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Job Description :

Job: EH&S
Primary Location: Macon, Georgia
Relocation Offered: Yes 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 10%


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 Ceilings, a division of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has a job opportunity for an Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Manager to be located in Macon, GA. The EHS Manager will serve as the subject matter expert and ensures that all aspects of production operations are compliant with internal and external EH&S requirements. Additionally, the EHS Manager supports a 2 line plant that manufactures both sheet flooring and vinyl tile, operates 3 shifts, and employs approximately 220 employees.


Key Responsibilities of the Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Manager:

EHS Program Administration

  • Managing plant's environmental and safety reporting including regulatory OSHA, EPA, and IEPA reporting and record keeping requirements
  • Preparing and submitting all environmental permits
  • Creating and managing budgets for EHS activities including consulting and testing, waste  removal, safety equipment, safety recognition activities, etc.
  • Assisting HR with the management of workers' compensation in such a way that employees having legitimate claims expeditiously receive required benefits while protecting the company's assets from illegitimate claims



  • Developing, implementing, and coordinating the safety program for the operation, and monitor work processes and procedures to drive team performance toward departmental and organizational goals
  • Performing internal audits to identify non-compliance, hazardous conditions & unsafe behaviors; audit scope includes processes, facilities and equipment
  • Managing improvement opportunities & any non-compliance issues from concept through conclusion
  • Performing accidents/incidents investigations and facilitates the development of root cause corrections
  • Conducting hazard assessment, including identification of hazards and corrective action plans
  • Implementing environmental solutions and drive changes in manufacturing processes / systems that lead to reduction in environmental waste streams
  • Leading investigations on any environmental non-compliance incidents and provide urgent response to operational issues
  • Managing the plant's safety and industrial hygiene programs and ensure compliance with internal and external safety and health regulations and policies



  • Providing leadership, coaching, formal & informal training in support of on-going initiatives
  • Identifying training and development needs within an organization
  • Partnering with operational managers to identify specific training needs and work with Corporate EH&S Manager to design required training
  • Providing technical expertise to plant personnel on key governmental regulations pertaining to environment, health and safety


Required Qualifications for the Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Manager:

  • BS degree in Engineering, Occupational Safety and Health, Environmental Management or closely related field
  • 5+ years demonstrated EHS experience in a manufacturing environment, including both environmental and safety experience
  • Solid experience with permit administration and management, including Title V.  Air permit experience is especially important
  • Experience preparing and delivering EH&S training
  • Background and expertise in EHS recordkeeping, reporting, and compliance
  • Experience with incident Investigation, including Root Cause Analysis and Five Why Analysis
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • 2 or more years of experience in Workers’ Compensation management


Desired Qualifications for the Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Manager:

  • Training in Ergonomics and as a First Aid Responder 
  • Certified Safety Professional or Certified Industrial Hygienist
  • Knowledge of Lean and/or other process improvement methodologies
  • Experience creating a positive and strong relationships within a Union environment
  • Previous experience with Title V permitting & reporting is highly desirable
  • Plant environmental experience
  • BBS or Safe Start® 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.


Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Product discount programs
  • 401k Match


About the Location (Macon, GA)

Our Macon Plant, one of six Armstrong ceiling plants, employs approximately 435 people working on rotating shifts, 24/7, in the manufacture and shipment of acoustical ceiling tile to Armstrong's customers.  Located approximately 85 miles south of Atlanta, the Macon facility has 33 acres under one roof, or 1.5 million square feet of floor space.  It is the largest ceiling tile factory in the world.  The operations are complex, automated, use the latest modern management technology, and manufacture a wide range of commercial and residential ceiling products.


Macon, also known as the "Cherry Blossom Capital of the World", is in the heart of Georgia and marks a historical crossroads in the south. The city carries with it a rich cultural heritage while creating a strong vision for the future. Macon offers the amenities of a small friendly city with the advantages of a growing community.



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: Macon

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