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EHS Manager

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90013

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
CR Laurence


Job ID:  280683


We are on the look-out for individuals who don’t view their weekdays spent at ‘a job’ but rather look to develop valuable skills that ignite their passion and lead to a CAREER. If you’re attracted to a work hard, play hard environment and seek the guidance, training and experience necessary to build a lucrative career, then welcome to CRL!


Who are we:
C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL), a CRH company, is the leading supplier to the glazing, architectural, railing, construction, industrial, and automotive industries. Offering more than 60,000 products, we serve the industry from locations throughout North America, Europe, and Australia.


We are part of the Oldcastle Building Envelope of CRH and operate our business to the highest standards of quality and customer service. The companies and institutions that depend on us impact the growing fields of glass fabrication, construction, architecture, and automotive restyling. Their positions as leaders in their own industries mean they demand the highest standards from their suppliers.  

Position Summary:

This is a “hands on” position that develops and implements comprehensive Environmental, Health, Safety (EHS) programs, and requires a strong working knowledge of environmental compliance programs. This will be a multi-site support role working in conjunction with site management to build capability and provide EHS subject matter expertise and functional support for manufacturing and distribution facilities. This position will supervise and collaborate with a team of EHS specialists and coordinators.


The EHS Manager is responsible for leading and managing employee health and safety, environmental activities, and this position may also be responsible for facility sustainability/recycling. This role reports to EHS Director and will partner with other support functions within the company to implement and manage comprehensive EHS programs and management systems.


This position will support and drive continuous improvement of key performance metrics through project management and facility initiatives. This role will coordinate with site leadership team and functional management, HR, support return to work programs, and other initiatives.


Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:

• Develop and implement strategies to reduce workplace injuries and accidents, to ensure continued compliance with regulatory and internal policies.

• Implementation and management of on-going environmental compliance programs.

• Implement, evaluate and/or certify effectiveness of company EHS programs and systems through inspections and audits.

• Provide SME guidance & leadership to assist organizational compliance with EHS related rules & regulations.

• May help to improve energy/water/recycling efficiency of facility operations.

• Conduct risk assessment by identifying and assessing potential magnitude of risk (e.g., environmental, safety, regulatory).

• May participate in worker’s compensation claims reviews.

• May coordinate & direct internal recycling programs.

• Gather & analyze EHS data, develop goals/targets & manage scorecards, databases and dashboards for EHS related programs & metrics.

• Assist with site gap assessments & corrective action plan development.

• Develop and deploy EHS awareness and compliance training programs as appropriate to all levels of operations and management.

• Facilitate permit applications, compliance queries and responses to OSHA, EPA & other regulatory agencies.

• Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively within a team environment.

• Implements compliance calendars and corrective actions.  

• Some travel may be required.


Preferred Skills and Experience:

• 5+ years of relevant EHS working experience in the manufacturing and distribution industry.

• 3+ years’ experience in a leadership and/or supervisory role.

• Strong technical knowledge and progress towards one or more EHS certificates.

• Ability to design, develop and implement effective environmental management systems for continual improvement and risk reduction.

• Knowledge of procedures used to anticipate, recognize, evaluate and control physical, chemical, mechanical and ergonomic hazards.

• EHS Management Systems (ISO 45001 & 14001) and knowledge or Riskonnect data management system

- Fluency with Spanish


Required Skills and Experience:

• Minimum Required: Bachelor’s degree in a delated field

• Minimum 5 years of relevant working experience.  Strong working knowledge of EHS compliance programs.

• Excellent project management and communication skills.

• Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

• Ability to design, develop and implement effective EHS management systems for continual improvement and risk reduction.

• Knowledge of local, state or federal environmental, health and safety regulations

• Technical Communication to Non-Technical Audience: Ability to break down or modify complex technical information as needed to communicate it orally or in writing to non-technical Company staff (e.g., senior managers, supervisors and front-line employees).


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


C.R. Laurence Co., a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) is an E-Verify Employer.


Date Posted:  Apr 8, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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