Johnson Controls EHS Program Manager I in Madison, Alabama


Plans, develops, implements and manages the manufacturing safety and environmental processes and programs as well as implementation of Johnson Controls EHS protocols. Utilizing knowledge of industrial processes, mechanics, and occupational health, safety and environmental laws, leads and directs safety and environmental policies to prevent or correct unsafe and environmentally unsound work conditions and ensure that all plant activities comply with federal, state and municipal guidelines and regulations. This position will provide influence and direction in setting and achieving environmental and safety goals.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Other duties as assigned. * Develops, implements and manages safety and environmental processes and programs to prevent or correct unsafe and environmentally unsound work conditions, for compliance with safety and environmental laws and loss prevention.

  • Influences and supports all levels of management and employees in setting and achieving goals, which will lead to the reduction or elimination of employee injury and illnesses and environmental waste.

  • Enforces environmental, health, and safety policies.

  • Ensures total compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal environmental, health, and safety regulations.

  • Makes environmental, health, and safety an important consideration in decisions about employee recognition, rewards, promotions, and wage increases.

  • Inspects machinery, equipment and working conditions in industrial setting to ensure compliance with occupation safety and health (OSHA) regulations, the Johnson Controls Safety Program and Environmental Protection (EPA) guidelines.

  • Conducts or coordinates safety and environmental training for all levels of employees to ensure proper application of policies and procedures and adherence to the laws.

  • Investigates industrial accidents and incidents and assist management in identifying and implementing appropriate corrective action measures.

  • Analyzes and tracks injuries/incidents and creates reports on corrective action steps to minimize risk of injury.

  • Compiles, analyzes and interprets statistical data, current technical and scientific publications, and regulatory information. Communicates relative information to all levels of management and employees.

  • Oversight of fire and safety equipment and systems to ensure adequate and continuous operation.

  • Oversight and coordination of the plant’s Emergency Action Plan, addressing emergency evacuation, spill response and severe weather procedures.

  • Acts as liaison with outside organizations such as rescue teams, law enforcement officials, fire departments personnel, and government agency representatives to assure information exchange and mutual assistance.

  • Acts as a liaison with local regulatory agencies for environmental programs and outside vendors in matters of contract compliance related to hazardous materials and safety equipment.

  • Maintains and updates all environmental compliance with air, water, and waste permits and ensures submission of reports on hazardous waste programs, storm water pollution, and prevention plans.

  • Confers with engineers, supervisors, production personnel and other maintenance workers to resolve environmental concerns or safety-related problems detected during normal operations.

  • Participates in review of new machinery and equipment procurement, new production lines, space layout and rearranges to ensure adequate safety and environmental considerations are included prior to production start-up.

  • Establishes and maintains budgetary control for safety & environmental expenditures and staff.

  • Communicates both verbally and in writing to all levels of employees.

  • Reads and comprehend general business periodicals, technical manuals, and government documents.

  • Shows proficiency with use of computer and multiple software applications including Word, Excel, Access, and other Microsoft Office programs.

  • Supports and participates in high performing teams.

  • Consistently sets a positive example of safety-first attitudes and practices.

  • Works safely, follows safety rules and regulations, and assists supervisors and managers in maintaining a safe and healthy work environment.


Education/Experience: * BS/BA or equivalent experience in Applied Engineering, Industrial Technology, Occupational Health and Safety, Business Administration, or EHS related field. Four years of education/relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of bachelor’s degree.

  • In addition to education/experience equivalency, must have 5 years’ EHS experience in a manufacturing operation.

  • Preferred candidate will have certifications in Safety (CSP), Health (CIH), or Environmental. Also candidate must be willing to become certified in American Red Cross or AHA first aid protocols including CPR.

Job: *Risk Management / Health, Safety, & Environment

Organization: *Bldg Technologies & Solutions

Title: EHS Program Manager I

Location: AL-Madison

Requisition ID: 1718995