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Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Date: Nov 12, 2021

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 

Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.


We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.



Reporting to the Director Global Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) programs and audits, the Manager EH&S will assist with the implementation of JELD-WEN’s environmental, health and safety excellence model, EH&S management system and strategy and global audit process.

The Manager EH&S will help build consistency and capability throughout JELD-WEN. The successful candidate must have multi-site experience with EH&S management system implementation, leading incident investigations, training with management and hourly personnel, leading and conducting EH&S audits and driving cultural change.

Experience with MS Suite of products, e.g., Excel, Access, Minitab, PowerPoint & Visio required. They will help promote a culture of EH&S Excellence, This corporate role will:



  • Assist the Global Director EH&S programs and audits with the following:
    • Develop and deliver education, training of JELD-WEN’s EH&S Excellence Model, EH&SMS Self-assessment, and audit process and assist business units as required
    • Lead, or assist business units in leading, incident, near miss and SIF and potential SIF investigations to ensure root causes are determined and corrective actions are implemented
    • Develop and manage JELD-WEN’s contractor safety program
    • Provide S&H technical assistance to business units and sites as needed, including providing advice on machine guarding, lockout/tagout, electrical, confined spaces, fall prevention, recordkeeping, reporting and other safety regulatory issues. 
    • Develop JELD-WEN Global Safety & Health standards, e.g., confined space entry, electrical safety, motor vehicle safety, etc. and model programs for business unit and site use
    • Develop JELD-WEN’s global EH&S design for EH&S policy and manage the design for EH&S program
    • Develop and deliver EH&S education and training programs e.g., EH&S Leadership training for managers and supervisors, Fundamentals of EH&S for site EH&S resources, and other miscellaneous EH&S programs for webinars.
    • Implement Enterprise-wide Risk Assessment, and Human and Organizational Performance (HOP), initiatives
    • Lead and participate in JELD-WEN Environmental, Health & Safety audits
    • Assist business units with preparing and responding to regulatory inquiries/notices of violations by federal, state, provincial and governmental safety, and health authorities
    • Develop monthly EH&S learnings, alerts, company newsletters, webinars, etc.
    • Prepare EH&S presentations and reports for the Global VP EH&S, and JELD-WEN leadership



  • Bachelors in Safety Engineering, Safety Sciences, Engineering, or similar
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) preferred
  • 7-10 years of EH&S management experience which includes supporting multiple locations
  • International EH&S experience required
  • Experience implementing EH&S Management Systems, e.g., ISO 14001, ANSI Z-10, or ISO 45001
  • Experience with web-based systems to support EH&S. Experience with Enablon, Gen-Suite, or similar systems desired
  • Experience with Human & Organizational Performance (HOP) desired
  • Strong communication, presentation, training, and facilitation skills are essential
  • Proficiency in LEAN and Continuous Improvement manufacturing principles
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Exemplary customer service skills and attention to detail
  • Advanced to expert skills using Minitab, and the Microsoft suite, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Access databases
  • Significant knowledge of U.S. Environmental, Safety & Health laws and regulations and International requirements desired
  • Strong analytical skills to analyze EH&S data
  • #LI-TG1

JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte