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Senior EHS Specialist

Risk Management / Health, Safety, & Environment
WD30073750160 Requisition #

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader, serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 130,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities.   Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat.  We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders, through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms.


For our Building Solutions EHS department in Milan we are currently looking for an:


EHS Specialist


As an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist you will be responsible for implementing and maintaining environmental health and safety programs, policies and procedures that assure that Johnson Controls site is in compliance with applicable local and national regulations and international safety Standards of the company.   Implement training programs to maintain compliance and to increase the overall level of health and safety awareness of employees at the company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement Operational Risk Management strategies that align with corporate objectives to reduce/mitigate operational risk;
  • Utilize key metrics to drive performance in ORM in every business;
  • Communication of EHS results to all levels within the organization;
  • Participate in the periodical EHS conference, quarterly webcasts, regional meetings, etc.;
  • Primary liaison to collaborate with Johnson Controls Legal and Communications Department regarding incidents that could jeopardize the integrity of the brands;
  • Keep abreast of applicable EHS legislation and practices that impact to the business;
  • Apply on a yearly basis for BONUS for lowest accidents rate
  • Manage and interact with a diverse group of departments at local and corporate level;
  • Ensure that the technicians and subcontractors adheres to applicable Johnson Controls policies/procedures, processes and operating principles;
  • Recommends new policies or procedures as necessary;
  • Coordinates and assists with the implementation of EHS continuous improvement principles into day-by-day operational basis;
  • Perform or manage safety training for the whole staff
  • Implement Johnson Controls ORM Systems and Best Practices as designed
  • Provide training to staff and employees to ensure that all recognize their contribution to improved ORM performance;
  • Ensure compliance with any EHS legislation;
  • Coordinate and attend any hearings on EHS matters;
  • Lead site safety council meetings and communicate safety metrics and status on the implementation of EHS programs
  • Provide leadership and guidance to site management in the implementation of site safety teams
  • Directs and oversees activities related to EHS Operational control, including staffing, scheduling, coordinating, and planning;
  • Develops and maintains new and current processes and tools to ensure compliance with all national and local EHS regulations and assists the technical department with these requirements;
  • Devise and implement the EHS annual Programs. Ensure action items are developed and implemented for process improvement;
  • Meet corporate deadlines and completion targets
  • Drive optimal EHS performance results

Position Requirements:

  • Master/Bachelor’s degree in Safety and Environmental Management, Industrial Hygiene or equivalent is preferred; Bachelor’s level degree is required
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in safety and environmental management is required
  • Prior experience with Process Safety Management and Risk Management programs preferred.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of OSHA , European Regulations and Management Systems (i.e., OHSAS 18001, ISO 45001, ISO 14001, Safety Management Systems)
  • Continuous Improvement Principles and Practices
  • Certification in Ergonomics, Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or Associate Safety professional (ASP) is preferred.  
  • Ability to multitask and work in a team oriented fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to partner and communicate with all levels of the organization (in English language preferably).
  • Willingness to grow with the organization and commit to “doing what it takes” to attain aggressive organizational objectives
  • Must have the ability to exercise considerable judgment, problem solving and decision- making skills
  • Possibility to travel 30-40% of the time.


Location: Milan, Italy



What we offer


We offer an exciting and challenging position with great personal freedom and professional responsibility. Joining us you will become part of a leading global multi-industrial corporation defined by its stimulating work environment and job satisfaction. In addition we offer outstanding career development opportunities which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents.



Please apply via our website.

Who we are

At Johnson Controls, we’re shaping the future to create a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.

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