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Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Professional


New Orleans, LA


Human Resources & Legal


Laitram LLC
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Laitram LLC is seeking an experienced environmental, health and safety (EHS) professional to support all elements and functional areas of the Laitram EHS Management System for our Louisiana and Twinsburg Ohio operations.  This position requires a strong background in safety and industrial hygiene risk management.  Ergonomic experience is a plus.  The EHS Professional will report directly into the Corporate EHS Manager and will be based out of Laitram’ s Harahan, Louisiana office.

Laitram, L.L.C., has a diverse portfolio of operations and services that improve lives and optimize businesses worldwide.  These include Intralox, LLC, Laitram Machinery, Laitram Machine Shop, Lapeyre Stair and Laitram Facilities.   

Our global workforce of over 3,000 employees in 20+ countries consist of reliable problem solvers, continuously developing and directly delivering solutions that have driven our customers’ growth worldwide for more than 50 years. 

Laitram LLC was founded on the principle of doing the right thing, by treating customers, employees, and suppliers with honesty, fairness, and respect.  We invest heavily in these values and aim to practice our business philosophy principles every day, which is why we have been consistently recognized for innovation and workplace excellence. We believe in the power of a good idea no matter where it comes from, using trust as the foundation to how we work, and that self-managed people are our greatest asset.

  • Provide comprehensive EHS support for operations in Harahan and Hammond Louisiana and Twinsburg Ohio
  • Analyze jobs, processes or sites for safety, health, ergonomic and environmental risks
    • Risk assessments
    • Industrial hygiene sampling
      • Noise
      • Chemical
      • Indoor air quality
    • Ergonomic tools
    • Waste / stormwater or other environmental sampling / characterization
    • Maintain register of legal requirements
  • Develop appropriate risk mitigation controls
    • Work with various groups to develop engineering controls
    • EHS program development, implementation and/or maintenance
    • PPE selection
  • Audit facilities
  • Facilitate formal root cause analyses for incidents and other non-conformances
    • Track corrective actions to closure
  • External Reporting
    • Louisiana Worker Compensation Statistics
    • SARA Tier II
    • Annual Solid and hazardous waste
    • Stormwater discharge monitoring reports
  • Maintain Functional Job Description program
  • Drive leading metrics
  • Conduct and/or develop appropriate safety and environmental training for managers, supervisors, and employees

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial / Occupational Safety or closely related field.  Other degrees may be considered based on experience.  Master’s degree a plus
  • Experience in a formal Environmental and/or Safety management system
  • Five or more years of experience in an EHS role
  • Self-managed professional with the ability to anticipate and react to the needs of multiple managers and organizational needs without direct supervision
  • Ability to present and communicate at all levels of an organization
  • Board of Certified Safety Professionals and/or American Board of Industrial Hygiene certifications are a plus