Director Environmental Health & Safety


Northville, MI

Industry: Automotive.


8 - 10 years

Posted 373 days ago

  by    Greg Downs

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The Director of Environmental, Health and Safety Manager manages and directs the company in achieving EHS targets & objectives. They will develop, implement and monitor health and safety programs and environmental practices in a complex manufacturing plant.

Director of Environmental, Health and Safety Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for EHS reporting and documentation according to internal and external standards.
  • Plans, develops and implements the environment, health and safety key concepts to provide the road map to zero injuries and world class performance.
  • Advises organization on regulatory changes and investigates less major incidents and ensures risks are addressed.
  • Provide education and assistance to leadership to assure cross-functional teams and audits for Health, Safety or Ergonomic programs and inspections.
  • Educate leadership on safety training, safety auditing and incident investigation and reporting.
  • Ensure the environmental requirements are established, implemented and maintained in accordance with ISO 14001 standard.
  • Directs and controls the safety and health function for organization to reduce safety rates, financial losses, and eliminate occupational injuries.
  •  Become thoroughly familiar with and recommend actions to keep the organization in compliance with all federal, state, provincial and local laws related to the health and safety of employees.
  • Inspects organization facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determines corrective or preventative measures.
  • Ensures the companies procedures and policies are up to date regarding investigation of accidents and injurie, etc.
  • Acts as a liaison between Senior Management, Plant Management and Employee on matters relating to safety and health.
  • Directs inspection of organization’s facilities to detect existing or potential accident hazards and determine corrective or preventive measures.
  • Monitors the investigation of accidents and reviews material and evidence prepared for organizations use in preventing future incidents, hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations.


  • Bachelor’s degree (BS or BA) is required.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years related experience in manufacturing environment. 
  • Knowledge of Environmental, Health & Safety programs, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of investigative techniques and reporting, root cause analysis.
  • Ability to manage multiple critical projects simultaneously.
  • Able to manage safety programs in industrial environment.
  • Proficient in Worker’s Compensation Management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • High level of business ethics and integrity.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment. 
  • Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal and time management skills. 
  • Must be task oriented, possess exceptional people skills and be reliable. 
  • Demonstrated analytical thinking, problem solving and decision making skill.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build positive and effective business partnerships.
  • Ability to build relationships and gain trust with associates at all levels of business functions.

$140K - $160K