Director Environmental, Health & Safety

Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Posted on 02/28/2020

Position Details


Manufacturing & Dist / Automotive


Quality Assurance / Safety

Job Level:

Standard Management (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)


Bachelor's Degree


120000 - 125000

Reference ID:



Director Environmental, Health & Safety


An innovative, leading global manufacturer has an immediate need for a Director of Environmental, Health & Safety for a growing manufacturing business. This EH&S Leader will support multiple plants located on a campus with a total of about 500 employees. This is a "hands-on" role that oversees the day-to-day Environmental, Health & Safety operations. They are looking for someone who can implement a Behavior-Based Safety System along with managing the environmental side. This job is all about Leadership...someone that can take their EH&S Program to the next level!


This organization is a $650M division of a Multi-Billion dollar corporation. Their business is highly profitable with a lot of employee pride! Additionally, this position offers a ton of visibility at both the company level as well as the parent company. They provide an excellent benefit package along with bonus potential!



  • You will direct all EH&S initiatives for a multi-shift manufacturing campus
  • Drive a Behavior-Based / Visual Based Safety System and monitor / manage all EH&S key performance indicators
  • Ensure compliance with the EPA, OSHA and other governmental regulations and be the primary company representative in communicating with these agencies
  • You will drive the success of safety goals through training and coaching of managers, supervisors and production employees
  • Will offer solutions to common safety problems and execute recommendations
  • Will also manage all environmental items and reporting for the campus
  • Proactively partner with Human Resources regarding all safety metrics and issues
  • Will lead all Safety Committees as well as all Wellness Programs
  • Maintains all ISO 14001 guidelines, procedures, documentation and auditing


  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Safety, Environmental, or related field
  • Must also have a minimum of 8 years of solid, progressive experience in EH&S Management in a multi-shift, manufacturing environment
  • CSP or other industry designation or certification preferred
  • Well versed in both safety and environmental
  • Exceptional team skills are absolutely necessary to be successful!
  • Training & organizational development skills
  • Must be a safety & health technical expert including health regulations and legal requirements knowledge
  • Excellent communication, both written & verbal are required
  • Must be a "Hands-On" Safety Champion with demonstrated experience at leading all things Safety for a large manufacturing operation


Key words: EH&S, Safety, Environmental, Manufacturing, OSHA, EPA, Non-Union, Behavior Based Safety, Visual Based Safety, Health, Compliance, Wellness, Worker’s Compensation, Regulations, Training, Organizational Development, Audit, Lockout, Tagout, Reporting