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Job Description :

Job: EH&S
Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered: No 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 15%


Do you want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future? Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that make a difference in the lives of people where they work, play, learn, heal and live. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!



Armstrong World Industries has a job opportunity for an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist to be located in Lancaster, PA. The Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist will be responsible for supporting the EH&S function across Armstrong World Industries, Inc. In addition to providing technical EH&S support to AWI Operations, the EHS Specialist will also manage tracking of key performance metrics and manage key elements of our Safety Data Sheet and Raw Material Nomenclature processes.



Key Responsibilities of the EHS Specialist:

  • Providing safety technical support including job safety analysis, risk assessment, machine safeguarding, ergonomics, industrial hygiene and employee training
  • Communicating and reinforcing safety culture and practices across the plants and influence safety behaviors
  • Maintaining environmental policies and conditions by applying understanding of air and water permitting, compliance to operating permits, waste management, etc.
  • Ensuring that plant practices align with environmental standards
  • Conducting effective risk assessments to recognize and evaluating industrial risks and hazards
  • Focusing efforts to reduce risks at various levels throughout the plant
  • Ensuring knowledge and application of regulatory standards
  • Educating and training others to meet established standards
  • Managing business systems specific to the EHS function such as Raw Material Nomenclature, injury data and worker’s compensation data, and Safety Data Sheets
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications for the EHS Specialist:

  • 2+ years of related EHS experience
  • Excellent analytical and teamwork skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to present solutions clearly and concisely
  • Strong problem solving skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficient with MS Office products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


Desired Qualifications for the EHS Specialist:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Experience within a manufacturing organization
  • Experience with Lean tools and processes
  • Project Management experience


Why Armstrong World Industries?


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces. We built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we’re here to serve – our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.


About the Location (Lancaster, PA):

Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.



Equal Opportunity Employer: AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets



Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact AWI employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.


AWI will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to AWI, including unsolicited resumes sent to an AWI mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to AWI employees, or to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property. AWI will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. AWI will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.


AWI will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed AWI contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. 


Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by AWI's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee. No other AWI employee is authorized to bind AWI to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters. By submitting a candidate to AWI, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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