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Director, Global Environmental Health and Safety

Company: MiTek Industries, Inc.
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

MiTek is a global provider of building solutions for the residential and commercial construction industries. Utilizing software, services, engineered products, and automated manufacturing equipment, MiTek partners with clients to accelerate their genius and deliver breakthroughs in building. With a rich 60-year history and a network of 6,500 team members worldwide, MiTek pairs local expertise with global capabilities. As a Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A, NYSE: BRK-B) company since 2001, MiTek has a record of continuous growth and innovation. Learn more at


The Director, Global Environmental Health and Safety manages the planning and implementation of occupational safety, health and environmental programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety for employees. Ensures MiTek complies with current applicable federal and state health, safety and environmental laws, regulations and standards. Maintains regulatory recordkeeping, develops and conducts regular training of employees.

Job Responsibilities & Requirements


  • Develops strategic plans in collaboration with business and functional needs.
  • Ensures objectives are in alignment with current best practices for occupational health and environmental health and safety.
  • Sets vision for global EHS and leads a global EHS team that is aligned to ensure successful implementation of action plans within scope of budget
  • Develops annual budget and manages to budget/ forecast
  • Leads development of harmonized methods, programs and evaluation criteria for projects, programs, and people
  • Manages the development, planning and implementation of environmental, health and safety programs across the enterprise
  • Develops health and safety policies and procedures (chemical safety, ergonomics, illness and injury prevention and building safety), including those pertaining to hazardous materials and work areas.
  • Oversee compliance training and inspection programs for lab and plant areas to ensure compliance with global occupational safety and health standards.
  • Monitors performance of Environmental Health and Safety programs and regulatory compliance with all global regulations and handles all contact with the appropriate government agencies.
  • Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
  • Leads and a develops team of diverse and experienced EHS professionals and leaders
  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned.


  • A team builder who is able to coach and mentor team members and work closely with employees on their continued development.
  • Develops and maintains good relationships, gains the confidence of others and works effectively in a multidisciplinary matrix environment.
  • Strategic thinker with creative and excellent problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Resilient self-starter, who can act independently and learn quickly within a rapidly evolving environment.
  • Excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience managing remote and/or global teams.
  • Excellent analytical skills with an ability to critically interpret and use scientific and clinical data to manage risk assessment.
  • Able to effectively collaborate with site operations, functional leaders and external clients and vendors.
  • Perceptive, creative, and innovative with the ability to contribute new ideas and to build consensus.



  • Bachelor's Degree in environmental sciences, occupational health or engineering, MS or MBA preferred.


  • 15 or more years of experience in global occupational health and environmental safety
  • 15 years of work experience in a role influencing people and outcomes; such as EHS, HR, Safety Committees, Supervisor/Lead position in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Travel up to 50%. Some travel with short notice required.

MiTek is an E-Verify and Drug and Tobacco-Free Workplace.

We are an equal opportunity employer; and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ethnicity, physical or mental disability, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or transgender status), age (40 and over), genetic information (including family medical history), veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

For accommodation to assist with completing this application, please contact Human Resources at +1 314-434-1200.

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