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Southwire Specialist, EHS in Florence, Alabama

Specialist, EHS

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Date: Feb 22, 2024

Location: Florence, AL, US, 35630

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, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible?

Location: Florence, AL

Long Description

The Environmental Health and Safety Specialist is responsible for environmental, health and safety compliance and training and program management for the Southwire Florence 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.


  • 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 3 years of experience working in industrial health, safety, and environmental activities.

Southwire Job Description

  • Ensure all Southwire Florence 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.


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Action Oriented

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: Florence

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