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Senior Manager, EH&S

Company: Whirlpool
Location: Benton Harbor
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 48867 Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers. Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World's Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home. This role in summary Regional Health and Safety Senior Manager Position Summary: Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) is core to Whirlpool's Mission and foundational values. Whirlpool is seeking to drive significant impact in the organization by further standardizing and maturing the EHS function regionaly in North America. This will enable the enterprise to leverage best practices, key learnings, and expertise both regionally and globally, enabling us to Protect What Matters, including our people, our customers and our #1 position. Your responsibilities will include * Serves as the functions' technical expert for Word Class Manufacturing SAFETY Pillar requirements * Assists with the development and deployment of global health and safety procedures * Support the expansion of additional health and safety modules in Gensuite where feasible * Standardizes and coordinates the high risk activity training content, delivery, and tracking for all authorized employees * Support the company's global ergonomics strategy and institutes a standard ergonomic evaluation and problem solving process/tool * Assists with establishing Focus Site action plans to improve injury reduction performance at sites with the highest injury rates * Builds organizational capability by providing occupational health and safety management training and development of EHS professionals to ensure each site within the organization has the appropriate technical and functional competencies * Support the company's EHS pre-qualification process for Contractor Worker Companies * Is a key member of the EHS Governance team and participates in both L1 & L2 EHS Assessments * Oversees existing and any new EHS related databases such as Gensuite, BradyLink360, Humantech, etc. * Plays a key role in managing the NAR EHS Capital Expense budget including the collection and review of proposed projects. Minimum requirements Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in EHS, Occupational Health/Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, Science, or related field * 10+ years of combined global experience in Occupational Health/Industrial Hygiene & Safety in an industrial/ manufacturing setting * Experience working in a complex matrix organization and multicultural environment * Demonstrated acumen at all levels of the organization and an ability to establish credibility and drive change within the organization * Demonstrated experience implementing change on a large scale * Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. * Ability to travel a minimum of 50% of the time. Some international travel is required. Preferred skills and experiences * Masters degree in a related field * Professional Certification(s): Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or country equivalent. * Ability to form, lead, motivate, and direct a strong and effective team * Demonstrated knowledge and application of safety and environmental management systems * Experience in Lean Manufacturing/ World Class Manufacturing Methodology Connect with us and learn more about Whirlpool Corporation See what it's like to work at Whirlpool by visiting Whirlpool Careers. Additional information about the company can be found on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube. At Whirlpool Corporation, we value and celebrate diversity. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law. Nearest Major Market: Niles Nearest Secondary Market: South Bend Job Segment: Engineer, Social Media, Manager, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, Marketing, Management

Keywords: Whirlpool, South Bend , Senior Manager, EH&S, Executive , Benton Harbor, Indiana

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