Regional Health and Safety Manager

Date: Mar 29, 2024

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Regional Health and Safety Manager to join our growing team.


The Opportunity

As a Regional Health and Safety Manager, you will assist multiple JELD-WEN manufacturing sites and field services personnel with implementing the EH&S Management system, developing, and implementing effective injury prevention programs, and ensuring compliance with company global policies and standards and regulatory requirements. You will also be responsible for helping to build consistency throughout the company by providing functional/technical expertise to multiple site S&H personnel and assisting operational leaders with building a stronger safety culture.

You will report directly to the Director, EH&S, North America Operations.

This position is remote. 

What You Will Do


  • Routinely visit assigned facilities to provide safety compliance assistance and coaching and assess compliance with applicable safety regulations and company policies. Identifying health & safety risks and hazards in the workplace and assisting sites with developing and implementing prevention programs
  • Advising operations leaders and employees on how to minimize hazards and risks in the workplace and improve health & safety performance.
  • Assisting sites in complying with applicable health & safety requirements
  • Training site employees on health & safety requirements and the EH&S management system
  • Assisting sites with implementing JELD-WEN EH&S programs, policies & standards, and EH&S management system
  • Training operations leaders and line managers to recognize hazards and risks and leading the line organization in identifying and controlling hazards and risks.
  • Conducting health & safety inspections in the workplace
  • Participate in the Global S&H audits as required.
  • Offering general health & safety advice to business and site leaders and employees
  • Ensuring injuries, illnesses and near misses are reported to the global environmental, health & safety department and business leaders.
  • Assisting sites with incident investigations and regulatory inspections
  • Communicating H&S performance with site leadership
  • Assisting sites with maintaining accurate H&S records applicable for the site, e.g., OSHA injury & illness logs, training documentation, equipment inspection records, etc.
  • Assisting sites with implementing health & safety inspection and audit findings and tracking findings to closure
  • Assisting plant managers with establishing and maintaining a site environmental, health & safety council
  • Sharing environmental, health & safety lessons learned and encourage a learning culture on health & safety.
  • Partnering closely with all site leaders to create, maintain and improve our safety environment.
  • Provide health & safety updates to the V.P. Global EH&S and Business Unit Senior Leadership
  • Assist sites and regions with preparing and responding to regulatory inquiries/notices of violations by federal, state, provincial and governmental safety, and health authorities.


Who You Are

  • BS Safety Engineering, Safety Sciences, Engineering or similar
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) preferred.
  • 7-10 years of environmental, health & safety experience preferably in a global manufacturing organization with multi-site responsibilities
  • Experience implementing EH&S Management Systems, e.g., ISO 14001, ANSI Z-10, OSHAS 18001, or ISO 45001
  • Experience with leading incident investigations, conducting hazard & risk assessments, training with hourly and management personnel, conducting S&H audits and driving cultural change.
  • Experience developing and implementing forward thinking processes that have enhanced the S&H culture, reduced injuries and demonstrated improved performance are essential.
  • Significant knowledge of OSHA regulations required.
  • Experience using web-based systems to support EH&S, e.g., Benchmark/Gensuite, or similar.
  • Strong communication, presentation, training and facilitation, project management skills are essential.
  • Proficiency in LEAN and Continuous Improvement manufacturing principles
  • Experience implementing “new view” S&H programs such as Human & Organizational Performance desired.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Process safety management experience desired
  • Exemplary customer service skills and diligence
  • Advanced skills using the Microsoft suite, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Access databases.
  • Strong analytical skills to analyze safety & health data.
  • Up to 50% overnight travel required.


How You Stand Out

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Exemplary customer service skills and diligence.
  • Advanced skills using the Microsoft suite, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Access databases.
  • Strong analytical skills to analyze safety & health data.



About JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. 

JELD-WEN is a leading global designer, manufacturer and distributor of high-performance interior and exterior doors, windows, and related building products serving the new construction and repair and remodeling sectors. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., the company operates facilities in 16 countries in North America and Europe and employs approximately 18,000 people. Since 1960, the JELD-WEN team has been committed to making quality products that create safe and sustainable environments for customers, associates and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; and Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe. For more information, visit

In 2022, Newsweek named JELD-WEN as one of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies. 

What We Offer

Investing in People is one of our Core Values, we strive to attract & retain great people! As such, JELD-WEN offers competitive compensation & benefits packages. Employees (and their families) are covered by medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees will receive ten paid holidays throughout the calendar year. JELD-WEN does not accrue time off for salaried positions. We believe in mutual trust and workplace flexibility, therefore appropriate time off for vacation, illness, or other reasons will be agreed upon with your manager per our Flexible Paid Time Off Policy. Employees can also enroll in the following company benefit programs including, 401k Retirement Savings Plan, Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Tuition Reimbursement, and Employee Discount Program.​

Expected pay for this role is between $91,500.00 to $152,500.00 per year and is based on experience and qualifications.​

JELD-WEN is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not tolerate discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation based on individuals’ physical traits, beliefs, and/or other characteristics that are protected under applicable laws.

JELD-WEN does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte