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Regional EHS Manager


A nationwide heavy manufacturing company are seeking an EHS Manager to oversee their "Midwest" region. This is an individual contributor role overseeing five locations, with 40-50% travel expected. Reporting directly into the Corporate EHS Director, this role will develop and implement a variety of programs throughout the region. This company are an industry-leader in their niche area of manufacturing, with a proactive approach to EHS.

This role can be based from sites in any of the following locations:

  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Louisville, KY
  • Columbus, OH
  • Nashville, TN

The Role:

  • Create EHS programs, policies, initiatives and implement positive changes across five sites in the Midwest region, driving positive EHS culture change
  • Act as a technical SME for all EHS matters and issues throughout the Midwest region, providing technical support for a variety of EHS projects
  • Lead EHS audits and inspections; training; incident and near miss investigations - identify gaps in current EHS programs and performance, and work collaboratively with site leadership teams on corrective actions
  • Collect, report and analyze EHS metrics and performance data in the Midwest region, to proactively reduce injury rates and target areas of the EHS program for proactive improvements.
  • Lead environmental reporting and permitting within the region, including for air permitting and emissions reporting; Tier II and Form R reporting; Storm Water regulations; Hazardous Waste and RCRA compliance

The Candidate:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study (e.g. safety, environmental, industrial hygiene, occupational health, engineering) strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of EHS experience within industrial manufacturing
  • Previous multi-site responsibility strongly preferred
  • Ability to travel 40-50% throughout the Midwest region
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to influence successfully at all levels of an organization