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Carrier EH&S Manager in Ashland, Massachusetts

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United States of America


CAFMA: FS Kidde Fenwal Ashland MA 400 Main Street, Ashland, MA, 01721 USA

Kidde Fenwal is a leading provider of fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable, and high-performance buildings. Kidde Fenwal is a Carrier Corporation unit, a leading provider of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration systems, building controls, and automation systems industries worldwide.

The Fire Suppression group is dedicated to providing products and technology designed to protect people and property from the effects of fire and its related hazards. As a world leader in the manufacturing of fire safety products, we meet the safety needs of homes and businesses by providing fire suppression systems and mass notification solutions.


Reporting to the Operations Manager, the EH&S Manager is responsible for leadership support to oversee Kidde Fenwal’s Environmental, Health and Safety programs. This individual will manage/lead the EH&S function, providing strategic direction, leadership, and technical support to advance EH&S programs with a primary focus on compliance with all local, state, federal, and Carrier EH&S related requirements.

This position will require a highly energetic, self-driven, and dedicated EH&S professional. Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to excel in a matrix while working in a fast-paced, team-based work environment is critical. The ideal candidate will also possess strong leadership and analytical skills. In addition, an understanding and knowledge of legal EH&S requirements, including OSHA/EPA requirements, is required.

The Physical scope of this position will include the Ashland, MA factory, offices, testing, and field services functions in the domestic US. Minimal travel (up to 10%) may be required.


  • Provides leadership and builds partnership at the site across all levels of the organization to foster EH&S culture improvement.

  • Partners with site leadership and supervision to ensure EH&S regulatory compliance with Federal, State, and Local regulations.

  • Guides all employees to ensure adherence to company EH&S Procedures and Standard Practices.

  • Works on cross-functional projects that interface with other groups, external to and within the core EH&S team.

  • Provides timely risk assessments and adequate controls for EH&S processes.

  • Assists in identifying Health & Safety hazards and the development of controls to mitigate risks, including ergonomic improvements.

  • Conduct EH&S audits; audit compliance to Kidde Fenwal/Carrier policies and procedures and regulatory requirements; maintain and improve environmental regulatory compliance initiatives; evaluate the effectiveness of EH&S programs

  • Manage worker’s compensation program, including claims management and return-to-work coordination.

  • Works closely with site’s facility management services to ensure EH&S compliance.

  • Provides timely information and guidance to the site leadership team and site EH&S council, including EH&S performance trends and root cause corrective actions for injuries and near misses.

  • Drives action plans to meet and exceed aggressive EH&S goals.

  • Leads and instructs EH&S training courses and ensures all required training is completed.

  • Develops and implements strategic action plans to achieve the company goal of having a hazard-free workplace.

  • Determination and implementation of environmental sustainability initiatives to minimize water use, greenhouse gas generation, hazardous waste generation, and increase the recycling rate.


  • BA/ BS degree in Environmental Safety and Health or related degree/ 8+ years’ experience

  • Recognized Certification in Environmental, Safety or Health, Risk Management such as CIH, CSP, etc. (Desirable, but not required)


  • Strong leadership, organization, and project management skills

  • Experience in leading a team, as well as proven ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Ability to communicate effectively with and work with all levels of the organization and external agencies

  • Demonstrated understanding of standard EH&S reporting methods and metrics

  • Demonstrated success in leading and implementing site and/or corporate EH&S programs and systems.

  • Ability to influence and drive EH&S initiatives while working in a diverse, multicultural environment

  • Demonstrated strength in EH&S risk assessment, program evaluation, and auditing

  • Experience in manufacturing/warehouse or research and development setting

  • Strong knowledge, understanding, and compliance with Environment, Health and Safety regulations, standard concepts, practices, and procedures required.

  • Proficient in using MS Office, Outlook, Windows Operating System Internet explorer, and web applications.

  • Experience with Enablon EMS (Desirable, but not required)

Carrier Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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