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Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Date: Sep 16, 2022

Location: Lebanon, TN, US, 37090

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, and, as a leading global water technology company, A. O. Smith Corporation is at the center of the trend. We are a $3.5 billion company with 148 years of history and employ more than 13,000 men and women globally.  We have sales and distribution in more than 60 countries around the world. A. O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement, not just in its factories and its processes, but in its people.

Recognized by The Tennessean as one of the top Nashville area Workplaces, Lochinvar (a business unit of A. O. Smith) is the leading producer of energy-efficient boilers, water heaters, pool heaters and commercial package systems.  We focus solely on serving our customers and have a solution for all your water heating needs, and because of this, have seen double digit company growth 35 of the past 37 years. 

Why Lochinvar?

  • Mature EHSS facility/program with strong OSHA record and winner of multiple internal/external safety awards
  • Tremendous support from entire organization with strong capital investments in EHSS
  • Corporate EHS structure with a Global EHS Council that gathers all EHS individuals across A. O. Smith globally once a month

Primary Function

The Environmental Health and Safety Manager will implement, oversee, and adapt EHSS (environmental, health, safety, security for Lochinvar, including a manufacturing facility that has 300,000+ sq ft and 375+ employees.  The Environmental Health and Safety Manager will improve the organization's environmental and safety performance, ensure it complies with current and future regulations and standards, and protect its reputation.

Role Specific Responsibilities

  • Manages EHSS budget
  • Represent facility on Global EHSS Council
  • Manage EHSS through ISO-based management platform and reporting tools.
  • Perform routine tasks such as project safety plans, job hazard analyses, incident investigations, workplace observations and ensuring safety equipment is maintained
  • Develop, implement and monitor safety initiatives.
  • Identify, develop and conduct required EHSS trainings
  • Manage worker's compensation claim process.


  • Bachelor's in Occupational Health & Safety/ EHS or related field
  • 5+ years of experience including leadership experience or leadership capability through project/program management
  • Works effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Leads EHSS projects that are larger in scope or across multiple plants.
  • Consistently mentors less experienced EHSS professionals.
  • Excellent general problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge and current understanding of all applicable regulations including federal, state and local laws and standards. (US EPA, SSHA, DOT, OSHA, etc.)
  • Ability to interpret regulations to ensure compliance.
  • ISO 14001 and ISO 45001.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication.
  • Manage EHS activities for plant/multiple locations.
  • Manage /supervise a small group of employees or indirectly manage employees across multiple sites.

We Offer

Great people make our organization great and because of that, we offer a comfortable working atmosphere for our employees in our newer state-of-the-art facility, employee discounts on water filtration products, a competitive compensation package (base and bonus) and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, 401k with company match and year-end company contribution, short- and long-term disability programs, and tuition assistance.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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