Cummins Inc. Health, Safety and Environmental Director (RMEP) in Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Health, Safety and Environmental Director (RMEP)


Health, Safety & Environmental Director

Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

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Our Engine Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Rocky Mount, NC for a Health, Safety & Environmental Director.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Leads the overall strategy and execution for health, safety and environmental within the organization.

  • Leads the development and execution of health, safety and environmental strategy and functional excellence for the Business Unit or Region/ABO.

  • Leads the organization of health, safety and environmental professionals to develop and deploy excellence in this discipline for Cummins global operations.

  • Oversees the deployment of health, safety and environmental management systems worldwide.

  • Establishes and implements short and long term organizational goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates operational effectiveness.

  • Directs, coaches, and develops managers; sets goals in training and development, performance, and career planning.

  • Responsible for Development, Implementation and Execution of the sites health, safety and environmental platforms.

  • Liaison with corporate health, safety and environmental experts and applicable regulatory and internal process audits and programs.

  • This position is a Leadership opportunity reporting to the Complex Leader / Plant Manager and serving on the Company Operating Team (COT) within the Rocky Mount Engine Plant.


Manages Execution - Assigns responsibilities; delegates to and empowers others; removes obstacles; allows for and contributes needed resources; coordinates work efforts when necessary;

Control of Hazardous Substances - Control of Hazardous Substances requires knowledge of HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response) basics, Global Harmonization, SDS (Safety Data Sheets), chemical labeling requirements, spill reporting, control methods, spill prevention, and chemical exposure.

Incident Investigation - The method of reporting the occurrence of an occupational injury/illness, near hit, or property damage. Incident investigations determine how and why these failures occur. Employees should be able to perform a thorough, effective incident investigation including root cause analysis, 5-why analysis and development of effective corrective actions.

Health and Safety Management Systems - An Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) management system provides a framework for managing OHS responsibilities so they become more efficient and more integrated into overall business operations. OHS management systems are based on standards that specify a process of achieving continuously improved OHS performance and compliance with legislation.

Health & Safety Professional Knowledge (Including Regulatory Compliance) - relates to having comprehensive knowledge of occupational safety and health compliance. Regulatory compliance deals with the regulatory requirements imposed on industry by local, state, provincial, national, and international organizations. Detailed understanding of how the provisions of the regulations, as applicable may be implemented in the workplace, rights and responsibilities under the various acts/ regulations/ rules, the appeals process, record keeping (OSHA), and Voluntary Protection Programs (OSHA). Understanding of general industry standards and the requirements of the more frequently referenced standards.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, university, or equivalent Health & Safety, Engineering, or related technical or scientific degree is required.

  • Master’s degree is preferred

Compensation and Benefits

Base annual salary commensurate with experience plus annual variable compensation. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Primary Location United States-North Carolina-Rocky Mount-US, NC, Rocky Mount, CDC Case-Cummins

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 9, 2017, 4:26:43 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 170002QI