Schneider Electric Director Safety & Environment, North America in Andover, Massachusetts

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What do you get to do in this position?

Senior safety and environment leader responsible for the safety and environmental performance for the Electronics Cluster of manufacturing locations in North America.

  • Provide safety and environmental leadership and expertise for a group of five manufacturing locations in the US/Mexico.

  • Direct and guide the plant-level safety and environment managers to drive a consistent safety culture, performance improvement and full compliance with all Schneider policies, directives and mandates.

  • As a member of the leadership team, promote employee engagement and collaboration to improve the safety culture.

  • Ensure regulatory compliance with national, state and local regulations. Interact with regulatory agencies, as appropriate.

  • Support OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001/50001 certifications, as required.

  • Oversee the incident/accident investigation process including root cause analysis and ensure corrective actions are completed and verified effective per required timeline.

  • Lead and participate in environmental/sustainability programs: energy, water and waste reduction programs; support the Zero Waste to Landfill program.

  • Conduct risk assessments and audits; participate in external and/or global compliance audits, customer audits and loss prevention audits; ensure timely completion of corrective actions and drive continuous improvement.

  • Monitor appropriate leading/lagging metrics, evaluate data trending, and provide data input to management reviews, with a view to continuous improvement and enhancement of safety performance.

  • Develop and conduct training programs to comply with regulatory and internal Schneider requirements.

  • Mentor, develop and grow site-level safety and environment managers.

This job might be for you if:

  • Minimum of 15 years of progressive safety & environmental experience in a manufacturing environment is required, including demonstrated leadership and managing teams of safety professionals.

  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple manufacturing locations in a leadership position.

  • Bachelor degree in occupational safety, sciences, engineering or related field is required. Post graduate qualification in safety, health, or related field (engineering or sciences) is strongly desired.

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or equivalent is strongly desired.

  • Expertise in electrical safety, management systems, behavior-based safety or ergonomics is desired.

  • Thorough understanding of safety, occupational health and environmental regulations is required.

  • Ability to motivate and influence others (including managers/supervisors) to achieve safety & environmental objectives is important.

  • Highly motivated, energetic, self-directed individual with good analytical and problem-solving skills. Willingness to take ownership of issues and win buy-in of others.

  • 20-30% estimated travel in the U.S., Canada & Mexico



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Primary Location: US-Massachusetts-Andover

Other Locations: US-Texas-Dallas, US-Illinois-Chicago, US-Massachusetts-Boston, US-Tennessee-Nashville

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Req ID: 004GFF