EHS Manager

Date: Jun 28, 2024

Location: Johnson City, TN, US, 37601

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

A. O. Smith is a global leader applying innovative technologies and energy-efficient solutions to products manufactured and marketed worldwide. The company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment and boilers, as well as a manufacturer of water treatment products for residential and light commercial applications. A. O. Smith is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with approximately 12,000 employees at operations in the United States, Canada, China, India, Mexico, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

Primary Function

The Environmental Health and Safety Manager will implement, oversee, and adapt policies and programs to improve the organization's environmental and safety performance, ensure it complies with current and future regulations and standards, and protect its reputation.


  • Manage EHSS vendors, expenses and budget
  • Manage a team of 4 direct and 16 indirect reports
  • Represent facility on Global EHSS Council
  • Design, develop, implement and oversee organization's EHSS programs, procedures and systems
  • Research, evaluate and recommend changes to improve company EHSS performance.
  • Manage EHSS activities including EHSS performance, safety audits, investigations, preparing reports and recommendations, waste management programs, and managing relationships with community or environmental stakeholders.
  • Provide expertise and advice on EHS issues to area managers.
  • Direct management of worker's compensation claims.
  • Manage all federal, state and local environmental programs (Air, SPCC, Storm Water, etc.)
  • Serve as primary site contact for EHSS-related government agencies (OSHA, EPA, DOT)


  • Bachelor's in Occupational Health & Safety/ EHS or related field.
  • 5+ years of related experience.
  • 3-5 years supervision/leadership experience.
  • Lead EHSS projects that are organization-wide in scope.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills.
  • Extensive experience with all applicable regulations including federal, state and local laws and standards. (US EPA, SSHA, DOT, OSHA, etc.)
  • Ability to interpret regulations to ensure compliance.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • ISO 14001 and ISO 45001.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Full understanding of both safety and environmental aspects of job
  • Maintain awareness of projects among team members to ensure timely completion of work, adequate use of resources, and fulfillment of EHSS program requirements.
  • Build relationships across departments.

We Offer

Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.


Nearest Major Market: Asheville
Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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