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Hebron, OH, US

EHS Leader


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Lear Corporation is the leading Tier 1 automotive supplier serving all of the world's major automotive manufacturers with our world-class automotive seating and automotive electrical products. Our products are developed and produced by a diverse, talented team of more than 165,000 people. With operations in 39 countries, Lear operates in every major automotive manufacturing region in the world. For our globally positioned and successful teams, we are looking for dedicated talents with zest for action and enthusiasm. If you love challenges, want to experience development opportunities unrestrained, and want recognition that pays off, then you've come to the right place with Lear.




As a member of the EHS team, the EHS Leader will be responsible for the environmental and safety program of plant employees and analyzing trends to provide guidance. The EHS Leader will provide technical advice and leadership in implementing solutions in safety, environmental, sustainability and ergonomics to ensure employees are provided a safe working environment and ensure environmental requirements are in place to protect the environment and keep the facility in compliance with all applicable requirements. The EHS Leader plays an active role in management, implementation, and overall culture of employee engagement, Lear leadership model, continuous improvement, and adherence to safe, efficient, regulatory compliant, and consistent environmental practices and conditions.


The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Conduct audits and maintain and complete inspections and updates for all environmental and safety programs.
  • Maintain environmental permits are up to date, maintains data, and prepares and submits various environmental reports to the appropriate authority.
  • Ensure emergency response occurs as required.
  • Perform daily walk-thru of production and logistics area looking for hazards.
  • Attend / lead safety committee meetings.
  • Attend daily production and/or plant manager meetings.
  • Ensure incident reporting continues as procedure directs.
  • Assist on Work Comp claims/questions.
  • Respond to requests by plant manager.
  • Respond to requests by department leaders.
  • Respond to requests by union leaders.
  • Establish and implement ISO 14001:2015 standard EMS and work with the team and Corporate EHS to maintain ISO 14001:2015 certification.
  • Conduct both safety & ergonomic related risk assessments for risk control, directives, equipment, industrial hygiene, PPE, chemicals, emergency drill, and regulatory compliance.
  • Lead implementation of sustainability projects at the plant to reduce energy consumption, reduce waste generation, and increase recycling.  Maintain and monitor energy, waste and water data and other metrics at required frequency Collect, maintain, and provide information to Corporate EHS on environmental and safety programs.
  • Lead the plant safety committee in the ergonomic evaluation of plant manufacturing tasks with an emphasis on collaboratively working with engineering to implement sustainable controls that will eliminate or mitigate the identified risks.  Actively participate in plant Kaizen Projects to ensure that the recommendations for change are based on sound ergonomic principles, body mechanics and efficiency. Provide continued training support to new safety committee, continuous improvement, engineering, and production to ensure continued use of ergonomic tools and training.  



Advantages of working at Lear in the EHS group:

  • Examples: exposure to products or executive leadership teams; group organically growing; team manager if applicable; part of new group/role with autonomy to make it your own; etc.




Your Qualifications:

  • B.S.  Degree (Environmental, Chemical, Safety or Ergonomic Engineering); Minimum 7 years of experience in an industrial or manufacturing based field.
  • Understanding of Federal and State environmental and safety laws and regulations.  Working experience and strong knowledge of regulatory environmental and safety requirements.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Strategic and tactical thinker with strong presentation skills and ability to influence others.
  • Proactive leader with ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point.
  • Excellent human relations skills.







Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.


Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.


Nearest Major Market: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin