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2 May 2022

Full-Time Regional EHS Manager

Elite Comfort Solutions LLC – Posted by fkbond Newnan, Georgia, United States

Job Description

Job Title: Regional Environmental, Health and Safety Manager

Position Classification: Salaried – Exempt

Job Summary:  This role will be responsible for Environmental Health and Safety oversight. Reporting to the Domestic Bedding Products Director of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), this person will work with internal company functions and appropriate external safety management service providers, such as insurance carriers, brokers and consultants, to ensure that EHS best practices and processes are adhered to. The EHS Regional Manager will be responsible for developing succinct and meaningful safety management reports to company leadership in order to accurately measure EHS performance and appropriately direct efforts. This role will also coordinate with the company’s claims management and risk management functions to foster a strong, safety-focused culture throughout the company and to ensure risk controls are in place to reduce or eliminate the frequency and severity of future claims to reduce the company’s total cost of risk.

 

Qualifications, Knowledge, Education & Experience: Must be at least 18 years of age to perform this job. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education:

  • 4-year degree in EHS Management, EHS Engineering, Industrial Hygiene or similar

Experience:

  • Minimum 8 years of experience overseeing environmental/safety/loss prevention efforts.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement programs to enhance EHS protocols at assigned Leggett & Platt (L&P) locations, including behavioral safety and regulatory compliance programs, to help the company lower its total cost of risk and continuously improve performance.
  • Advise local plant leadership on how they can improve EHS practices, workplace safety, and the safety culture.
  • Coordinate with leadership, locally and across the business, on EHS related capital budget items, including helping to create business case for their acquisition.
  • Develop ergonomic protocols for L&P locations.
  • Develop and oversee EHS training to employees.
  • Develop meeting agenda and conduct regular EHS meetings local managers, supervisors and employees.
  • Oversee the incident/accident investigation process, including identification of root cause, and ensure that local managers, supervisors and employees are properly trained to conduct investigations, develop and implement appropriate corrective actions.
  • Record applicable information in L&P tracking software systems.
  • Ensure Safety Alerts are prepared and promptly shared with all L&P locations.
  • Establish a local safety self-audit program, train appropriate personnel how to audit, and perform periodic reviews to ensure compliance.
  • Regularly review workers compensation, incident investigations, and facility EHS assessments to determine accident trends and root causes and develop accident prevention initiatives based on these analyses.
  • Interpret and answer basic EHS, EPA, OSHA, and other regulatory compliance questions.
  • Be the internal “go to” person for all questions related to EHS and maintain the knowledge required to be a subject matter expert in EHS management; this includes keeping abreast of changes in laws and regulations affecting L&P operations.
  • Collaborate with the management, supervisors and other operations personnel to identify, quantify, and analyze claims data and causal information so that future claims can be reduced, in terms of both frequency and severity, primarily through appropriate operational procedures, safeguards, and behavior, and through loss prevention initiatives.
  • Regularly participate in “open items” meetings with internal and external colleagues associated with the risk management and insurance program to ensure that performance deadlines are being achieved and that initiatives are moving forward as desired

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proven success in improving leading and lagging EHS indicators.
  • Extensive knowledge of environmental regulations and policies.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in technology and equipment used in EHS inspections.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
  • Ability to present materials to large audiences.
  • Preferred expertise in one or more of the following:
  1. Industrial Hygiene
  2. Ergonomic evaluations
  3. Fire Protection Systems – NFPA 13
  4. Compliance Permitting
  5. Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability – GRI 403

This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continual basis. It does not exclude other duties that may be assigned.

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Veteran / Disability Employer

 

How to Apply

Apply at Careers at Elite Comfort Solutions

Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 25 days.

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