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Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Date: Jan 29, 2023

Location: McBee, SC, US, 29101

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

We are one of the leading manufacturers of water heating and water treatment technologies in the world. We are a $3.5 billion company with 140+ years history and we employ more than 12,000 individuals globally who pride themselves on providing the world with innovative water technology. We are committed to Continuous Improvement, not just in our factories or processes, but in our people.

 

McBee, South Carolina, is home to A. O. Smith’s Engineering and Manufacturing teams for our Commercial Water Heaters and Boilers, a category where we are the industry leader with #1 market share.  This plant has earned the Lloyd B. Smith President’s Safety Award more times than any other plant in our organization and has received an Excellence in Safety Award from the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce for the fifth consecutive year.

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. This position is responsible for providing leadership by developing strategies for effective environmental, health, safety and security programs for the facility.

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.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health & Safety, EHS or another related discipline.
  • 5+ years of related experience.
  • Has leadership experience or leadership capability through projects.
  • License expected.
  • 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. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • 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

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: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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