EHS Manager

Company: Woodgrain Millwork

As a family-owned company, we want to treat you like family. This career supplies FULL benefits, such as

— Free Life insurance – Minimum $30,000

— Education Reimbursement- $3,000 Undergraduate, $5,250 Graduate

– Scholarship opportunities- $1,000

– Employer HSA contribution- $500-$1,500 yearly

– Perfect attendance drawings (up to $500)

– Referral Bonuses (up to $500/Person)

– Quarterly Bonuses (Up to 7% of earnings)

– 401k Retirement Fund- Employer match up to 3%

– If you are willing to work a swing or Graveyard shift $1 shift differential

– Full Health, Vision, Dental insurance

– Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

– Paid Time Off

– Great Lumber Discounts

– Much room for advancement. Being the Corporate location, we have multiple departments from Wood sorting to Lamination, Paint Room to Fabricators, Animal Bedding to Engineering Team. We invite you to come check us out!

Woodgrain Millwork started in 1954 back in Cedar City, UT. Since then, we have grown to be one of the LARGEST Millworks in the United States Employing over 3000 Employees throughout the Nation. Here at Woodgrain, we manufacture Windows, Doors, Moldings, and lots of other Building Product.

Culture is Important to us. We are looking for Ideal Team Players, who understand what it takes to stay ambitious, motivated, Humble, and have that desire to continually learn.

Core Values:

1. Safety

2. Integrity

3. Servant Leadership

4. Respect for People

5. Customer Focus


The EH & S Manager is responsible for establishing and maintaining a strong safety and environmental culture, and leading  the safety and environmental functions  through pro-active programs, processes, and education. The individual will be responsible for leading and implementing all aspects of the safety and environmental programs, including maintaining compliance with  State and Federal regulations regarding compliance with existing corporate standards, industry best practices and audit processes and to ensure continuous improvement in plant safety & health and environmental performance. The individual represents management and acts as liaison in all interactions with those regulatory organizations and agencies. The position works directly with corporate and division personnel, managers, supervisors, leads and employees across all production and office departments

Job Description:

SAFETY – Responsible for short and long term safety program planning, including annual safety plans and injury reduction goals to support a sustainable environment.

Safety Program Management includes safety and health policy/procedure development and administration, safety program audits and inspections, review and application of State and Federal regulations and development of safety training to support prevention initiatives.
Oversees and implement activities of site hazard recognition-evaluations and control, conduct safety inspections, incident investigation, root cause analysis, ergonomics (office and manufacturing), 5S, and site safety teams.
Active member of the facility Emergency Response Team and Safety committee’s.
Organizes and maintains training programs including emergency response.
Promotes safety and health awareness through internal company memoranda, newsletters, and/or specific training programs.
Supports corporate/plant engineering to implement engineering controls to minimize safety and occupational health hazards.
Participates in process reviews (such as process hazard analyses, etc.).
Daily management and engagement of the line organization is required to manage and improve incident investigations, hazard control, safe work practices, compliance and safety and environmental communications.
Evaluates site equipment, systems and work procedures and recommends effective procedures for safe use.
Implement all organizational safety policies and procedures and pursue safety operations documented in the written safety program.
Maintain periodic, frequent communication of safety status with all levels of management.
ENVIRONMENTAL – Responsible for short and long term environmental program planning, including annual environmental plans and waste reduction goals to support a sustainable environment. Organizes and maintains the various required EH&S training programs including OSHA, and emergency response.

Environmental Program Management includes environmental policy/procedure development and administration, program audits and inspections, review and application of State and Federal regulations and development of environmental training to support prevention initiatives.
Lead and serve on various EH&S related committees.
Complies with all environmental safe practices and regulations. Reads all SDS’ and possesses thorough knowledge of all oil and chemical labeling and storage requirements.
Conducts or assigns the responsibility for conducting the EH&S self-inspection and safety huddles in their areas of responsibility.
The position requires significant time on the shop floor engaging line management and department personnel through coaching, training and reinforcement.
Ensures compliance with all environmental regulations and facility permits. Leads the development of environmentally friendly practices.
Oversees all environmental issues in the areas of air, water, and waste.
The incumbent is a key member of the plant management staff and participates in key business strategic initiatives, quality initiatives, community communications, and focused efforts with various steering committees.
Prepares site EH&S reports and must submit to various agencies in a timely manner.
Coordinates review, approval, and procurement of site PPE.

Preferred Requirements:

Education / Experience/Certification

5+ years of Environmental, Health and Safety Management work experience, with increasing levels of responsibility.
Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Occupational Health, Industiral Engineering or related field preferred.
Certified Environmental Professional is a plus. PE preferred
Specific experience in the areas of Ergonomics, Behavioral Based Safety or similar programs, Machine Guarding, Title V permits, waste water permitting, NPDES compliance, OSHA, DOT, Environmental Regulations.
Experience in Lean Manufacturing is a plus.
Solid track record of successfully implementing and managing safety and environmental processes in a manufacturing environment.
A fundamental working knowledge and understanding of State and Federal regulations pertaining to Iowa, North Carolina, and Alabama OSHA, NFPA, and ANSI.
Incumbent must have strong knowledge and experience in the areas of Hazard Communication, LOTO, Machine Guarding, Confined Spaces, Contractor Safety, and Electrical Safety.
Genral familiarity with basic principles of Industrial hygiene is required. Implement any required engineering controls to reduce or eliminate the potential for employee exposure.
Ability to execute action plans.
Proven ability to work in a low supervision environment and successfully meet goals.
High attention to detail.
Proven ability to work in teams.
Highest level of professional conduct and integrity.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to positively influence others.
Successful experience supervising and developing others.
Demonstrated record of practicing and exemplifying continuous improvement.
Proficiency in office computer applications.
Must have the ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues, by using judgment that is consistent with the values of the company, balancing standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulation and/or law.
Demonstrated use of change management techniques and principles.
Excellent servant leadership skills.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present and handle questions from groups of managers, clients, customers or general public.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of information and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.