionate commitment to the safety of others.
  • Demonstrated program development implementation and training success.
  • Certified in First Aid CPR and AED preferred.

Organizational Relationship

Position reports to the Sr. Manager EHS.


Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

Job TypeFull Time
Job LocationLexington, NC
Job TeamHuman Resources Group

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