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Shaw Industries Inc Environmental Health and Safety Manager in Cranbury, New Jersey

Job Title

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Position Overview

Position Overview:

Partner with facility leadership to cultivate/foster an activity-based safety culture with a ‘Go, See, Do’ methodology. Manage the Safety and Environmental functions for the Regional Distribution Centers (RDC) located throughout the country. Ensure that all operations comply with FMCSA, DOT, OSHA, and other Federal and State requirements. Manage the safety and environmental functions at the plant level and assist with Corporate-wide programs as needed. Ensure that the facility complies with federal, state and local environmental and safety regulations and all Shaw policies, procedures and best practices.

Essential Duties:

Develop and support RDC facility management in implementation of all plant specific EHS elements that relate to the Shaw Management System (SMS) within the facilities. Facilitate annual internal audits to monitor conformance to EHS requirements and to drive continuous improvement. Develop, manage, and maintain all SMS system elements related to environmental, transportation safety, and general safety compliance that are applicable to the facility. Ensure that all associate training meets the Environmental Handbook, SAFE Handbook, and OSHA/FMCSA/DOT requirements. Coordinate the use of all EHS toolbox tools to promote safe culture/behavior. Behavior based Safety program if applicable. Advanced Safety Auditing (ASA) program. Manage the performance of ASA and monitor metrics to ensure facility and management participation. Serve as the liaison between facility management, Transportation Safety, Driver trainers, and Corporate Risk Management personnel to ensure effective EHS programs are in place and that all necessary training is being conducted for the warehouse as well as the transportation drivers. Routinely travel (50+percent) to various Regional Distribution Center facilities across the US as needed. Serve as the site expert on Incident Investigations related to associate injuries, near misses, chemical incidents, property damage, security, etc.. Coordinate and lead all I Team reviews for assigned locations. Coordinate and ensure the completion of all action items related to the investigations with the facility management team. Provide analysis of all data related to EHS performance at the facility. This would include analysis of injury trends, first aids, near miss incidents, property damage, environmental permits (air, water), etc. Develop metrics to track and report to plant and divisional management. Manage all life safety program elements to include: life safety code implementation, property insurance management, FM Global inspections, Fire Department visits/planning, etc.. Become a proficient user of the RMIS EHS reporting system (Cority). Train facility personnel as needed to enter incident data. Monitor as necessary to ensure CAPAs are completed and all data has been entered and incidents approved. Serve as site administrator for the Safetec SDS system. Ensure that facilities SDS’s are updated in the system. Champion the sites new chemical approval process within the SDS system to ensure that all new chemicals are approved prior to introduction into the work environment. Coordinate and participate in SAFE Days at the assigned RDC’s. Develop and implement applicable programs as outlined by the Shaw Environmental Handbook as well as other environmental regulatory programs applicable to the facility. (SARA, etc.) Conduct routine EHS and system audits to ensure compliance and support continuous improvement. Report any concerns to appropriate facility and corporate resources. Manage and track wastes associated with facility operations. Ensure wastes are classified per RCRA and other solid wastes requirements. Monitor generation rates and generator status. Manage facility specific environmental regulatory permits and plans (Air, SWPPP, SPCC, etc.) Ensure proper reporting per permit requirements. Attend facility staff meetings and maintain open communications with facility management and Risk Management EHS resources related to facility EHS performance and efforts. Ensure compliance with Company policies and procedures. Serve as the key resource for facility EHS matters. Must possess excellent presentation and communication skills. Must be capable of managing multiple projects, ensure successful completion of business objectives and meet project deadlines. Model Shaw’s core values of honesty, integrity and passion. Requires travel +/- 50% of the time during the year

Non-Essential Duties:

Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to bend, reach above one’s head, and occasionally lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Must be able to work on a computer for up to 8 hours per day. Must be able to stand, sit, or walk for extended periods of time. Must be able to drive an automobile.

Other Requirements:

High School Diploma/GED and 2+ years EHS experience required. 4 year degree preferred. Experience with Transportation Safety, FMCSA, DOT, Smith System Defensive Driving preferred. Be self-motivated and possess good organizational skills. Capable of prioritizing tasks and multi-tasking Capable of taking direction from multiple management associates. Be able to meet deadlines through effective time management skills. Display good work habits by having regular attendance and the ability to work well with others. Proficiency to operate in a PC, windows based, environment; must have knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google applications. Dress professionally by adhering to Company Dress Code. Abide by the Standards of Ethical Conduct and Shaw Confidentiality agreements. Approach job and community responsibilities with a professional attitude. Must be able to work off shift as necessary. Bilingual skills in Spanish preferred.

Key Competencies

Demonstrating Strategic

Influence Building Trusting Relationships

Demonstrating Inclusive Leadership

Creating a Strategic Plan

This position is located and will work out of Cranbury, NJ

Work Shift

8 hour, day shift

Shaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex , COREtec , Patcraft , Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit .

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