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EHS Specialist Job

DATE: Jan 21, 2021

LOCATION: Marietta, Pennsylvania, US, 17547

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: EH&S
Primary Location: Marietta, Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered: No 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 5%



Do you want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future? Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that make a difference in the lives of people where they work, play, learn, heal and live. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!


Armstrong Ceilings is currently seeking an EHS Specialist to join our team at our Marietta, PA facility. Reporting to the Plant Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager, the EHS Specialist is responsible for providing technical guidance relating to the Environmental, Health and Safety of the plant. The EHS Specialist will also be responsible for developing and implementing the facility’s safety management systems. This includes hazard identification, risk assessments, mitigation planning and project implementation, development of procedures, compliance auditing, and compliance reporting.


Additionally, the EHS Specialist will also be tasked with executing process improvement and cost reduction opportunities, in addition to serve as the safety subject matter expert (SME) on the design, management, and execution of capital projects.


What you'll be doing:

  • Partnering with manufacturing leaders, facilitating the maintenance of safe, healthy and environmentally friendly working conditions
  • Training and educating employees in the required safety procedures, such as PPE, LOTO, ergonomics, and environmental concerns such as waste and hazardous materials handling
  • Actively participating as a member of the Plant to drive resolution of common cause and special cause issues that negatively impact safety, quality, cost, and productivity
  • Providing technical assistance to the facility on a proactive basis in terms of environmental, health, and safety
  • Assisting in accident/incident investigation and case/situation management as needed; recommending corrective actions and managing to completion
  • Managing facility's hazardous and residual waste programs
  • Identifying and executing improvements in the plant’s environmental/safety systems and procedures
  • Leading, managing, and facilitating completion of hazard identification and risk assessments
  • Planning mitigation of process safety risks and managing projects to implement mitigation plans
  • Ensuring that process safety related documentation for all identified hazards are developed and maintained
  • Identifying safety training needs and providing training through in-house resources or external consultancy
  • Safely executing capital projects per agreed cost, schedule, and performance metrics
  • Transferring technical knowledge where appropriate to elevate organization understanding and performance
  • Ensuring compliance with facility environmental permit or environmental compliance requirements
  • Serving as an on-call site contact when needed


What will make you successful:

  • Bachelors degree in discipline related to functional work with up to 3 years of relevant work experience OR demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of applicable work experience. Entry level candidates with required qualifications may be considered.
  • Project Management experience and facilitations skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office


Why Armstrong World Industries?


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces. We built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we’re here to serve – our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.


Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Product discount programs
  • 401k Match


About the Location (Marietta, PA)

Located 15 miles from the corporate headquarters in Lancaster, PA, Marietta has over 300 employees and is one of eleven Armstrong plants in North America. Sitting on the northeast bank of the Susquehanna River, it is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. The area offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.



Equal Opportunity Employer: AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans



Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact AWI employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.


AWI will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to AWI, including unsolicited resumes sent to AWI via mail, email or in any form and/or method, including to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property.


AWI will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed AWI contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by AWI's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee.

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