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EHS Manager

Rock Hill, SC

As the EHS Manager, you will manage workplace Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) programs to reduce incidents, maintain compliance and instill a culture of operational EHS excellence for PPG’s Rock Hill, SC plant.

You will report to the United States & Canada (USCA) east region EHS Director and partner with the plant manager to drive best practices to sustain PPG’s EHS mission and vision.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide direction and guidance to site management in the development of EHS goals that drive continuous improvement.
  • Engage (communicating, influencing, collaborating) with employees, supervisors and management in the workplace every day to support an operational EHS excellence culture.
  • Coordinate the incident management program and support root cause analysis and corrective and preventive actions.
  • Provide technical advice on EHS regulations and PPG requirements to ensure compliance; Prepare regulatory reports and develop solutions to a variety of safety, industrial hygiene and environmental issues.
  • Drive key safety initiatives including job safety analysis, site safety observations, risk mitigation, and Management of Change.
  • Conduct critical EHS tasks such as identification of hazards, prioritizing risks, verifying adequacy of hazard controls & tracking compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Lead various safety teams and committees; Develop agenda for monthly EHS leadership team meeting; Facilitate EHS improvement teams.
  • Conduct comprehensive reviews and self-audits of environmental, health, and safety programs to assure compliance PPG standards and regulatory requirements; Recommend strategies to achieve improvements in EHS key performance indicators.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Safety Management, Safety Sciences, Occupational Health, Environmental Management, engineering or related discipline.
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in manufacturing or related industry.
  • Must possess a “hands on” approach to problem solving and driving cultural change.
  • Prime success factors include the ability to influence, creativity, and providing unique points of view to promote a strong safety culture.

PPG pay ranges and benefits can vary by location which allows us to compensate employees competitively in different geographic markets. PPG considers several factors in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience and training, qualifications and education, licensure and certifications, and other organizational needs. Other incentives may apply. 


Our employee benefits programs are designed to support the health and well-being of our employees. Any insurance coverages and benefits will be in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans and associated governing plan documents.


About us:

Here at PPG we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than yesterday – everyday. 


Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company.. To learn more, visit and follow @ PPG on Twitter. 

The PPG Way 

Every single day at PPG: 

  • We partner with customers to create mutual value. 
  • We are “One PPG” to the world. 
  • We trust our people every day, in every way. 
  • We make it happen. 
  • We run it like we own it. 
  • We do better today than yesterday – everyday. 

PPG provides equal opportunity to all candidates and employees. We offer an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email [email protected]

PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit and provide feedback on the process, so that we can do better today than yesterday. 

Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process.

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