EHS Manager

Date: Jul 30, 2022

Location: Smithfield, NC, US

Company: Dover Corporation

For over 125 years, OPW has led the way in designing and manufacturing world-class retail fueling, fluid handling and car wash system solutions for the safe and efficient handling and distribution of fuels and critical fluids. OPW makes above ground and below ground products for both conventional, vapour recovery and clean energy applications in the retail and commercial markets. Additionally, OPW supplies loading arms, valves and dry-break couplings, tank truck equipment, rail car valves and equipment, and car wash systems. OPW has manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, with sales offices around the world. OPW is part of the Dover Corporation, which is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under 'DOV'. To learn more about OPW’s 125 years of providing industry-leading solutions, visit our website at

Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of over $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of approximately 24,000 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

For over 125 years, OPW has been a global leader in fully integrated fluid handling, management, monitoring and control solutions that enable the safe and efficient handling and dispensing of critical petroleum-derived fluids from the refinery to commercial and retail points of consumption. Additionally, we are a leading maker of vehicle-wash systems and solutions. Our handling products include loading systems, rail and transport tank-truck equipment, tank-gauging equipment and automated fuel-management systems, valves and fittings, underground and surface-level storage tank equipment, spill containers, overfill prevention devices, secondary containment sumps and flexible piping. Our dispensing portfolio includes swivels, breakaways, industrial and automatic dispensing nozzles for vapor recovery of gasoline, diesel, and alternative fuels, as well as clean-energy fueling nozzles and accessories for LPG, Hydrogen and CNG. OPW has more than 1,700 employees with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, China, Malaysia, Australia and India, and sales offices around the world. We are part of the Fueling Solutions segment of Dover Corporation. For more information, please see

OPW is seeking a senior leader to help grow the EHS function.  The EHS Manager is responsible for leading the safety strategy and culture for the manufacturing facility.  The incumbent will plan, align, and progress the EHS function and objectives to align with strategic goals and culture, as well as to drive leadership frameworks, risk analysis, employee safety, program initiatives, corrective actions, continuous improvement and corporate accountability. 



Essential Functions

  • Develops strategic plans in collaboration with business and functional needs
  • Implement KPIs to ensure compliance with strategic safety incidents goals for OPW
  • Champion continuous improvement efforts in safety performance and the communication skills critical to empowering employees at all levels of the organization
  • Provide direction and operational guidance to build and foster a safety culture committed to safe work practices, health and wellness, incident and accident prevention, regulatory compliance, and environmental management and sustainability.
  • Oversee EHS site team, providing training, direction, and support, data analysis reports, regulatory interpretations and guidance on all safety and health policies and programs of critical importance to overall corporate objectives, operations, and profitability.
  • Lead/train team to interpret, evaluate, and provide technical guidance on project safety requirements, accident investigation, and implementing corrective action measures
  • Partner with external vendors to address key areas of risk (i.e. insurance)
  • Conduct comprehensive on-site hazard and risk assessments, safety audits, and equipment inspections to mitigate risk
  • Develop, evaluate and conduct onsite worker training on safety laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring, and use of safety equipment at job site locations
  • Oversee and enforce compliance with OSHA, NFPA, EPA and DOT and other relevant regulations in accordance with statutory and contractual requirements
  • Develop and provide regular metric reporting to measure effectiveness of compliance and training programs
  • Manage the Company’s occupational health programs in accordance with statutory guidelines and contractual requirements
  • Compile, analyze and interpret statistical data related to occupational illness and accidents
  • Develop/review health and safety policies and procedures including those pertaining to hazardous materials and work areas
  • Lead and/or manage safety audits


Minimum Education, Experience, Skills

  • BS in environmental sciences, occupational health and safety; CSP prefered
  • 10+ years EHS leadership experience in a heavy manufacturing environment
  • Prior experience in successfully building and leading teams and developing talent
  • Demonstrated expert compliance and regulatory knowledge and industry best practices
  • Strategic thinker with creative and excellent problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent analytical skills with an ability to critically interpret and use scientific and clinical data to effectively collaborate with site operations, functional leaders and external clients and vendors



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.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : North Carolina : Smithfield || Americas : United States : Idaho : Boise City || Americas : United States : Idaho : Idaho Falls || Americas : United States : Idaho : Meridian || Americas : United States : Idaho : Nampa || Americas : United States : Idaho : Pocatello || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Apex || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Charlotte || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Durham || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Greensboro || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Raleigh || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Winston-Salem

Sub Division : RF - North America

Job Requisition ID : 45150

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