Sr. EHS Manager

PGT Inovations Venice , FL 34292

Posted 4 months ago

A leading manufacturer and supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors and the pioneer of the impact-resistant window and door segment in the US is looking for a Sr. EHS Manager to join the team. We employ over 2,000 individuals, and offer competitive pay and benefits, opportunities for advancement, and a great working environment. This position is fulltime, direct hire and will be located in Venice, Florida.


The Safety Manager monitors and evaluates the workplace to ensure compliance with safety-related regulations. This position provides day-to-day tactical support, in addition to the planning, development, administration and management of safety policies, programs and training for the organization; in partnership with the Leadership Team. Requires working knowledge of federal and state safety laws and the ability to identify and evaluate hazards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists, plans and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Department of Transportation (DOT).

  • Advises EHS Director on environmental, health and safety compliance concerns and preventative actions.

  • Plans and implements training for employees in work site safety practices.

  • Maintains safety files and records

  • Performs safety surveys and inspections, prepares written reports of findings and recommendations for corrective or preventive measures where indicated and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented.

  • Conducts post-accident investigation and prepares report identifying possible accident causes and hazards for use by company personnel and senior management.

  • Assist, set up and conducts training.

  • Assists in the development, evaluation and upgrading of safety programs.

  • Assist and maintain environmental reports including Storm water permits, SPCC etc.

  • Ensure regulatory environmental, health and safety reports and permits are completed and submitted in a timely manner.

  • Serve as primary contact for all regulatory agencies for inspections, permitting, and reporting.

  • Work with operation's leadership to maintain, update and/or develop SOP's for safe work practices and procedures throughout the organization.

  • Keep abreast of safety and environmental laws and regulations that impact the organization.

  • Ensure that EHS records are up to date and in compliance.

  • Drive the investigation of incidents, near misses and property damage incidents. Ensure follow-up is done to minimize future exposure and that proper communication and documentation is provided.

  • Participate in Engineering safety review of new and modified equipment.

  • Report incidents to the Worker's Compensation provider. Coordinate required medical care and return to work procedures with employees.

  • Manage EHS programs including cost control/reduction and accident prevention/reduction.

  • Conduct required monthly as well as new hire environmental, health and safety training.

  • Performs other related duties or projects as assigned.


Managing the EHS teams at two separate locations


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

  • Must have acceptable current driver's license

  • Must demonstrate interpersonal effectiveness: able to establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships. Willing and able to work in a fast-paced, team environment

  • Ability to effectively communicate to cross functional groups within all levels of the organization both orally and in writing, including preparation and submission of clear, concise and accurate reports

  • Budgeting skills: able to provide budget input and understand basic principles of preparation and control of budget

  • Excellent Computer, communication and training skills

  • Good reasoning abilities and sound judgment, but assertive/persuasive.

  • Ability to establish credibility, be decisive, recognize priorities.

  • Ability to take initiative.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills: able to work independently, handle multiple projects simultaneously


  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or three to five years minimum related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Previous glass & manufacturing experience helpful

  • Proficient in MS Office (Word/Excel)

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent required

  • Prefer experience in OSHA/MSHA, DOT and EPA regulatory requirements.

  • Excellent knowledge of FMCSA rules and regulations, hours of service, driver qualifications.


Must be able to perform basic math calculations

Ability to interpret and apply statistical reasoning


Ability to prioritize

Must be able to assess situations and make appropriate decisions, mechanical aptitude helpful


No specific licenses required.

Preferences include: ASQ Lean, Green/Black Belt, CPT Certification, OSHA or APICS


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear; climb stairs and/or ladders.

  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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Sr. EHS Manager

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