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Job Title:  Health & Safety Manager

Req ID:  24613
Job Category:  Health, Safety & Environment

Birmingham, AL, US, 35222


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The Manager, Health and Safety is responsible for developing, implementing and being a resource for Health and Safety management systems at the various acquisition companies. The Manager, Health and Safety will be an integral team member of the HSE team and STERIS facilities globally, to implement “best practices” for STERIS employees. Travel for this role will be 20-30%. 


  • Develop and implement the World Class Safety System process throughout the STERIS IMS organization.
  • Provide support and guidance to each designated facility to ensure success in achieving World Class Safety
  • Assist and guide each designated location in identifying gaps in the existing health, safety and environment system, and outline methodology to eliminate gaps
  • Be actively involved in each location’s process for the following:
  • Ensure all Health, Safety & Environment training for all employees is compliant to regulations / laws at the time.
  • Provide templates and direction for completion of each element of OSHA compliance
  • Develop timelines and ownership of each element and sub-element as required
  • Assist with completion of each element/policy/procedure
  • Provide audit preparedness assistance
  • Provide support and direction for EPA policies, procedures and laws
  • Be available to each site throughout the entire process
  • Work with each facility to sustain total OSHA/EPA compliance
  • Provide support and guidance to each facility throughout their World Class Safety Excellence process
  • Define and develop health, safety and environment system components to each facility
  • Assist each facility in the writing and implementation of specific health, safety and environment system components
  • Work closely with the HSE Corporate Team to identify additional initiatives to be undertaken by Corporate team
  • Remain current on health, safety and environmental regulations

Duties - cont'd

  • Be a secondary resource whenever needed, throughout the environmental compliance function at ST
  • Evaluate equipment, physical facilities, operation techniques, and procedures
  • Establish requirements for special monitoring procedures and personnel exposure scenarios
  • Prepare and implement communications based upon OSHA and EPA new regulations and/or revisions to existing regulations
  • Review, coordinate and assist with creation, modification, or closing of facilities via enforcing all procedures or regulations.
  • Conduct audits, perform evaluations and create/utilize HSE Management Systems
  • Coordinate with Corporate HSE Senior Manager, regarding the start and coordination of each facility’s Voluntary Protection Program
  • Health, Safety & Environment assistance for newly acquired facilities – as directed
  • Training and education for facility central safety committee
  • Health, Safety & Environment standards and initiatives development
  • Contractor and vendor safety – selection/evaluation
  • Safety representative between executive management, loss prevention, federal, state and local authorities
  • Emergency control procedures and safety training development
  • Coordination of environmental compliance tasks
  • Brief management team members on various departmental programs and issues

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in safety or related field required
  • Minimum of 5 years progressively responsible work experience
  • Experience – Trainer for all HSE topics
  • Experience in OSHA Voluntary Protection Program and experience with developing and executing HSE Management Systems
  • Experience working with worker’s compensation is preferred
  • Experienced with DuPont Safety Resources Training & Systems
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the field of HSE as evidenced by various accreditations
  • Excellent managerial skill sets & communication abilities 


STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  24613
Job Category:  Health, Safety & Environment

Birmingham, AL, US, 35222

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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