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Environmental Health and Safety Manager

North American Stamping Group
Portland, Tennessee, US
Closing date
Jan 29, 2022

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Conservation science
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"An Equal Opportunity Employer" It is the policy of North American Stamping Group to provide employment, training, promotion, and other conditions of Employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or status as a qualified individual with a disability or other status protected by law.

Come grow with us…We are looking for an experienced Environmental, Health and Safety Manager to join our Corporate Shared Services Portland, TN!

North American Stamping Group is a privately held company founded in 1978. We continue to explore the most innovative processes and technologies to stay on the leading edge of the automotive industry. Our strategic locations within North America allows us the manufacturing footprint to cover you in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. NASG is an industry leader in the manufacturing of stampings and automated assemblies. A Tier II supplier of components, systems and aftermarket products for the automotive industry with a core business market consisting of seating, ride control, exhaust components, heat shields, noise, vibration and harness (NVH), chassis and structural and window regulators.

Your success is our success… Our sales have grown annually at a compounded rate of 18.0% for the last eight years, tripling our business, while making us one of the largest leading Tier II automotive stamping and assembly suppliers.

What you get in return …The most competitive pay in the industry based upon your skill level, along with a full benefits package.


The position assures that North American Stamping Group companies comply with applicable federal, provincial, and state environmental, health, and safety (EHS) laws, regulations, and standards by embracing current standards and embracing new technologies. Responsible for leading activities to reduce injuries, injury costs, control risks, as well as to establish uniformity in the development and administration of all applicable programs and policies at all NASG Divisions. Assists with planning, establishing, implementing, and maintaining a variety of occupational environmental, health, and programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety for associates.


A. Develops and establishes corporate industrial EHS policies, programs, and procedures in accordance with applicable Federal, Provincial, and State Laws.

B. Develops, conducts, and oversees industrial EHS training activities including new hire orientation.

1. Develop, maintain, and continuously improve training for occupational environmental, health, and safety.

2. Direct or assist in the development of specialized education and training materials.

3. Conduct specialized safety and environmental training programs to communicate hazard control information.

C. Oversees environmental programs including ISO 14001 activities at assigned NASG Divisions.

1. Develop, implement, and direct environmental compliance programs related to hazardous wastes, air permitting, water pollution control, and community right-to-know programs.

2. Oversee and manage NASG's ISO 14001 system including writing procedures, work instructions, and implementation of the system throughout assigned NASG divisions.

3. Compile and retain records for all NASG divisions in relation to chemical and process activities including, but not limited to, air, water, and chemical emissions and usage.

4. Assists, conducts, and coordinates internal and/or external audits for environmental compliance and ISO 14001.

5. Assist with environmental waste directives to reduce items such as electricity, waste generation, and other items deemed to be feasible to NASG.

D. Act as a technical and cultural change agent for environmental, health, and safety initiatives.

E. Identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices in the workplace.

1. Survey to identify and evaluate occupational environmental, health, and safety conditions.

2. Develop, coordinate and implement controls for hazards identified in hazard analysis.

3. Measure and evaluate the effectiveness of the hazard control system, policies, and procedures with recommended changes that reflect improved opportunities to eliminate workplace accidents.

4. Assist in the preparation of comprehensive recommendations for corrective actions to eliminate or minimize potential or existing hazards.

5. Conduct and coordinate on-site inspections to audit physical conditions and safe work practices.

6. Maintains open hazard reports for corrective action and hazard abatement activities.

7. Provide advice and counsel concerning all federal, provincial, state, county, and city compliance regulations.

F. Provides industrial safety, industrial hygiene, and environmental support services for assigned NASG Divisions.

1. Conduct and coordinate in facility Safety Teams (i.e. Safety Task Force, JHSC) and meetings.

2. Leads and encourages EHS associate involvement activities to improve working conditions and cost control.

3. Assist facilities in compiling, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting accident, loss, and exposure statistical data.

4. Investigates accidents and incidents at several NASG Divisions.

5. Assist all facilities in the review of injury and property damage reports and compliance of worker's compensation programs.

6. Incorporates essential occupational environmental, health, and safety requirements in all purchasing and control actions.

G. Makes recommendations for the purchase of safety equipment and supplies including personal protective equipment.

H. Maintain Safety Tracker program with up to date incident reports, key measurements and countermeasures. Track, evaluate, improve and ensure accuracy of metrics on EHS activities including reporting out in Management Review and Monthly Analytics KPI's for responsible locations.

I. Implement and lead the Safety Task Force for assigned locations.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering or related field preferred, or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Certified Safety Professional certification preferred.
  • Auditor training through ISO 14001 preferred.
  • Greater than five (5) years of functional experience as an environmental, health, and safety professional in a manufacturing environment, preferably automotive stamping.
  • Multi-site Leadership experience with the development and implementation of Environmental, Health, and Safety programs preferred.
Personal/Technical Skills:
  • General understanding and working knowledge of manufacturing, assembly, and welding equipment and tooling including design, automation, robotics, or manufacturing processes (and all secondary related processes) relating to automotive stamping.
  • Ability to develop, implement, and coordinate comprehensive health, safety, and environmental programs.
  • Demonstrate a "hands on" approach.
  • Possess strong leadership skills and ability.
  • Possess excellent problem solving and people skills.
  • Ability to compile effective and concise visual reports.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multicultural environment.
  • Ability to perform responsibilities with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to effectively facilitate problem solving and resolution.
  • Ability work with a dynamic team and demanding customer(s).
  • Ability to maintain on call flexibility to control abnormal conditions.
  • Ability to plan, supervise, and perform functions of assigned areas.
  • Ability to be flexible in a constantly changing production environment.
  • Display excellent collaboration and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to speak to groups of people and make presentations to executive groups.
  • Ability to multitask, manage diversity, and facilitate problem solving and resolution.
  • Possess advanced knowledge of ISO 14001 standards and compliance requirements.
  • Ability to communicate and work well with all levels of the organization in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to deliver hands-on environmental, health, and safety training.
  • Ability to adapt available skills and equipment to respond to unforeseen demands and/or problems.
  • Strong organization, time management, and planning skills and ability to manage multiple tasks with tight deadlines.
  • Will possess the organizational skills necessary to maintain company records in compliance with ISO 14001 procedures.
  • Ability to teach managers, group leaders, team leaders, and associates in basic environmental, health, and safety requirements and facilitate new hire EHS orientation.
Language Skills:
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language (English) used in the workplace.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand Spanish for locations in Mexico.
  • Solid working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office and other computer-based applications (e.g., MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, Internet, etc.).

Office: Open Office Environment

Plant: Various types of manufacturing environments.

  • Standard automotive plant environment with moderate noise level.
  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) such as safety glasses, steel toe shoes, Kevlar sleeves, hearing protection, etc. may be required in designated engineering, manufacturing, or industrial areas. Personal attire standards may apply.
  • Involves moderate or occasional presence of some slightly disagreeable conditions, i.e., cold, dust, heat, odor, etc.
Must be willing to travel up to 20% to visit other manufacturing sites.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Although the primary job functions involve the ability to sit and work on a computer and in an office situation for extensive periods of time, the associate must be capable of walking, sitting, and standing for extended periods of time. The associate is frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and talk, see, and hear. The associate is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The associate must frequently lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and infrequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


While performing the duties of this job, the associate is periodically required to work in the plant environment to manage and support manufacturing operations which includes the regular use of hands to finger, handle, and/or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The associate frequently is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The associate is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The associate must regularly lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move objects that weigh up to 50 pounds without assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The noise level is generally moderate to high.


This job description is intended to identify the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification, as well as certain essential job functions. It is not intended, and should not be interpreted, as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice, based on operational needs. To qualify for this job, however, an associate must be able to perform its essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Under no circumstances may this job description be construed as altering the at-will nature of the employment relationship between NASG and any associate.


North American Stamping Group is a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.
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