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Environmental Health, Safety and Security (EHSS) Coordinator

Date: Aug 31, 2021

Location: Milwaukee, WI, US, 53224

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. As a leading global water technology company, A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS) is at the center of the trend. We are a $3 billion company with over 140 years of history and more than 15,000 employees worldwide. Our emphasis is on hot water and clean water; we are one of the world’s largest manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment as well as a supplier of water purification products in a number of emerging countries.


Headquartered in Milwaukee, WI with manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, we have the global reach to serve customers worldwide. A. O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement and maintaining a culture that values and respects our employees.  Recently named one of Milwaukee’s Top Places to Work, we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. 

Primary Function

The Environmental Health Safety & Security (EHSS) Coordinator provides support in all EHSS Functions and coordinates plant wide safety and environmental efforts and compliance.  Responsibilities  may include but not limited to EHSS specific projects, program implementation, audits, training, compliance, risk assessments, worker’s compensation, and EHSS systems administration.


  • Under the guidance of the Director of EHSS; develop, coordinate, and maintain EHSS projects and tasks related to Corporate Safety and Environmental programs.
  • Work with Director of Environmental Health, Safety and Security to integrate existing and new locations into Corporate EHSS programs, including ISO 45001 and ISO 14001.
  • Work with plant leadership and local EHSS representative to execute and engage plant employees in Corporate EHSS programs and processes, including training, compliance, security standards and mitigating critical risks.
  • Aid facilities with regulatory and corporate policy compliance.
  • Create reports using corporate data to identify EHSS trends across and within locations and prepare process improvement recommendations for Director of Environmental, Health, Safety and Security.
  • Conduct risk assessments and plant safety inspections at US locations
  • Audit ISO Process and EHSS regulation compliance at US locations
  • Manage and be point of contact for EHSS systems companywide
  • Work with Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability council to create reports for the annual CRS corporate report.
  • Review and annually update the corporate ISO documents in EHSS management system.
  • Prepare and maintain annual EHSS corporate award scorecards.
  • Manage Emergency Communication Response Plan administration to ensure compliance across locations 
  • Perform other duties as needed or as directed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health & Safety or related field. Equivalent certification and experience will also be considered.
  • Minimum of 1 years of experience in EHS
  • Demonstrated understanding of safety and environmental requirements at the federal, state, and local requirements (EPA, OSHA, etc.)
  • Position requires up to 25% travel, must be able and willing to travel.
  • EHS Certification, ISO 14001, and/or OSHA 30 Hour Compliance Course a plus
  • Proven proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Familiarity with Tableau or other similar visualization tools preferred, but not required
  • Ability to prepare presentations and utilize effective training techniques
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment, a plus.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to support 24/7 operations
  • Ability to apply, lead, and implement programs to ensure compliance
  • Ability to work with confidential information
  • Strong communication skills to both listen and communicate, both orally and written, to all levels of the organization
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills


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: Milwaukee

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