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Manager, Environmental Health & Safety

Mason, OH

L3Harris is seeking an Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager for our Space and Sensors division, located in Mason, OH. The EHS Manager will lead a team and join a network of EHS professionals around the globe.

The EHS Manager drives the development, organization, administration, enforcement, and continuous improvement of Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) programs to ensure compliance with federal, state, county, local, and customer (DoD) requirements.

Come be a part of this exciting team with an established, proactive EHS management system striving toward a zero injury, zero risk, and zero impact culture.

Successful candidates will:

  • Hold well-rounded experience in environmental, health and safety requirements.
  • Have a strong understanding of Chemical Management, Industrial Hygiene, Laser / Radiation Safety.
  • Hold a track record as a proven self-starter and creative in supporting EHS goals and compliance obligations.
  • Be comfortable working closely with the operations, engineering, and program management teams.
  • Be a strong communicator across all functions.

This role:

  • Oversees Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) in Mason, OH
  • Serves as the subject matter expert in EHS to the Operations, Engineering, and Program Management/Development organizations.
  • Serves as the facility’s Laser Safety Officer (LSO). Develops programs and controls to ensure adequate protection of employees.
  • Reports directly to the Director of Operations for Space and Sensors.
  • Manages two direct reports.
  • Supported by a network of EHS professionals and corporate leadership.
  • Works in an environment that is a mix of manufacturing, engineering, program development, and office activities on a 9-80 schedule, with availability to support additional shifts or programs as required.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides hands-on support and guides local operations to success in EHS goals and objectives.
  • Conducts workplace surveys, safety audits, risks assessments, etc. and advises management of conditions requiring corrective action and tracks resolutions to an effective closure.
  • Ensure dissemination of ownership responsibilities for regulatory, corporate, and internal obligations throughout all business functions. Develop written programs to define and training programs to disseminate these responsibilities. Audit work practices to ensure adherence by employees and enforcement by management.
  • Performs and/or facilitates training and safety briefings for all site personnel, visitors and contractors varying from awareness level to task-specific training.
  • Drives EHS management of change in current and future processes by partnering with internal and external customers and supporting contractors to ensure accountability and compliance.
  • Supports incident investigations and data/trend analysis to determine root cause, produces and maintains necessary documentation and ensures that all applicable reporting requirements are performed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Experience with sustaining and improving environmental sustainability programs, e.g., energy, water, waste reporting and reduction initiatives.
  • Establishes and maintains necessary contacts with site, county, state, federal regulatory agencies. Regulatory agencies include, but are not limited to: OSHA, ODOH, USEPA, OEPA, HCDES, County IWPT, Ohio Fire Marshal, FD, DOT, IATA, FAA, etc.
  • Maintains required records in accordance with regulatory and L3Harris requirements, to include but not limited to site permits and licenses, training, certifications, inspections, audits, etc.
  • Completes other similar tasks as required and assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with a minimum of 9 years of prior related experience, or a graduate degree with a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 13 years of prior related experience.
  • A minimum of 9 years of experience with managing safety culture change programs and data-driven injury reduction initiatives.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Proficiency in executing EHS programs in a highly regulated environment.
  • Experience with chemical processes, with in depth knowledge of governing safety, reporting, and control requirements.
  • Competent computer skills related to Microsoft office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, along with ability to research technical information as required.
  • Dynamic and active communicator, specifically the ability to personally lead selected projects and communicate with internal stakeholders and external entities.
  • Demonstrated collaboration skills working effectively locally and throughout a matrixed environment.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with limited direction and prioritization.
  • Practical skills and application of Safety, Environmental and Health/ Industrial Hygiene programs such as Lock out Tag out, Machine Guarding, Electrical Safety and Live Work Electrical, Ergonomics, Hazardous Communication/Chemical Safety, Contractor Management, Behavior Based Safety Systems and Emergency Response.
  • Familiarity with aerospace, defense, or manufacturing industries.
  • Knowledge of Gensuite or other EHS common systems, databases and reporting tools.
  • Involvement in a high-performance program: VPP, ISO 45001, 14001.
  • Desired training and certifications- Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Professional Engineer.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination.

All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws.

L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

L3Harris Technologies is an E-Verify Employer.

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