Environmental, Health and Safety Manager Job at Emerson, Aiken, SC

  • Emerson
  • Aiken, SC

Job Description

We are seeking a dedicated and an expert Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Manager to lead our organization's efforts in maintaining a safe and compliant workplace while minimizing environmental impact. This position is responsible for planning, implementing and maintaining a variety of safety programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety for employees. The successful candidate will be a self-starting leader who enjoys the challenges of daily involvement with all departments. We invite you to apply for this position and join our team in Aiken, SC making a positive impact on the workplace and the environment.


  • Work with Plant Engineer and OHN to ensure the facility is in compliance with federal, state and local laws, regulations, rules and codes. Apply and follow Emerson standard processes.
  • Identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices in the workplace, conduct and coordinate on-site inspections to audit physical conditions and safe work practices. Provide advice and counseling for all compliance regulations.
  • Coordinate training for new and existing employees, including annual safety training.
  • Compile, analyze, interpret and report accidents. Review property damage and injury reports.
  • Lead and coordinate all safety committee activities.
  • Help develop controls for identifying hazards, coordinate the implementation of controls from result of hazard analysis. Measure and evaluate the efficiency of the hazard control systems and procedures and recommend changes that reflect improved opportunities to eliminate work place accidents and injuries.
  • Order and maintain all safety supplies, products or training items required with the support of the OHN.
  • Manage recordkeeping and reporting requirements. Investigate accidents or near misses. Help promote a safety culture in the Company.
  • Obey all safety rules and stop work if continuing is unsafe or will build an unsafe condition. Report all safety concerns immediately.
  • Network with peers at other Emerson locations as needed.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, regulations, rules and codes in regards to safety.
  • Possess a high level of technical expertise, ability to apply skills to continuous process improvement while maintaining maximum levels of safety.
  • Ability to handle difficult conversations in regards to safety and employee behavior.
  • Take initiative and make quality decisions based on known policies and procedures with minimal direction.
  • Possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to empower and influence others.
  • Lead with utmost integrity, professionalism and a positive attitude.
  • Must be a phenomenal teammate and lead by example.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by Director of Operations.


You proactively develop relationships with a wide variety of people. You enjoy multi-tasking; apply knowledge of the organization to advance multiple objectives. You serve as a liaison between diverse groups. You show consistency between words and actions. You uncover root causes to difficult problems. You carefully consider all relevant factors and use appropriate decision-making criteria and principles. You invite input and share ownership and visibility.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Safety Engineering, Safety Management/ Technology/ Applied Science, Occupational Health and Safety, or Industrial Safety strongly preferred.
  • Relevant years of manufacturing & safety experience commensurate with the level of the position
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and basic digital literacy.
  • Experience with internal and/or external audits from regulatory agencies.
  • Exposed to manufacturing plant conditions and elements including but not limited to noise, dust, dirt, oil, and grease.
  • Able to work in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.


  • 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment or 5+ years of demonstrated ability experience in a safety capacity in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Lean manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Project management skills and the ability to work optimally in a team.
  • Professional certifications in EHS, such as Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH).


We recognize the importance of employee wellbeing and know that to do your best you must have flexible, competitive benefit plans to meet you and your family's physical, mental, financial, and social needs. We provide a variety of medical insurance plans, with dental and vision coverage. Employee Assistance Program, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, employee resource groups, recognition, and much more. Our culture prioritizes work-life balance and offers flexible time off plans, including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.

At Emerson, we are committed to encouraging a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their unique experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas and diversity of thoughts, that inspire innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

The philosophy is fundamental to living our company's values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Emerson .

Our training programs and initiatives focus on end-to end development, from onboarding through senior leadership. We provide a wide range of development opportunities, including face-to-face and virtual training, mentorship, and coaching, project management, and on-the-job training.




Our Commitment to Our People

At Emerson, we are motivated by a spirit of collaboration that helps our diverse, multicultural teams across the world drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable. And we want you to join us in our bold aspiration.

We have built an engaged community of inquisitive, dedicated people who thrive knowing they are welcomed, trusted, celebrated, and empowered to solve the world's most complex problems - for our customers, our communities, and the planet. You'll contribute to this vital work while further developing your skills through our award-winning employee development programs. We are a proud corporate citizen in every city where we operate and are committed to our people, our communities, and the world at large. We take this responsibility seriously and strive to make a positive impact through every endeavor.

At Emerson, you'll see firsthand that our people are at the center of everything we do. So, let's go. Let's think differently. Learn, collaborate, and grow. Seek opportunity. Push boundaries. Be empowered to make things better. Speed up to break through. Let's go, together.

Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1(including those with OPT or CPT) , H-1, H-2, L-1, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

Accessibility Assistance or Accommodation

If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, please contact: idisability.administrator@emerson.com .


Emerson is a global leader in automation technology and software. Through our deep domain expertise and legacy of flawless execution, Emerson helps customers in critical industries like life sciences, energy, power and renewables, chemical and advanced factory automation operate more sustainably while improving productivity, energy security and reliability.

With global operations and a comprehensive portfolio of software and technology, we are helping companies implement digital transformation to measurably improve their operations, conserve valuable resources and enhance their safety.

We offer equitable opportunities, celebrate diversity, and embrace challenges with confidence that, together, we can make an impact across a broad spectrum of countries and industries. Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or a recent graduate with an advanced degree, you'll find your chance to make a difference with Emerson. Join our team - let's go!

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