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Vice President, Environmental Health and Safety Job ...

Hiring Company Industry: Manufacturing / Diversified
Number of Employees: 1 - 100 Employees
Total Compensation: Competitive
     - Base Salary: Competitive
Location: Davidson, NC
Position Filled

Ingersoll Rand is uniquely qualified to create and sustain safe, comfortable and efficient environments.  Our people and our market leading brands, including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Schlage®, Thermo King®, and Trane®, work together to inspire progress for our customers. For more information about Ingersoll Rand visit

The Role
The Vice President, Environmental, Health and Safety will report directly to the Senior Vice President, Global Operations and Integrated Supply Chain and provide leadership for the Environmental, Health and Safety strategy and operational improvement for the global enterprise. This individual will work collaboratively across sectors to lead Ingersoll Rand's strategy and plans to achieve world class EHS performance. This position will also be responsible for the development and management of all regulatory programs to ensure maximum compliance.
Primary Responsibilities
* Provide effective team leadership to each sector on achieving world-class performance related to environmental, health, safety, and security, coordinating all interaction with outside EHS resources in conjunction with current policies and regulations.
* Provide EHS consultation and information to support all company EHS efforts. Work cooperatively with all levels of Ingersoll Rand management staff on all safety related issues as they impact other company functions.
* Lead implementation of all EHS programs. This includes updating existing and developing new programs as needed due to regulatory changes, changes in company policies.
* Monitor EHS metrics, including incident rates, energy consumption, waste generation, and provide management with feedback.
* Develop and implement enterprise policies involving safety, health and environmental matters.
* Provide EHS consultation and support related the company's commitment to world-class sustainability performance. Work with the Sustainability Strategy Council and the Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability to champion, develop and implement enterprise policies and improvements.
* Direct the management of facility EHS leads on environmental programs in the areas of pollution abatement, environmental and waste water management.
* Build cross-functional relationships with key departments to foster support for continual safety improvement.
* Lead EHS sector directors to ensure proactive EHS engagement on all projects assigned to the sectors.
* Provide change leadership and talent development to the global EHS team.

Scope and Dimensions

* Global, enterprise-wide. Directly impacts approximately 60,000 employees
* Provides direct Environmental, Health and Safety leadership in manufacturing operations in 47 plants in United States; 28 plants in Europe; 18 plants in Asia; 10 plants in Latin America and 1 plant in Canada. Safety leadership will also be provided in numerous field operations as well as offices, warehouses and repair centers throughout the world.

Candidate Profile
The successful candidate will have demonstrated 'world-class' skills and leadership in an EHS role with a focus on safety in a global diversified industrial environment. He or she must have strong skills in strategy, effective program and process execution, organizational capability, change management and business partnership.
* Minimum 15 years Environmental Health Safety experience with at least five or more years experience in an enterprise-wide leadership or supervisory capacity
* Excellent knowledge of Manufacturing and Field Operations
* Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state, and local EHS regulatory requirements, industry trends, and ability to work effectively in a globally-matrixed organization/team environment
* Excellent communication & interpersonal skills in the global environment
* Proven ability to effectively work with all levels and different global cultural types of an organization
* Proven ability to influence and lead without authority.
* Bachelor's degree in safety engineering or related discipline preferred Masters in a related discipline.
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent in industrial safety, industrial hygiene, environmental science, business administration or other related field required. Masters degree is preferred.
Accountabilities/Major Challenges include:
* Raising enterprise awareness and knowledge of the importance of risk management and focus on EHS.
* Leading a continuous improvement initiative to embed EHS as a core component of Ingersoll Rand's culture, and as central to the way we conduct business
* Establish appropriate metrics and report metrics at the enterprise level
* Work with EHS Corporate and Sector leadership to set Safety strategy, goals and objectives

Percentage of Travel: 50%

If you share our passion for inspiring progress-for bringing about bold shifts in how people, economies and societies operate-then you belong with Ingersoll Rand. Progress begins with you.

Ingersoll Rand is committed to helping you reach your professional, personal and financial goals.  We offer competitive compensation that aligns with our business strategies and comprehensive benefits to help you live your healthiest. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture that engages as well as values the different backgrounds and experiences of our employees, which, in turn, spurs innovation, generates creative solutions and enhances our customer relations.  

Ingersoll Rand is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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