Lennox Manager, Safety/Health/Environmental in Grenada, Mississippi
Lennox International (LII) is a leading global provider of innovative climate control solutions for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) markets.
Beginning over a century ago, Lennox International has built a strong heritage of Innovation and Responsibility. Our position as an innovation leader continually inspires us to promote more efficient energy use and a healthier environment through our product operations. Our engaged and diverse workforce is committed to providing climate control solutions that provide the most value and comfort for our customers.
We are proud to have instilled a shared sense of responsibility and commitment among our approximately 10,000 employees located throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
Advanced Distributor Products is the market-leading manufacturer of evaporator coils for the North American residential air conditioning market. We take pride in shattering our customers’ expectations through high-quality, innovative products, and outstanding relationships. Our parent company, Lennox International, is a $3.4B worldwide provider of climate control products for the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration industry. Advanced Distributor Products offers competitive wages and benefits commensurate with your experience, education, and skills. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
As the EHS Manager, you will assist the leadership team in developing and facilitating implementation of safety and ergonomics risk assessment and mitigation processes, continually improving and driving the business towards a world class production. You will collaborate with leadership and employee groups to identify and implement best practices and achieve short and long-term safety and productivity goals. Additionally, you will provide technical expertise in the areas of injury avoidance and the assessment and mitigation of safety and ergonomic risks. You will also interpret safety regulations in order to sustain and exceed compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Be a leader for risk assessment, process improvement, training, and program implementation.
Facilitate a continuous improvement culture by positively influencing, coaching, encouraging, and reinforcing management and non-management employees.
Work with the Business Unit leadership and LII Corporate Safety to create a value-based safety and ergonomic strategy and develop a comprehensive program/plan for implementation of the strategy.
Establish and lead safety and ergonomic committees and project teams.
Develop safety and ergonomic process controls that identify, assess, and reduce risk, and add value by proactively analyzing business needs.
Work to reduce the likelihood of risks entering the operation by aggressively assessing and mitigating risks for new products, new equipment, and process change.
Climate & Culture
Support and foster a climate and culture of continuous improvement, collaboration, sharing of information, risk assessment, problem solving and sustainability.
Be a change agent.
Education & Training
Develop learning tools for all levels of employees to address compliance, injury avoidance, risk reduction, risk prevention and best practices.
Incorporate demonstration of skill attainment and a process for evaluating skill attainment.
Create and implement a robust process for investigating incidents that establishes the multiple causes, sustainable mitigations, and provides a learning experience for all.
Take a leadership role in handling complex or sensitive situations working with teams to develop and implement and sustain mitigation plans.
Plan, conduct, document, communicate, and track implementation of safety audits and corrective actions.
Identify trends and improvement plans for both facility and BU level improvements.
- Be an active participant in working with internal and external business contacts including LII Corporate Safety and other LII facilities to continually evaluate and implement best practices.
Ensure compliance with all Federal, State, local regulations identifying weaknesses, recommending improvement options to leadership and overseeing implementation to ensure facility compliance.
Stays abreast of regulatory changes that may affect the business and develops plans as appropriate.
LII Corporate Reporting
- Ensure compliance with reporting requirements for injury data and corrective actions, regulatory interactions, and other issues that affect the business.
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
10+ years of related experience in in a fast-paced, labor intensive manufacturing facility.
Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or equivalent certification preferred.
Trusted advisor and technical expert on safety and ergonomic related matters
Proven success in developing, influencing management and implementing a value-based safety culture
Facilitative/rapport building style that creates strong relationships across all levels of the organization. Able to get things done through others
Superior coaching, planning, project management, communication, and problem-solving skills
Proven ability to manage multiple projects/assignments with varying priorities
Experience in applying risk assessment tools to identify and mitigate safety and ergonomic risks
Proven ability and experience with problem solving tools such as: A3, Apollo Root Cause Analysis, FMEA, NIOSH Lift Equation, Humantech BRIEF,
Expert level knowledge of safety & health regulations
Passion and drive to achieve/improve and willing to challenge convention
Proven experience in conducting audits, summarizing findings, and reporting.
Ability to travel up to 25%
Job Locations US-MS-Grenada
Requisition # 2020-22199
Category Safety / Environmental / Health
Shift / Hours Regular
Lennox International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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