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Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

Requisition ID:  7801
Category:  Manufacturing
Career level:  Professional
Contract type:  Permanent

Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

SKF Lubrication Management 

Location: St. Louis, MO  USA



The Lubrication Management division of SKF consists of a global team that develops and manufactures lubrication solutions and tools & equipment for use in industrial applications and automotive shops. 



The Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager directs the development, implementation, and maintenance of an environmental, health and safety management program.  This position provides the leadership and expertise to obtain company-wide excellence in environmental, health and safety and ensures compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulations. This position is also responsible for the development, design, implementation, and monitoring of all SKF policies and procedures, and the ISO 14001, ISO 9002:2015, ISO 450001 and OHSAS 18001 program requirements. The EHS Manager develops organizational policies relevant to the facility departments. Selects, develops and evaluates contracts to ensure the efficient operation of such contracts.


The EHS Manager reports to the St Louis Factory Manager.



  • Performs accident management activities, including injury management, investigations and associated record keeping.  Identifies, implements and tracks corrective actions to prevent recurrence.  Maintains injury records in accordance with government regulations and corporate practices.
  • Performs hazard assessments and other EHS evaluations, including employee monitoring.  Surveys, compiles and analyzes data relating to risks.  Assesses risk and makes recommendations to control hazards. 
  • Works with corporate staff, site personnel and insurers to manage risk.  Also serves as the point of contact for local and federal agencies.
  • Secures, revises and/or maintains applicable environmental and hazardous materials permits.
  • Chairs the EHS Committee and Ergonomic Committee thereby fostering employee involvement in EHS activities.  Identifies and addresses site EHS issues and employee concerns via the Committees.
  • Develops, implements and maintains employee training programs for topics related to health, safety and the environment.
  • Responsible for developing appropriate emergency plans and response capabilities.  Available to respond to emergencies during off-hours (evenings, weekends, holidays).
  • Stays abreast of new government regulations as they are promulgated, as well as new developments in industry (best practices).
  • Builds relationships with key managers and employees
  • Ability to work in a union environment
  • Selects, develops and evaluates applicable EHS contracts to ensure the efficient operation.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, corporate standards and guidelines, etc.
  • Oversees the development, evaluation or review of plans and criteria for a variety of activities; assesses feasibility of proposed plans, projects and equipment.
  • Monitors and evaluates operations, programs, processes and/or practices for quality and effectiveness; makes recommendations for improvement.
  • Ensure accident / incident investigations are conducted to determine their causes and take appropriate corrective action as required.
  • Ensure injured workers are rehabilitated and an early return to the workplace is achieved.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant health and safety legislative requirements.
  • Maintains positive working relationships with Regulatory Agency Personnel (EPA, OSHA, DOT, federal, state and local agencies) and various outside auditors



  • Ability to audit/inspect operations and company procedures
  • Ability to develop and implement effective EHS strategies and management systems
  • Working knowledge of applicable environmental, health and safety standards
  • Working knowledge of workers compensation system
  • Knowledge of facility and operational procedures
  • Ability to foster and develop a cooperative work environment
  • Ability to use sound, prudent and independent judgement
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with employees at all levels of the company
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
  • Intermediate computer skills required with proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be proficient with use of packaged software
  • Familiarity with SharePoint sites is preferred



  • Bachelor’s degree in Health & Safety, Environmental Science or a related field, or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in health and safety or related field
  • Experience in a manufacturing/production environment


NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as necessary to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


What You’ll Love About SKF:

Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a robust PTO policy and 13 paid holidays!


Work/Life Balance. A possibility for flexibility and to work remote


Health and Wellness Benefits.  SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Many options for best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse and incentives for healthy living!


Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options! You can participate in our 401K program immediately.


Much more! Growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all!


Equal Opportunity Employer/Disable/Veterans 






About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 85 billion and the number of employees ca 45,000.

Nearest Major Market: St Louis