Environmental Health & Safety Manager Job

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Armstrong World Industries
Millwood, West Virginia, US
Apr 28, 2021
May 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Job: EH&S
Primary Location: Millwood, West Virginia
Relocation Offered: Yes

Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 10%

Do you want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future? Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that make a difference in the lives of people where they work, play, learn, heal and live. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!

Under the guidance of the Plant Manager, this position is responsible for the environmental, health and safety processes at the Millwood, WV Mineral Wool Manufacturing Facility. This includes creating and implementing effective strategies that enable the manufacturing, maintenance, and support staff operations of the plant to achieve their EH&S performance objectives. This leadership role is accountable for developing, implementing, sustaining, auditing, and improving necessary management systems for assigned areas in accordance with Company guidelines and in alignment with the plant's vision, mission, principles, and values.

What you'll be doing:
  • Leading the plant in achieving a sustainable safety culture through effective implementation of the plant's safety processes and initiatives. Focused on risk and incident reduction, compliance, case management and safety system effectiveness (i.e., Safety Leading Indicators, risk assessment, near miss/good catch, plant safety training, safety conversations, audits, and training processes.)
  • Ensuring compliance with WVDEP, EPA, OSHA, Armstrong EHS policies, and standard operating procedures.
  • Providing functional knowledge of key OSHA regulations and industry standards (i.e.: record keeping, confined space, energy isolation, machine safeguarding, powered industrial trucks, electrical safety, hazardous communications, and industrial hygiene monitoring)
  • Providing functional knowledge of key EPA and WV environmental regulations and industry standards (i.e. air, waste, wastewater, stormwater, etc.)
  • Working with business unit, plant floor, and leadership teams to identify and implement safety and health improvement opportunities based on employee feedback, observations, best practices, and data trends.
  • Providing effective leadership and project management for specific projects, initiatives, and business processes needed to drive environmental and safety performance.
  • Developing and maintaining policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulations and guidelines. Ensure adequate recordkeeping and report filing for compliance.
  • Interfacing with regulatory agencies, committee members and staff to formulate corrective actions.
  • Monitoring all current information on regulations and requirements related to hazardous materials and agents.
  • Investigating and evaluating new equipment and ensuring appropriate safeguards are in place.
  • Supporting Armstrong sustainability initiatives
  • Executing the plant strategic and operating plans to ensure environmental and safety compliance while improving overall operating results.
  • Interacting effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Providing urgent response to operational issues 24/7 which includes environmental upset conditions and case management of safety incidents.
  • Providing leadership and project management for specific projects, initiatives and business processes needed to drive environmental and safety performance.
  • Developing and managing budgets for safety and environmental activities including safety supplies, safety recognition, consulting and testing plus waste removal and fees.

What will make you successful:
  • BS degree or equivalent work experience in Occupational Safety and Health, Environmental Management, Engineering or a closely-related field.
  • 3+ years of applied EHS experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with environmental permitting (particularly air permitting), recordkeeping and reporting.
  • Experience with the creation, administration and implementation of safety programs is required (including SOP's, JSA's, Ergonomics).
  • Experience with Behavior Based Safety principles.
  • Experience in safety training development and implementation.
  • Demonstrated project management skills on moderately complex projects.
  • Highly effective communication and data organization skills.
  • Incident Investigation expertise including Root Cause Analysis and/or Five Why Analysis.
  • Project management and team facilitation skills.
  • Proven training and development experience.
  • Intermediate level of computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, or Professional Engineer (P.E.) certification.
  • General Industrial Hygiene knowledge is required with sampling experience.
  • Experience leading safety culture improvement.
  • Case management experience with workers compensation programs.
  • Familiarity with Six Sigma, Lean and/or other process improvement methods.
  • Ability to access and work with data sets from multiple sources (such as Data Historian, Infinity, Microsoft Access, SAP) is preferred to identify opportunities and accurately assess situations.

Why Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces. We built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.

Benefits Package
  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Product discount programs
  • 401k Match

About the Location (Millwood, WV)

Our Millwood plant in West Virginia is one of twelve Armstrong plants in North America. The city of Millwood runs along the Ohio River about 50 miles north of Charleston, WV. The area offers an abundance of festivals, cultural events, scenic train rides, golf courses, shopping, and unique dining. Millwood residents savor the spectacular mountain views, waterfalls, pristine lakes, rushing rivers, and scenic parks for hiking, biking and camping.

Equal Opportunity Employer: AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans

Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact AWI employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.

AWI will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to AWI, including unsolicited resumes sent to AWI via mail, email or in any form and/or method, including to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property.

AWI will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed AWI contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by AWI's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee.

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