EHS Specialist

Job Location US-IN-Elkhart
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/2/2018 4:33 PM)
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We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our growing team as an Environmental Health and Safety Specialist in our Adorn Door facility located in Elkhart, IN. Adorn Door is a large manufacturer and supplier of laminated and hardwood products to the RV and Manufactured Housing Industries. 

In this newly added position, the EHS Specialist will be responsible for creating, implementing, and maintaining safety programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety for employees throughout the facility. This position is own the overall framework and processes of the Adorn Door EHS Management System, which guides the development and implementation of the environmental, health, safety and social risk management programs for the organization.

Specific Responsibilities


  • Deliver regulatory safety training and other internal safety training as identified and needed.
  • Develop and issue Safety Alerts in a timely manner
  • Address safety issues identified by the plant leaders and employees and develop action plans to correct identified issues
  • Work closely with departments to develop safety programs (lockout/tag out, etc.)
  • Create and sustain a productive work culture and safe work environment
  • Manage workers’ compensation process and claims management
  • Effectively develop, implement, lead, and audit EHS monitoring and measurement plans, train personnel to implement those plans and be able to accurately analyze complex data.
  • Serve as communication link between management and employees by keeping all personnel informed of EHS related matters, handling questions, interpreting and developing programs, and helping resolve EHS-related problems all while promoting a culture of safety and heighten safety awareness for the business



  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Experience and technical knowledge of regulatory compliance requirements and EHS risk management
  • 3+ years’ experience leading EH&S efforts for manufacturing facility
  • Experience in a fast paced, manufacturing environment required
  • The ideal candidate must be able to embrace and lead change, possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to efficiently balance multiple projects and the ability to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences.
  • Experience with property risk management and worker’s compensation claims process and strong knowledge of OSHA regulations.
  • Demonstrated orientation to understanding the business and business strategy, and the ability to apply EHS management process and tools to support strategic business objectives.
  • OSHA training certification preferred
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities make sound decisions, and handle pressure.
  • The successful individual will be a mature self-starter, service-oriented and be professional in conduct, attitude and appearance.
  • Ability to lead through influence is a key capability need to be successful in this role
  • Proven ability to achieve regulatory compliance in a manufacturing environment. Knowledge of EPA.


At Patrick Industries, our Customer First Culture has positioned us as a leading manufacturer and distributer to the RV and Manufactured Housing Industries. A focus on exceeding our customer’s needs every day; anticipating and providing the products and service which they want; investing time and effort to understand our customer’s business, products, and needs; going beyond what is expected; and doing what we say we will do, is critical at every level of our organization.


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