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Regional Manager Environmental Health and Safety Job

Job Classification:  Remote

We Light the Way!


Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 12,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry.  Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world.  Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.  


About the role:

You are responsible to provide guidance and professional expertise to support implementation and management of company-wide Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Management System.  This position assists in supporting overall EHS strategy and initiatives within the assigned region. This position works as the liaison between and provides assistance to the Site EHS, Site Leadership and Corporate EHS as a subject matter expert in all EHS areas including establishing and aligning goals, monitoring progress against these goals and pursuing continual improvement. 


How you will contribute:

  • Partner with site level operations to provide overall support and leadership of corporate EHS management system, structure, standards, policies, programs, and metrics to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Establish best practices, and pursue continual improvement within the assigned facilities. Assists in execution of strategic plans to achieve overall business objectives while promoting and demonstrating the core values of the Company.
  • Act as a subject matter expert in all EHS areas, partnering with Site EHS to enhance the safety culture and identify, evaluate and control risks necessary to implement innovation in EHS performance and operating efficiency.  This includes but is not limited to monitor and review of key performance indicators and overall EHS performance, management of assessment program and corrective action plans, facilitates incident review committee, and assistance in garnering feedback and establishing action plans for deficiencies. 
  • Mentor, develop and coach Site EHS and facility teams to drive EHS strategies within the assigned facilities including implementation, review and updates of site-specific EHS programs.  This includes supporting and assisting Site EHS where necessary and assisting site leadership in recruiting and training EHS Manager and Coordinators.
  • Development of critical safety standards, monthly learnings, EHS alerts, best practice sharing, Vitamins, newsletters, webinars, etc.  Keeps abreast of all regulatory changes, updates and works with Site Level EHS personnel to ensure applicability determinations. 
  • Assists Site EHS in activities requiring EHS expertise to ensure due diligence such as new acquisitions, implementation of new equipment, processes or major renovations, investigations of severe injuries or fatalities, pending or threatening enforcement actions or claims against ABL arising under EHS laws and regulations. Act as liaison between facility personnel and external parties (consultants, attorneys, etc.) of the assigned facilities.


Qualified Applicants will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Required (Master's degree and/or Certifications (CSP, CIH, PE, or similar professional credentials) preferred)
  • 8-10 years minimum in EHS in manufacturing
  • Experience with EHS platform implementation and strong data analytics ability preferred
  • Well-rounded experience in multiple disciplines - environmental, health, safety, industrial hygiene, emergency response
  • Strong knowledge of ISO14001, ISO45001 management system standards, jurisdictional laws and regulations
  • Be able to manage multiple assignments effectively, be self-motivated and organized.  Be passionate about people and have a desire to create positive change.
  • Key traits include strong communication skills, ability to lead/work within a team, problem solving ability, excellent project management skills, passion for people and desire to create positive change.
  • Desktop computer skills (MS Office); ability to learn & use data management programs and EHS platforms. Ability to communicate clearly with all levels of organization.



We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!


Please utilize the internal career site to apply if you are a current employee at Acuity Brands. 


We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:  As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000.  Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 


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Req ID:  3260

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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