Senior Specialist, EHS

Date: May 23, 2024

Location: Carrollton, GA, US, 30119

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, utility products, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, electrical components, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions. The company also offers digital solutions including contractor planning and utility grid resiliency as well as field services including cable testing, rejuvenation and replacement to support our customers as a value-add partner. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement and unlimited growth opportunities. Our more than seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the well-being of the communities in which we work and live. How will you power what’s possible?  

Location: [[Carrollton, GA- SCUPP]]

Southwire Job Description

Job Summary/Objective:
The Senior Environmental Health and Safety Specialist is responsible for environmental, health and safety compliance and program management for level 1 site.  Provides regulatory expertise to ensure regulatory requirements applicable to the facility are known.  Plans, organizes, and implements environmental, health and safety activities at the facility and assists in monitoring all facility activities to ensure that regulatory and company requirements are met. 

Key Responsibilities:
•    Analyze data to recognize opportunities for proactive improvements within defined value stream and drive action plans to completion.
•    Provide leadership, guidance and support for implementation and sustainability of the site‘s compliance programs and EHS management processes and engagement programs.  (ISO, OHSAS, VPP)
•    Leading the efforts to create and deploy processes that identify, evaluate, and control hazards in the workplace to comply with applicable local, state and federal requirements. 
•    Leading EHS investigations, root cause analysis, and the development of corrective actions as needed for near miss, injury/illness, and environmental incidents within defined value stream at level 1 facility as needed. 
•    Lead regulatory recordkeeping, reporting and case management activities within defined value stream and level 1 facility as needed.
•    Provide and track training for all affected team members within defined value stream and level 1 Facility in relation to health, safety and environmental policies, practice, and procedures and regulatory standards.
•    Managing, documenting, and tracking Key Performance Indicators (KPIs- Leading and Lagging) for the defined value stream at level 1 facility. 
•    Leading efforts in managing all mandatory air, water, and waste compliance assurance-monitoring, inspection, and reporting activities at the facility, including DOT within defined value streams at level 1 facility as needed. 
•    Ensure the alignment of Southwire EHS policies and procedures. 
•    Serve as Emergency Response Coordinator for the facility, assisting with the coordination of emergency services and contractors.  This requires on call duty 24 hours each day, 7 days a week.


  • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering or Science discipline or other applicable to the health, safety and environmental fields 
  • 9 years of experience working in industrial health, safety, and environmental activities
  • Working knowledge of various safety regulations or standards (OSHA, NFPA, ANSI, NEC, etc)
  • Professional certification is desired
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours or shifts
  • Excellent verbal and written skills along with exceptional interpersonal skills



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Customer Focus
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Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching
  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision) 
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays 
  • Long & Short-Term Disability 
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Employee Referral Program 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs 
  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities  
  • Parental Leave 
  • & More 

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta