Senior EHS Specialist, Kohler Luxury Brands - #9805181


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Baltimore, MD
Contract type: Full time

Senior EHS Specialist, Kohler Luxury Brands

Work Mode: Onsite

Location: Hybrid at Bristol, Portland or Baltimore


Kohler Luxury Brands is seeking a safety expert! Come join our collection of brands and contribute to our safety culture from coast to coast. With warehousing and factory operations from New York to California, this is a great opportunity to make a huge impact and help elevate our mission of a higher level of gracious living for those touched by our beautiful products.

The Senior EHS Specialist serves as the primary lead for coordinating all Safety, Health, and Environmental requirements and standards for assigned worksites at Ann Sacks and Robern. They will develop and implement projects and procedures to improve health & safety performance, improve regulatory compliance position, improve processes, and minimize liability. The main areas of focus for this position are:

  • Safety performance improvement projects and on-site coaching/mentoring

  • Injury and risk reduction efforts in ergonomics, industrial hygiene and behavior-based safety

  • EHS program and training development and deployment

  • Immediate response to safety emergencies (accident investigation and root cause determination, OSHA inspection assistance, etc.)

  • Involvement with best safety practice implementation

Specific Responsibilities

  • Site Safety Lead: Visits all worksites and leads any incident investigations for root cause and preventative actions. Coordinate and perform / consult on PPE / JHA analysis as needed. Share on-call responsibilities and respond to emergencies when notified. Provide investigative support and technical guidance as necessary to abate emergency conditions, identify causes and initiate preventative measures. Review proposed projects and Authorized Corporate Transactions for safety concerns. Provide comments and technical guidance on same.

  • Develop and implement injury and risk reduction programs: Responsible for development and implementation of site Injury Prevention Plan. Perform ergonomic and health hazard evaluations to identify, evaluate and control risk within the work environment. Utilize company tools and equipment to assist in the identification and evaluation of risk, assist in the identification of solutions and lead / assist in the implementation of solutions to enhance safety, quality, and productivity. Drive improvement in Safety Culture through setting of standards and Behavior Based Safety leadership. Responsible for establishing and heading the site safety committee and behavior-based safety team.

  • Identify, Exchange and Implement Best Safety Practices & Benchmark Industries: Identify suitable best safety practices for deployment at Kohler facilities and benchmark industries with world class safety programs to identify best practices.

  • Participate in Regulatory Compliance issues: Responsible for supporting safety and environmental compliance inspections. Develop and implement safety programs in response to new regulations. Provide interpretation and technical support to production and engineering areas.

  • Four-year degree preferred with at least three years of broad related experience in industrial environments related to a role responsible for EHS. Ability to understand OSHA standards and Regulations. The candidate must have a demonstrated ability to foster management and associate participation, have good interpersonal communication and computer skills. Knowledge of behavior-based safety programs a plus.

  • Proven ability to use systematic problem solving to solve challenges.

  • Professional communication ability – both written and verbal. Communicates succinctly with the customer (audience) in mind.

  • Excellent team facilitation skills. Build teams in a collaborative work style; Previous successful experience in team building and motivating others a plus.

  • Leadership and Change Agent skills. Able to overcome obstacles using positive facilitation, teamwork, and influence through building and maintaining relationships.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Viso, preferred.

  • Multi-site / multi-state experience a plus.

The salary range for this position is $71,500 - $90,100. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision & 401k.

Why Work at Kohler Co.?

Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen. So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.

In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!

*Important update for candidates applying to roles within Kohler Energy, including Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies.
On November 6, Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to establish Kohler Energy as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting the acceleration of long-term growth strategies for both organizations. Talent and operational transition plans are underway, and Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity expect the agreement to close in the first half of 2024.Thank you for your interest in joining our growing team as we embark on the next phase of growth!

About Us

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities. We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at

It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran. If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact **********
. Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement .

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