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Environmental, Health, and Safety Senior Engineer

Date: Apr 6, 2021

Location: Marion, OH, US, 43302

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 41167 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.

Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Engineer, Environmental, Health, and Safety at our Marion, OH Operations.


Function Overview:

This Environmental, Health, and Safety Senior Engineer (EHS) professional will lead, direct, and support the EHS initiatives to ensure a culture where environmental compliance, protection, and reduction of risk is a priority.  If selected, the candidate will provide leadership and direction for EHS programs at the site and promote a proactive EHS culture.  The candidate will also assure compliance with all federal, state, and local environmental and EHS regulations, as well as company EHS policies.




  • Provide leadership, guidance, and direction to site EHS technical personnel
  • Apply technical knowledge to improve site safety and environmental performance
  • Support Safety, Environment and Energy World Class Manufacturing (WCM) pillar core and floor teams
  • Collaborate across all pillars to ensure EHS is embedded and foundational to WCM
  • Lead and execute Safety and Environment kaizens & WCM projects as Project/ Technical Team Leader
  • Implement programs, practices, and procedures designed to reduce safety risks and environmental impact of manufacturing operations
  • Implement health, safety, and environmental compliance self-assessment and support ongoing compliance activities  for the operation
  • Execute permit activities and regulatory compliance reporting for the operation as required
  • Drive EHS incident/injury reporting and recordkeeping requirements; including timely investigation and corrective action completion
  • Implement & coach others on-site risk assessment and ergonomics assessment process 
  • Manage critical to safety programs; including, but not limited to, machine safety, Lock Out Tag Out, elevated work, confined space, etc.
  • Support data collection, entry, and analysis on key EHS metrics/KPIs & KAIs execution for the site
  • Maintain current knowledge of applicable regulations and legislation
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science or Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience within a manufacturing organization
  • 3+ years of Health and Safety Experience



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven knowledge of OSHA CFR 1910 and 1926, NFPA, and environmental regulations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Experience in a large, complex plant environment
  • Experience in World Class Manufacturing methodology
  • Communication and support to 24-hour / day assembly processes






About us


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2019. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found at    

At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for an Operations Support Supervisor to join our Findlay Operations organization. This role provides a great opportunity for a motivated individual that has a manufacturing background, exceptional leadership skills, and is able to achieve world-class performance in safety, quality, productivity, and engagement. 

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