Jason Inc.
  • 18-Feb-2019 to 15-Apr-2019 (CST)
  • Jason HQ
  • Columbus, MS, USA
  • Full Time
  • Manufacturing

Founded in 1985 and headquartered in Milwaukee, Jason Industries, Inc. (www.jasoninc.com) is a public company with a global family of manufacturing leaders in four distinct segments serving a variety of end markets: seating, finishing, components and automotive acoustics. The Jason family of companies has a presence in 15 countries and employs more than 4,000 individuals worldwide. 


The Regional EH&S Specialist will be responsible for the management of environmental, health, & safety programs for all plants within a designated region (North Carolina, Georgia, Missouri, and Mississippi).  Travel throughout the region is required and will be about 25-30%.

The Regionalist EH&S Specialist will drive the following initiatives:  Safety Culture Leadership, EH& S Program Management, Compliance and Auditing and Best Practice Identification and Implementation.


Safety Culture Leadership:

  • Influence Plant leadership to embrace a culture of safety.
  • Track, report and lead efforts to improve performance of site EHS KPIs and KAIs.
  • Ensure that incidents are being investigated finding root cause, appropriate countermeasures, and expansion of these countermeasures in and outside of the plant.
  • Coordinate effective plant safety steering committees to drive culture and improvements
  • Review all new processes, equipment, materials prior to introduction to site.

EHS Program Management:

  • Develop and implement programs / procedures to ensure regulatory compliance and reduce EH&S hazards associated with plant operations
  • Work with plant(s) to develop programs to improve environmental impact and reduce energy consumption
  • Lead implementation of EHS training and communication programs
  • Actively lead Workers Compensation programs (or similar non-U.S. programs) to lower costs, claims, and facilitate return to work of employees.
  • Assist in site risk management programs and surveys.

Compliance and Auditing

  • Remain current on relevant regulatory requirements and serve as a central technical resource to the plants.
  • Oversee site OSHA 300 logs, Safety Data Sheets and other reporting requirements.
  • Coordinate industrial hygiene sampling and exposure evaluations.
  • Be responsible for all environmental inspection/reporting including Air emissions, SPCC, and Stormwater.
  • Participate on cross-facility EHS audits.
  • Lead and ensure the correcting of the audit findings identified

 Best Practice Identification and Implementation

  • Identify and track implementation of EHS best practices.


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Safety, Industrial Health, Science, or Engineering or similar 4 year degree with significant EHS experience.
  • Minimum 2-5 years of professional experience in an EHS role, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of OSHA, EPA Regulations, Worker's Compensation, and Risk Management.
  • Experience in implementing an EHS management system including ergonomic management systems.
  • Should have regular and consistent attendance record
  • Travel Requirements: should be expected to travel 25-35% of the time domestically by either airplane or motor vehicle.


Jason Industries is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to employ the best qualified personnel without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin or any other legally protected status. Jason Industries also provides equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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