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Director, Environmental Health and Safety, Heil Environmental

Environmental Solutions Group encompasses industry-leading brands — Heil Environmental, Marathon, Bayne, The Curotto-Can, 3rd Eye, Soft-Pak, and Parts Central — to create a premier, fully integrated equipment group serving the solid waste and recycling industry. Through extensive voice-of-customer outreach, in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities, a wide-reaching service network, and proven industry expertise, Environmental Solutions Group is focused on solving customer problems through environmentally responsible products and providing world-class support. Our mission, "Improving Lives," drives us to make a significant difference, both in the marketplace and in the lives of our employees and their communities. For more information, visit

Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $8 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Clean Energy & Fueling, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Climate & Sustainability Technologies. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 65 years, our team of over 25,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what’s possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under “DOV.” Additional information is available at

Operating Company: Heil Environmental

Location: Fort Payne, AL

Reports to: Director, EHS

Department: Environmental Health and Safety



Primarily responsible for the management and coordination of all Environmental, Health and Safety programs for Heil Environmental as required by Federal, State, and local regulations. This includes providing hands-on technical environmental, health, and safety support to all employees, and guidance to all leadership.  Additionally, this position will work with peers and upper leadership toward complementary alignment and common goal expectations. This leader will succeed in a dynamic business structure, managing near and long-range expectations simultaneously.  Expectation is to demonstrate strong progressive managerial skills and to create a strong safety culture that engages each team member.



  • Leading, developing, and inspiring the Heil team to achieve exceptional safety performance.
  • Influencing team members and leaders across the enterprise to own key safety initiatives that will reduce risk.
  • Build continuity between business expectations and EHS initiatives, continually building partnerships.
  • Ensuring all environmental, health, safety, and security regulatory requirements are met and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Utilizing metrics and innovative incentives and techniques to drive the correct safety behavior at all levels of the organization.
  • Performing at a high energy level, ethically with tenacity and accuracy.
  • Supporting leaders in all departments to ensure safety regulations are followed and to eliminate any unsafe working conditions through continual risk evaluation and risk reduction.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and regulations in addition to Dover Rules and Code of Ethics.
  • Assessing, establishing, and executing relevant training.
  • Participating in daily EHS activities such as safety walkthrough inspections, audits, task evaluations, testing, training, briefings and reporting of performance measures.
  • Integrating proper, safe work procedures while cultivating positive attitudes.
  • Instilling personal accountability by leading and participating in Behavior Based Safety structured process.
  • Using a hands-on approach to nurture organizational compliance of applicable OSHA and EPA federal, state, local and corporate safety, health, and environmental regulatory requirements. 
  • Evaluating, identifying, and assuring that the plant operations follow and adhere to proven and standardized EHS procedures, policies and rules by all assigned team members, visitors, customers, and contractors entering the plant properties.
  • Promoting and leading Safety JHA Kaizen events and sustainment initiatives in conjunction with all Continuous Improvement efforts.
  • Leading risk mitigation and injury prevention initiatives.
  • Creating a culture of safety within the organization by demonstrating honest, genuine care and compassion for all Team Members and their safety.
  • Developing strategies in support of the Business Unit’s goals and objectives relating to safety and environmental protection. This position will work closely with leadership and EHS committees in the formulation of these strategies.
  • Providing counsel to leadership responsible for safety and environmental protection on a local or regional level. Such counsel will include remedial or preventative programs tailored to local and regional needs.
  • Promoting carbon reduction, pollution prevention and waste reduction initiatives.
  • Demonstrating a high-level understanding of OSHA and ADEM regulations.
  • Participating in new product and process reviews including process hazard analyses and operator training.
  • Regulating and enforcing environmental engineering policies, programs, and activities by established standards, drafting new standards as necessary.
  • Completing environmental compliance audits, interacting with outsidAe vendors as necessary to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Maintaining corporate safety library (videos, regulations, and reference manuals).
  • Maintaining required safety reports, track safety incidents, and providing necessary reporting.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
  • Traveling as required.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health and Safety, Business, Engineering or other related area or equivalent experience.  Advanced degree preferred.
  • Desired certifications: Certified Safety Professional, Registered Environmental Manager.
  • 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment is a must.  The work requires a professional knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques of engineering concerned with facilities and systems controlling pollution and protecting quality of resources and the environment.
  • Experience dealing with regulatory agencies, i.e., OSHA, ADEM.
  • Able to perform and lead a variety of tasks, planned and unplanned, with an exceptionally high level of quality to meet target dates.
  • Ability to effectively influence others to enlist the needed cooperation in implementing safety policies.
  • Ability to positively represent ESG when working with regulatory agencies, consultants, and other external personnel.
  • Excellent written, oral, and computer skills required.
  • Ability to work in a team environment across a multisite organization.



Strong Business Acumen and Sound Judgment

Winning the Right Way

Strategic Mindset

Results Driven



Ethics and Work Standards: Maintain the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in co-workers and others.  Ensure that all business activities – with both internal and external customers – to be performed with a professional demeanor and that all participants be held accountable to this high standard.

Communication:  Expresses thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing, using good grammar. Presents concise, well-organized reports in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.  Listens to understand input, feedback, and concerns.  Provides complete information in an open, honest, and straightforward manner.  Responds promptly and positively to questions and requests.

Teamwork and Relationships:  Works with other employees willingly and in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork.  Supports cooperation.  Demonstrates a commitment to the entire business and is supportive of all initiatives (company and departmental) to help grow Environmental Solutions Group business in the United States and abroad.  Cooperates fully with others to achieve organizational goals. Is tactful, courteous, and considerate.  Embraces a positive outlook.  Is respected and trusted by others.

Continual Improvement and Problem Resolution: Identifies and communicates suggestions for work improvements.  Uses technical and analytical abilities to assure existing work practices are the most efficient and cost effective possible. Performs root-cause analysis and implements viable, permanent solutions to problems.  Works with both internal and external customers to develop solutions which meet company-wide needs and objectives.  Applies a sense of urgency to resolve problems or creates opportunities that will increase productivity and create value.  Shares best practices with other employees across the business.

Accountability:  Accepts responsibility and accessibility for both the strategic planning and the successful implementation of all projects, programs, and duties as outlined in this job description. Advises supervisor of concerns, problems, and progress of work in a timely manner.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Job Function : Environment, Health & Safety


Nearest Major Market: Fort Payne

Job Segment: Sustainability, Safety, Environmental Engineering, Testing, Manager, Energy, Service, Engineering, Technology, Management

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