Director of Environmental, Health & Safety (GIB - Safety/Health) in Henderson, KY at Gibbs Die Casting

Date Posted: 2/10/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Henderson, KY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description


Gibbs Die Casting is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and as such will recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetics, physical or mental disability, or other protected characteristic.



  • Have been in current position for 6 months.
  • Have acceptable work performance in current position.
  • No policy, safety or quality violations in the last 12 months.
  • It is your responsibility to talk with your current supervisor BEFORE you apply for any position.  Failure to do so may render you ineligible.

TITLE: Director of Environmental, Health, and Safety          PLANT: Corporate

DEPARTMENT: Health/Safety/Environmental                     REPORTS TO: Vice President of Manufacturing

FLSA STATUS: Exempt                                                       PAY GRADE: N/A




Directs safety, health, environmental and security programs for various facets of the organization and performs activities to promote the maintenance of safe and healthy working conditions.  Ensures compliance with EPA regulations, OSHA standards and other regulatory industry standards.  Directs the activities involved in establishing, promoting, and maintaining the company’s security and property protection programs.


The following list includes the type and scope of work that needs to be done as a part of this job.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Gibbs Die Casting Corporation provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current Team Members to discuss potential accommodations with the Human Resources Department. 

  • Responsible for leading and directing Environmental, Health, & Safety programs across all Gibbs North America locations.
  • Drive cultural change by promoting management, supervisory and employee responsibilities for safety and environmental requirements.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of Gibbs safety and environmental policies.
  • Responsible for leading and directing security for the facility and safety of team members.
  • Plan, implement and manage environmental policies and procedures in compliance with local, state and federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules and regulations.
  • Direct, plan and implement team member and management training programs in work site safety, security and environmental practices, including but not limited to correct handling techniques for chemicals, toxins, equipment and other materials.
  • Directs inspections of organization facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards.
  • Manage information, signs, posters, barriers and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety and environmental hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions are in place company-wide.
  • Leads investigation of environmental accidents and cooperates in the preparation of material and evidence for organization use in hearings, lawsuits and insurance investigations.
  • Responsible for leading and directing preparation and submission of reports required by regulatory agencies.
  • Manages preparation and arrangement of environmental exhibits and material for display, promotional work, industry conferences and exhibitions.
  • Represents the organization in community or industry safety/environmental/security groups and programs.
  • Confers with representatives of management to formulate policies, determine need for programs, and coordinate programs with plant activities.
  • Confers with representatives of local government to ensure cooperation and coordination of plant activities with law enforcement and firefighting agencies.
  • Perform candidate interviews, hiring, planning, assigning accountabilities and directing work.
  • Establish development goals, appraise performance, and make compensation recommendations.
  • Determine appropriate training and development of new and existing team members.
  • Responsible for disciplining team members; addressing complaints and resolving problems while ensuring effective team member relations.
  • Meet all physical and environmental requirements.
  • Follows all prescribed safety regulations including the proper use of all required personal protective equipment.
  • Follows all Environmental Policy and Quality Policy guidelines.
  • Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition according to established Gibbs 7-S Guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management. 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the following education, knowledge, skills and abilities:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Management, Occupational Health and Safety, or related degree

Certifications:  ISO 14001 Lead Auditor and Certified Industrial Hygienist preferred.

Experience: 5 years’ experience in manufacturing or equivalent combination of education.

Communication: Must be able to effectively communicate orally and in written form to all levels within the organization

Math: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Computer Skills: Contact Management Software, Database Software, Internet Software, Presentation Software, Project Management Software, Spreadsheet Software, Word Processing Software, and other safety software programs.

Other: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  Working knowledge of State OSHA and worker’s compensation guidelines; working knowledge of FMLA regulations and policies. Must be willing and able to complete all required classes assigned thorugh the training matrix.


Travel:            __X__10% or less                   ____11%-50%                        ____51% or more

Management has the right to revise this description at any time. The job description is not a
contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason as outlined in the employee manual or other written agreement. 

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Other details
  • Job Family: MGREHS
  • Pay Type: Salary
  • Employment Indicator: Regular
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 10
  • Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree