Director Environmental Health And Safety

Jeld-Wen Charlotte , NC 28201

Posted 2 months ago


Reporting to the Global Vice President of Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) the Director Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) NA Doors, is responsible for assisting JELD-WEN NA Doors leadership and operations with implementing JELD-WEN's EH&S Management system, developing and implementing effective injury prevention programs, reducing workers' compensation costs and ensuring compliance with company policies, standards and regulatory requirements.

The Director Environmental Health and Safety will partner closely with all levels of the NA Doors leadership team and operations to strengthen the EH&S culture and improve performance. They are responsible for helping to build consistency throughout the company by providing functional/technical expertise to the NA Doors operations.

The successful candidate must have experience with EH&S management system implementation, leading incident investigations, training with management and hourly personnel, conducting EH&S audits and driving cultural change. Experience developing and implementing forward thinking processes that have enhanced the EH&S culture, reduced serious injuries and fatalities and demonstrated improved performance are essential.


  • Assist with the development and implementation of JELD-WEN's Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) Management System including the EH&S self-assessment process

  • Assist with the development of JELD-WEN's S&H policies, standards and model programs

  • Assist with the development and delivery of JELD-WEN's S&H education and training programs, e.g. EH&S Leadership training, S&H 101 for site S&H personnel, (monthly, weekly and annual training) etc.

  • Assist with developing JELD-WEN's Serious Injury & Fatality prevention initiatives

  • Assist sites with investigating Serious Injuries & Fatalities (SIFs) and potential SIFs and managing the SIF and PSIF review and corrective actions process

  • Assist with (Enterprise-wide Risk Assessment, Human and Organizational Performance (HOP), Human Error concepts)

  • Assist with the development and implementation of the JELD-WEN and site-specific injury reduction plans

  • Assist the V.P. of Environmental, Health & Safety during M&A activity and acquisition integration activities

  • Participate in JELD-WEN Environmental, Health & Safety audits as required

  • Provide EH&S updates to the V.P EH&S, NA Windows Senior Leadership

  • Assist with JELD-WEN EH&S Governance, e.g. meeting presentations and follow up

  • Analyze H&S data for trends and develop improvement plans

  • Assist sites with preparing and responding to regulatory inquiries/notices of violations by federal, state, provincial and governmental safety and health authorities

  • Routinely visit assigned facilities to provide safety compliance assistance and coaching and assess compliance with applicable safety regulations and company policies.

  • Assist sites with process safety management

  • Leverage operational excellence principles in developing and implementing global safety strategies.

  • Manage a team of 4 to 8 regional environmental and health & safety managers.


  • BS Safety Engineering, Safety Sciences, Safety Management, Engineering or similar

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) preferred

  • 10 plus years of environmental, health & safety management experience in multi-location manufacturing/industrial environment, 3 years minimum leadership experience

  • Experience developing and implementing S&H Management Systems

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Strong presentation, training and facilitation skills are essential

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Exemplary customer service skills and attention to detail

  • Experience implementing "new view" S&H programs such as Human & Organizational Performance desired

  • Advanced to expert skills using Minitab, and the Microsoft suite, including Excel, PowerPoint and Access databases

  • Significant knowledge of U.S. Safety & Health laws and regulations and International requirements desired

  • Experience with LEAN and Continuous Improvement manufacturing principles

  • Up to 50% overnight and international travel required


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed, to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

JELD-WEN is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing an environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. To ensure the safety and health of our employees, JELD-WEN maintains a drug-free work environment.

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