HD Supply Manager, Environmental Health and Safety in Waukegan, Illinois

Company Overview:

HD Supply ( www.hdsupply.com ) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations, water infrastructure and residential and non-residential construction sectors. Through approximately 500 locations across 48 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 13,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications:

Job Summary

Responsible for assisting with the development, communication, implementation and monitoring of comprehensive environmental, health, safety and DOT programs; policies and procedures to reduce accidental losses and protect company assets; ensure vendor, contractor, and customer safety; and, ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements. Act as a resource and subject matter expert for internal and external customers in matters relating to environmental, health, safety and DOT concerns. Provide due diligence and integration support services and expertise to enable company growth and limit future liability.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Strategically plans, promotes, organizes, directs and audits EHS-related activities and operations to ensure consistent execution of policies and procedures.

  • Develops sustainable processes to determine the effectiveness of the EHS programs and training materials, drive cost-out measures, and ensures compliance.

  • Analyzes needs and assists with the development of strategic plans for the creation and integration of environmental, health, safety and DOT programs, policies and procedures for existing and newly acquired businesses.

  • Visits facilities regularly, provides technical support and serves as information resource for internal and external customers. Communicates regularly with senior management.

  • Actively supports all lines of business in all operational, greenfield growth and acquisitive growth including diligence and integration-related activities.

Nature and Scope

  • Solutions require analysis and investigation.

  • Achieves planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, business principles and practical experience.

  • Manages a group or team of professional individual contributors and/or indirectly supervises.

Work Environment

  • Most of the time is spent sitting in the same position or standing/walking or there is some requirement to lift or handle material or equipment of moderate weight (8 - 20 pounds).

  • Usually in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors causing moderate physical discomfort from such things as dust, fumes or odors.

  • Typically requires overnight travel 20% to 50% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be eighteen years of age

  • Must pass the Drug Test

  • Must pass the Background Check

  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 7+ years experience in related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details:

Join a National Leader in Waste Water Treatment as the leader of EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) within our distribution environment. As an individual contributor, you will spend your time researching product classifications, reviewing safety data sheets, and ensuring products comply with DOT and IATA regulations. You will train and mentor all levels within the organization, ensuring a culture of safety and fulfilling our associate and shareholder promise. There will be travel up to 25%.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree is required

  • 5-8 years EHS experience in a fast-paced distribution or warehouse environment.

  • CHMM and/or CSP certifications preferred.

  • Experience in environmental, safety, DOT and HazMat Compliance.

  • Proven effectiveness influencing culture and behavior.

  • Solid experience training and presenting to all levels within an enterprise environment.





Job ID 2017-21111

Business Unit Facilities Maintenance

Posted Date 2/6/2017

Functional Area Operations

Job Locations US - IL - Waukegan

Remote Position? No

Position Type Full-Time