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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

Risk Management / Health, Safety, & Environment
WD30116259130 Requisition #

What you will do

Lead the plant environmental & safety management systems; which includes compliance with applicable regulations, promoting pollution prevention & waste reduction, training employees and the overall reduction of the plant’s impact on the environment. Responsible for reducing work related injuries by continuously improving the safety management system and leading cultural change by demonstrating outstanding leadership and engaging employees on all levels. Implement safety programs, employee training, compliance monitoring, maintaining reporting mechanisms and management of accidents, property losses and workers compensation. As well as providing support to additional satellite facilities.

How you will do it

  • Evaluating the safety management system for its effectiveness and maintaining documented continuous improvement plans to improve performance.
  • Engaging and advising the leadership staff in their safety roles and responsibilities. Effectively communicating safety responsibilities to all employees.
  • Engaging the entire work to drive cultural change and accomplishing safety performance objectives and targets.
  • Insuring compliance with all federal, state and local regulatory requirements and JCI corporate safety systems, and acting as the lead contact with regulatory agencies.
  • Performing incident investigations using a formal process, with the focus on root cause, corrective and preventive actions and verification.
  • Providing effective training for all safety programs including but not limited to lockout/tagout, machine guarding, fall protection, powered industrial vehicle, hazard communication, personal protective equipment, electrical safety, confined space, respiratory protection and walking and working surfaces.
  • Developing and implementing motivational and incentive programs that promote a high degree of safety awareness and enthusiasm.
  • Performing or insuring compliance with industrial hygiene testing and other requirements.
  • Reviewing planned changes and new equipment installations prior to receipt. Approves or recommends changes in manufacturing and engineering matters of plant layout, location/relocation of machinery, equipment, facilities, safety designs, and processes.
  • Conducts monthly safety committee meetings with plant personnel and leads team through goals of safety program improvements.
  • Managing workers compensation and reducing costs by working closely with insurance carriers, JCI workers compensation manager, attorneys and state authorities, along with in-house supervisors and managers. Handles each claim from the accident report to the return of the worker for modified duty and ultimately to claim closure.
  • Leading property risk by insuring compliance with FM Global assessments and routinely touring the property and conducting inspections to insure compliance.
  • Implement the corporate environmental management system. Collect environmental data for use in determining root-causes of compliance problems and pollution prevention opportunities. Implement proactive corrective steps.
  • Must complete and submit applicable environmental reports in a timely fashion (such as TierII, TRI Form R, Generator’s Residual Waste, Waste-Water Self-Monitoring, and Air Emissions Inventory).
  • Must record and maintain spreadsheets containing all paint booth, fin press and parts washer chemical usage and air emissions.
  • Handles the administration, implementation and compliance with the ISO14001 Environmental Management System (acts as the plant management representative).
  • Coordinates hazardous and non-hazardous waste program. This includes ensuring the accurate handling, packaging, labeling, storage and transportation of waste to approved treatment and/or disposal facilities.
  • Coordinates air emission, wastewater, storm water, and waste testing.
  • Responsible for performing 2 Behavior Based Safety Observations monthly



What we look for


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or Environmental and Occupational Science preferred.
  • Five to Ten years of safety and/or environmental experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment
  • Ability to analyze data, convey findings and implement action plans.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork oriented.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint


  • Bilingual (English & Spanish)
  • Experience with SafeStart, STOP or other behavior based safety programs
  • Solid understanding and experience with LEAN manufacturing techniques 

Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit http://www.johnsoncontrols.com/careers

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