Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) Specialist

Date: Sep 17, 2021

Location: South Chesterfield, VA, US, 23834

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:        Environmental Health & Safety  Specialist            

Location:        South Chesterfield, VA (Richmond area)    



What we’re looking for:


We are looking for an Environmental Health & Safety (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’ll 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 staff 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.
  • Conducts training in all aspects of EH&S to ensure compliance with EHS requirements and in a manner that positively engages employee behaviors.
  • Collaborative conduct incident reviews for causes and develop corrective/preventative actions.
  • Coaches all levels of personnel on critical skills, behaviors and techniques that that builds and sustains a strong safety culture.
  • Conduct or support industrial hygiene evaluations sufficient to identify hazards, risks, and trends.
  • Participate in or conducts internal audits, compliance assessments, & inspections.
  • Supports safety programs for contractors and construction projects.
  • Maintains EH&S documentation, records, and EH&S management information tools
  • Develop & implement plan to complete personal objectives that align with organizational objectives.
  • 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
  • 3+ years of experience in an EHS role


To be a great fit for the role:


  • Experience in a formal Environmental and/or Safety management system.
  • Self-managed professional with the ability to anticipate and react to the needs of multiple managers and organizational needs.
  • Ability to present and communicate at all levels of an organization.
  • 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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