Manager, Safety/Health/Environmental

Lennox International
Grenada, Mississippi, US
Jun 04, 2021
Aug 25, 2021
Climate Change
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Company Overview

Lennox International (LII) is a leading global provider of innovative climate control solutions for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) markets.Beginning over a century ago, Lennox International has built a strong heritage of Innovation and Responsibility. Our position as an innovation leader continually inspires us to promote more efficient energy use and a healthier environment through our product operations. Our engaged and diverse workforce is committed to providing climate control solutions that provide the most value and comfort for our customers. We are proud to have instilled a shared sense of responsibility and commitment among our approximately 10,000 employees located throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.


Job Description

As the EHS Manager, you will assist the leadership team in developing and facilitating implementation of safety and ergonomics risk assessment and mitigation processes, continually improving and driving the business towards a world class production. You will collaborate with leadership and employee groups to identify and implement best practices and achieve short and long-term safety and productivity goals. Additionally, you will provide technical expertise in the areas of injury avoidance and the assessment and mitigation of safety and ergonomic risks. You will also interpret safety regulations in order to sustain and exceed compliance with federal, state and local regulations.

What You Will Be Doing
  • Be a leader for risk assessment, process improvement, training, and program implementation.
  • Facilitate a continuous improvement culture by positively influencing, coaching, encouraging, and reinforcing management and non-management employees.
  • Work with the Business Unit leadership and LII Corporate Safety to create a value-based safety and ergonomic strategy and develop a comprehensive program/plan for implementation of the strategy.
  • Establish and lead safety and ergonomic committees and project teams.
  • Develop safety and ergonomic process controls that identify, assess, and reduce risk, and add value by proactively analyzing business needs.
  • Work to reduce the likelihood of risks entering the operation by aggressively assessing and mitigating risks for new products, new equipment, and process change.
  • Support and foster a climate and culture of continuous improvement, collaboration, sharing of information, risk assessment, problem solving and sustainability.
  • Be a change agent.
  • Plan, conduct, document, communicate, and track implementation of safety audits and corrective actions.
  • Identify trends and improvement plans for both facility and BU level improvements.


What We Are Looking For
  • Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 10+ years of related experience in in a fast-paced, labor intensive manufacturing facility.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or equivalent certification preferred
  • Trusted advisor and technical expert on safety and ergonomic related matters
  • Proven success in developing, influencing management and implementing a value-based safety culture
  • Facilitative/rapport building style that creates strong relationships across all levels of the organization. Able to get things done through others
  • Superior coaching, planning, project management, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects/assignments with varying priorities
  • Experience in applying risk assessment tools to identify and mitigate safety and ergonomic risks
  • Proven ability and experience with problem solving tools such as: A3, Apollo Root Cause Analysis, FMEA, NIOSH Lift Equation, Humantech BRIEF,
  • Expert level knowledge of safety & health regulations
  • Passion and drive to achieve/improve and willing to challenge convention
  • Proven experience in conducting audits, summarizing findings, and reporting.

What We Offer

At Lennox, we realize that our greatest assets are our employees.\u202f This is why we are committed to providing limitless opportunities for growth and development of all our employees, largely promoting from within the organization.\u202f Our Operations Manager position is ideal for anyone looking for a career with long term growth possibilities. Lennox offers employees a variety of flexible work options, as outlined in Lennox's FlexWork guidelines, including the potential opportunity for remote work for select positions. This role is currently designated as 100% on-site.
  • Competitive base salary
  • Excellent medical plans designed to support healthy lifestyles
  • Mental and financial health programs
  • Outstanding 401K with company matching and 1-year bonus
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Community involvement opportunities
  • Robust Employee Assistance Program
  • Relocation assistance is available
  • And much, much more!

We Value Diversity

Here at Lennox, we believe that diversity and inclusion is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Our goal is to build workplaces that reflect the communities where we live and work, support the growth and development of each team member as they strive to reach their full potential, and empower them to be their authentic selves. \u202fLennox is an equal opportunity employer.