EHS Manager

Job Description

Siemens Large Drives LLC is seeking an Environment Protection, Health Management and Occupational Safety (EHS) for our Large Drives Factory located in Norwood, OH. (On-Site)

Position Overview:
  • The EHS professional is responsible for the sustainment and guidance for the continual improvement of the current EHS System in the Siemens Norwood, OH, manufacturing facility comprising approximately 240 salary and hourly factory employees.
  • The EHS professional is expected to lead in the effort to prevent work-related injuries and illnesses, protect the environment, assure compliance with EHS laws and regulations, handle EHS risks, prepare the site and project sites for taking care of emergencies, promote wellness programs, and promote Siemens’ Zero Harm Culture.
  • The position requirement is on-site at the Norwood manufacturing facility.
  • The position reports to the Operations Manager in Norwood, OH, and works closely with the Siemens Large Drives EHS Professional.
Responsibilities / Tasks include:
  • Advocate for a Healthy at Siemens (Zero Harm) safety culture that protects the safety of Siemens’ employees, subcontractors, and customers.
  • Work with business location to develop specific job safety analyses (JSA) for higher-risk work.
  • Regularly conduct and/or coordinate safety training for Siemens employees and maintain employee safety training database.
  • Evaluate safety programs of subcontractors to meet or exceed Siemens standards.
  • Maintain and improve safe work standards and practices.
  • Lead and support animate the factory 5S program together with the production managers.
  • Lead (responsible for) the ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 re-certifications by leading internal audits and developing actions plans with the Plant Manager and the other factory managers.
  • Regularly conduct site safety assessments/audits including tracking and reporting corrective action status and be a visible presence advocating for the safety of Siemens engineering, project managers, site manager, commissioning, operations, and maintenance personnel.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of safety-related programs and Initiatives (e. g. Near Miss Reporting, Incident Investigation, Risk Mitigation Programs), enabling/allowing local adaptation.
  • Maintain EHS regulatory compliance activities, including preparing and submitting EHS regulatory reports and working with regulatory agency personnel.
  • Provide support for the management of worker’s compensation claims and return-to-work program.
  • Provide technical guidance to employees regarding environmental, health and safety related issues or concerns, and regulatory compliance.
  • Supervise occupational safety / environmental related Federal, State, and Local regulatory changes and impacting the business, both from a facility and customer relations standpoint, and communicate those to management. When vital, coordinate business response and or comments to regulatory changes.
  • Lead and facilitate the improvement of employee and management EHS awareness.
  • Participate in audit activities including identification of EHS issues and implementation of corrective actions.
  • Conduct and lead EHS incident investigations, including tracking and record-keeping requirements, insure detailed investigation of serious incidents.
  • Collaborate with Siemens legal on any EHS activities with regulatory agencies, employees, and outside legal counsel on behalf of business when required.
  • Perform Sub-Contractor EHS Assessments and conduct onsite Project EHS Assessments.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • BS/BA in related subject area (EHS), or advanced degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in a technical EHS role focusing on Safety and Environmental Compliance
  • Experience with high-risk operations in a manufacturing environment
  • Proven understanding of EPA and OSHA regulations and industry EHS standards
  • Proven track record to recognize, evaluate, and recommend controls for workplace hazards
  • Demonstrated experience working on cross-functional teams and leading EHS targets and objectives
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and analytical skills
  • Effective critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong writing capabilities, especially with writing clear, concise EHS procedures
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks for different business units and work independently with little supervision.
  • Must be able to work with all levels of the organization
  • Limited travel
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification, Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM) certification, or equivalent
  • Experience working with ISO 14001, ISO 45001 Management System Standards highly preferred
  • Consistent track record to influence, negotiate, and persuade employees at all levels
  • Understanding of the importance Mental Health in the Workplace and the impacts on the work force (positive and negative)

At Siemens, our mission is to transform the every day. We strive to better understand the need of our customers and of society. We develop technology with impact to transform the world’s economies. We intelligently combine the digital and physical world to create a better tomorrow

At Siemens, we are committed to an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We utilize lean principles and seek to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience.

Why you’ll love working at Siemens
  • Competitive compensation (salary and bonus) based on qualifications
  • Medical, dental, prescription and vision coverage, first day of employment
  • Matching 401(k) (immediate employer match)
  • Competitive paid time off plan, paid holidays, and floating holidays
  • Career development opportunities
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available
  • Flexibility to work remote a few days a week
  • Paid parental leave

Who designs your future? You do.



Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Large Drives LLC

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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