Senior Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

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Date: Apr 27, 2024

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 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:

Senior Environmental Health & Safety Specialist


South Chesterfield, VA 23834


What we are looking for:


We are looking for a Senior Environmental Health & Safety Specialist that will assist the Safety Manager with the responsibility of promoting a safety culture and policies, procedures, and safety work practices. This position will provide support to the Hillphoenix - Richmond operations. Ensures compliance with all applicable federal and state health & safety laws. The Senior Environmental Health & Safety Specialist is accountable to coordinate and monitor programs to meet or exceed all company and regulatory requirements for employee health and safety.




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.
  • Audit sites for compliance with Health & Safety programs and process
  • Lead accident and injury data, to identify the needs for new or modified occupational safety programs.
  • Conduct periodic safety inspections of all worksites to identify and correct unsafe conditions and unsafe acts and document the results.
  • Perform safety orientations for employees and subcontractors.
  • Technical resource for day-to-day operations, while monitoring safe practices and PPE compliance.
  • Conducts site audits to ensure site compliance with the organization's safety programs
  • Evaluates hazardous conditions, unsafe acts, and near hits and makes adjustments to improve the safety of the work environment
  • Deliver and track completion of annual training requirements
  • Lead Safety and Improvement Committees
  • Proactively identify and resolve potential safety issues that could lead to injuries


What are the basic qualifications?


  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Health and Safety or equivalent level of experience
  • 3+ years of experience in an Environmental, Health and Safety role


What are the preferred qualifications?


  • Previous experience working with safety programs in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Proficient in OSHA and EPA regulations


To be a great fit for the role:


  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) preferred.
  • 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 rapidly 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.

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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