Manager, Environmental Health & Safety

Date: Sep 10, 2023

Location: Keosauqua, IA, US, 52565

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 Climate & Sustainability Technologies 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:        Manager, Environmental Health & Safety

Location:        Keosauqua, IA or Centerville, IA             


What we’re looking for:


An individual that can provide leadership in the areas of Health & Safety for two (2) manufacturing plants (Centerville and Keosauqua, Iowa) totaling approximately 700 full time and contract employees. Ensures compliance with all applicable federal and state health & safety laws. Partners with plant leadership to drive a culture of accountability around safety. Ensures health and safety standards are clearly defined and communicated throughout the organization. Ensures a disciplined process regarding safety reviews and action planning to proactively address safety concerns.


What you’ll be responsible for in this role:


  • Ensure effective, consistent implementation of Health and Safety policies and programs by influencing leadership teams and other stakeholders.
  • Work closely with Operations and site management to ensure initiatives are properly aligned and executed throughout the region to meet or exceed safety performance goals.
  • Audit sites for compliance with Health and Safety programs and processes
  • Review accident and injury data, to identify the needs for new or modified occupational safety programs.
  • Continuously engage the workforce to ensure needs and compliance are met; enforce safe behaviors and a positive safety culture.
  • Provide continuous support and guidance to facility personnel to maintain a safe work environment that is consistent with the company’s policies and provincial/federal regulations.
  • Evaluate employee safety behavior and performance to ensure training programs are effective.
  • Drive the implementation of site and corporate health and safety initiatives and ensure the workforce is trained to identify hazards, manage risk, and utilize safe work practices.
  • Responsible for incident and injury investigations, mitigation, and interactions with injured employees, including reporting to regulatory agencies and follow-up/close-out investigations.
  • Evaluate hazardous conditions and behaviors/practices, and develop controls and guidance to eliminate.
  • Periodically perform safety and engagement plant walks, providing safety coaching and feedback to operations.
  • Manage the company’s Workers’ Compensation program.


What are the basic qualifications?


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in Environment, Health & Safety (EHS), Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health & Safety or other relevant, safety oriented degree program.
  • 5+ years of experience in an Environmental, Health and Safety role in manufacturing
  • 2+ years of experience in a Leadership role
  • 2+ years of experience in OSHA reporting and EPA regulations


To be a great fit for the role:


  • Behavior Based Safety experience
  • Strong project management skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, coaching and facilitation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with employees at all levels of an organization
  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels within the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities in fast-paced and rapid changing environment


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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