Specialist, EHS - Environmental Health and Safety

Date: May 23, 2024

Location: Carrollton, GA, US, 30117

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: North Campus

Southwire Job Description

Location: North Campus 

The Environmental Health and Safety Specialist is responsible for environmental, health and safety compliance and program management for the Southwire North Campus Plant. 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.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Ensure all Southwire North Campus Plant management staff and appropriate operational personnel are aware of current and pending regulatory requirements permit conditions and other restrictions imposed by federal, state and local authorities.
•    Assist in creating processes that identify, evaluate, and control hazards in the workplace. 
•    Provide and track training to comply with applicable OSHA requirements. 
•    Implement and maintain required OSHA compliance programs/processes.  
•    Provide industrial hygiene support as needed to evaluate employee noise and other health exposures.
•    Direct the development and implementation of new environmental programs.
•    Assist in the development and implementation of new health & safety programs.
•    Manage all mandatory air, water and waste compliance assurance-monitoring activities at the facility, including DOT. 
•    Establish and maintain appropriate chemical inventory record systems to satisfy regulatory tracking requirements.
•    Provide training for staff in relation to environmental, health and safety policies, practice and procedures.
•    Champion and direct Growing Green efforts at the facility.
•    Provide leadership and support for implementation and sustainability of the BBS process.
•    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.
•    Champion implementation of OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP)
•    Assist with incident investigation and root cause analysis.


•    Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering or Science discipline or other program applicable to the health, safety and environmental fields are required.
•    Requires minimum of three years of experience working in industrial health, safety and environmental activities.
•    Working knowledge of the VPP process and various safety regulations or standards (OSHA, NFPA, ANSI, NEC, etc…) 
•    Professional certification is desired.
•    Ability to work non-traditional hours or shifts.
•    Must have excellent verbal and written skills along with exceptional interpersonal skills. 



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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