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Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

Company: Armstrong Flooring
Location: Kankakee
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Our EHS Manager the subject matter expert and ensures that all aspects of production operations are compliant with internal and external EHS requirements. This manufacturing plant level position supports a 350,000 square foot plant that manufactures residential and commercial floor tile and operates 3 shifts a day employing 350 employees. This is a great opportunity to become a key contributor and member of the Plant Leadership team.

Location: 1401 N. Hobbie Avenue, Kankakee, IL 60901

EHS Manager Salary: $95,000 - $110,000, based on experience (Gr. 11/12)

How you'll contribute to the team:

EHS Program Administration

  • Manage plant's environmental and safety reporting including regulatory OSHA, EPA, and IEPA reporting and record keeping requirements.
  • Prepare and submit all environmental permits.
  • Create and manage budgets for EHS activities including consulting and testing, waste removal, safety training and equipment, safety recognition activities, etc.
  • Management of the workers' compensation process in cooperation with a third party administrator to ensure that employees having legitimate claims expeditiously receive required benefits while protecting the company's assets from illegitimate claims.


  • Develop, implement, and coordinate the safety program for the operation and monitor the work processes and procedures to drive team performance toward departmental and organizational goals.
  • Facilitate training for all personnel on safety processes and practices, new initiatives and injury and accident avoidance.
  • Administer and monitor Behavior Based Safety initiatives. Serve as the champion for changing and fostering a robust safety culture.
  • Facilitate two-way communication with leadership & employees, regarding safety performance, incidents, and other related information.
  • Perform internal audits to identify non-compliance, hazardous conditions & unsafe behaviors; audit scope includes processes, facilities and equipment. Conduct site safety audits as necessary.
  • Evaluate plant's compliance with environmental regulations and identify areas of improvement.
  • Manage improvement opportunities & any non-compliance issues from concept through conclusion.
  • Mentor operational management in safety process.
  • Be available to directly interface with employee and medical treatment personnel (Company Medical Representative or Emergency Room Physician) to insure proper level of care is provided for any medical treatment case.
  • Perform accidents/incidents investigations and facilitates the development of root cause corrections.
  • Conduct hazard assessment, including identification of hazards and corrective action plans.
  • Lead and facilitate safety committee meetings and activities.
  • Implement environmental solutions and drive changes in manufacturing processes / systems that lead to reduction in environmental waste streams.
  • Lead investigations on any environmental regulatory non-compliance incidents and provide urgent response to operational issues.
  • Provide project support for corporate EH&S initiatives.
  • Manage the plant's safety and industrial hygiene programs and ensure compliance with internal and external safety and health regulations and policies.


  • Oversee all operational training and ensure requirements are satisfied.
  • Provide leadership, coaching, formal & informal training in support of on-going initiatives.
  • Develop and deliver monthly, quarterly, annual training programs.
  • Partner with operational managers to identify specific training needs and work with Corporate EH&S Manager to design required training.
  • Lead plant environmental and safety training programs.
  • Provide technical expertise to plant personnel on key governmental regulations pertaining to environment, health and safety.

Keywords: Armstrong Flooring, Joliet , Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager, Other , Kankakee, Illinois

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