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Owens Corning seeking an Environmental Health and Safety Leader

About Owens Corning:

Owens Corning has touched your life in more ways than you know. From composites found in the automotive industry to innovative roofing products to energy-efficient insulation, our products play a role in thousands of applications worldwide. Founded in 1938, Owens Corning is the market-leading innovator of glass-fiber technology with sales of $5.3 billion in 2011, and we are preparing to celebrate our 75th anniversary in 2013. A Fortune® 500 company for 58 consecutive years, our cutting-edge innovations continue to enhance lives and the communities in which we live, work and play. From our headquarters in Toledo, Ohio, we have a global presence with about 15,000 employees spanning 28 countries reaching across five continents. Discover Owens Corning opportunities that will transform your career today.  Additional information is available at www.owenscorning.com

A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we’ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact. 

 Must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis. 

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Environmental Health and Safety Leader

Location: Memphis, TN – US 



Relocation Paid: Yes 

The Environmental Health & Safety Lead is responsible for building a plant culture with an unconditional stance on safety.  He/She will lead the development, implementation, and evaluation of critical safety & health processes/programs/procedures in order to achieve a zero-injury environment.  The successful candidate will provide leadership and apply technical abilities to engage employees at all levels of the organization in order to sustain world-class safety process. 

The position reports directly to the Plant Leader, has functional reporting to the Divisional Safety Network, and serves as a member of the Plant Leadership Team. 


  1. Live the Safety stand, adhere to the safety responsibilities.

The plant Environment & Safety Lead will establish and accomplish aggressive personal, and facility goals that align with division and Owens Corning corporate goals.  These goals will reflect a total commitment to changing our safety culture and achieving a world-class safety process. 


  • Develop and manage plant Strategic Action Plans and deliver on all commitments
  • Achievement of personal, department and facility goals. 
  1. Developing safety leadership capabilities in our people.

The Plant Environment & Safety Lead will develop skills and grow capabilities in the assigned facility, including:

  • Coach, mentor, and re-direct personnel in the plant in order to develop Extraordinary Leaders
  • Assessing effectiveness of plant leadership from a safety perspective and providing development and recommending changes as required.
  • Develop and implement training programs in a coordinated effort with appropriate plant personnel
  • Continually reinforce the company’s stand on safety and always recognize employee accomplishments and contributions.



     *       Visible signs and indicators of the Plant Safety Goals.

  •   100% Completion of training plan and certified competence of all employees trained. 
  1. Oversee legal compliance and adherence to OC policies and processes.

Lead and manage visible risk and the processes for adherence to OSHA regulations.  Must be able to provide expert technical support in identifying and resolving critical regulatory issues. 

  • Oversee safety policies, systems and processes to ensure Federal compliance, BMG business unit consistence and local compliance as required.
  • Ensure effective management of all safety incidents to avoid litigation, third party and union intervention
  • For any safety incidents, ensure proper investigation, root cause analysis, communication and aggressive action planning and execution to prevent future repeat incidents across any OC locations. 


  • Recordable incident rate (RIR)
  • % closure on safety incident corrective actions within 30 days
  • Deficiencies in internal EHS audits
  • Reoccurrence of similar injuries and incidents 

Job Requirements 


  1. Bachelors degree in any field related to EH&S, such as industrial hygiene,  engineering, science or equivalent
  2. Professional certification preferred (CSP)
  3. 3-5 years safety leadership experience required
  4. Hands-on safety leadership experience in a manufacturing environment

Please send resume and cover letter to Mark Spell, Mark.Spell@owenscorning.com or call 901-575-2028.

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Job Opening @ Owens Corning

First Class Multi-Craft Maintenance Mechanic

Owens Corning, an industry leader in the manufacture of building products and fiberglass reinforcement materials, is currently hiring First Class Multi-Craft Maintenance Mechanics for its Memphis Roofing Plant.  Five years (5) industrial/factory maintenance experience is desired.  Applicants must possess:  High School diploma or GED;  forklift, hydraulic repairs, welding, electric arc, acetylene, machining fabrication experiences; blueprint reading skills, ability to troubleshoot automated process equipment problems;  machining parts using lathe, milling machinery, troubleshooting electrical DC drive controls experience; Must be knowledgeable of PLC controls.  Weekend and overtime work will be required.  Competitive wages and benefits.  Starting rate is $24.86 with shift differentials.  Send resume to:

Owens Corning, attn. M. Spell, 704 Corrine Ave, Memphis, TN  38107.  No phone calls.

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