Health, Safety & Environmental Director Job at The Clorox Company, Alpharetta, GA

  • The Clorox Company
  • Alpharetta, GA

Job Description

Clorox is the place that's committed to growth - for our people and our brands. Guided by our purpose and values, and with people at the center of everything we do, we believe every one of us can make a positive impact on consumers, communities, and teammates. Join our team. #CloroxIsThePlace

Your role at Clorox:

This senior leader oversees the entire Center of Excellence (COE) HSE Function (Center HSE) across the Clorox enterprise. They are responsible for ensuring that the Center HSE function meets Clorox's strategic priorities and objectives, that BU and Plant HSE leaders achieve consistent results, and that Clorox maintains a strong, enterprise-wide safety culture. This role involves implementing comprehensive policies, practices, and accountability structures that support Clorox's vision of a zero-incident/zero-injury workplace, focusing on both safe working environments and safe employee behaviors. Additionally, this leader will directly supervise BU HSE Managers globally and have skip-level supervisory responsibilities for Plant HSE Supervisors, who report directly to the BU HSE Managers. They will also be responsible for regularly updating senior Clorox leadership on progress towards established goals, promptly escalating any concerning developments, and overseeing the implementation of agreed-upon response or mitigation measures.

In this role, you will:

Strategic Leadership Responsibilities:

* Provide strategic leadership and operational accountability to develop, implement, and/or maintain an effective and efficient enterprise wide HSE function.

* Define, update, and implement overall safety requirements and processes/policies for the Clorox enterprise that align with regulatory requirements, legal obligations, industry best practices, existing company policies, and Clorox's strategic priorities.

* Determine enterprise wide HSE vision for robust safety culture and communicate progress and status to key leadership on a regular cadence that includes ensuring safe working environments, appropriate training for relevant employees on key safety behaviors, and tracking against identified success measures.

* Continually monitor global regulatory and legal requirements as well as industry best practices and update and modify enterprise HSE policies and procedures as needed to ensure continued compliance and support of developing business strategies and goals.

* Set priorities for enterprise HSE strategies consistent with budget allocations and deliver against same.

BU and Manufacturing Oversight Responsibilities:

* Directly manage Center HSE employees and BU HSE Managers through effective and team-centered supervision, coaching, advising, and direction to ensure alignment of BU HSE Managers globally and Clorox's #AwesomeBoss expectations.

* Support direct reports with the supervision, coaching, advising, and direction of this leader's indirect reports across the HSE function and plant locations.

* Liaise with key internal stakeholders (technical experts, Supply Chain leaders, Legal, and others) and external subject matter experts as necessary to ensure successful cross-functional collaboration across the enterprise and delivery of global HSE goals.

* Develop and lead enterprise-wide Community of Practice effectively to promote collaboration, expertise/knowledge sharing, timely updates on industry best practices.

* Ensure enterprise-wide compliance with all applicable regulatory obligations, legal obligations, industry best practices, and Clorox's own HSE policies/practices/procedures.

* Ensure all plant HSE activities are aligned with, support, and further the achievement of Clorox's enterprise and business HSE goals

Operational Execution Responsibilities:

* Identify and launch reinforcement mechanisms, communications, and training requirements (and corresponding delivery platform) to enable world class safety culture that equally prioritizes safe working environments and safe employee behaviors.

* Partner with Clorox Legal to review and approve major incident investigation results and documentation of lessons learned and/or changes necessary to ensure BU HSE Managers and other BU/plant leaders are identifying legally compliant and sustainable solutions.

* Establish and provide ongoing visibility to leadership on critical HSE Key Performance Indicators ("KPIs"), related corrective actions, recommended preventative measures, and results of implementation strategies to advise and track progress on overall enterprise HSE goals.

What we look for:

* 15+ years' experience with 10+ years of technical experience in occupational health and safety experience in a manufacturing or related environment

* 10+ years in people management, including employee selection, development/coaching, and career planning.

* BS/BA degree or higher in Health, Safety, Safety Engineering, Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene or related degree

* Certified Safety Professional (CSP); Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or related certification preferred

* Strategic experience managing large teams across multiple jurisdictions and technical disciplines, with a proven track record of transforming operations to a world-class standard and increasing responsibility.

* A proven track record in successful culture building, focusing on establishing a comprehensive and consistent safety culture across the Clorox enterprise, including BU and plant levels.

* Deep knowledge of HSE expertise, regulatory obligations (OSHA, FDA, DOL, EPA, etc.) and industry standards/best practices.

* Demonstrated ability to partner and influence across a large organization to drive an effective safety culture and accountability, with preference for experience in a global organization.

* Successful at attracting, cultivating, and retaining high performing teams with diverse experiences.

* Collaborates effectively and frequently with key senior stakeholders; is a trusted advisor who can influence HSE-related decisions through an operational lens.

* Communicates all HSE-related topics and the resulting implications effectively to all levels of leadership.

* Builds high performing teams; is a highly effective coach to direct reports; Provides clear goal alignment and feedback that stretches individual development.

* Influences and empowers colleagues and team members to achieve strategic priorities.

* Elevates the knowledge of and sensitivity to HSE-related topics and concerns into the broader business dialogue and application.

* Is consumer and customer centric - deeply understands the consumer and customer experience and associated strategic goals and how they translate to HSE requirements.

* Challenges and supports the team to explore and develop new and innovative approaches to achieve enterprise safety goals while retaining rigorous compliance with regulatory and legal obligations

Workplace type:


We seek out and celebrate diverse backgrounds and experiences. We're looking for fresh perspectives, a desire to bring your best, and a non-stop drive to keep growing and learning.

At Clorox, we have a Culture of Inclusion. We believe our values-based culture connects to our purpose and helps our people be the best versions of themselves, professionally and personally. This means building a workplace where every person can feel respected, valued, and fully able to participate in our Clorox community. Learn more about our I&D program & initiatives here.

[U.S.]Additional Information:

At Clorox, we champion people to be well and thrive, starting with our own people. To help make this possible, we offer comprehensive, competitive benefits that prioritize all aspects of wellbeing and provide flexibility for our teammates' unique needs. This includes robust health plans, a market-leading 401(k) program with a company match, flexible time off benefits (including half-day summer Fridays depending on location), inclusive fertility/adoption benefits, and more.

We are committed to fair and equitable pay and are transparent with current and future teammates about our full salary ranges. We use broad salary ranges that reflect the competitive market for similar jobs, provide sufficient opportunity for growth as you gain experience and expand responsibilities, while also allowing for differentiation based on performance. Based on the breadth of our ranges, most new hires will start at Clorox in the first half of the applicable range. Your starting pay will depend on job-related factors, including relevant skills, knowledge, experience and location. The applicable salary range for every role in the U.S. is based on your work location and is aligned to one of three zones according to the cost of labor in your area.

-Zone A: $171,700 - $352,600

-Zone B: $157,400 - $324,200

-Zone C: $143,100 - $294,700

All ranges are subject to change in the future. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your location during the hiring process.

This job is also eligible for participation in Clorox's incentive plans, subject to the terms of the applicable plan documents and policies.

Please apply directly to our job postings and do not submit your resume to any person via text message. Clorox does not conduct text-based interviews and encourages you to be cautious of anyone posing as a Clorox recruiter via unsolicited texts during these uncertain times.

To all recruitment agencies: Clorox (and its brand families) does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to Clorox employees, including any members of our leadership team. Clorox is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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