Senior Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Date: Jul 30, 2022

Location: Conyers, GA, US, 30013

Company: Dover Corporation

Our Story:


Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.


DFR is part of the Refrigeration and Food Equipment segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.


DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.


Job Title:        Senior EH&S Specialist           

Location:        Conyers, GA        


What we are looking for:


We are looking for a Senior EH&S Specialist who will be responsible for implementing workplace environmental, safety, and health programs at assigned facilities to help foster a strong safety culture driving towards zero incidents.


What you will be responsible for in this role:


  • Supports implementation and improvement of EH&S programs at one or more manufacturing and distribution facilities in the US.
  • Collaborate with facility operational teams and EH&S Director to implement action plans, processes, and procedures to control EH&S risks and achieve compliance to the safety and environmental policies, corporate EH&S guidelines, and improvement initiatives.
  • Conducts assessments that identify hazards and reduce risk including but not limited to hazard identification, job safety analysis, risk assessments, pre-startup safety review, PPE, machine guarding, and hazardous energy.
  • Routinely perform safety and engagement facility walks, provide health & safety coaching and feedback to operations.
  • Responsible for initiating incident investigations, follow up and review of corrective actions to ensure effectiveness closure, and report to regulatory agencies if required.
  • Conducts training in all aspects of EH&S to ensure compliance with EHS requirements and in a manner that positively engages employee behaviors.
  • Establish, complete and file all necessary documentation and/or reports in accordance with applicable reporting and record keeping requirements
  • Engage with supervisors and leads to conduct daily safety talks, observe and correct non-compliances, eliminate hazards, prioritize work area safety, and clean-up
  • Coordinate industrial hygiene surveys, safety reviews, hazard analysis, accident investigations, and analyzing trends in injury/illness experience and hazards identified at the facility
  • Complete all OSHA recordable injury compliance needs and to ensure effective work processes are compliant with current legislative requirements
  • Prioritize hazardous operations and engage with management and team leads and others to review pre-task safety plans and work area compliance
  • Review contractor’s safety history, plans, training and records, inspect/tour for compliance, and verify insurance coverage
  • Lead safety meetings and support remedial safety action plans or progressive discipline for safety violations together with Operations Management and Human Resources
  • Compile daily, weekly, monthly and YTD safety reports
  • Track Key Performance Indicators for safety incidents (near-miss recordable, lost-time), evaluate trends, conditions and opportunities and initiate process improvements for the plan
  • Support facilities in meeting respective targets and ensuring managers are aware of their targets and obligations
  • Coaches all levels of personnel on critical skills, behaviors, and techniques that that builds and sustains a strong safety culture.
  • Lead and conduct internal audits, compliance assessments, & inspections.
  • Participate in audits/inspections by external parties such as OSHA, EPA, Property Insurance Carrier, Corporate, etc.
  • Support other initiatives as assigned


What are the basic qualifications?


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial/Occupational Safety or closely related field or High School Diploma and 7+ years of experience
  • 7+ years of experience in an EH&S role


To be a great fit for the role:


  • Administrative experience related to safety management for facility operations management, including training, scheduling, auditing, reporting.
  • Demonstrated experience in employee coaching and training
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Health and Safety regulations in all areas
  • Exceptional interpersonal & communication skills in order to liaise with clients, subcontractors & employees
  • A self-starter motivated to excel; seeking continuous improvement and engagement with staff to achieve best practice EH&S programs.
  • May interact with parties within and outside of own job. Can explain facts, practices, and policies related to own job.
  • Skills with administrative software typical of the EHS field (Microsoft Office, etc.)



How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team:


The backbone behind our collection of outstanding businesses is a team of dedicated employees who protect and enhance our valued reputation for quality and delivering what we promise. It’s our values that define Dover to all of our key audiences: our shareholders, customers, prospective employees and especially to ourselves.

These values must be expressed in our work and embody our actions, as they form the basis by which we do our jobs, make decisions and measure our performance. It’s our unwavering commitment to maintaining our values that defines who we are as a Company.


  • Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Winning Through Customers
  • Respects and Values People
  • Expectations for Results
  • High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust


What’s in it for you?


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending
  • Paid Holidays









The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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