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Environmental, Health and Safety Manager Job

DATE: Jul 3, 2019

LOCATION: Marietta, Pennsylvania, US, 17547

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: EH&S
Primary Location: Marietta, Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered: No 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 10%



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 World Industries, Inc., Marietta Ceiling Plant, has a job opportunity for an Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager. Under the guidance of the Plant Manager, this position provides leadership for and is responsible for the environmental, health and safety processes at the Marietta Ceiling Plant.  This includes creating and implementing effective strategies that enable the manufacturing, maintenance and distribution operations of the plant to achieve their EH&S performance objectives.


Key Responsibilities of the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager:

  • Develop departmental goals and strategies consistent with Plant, Corporate, and Operational goals and provide the leadership for the planning process to meet these goals
  • Ensure adequate recordkeeping and report filing for compliance
  • Interface effectively with all levels of the organization specifically the Union Leadership and hourly employees to engage them in appropriate safety behaviors
  • Ensure compliance to environmental permit requirements, regulatory and corporate policy standards (Title V, NPDES, SRBC, 26R, EPCRA, TRI, AIMS, Emission Inventory, etc.)
  • Provide effective leadership and project management for specific projects, initiatives, and business processes needed to drive environmental and safety performance
  • Actively engage in the plant strategic and operating plans to ensure environmental and safety compliance while improving overall operating results
  • Lead the plant in achieving a sustainable safety culture through effective implementation of the plant's safety processes and initiatives.  Focus on risk and incident reduction, compliance, case management and safety system effectiveness (i.e., risk assessment, coaching incident investigation, line audit, and training processes)
  • Ensure compliance with OSHA and Armstrong safety and health regulations, policies, and standard operating procedures
  • Provide functional knowledge of key OSHA regulations and industry standards (i.e.: record keeping, confined space, energy isolation, machine safeguarding, powered industrial trucks, electrical safety, hazardous communications, and industrial hygiene monitoring
  • Work with plant floor and leadership teams to identify and implement safety and health improvement opportunities based on employee feedback, observations, and data trends 
  • Participate in lean and GEMBA activities in order to drive operator engagement and involvement
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, local and Armstrong environmental regulations, policies, and standard operating procedures based on internal compliance program
  • Support Armstrong sustainability initiatives
  • Engage the plant strategic and operating plans to ensure environmental and safety compliance while improving overall operating results
  • Interact effectively with all levels of the organization, specifically the Union
  • Provide urgent response to operational issues 24/7 which includes environmental upset conditions and case management of safety incidents
  • Maintain and update EHS Glass Wall as the reporting, tracking and management tool
  • Work closely with occupational nurses to manage worker’s compensation cases
  • Provide direct instruction and supervision to 2-3 EH&S Specialists


Required Qualifications for the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager:

  • Bachelor’s in Engineering, Occupational Safety, Environmental Management or closely related field is required
  • 5+ years of Environmental Health and Safety management
  • Functional knowledge of key OSHA regulations is required (such as Recordkeeping, Permits, Confined Spaces, Electrical Safety, Energy Isolation, Machine Safeguarding, Powered Industrial Trucks and Hazard Communication)
  • General Industrial Hygiene knowledge
  • Experience with Title V compliance (such as New Source Review, NESHAPs, NPDES permits)
  • Experience with the creation, administration and implementation of safety programs (including SOP’s, JSA’s, Ergonomics)
  • Experience in safety training development and implementation
  • Demonstrated project management skills on moderately complex projects
  • Strong incident investigation skills are required with the use of structured tools such as RCFA or 5 Why
  • Moderate computer proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Highly effective communication and data organization skills


Desired Qualifications for the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager:

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with a unionized workforce
  • Experience managing worker’s compensation and case management
  • Phase 1 sampling experience
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification and LEAN experience
  • Experience with Minitab or similar statistical software
  • Ability to access and work with data sets from multiple sources (such as Data Historian, Infinity, Microsoft Access, SAP) is preferred to identify opportunities and accurately assess situations
  • Certified Safety Professional certification


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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