EHS Manager

Management IRONDALE, Alabama


Position at Motion Industries

Motion Industries is looking for an experienced Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) Manager to ensure compliance with regulatory and company safety requirements and to minimize safety liability and risk.  The EHS Manager will work out of our Corporate Office in Birmingham, AL.  This position reports directly to the Sr. Manager of Risk, Compliance, & Benefits and supervises the Safety Specialist position. 


  • At least 8 years of related experience in a multi-state manufacturing, industrial, or warehouse management environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in safety, industrial hygiene or related field preferred
  • Organized and detailed-oriented with demonstrated experience managing multiple priorities
  • Computer savvy with intermediate to advanced computer skills in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A sense of urgency, accuracy, and timeliness
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision, making appropriate decisions based upon knowledge, proper investigation, facts, consistency, fairness, and sound judgment
  • Working knowledge of: local, state, provincial, and federal safety requirements; worker’s compensation regulations; DOT, MSHA, OSHA, and EPA compliance
  • Knowledge, skills, and ability to implement local, state, and federal Health and Safety laws and other government compliance regulations
  • Knowledge of applicable Canada and Mexico laws and regulations a plus
  • This position requires possession of a valid passport, driver’s license, and the ability to drive an automobile
  • Ability to adapt to a flexible schedule, to respond after normal office hours, on weekends, on holidays, to support operational needs and to respond to urgent matters

Responsibilities (including, but not limited to)

  • Establish and enforce effective safety policies and loss control programs
  • Develop a culture that proactively engages in anticipating and preventing hazardous conditions
  • Deliberately foster management commitment to drive the appropriate behaviors that prevent injuries or illnesses in the workplace
  • Provide health and safety leadership and direction to all levels of the organization
  • Develop, implement and direct policies, procedures, programs and training in compliance with local, state, provincial and federal rules and regulations and identified best practices related to safety
  • Act as a technical resource responsible for maintaining specific programs and ensuring compliance in such areas as:Industrial Hygiene, OSHA, DOT, MSHA and EPA compliance
  • Provide health and safety coaching and assistance to develop employees, safety teams and management
  • Lead and coordinate the company’s safety & loss prevention audit program
  • Perform accident investigation and incident analysis and ensure corrective actions are tracked to completion
  • Work closely with operations to understand equipment/work processes and associated health and safety risks
  • Administer effective and appropriate safety awareness and incentive programs
  • Produce and maintain company safety compliance calendar to ensure timely submittals of registration/permit applications and fees and regulatory reports and plans (e.g. OSHA logs, DOT MCS-150, Hazardous Materials Certificate of Registration, Unified Carrier Registration, California Hazardous Materials Transportation License, etc.)
  • Assist in the preparation, distribution, and communication of safety metrics and reports, including injury trend analysis, safety and loss prevention audit results, workers’ compensation and vehicle damage costs

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.