EHS Field Manager

  • Cox Automotive Inc.
  • Euless,TX,United States
  • May 21, 2021

Job Description

The Remote role of the Field Regional Manager of EHS is to ensure the successful implementation and practice of our EHS processes and procedures to drive a culture of caring among team members, clients/customers, and vendor partners. Work directly with site leadership and employees, office, and field-based personnel to drive improved engagement in the assigned region.  Lead the development and implementation of sustainable safety and environmental programs across the business. A major focus on the maintenance of safety management systems and the reduction in the frequency and severity of injuries to our people by partnering with functional leaders and staff to analyze problems and successes to optimize future operations.

This role will work with partners across the Midwest market region to align programs support to the overall business objectives and culture we need to enable all team members to new programs and initiatives around engagement. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop relationships with supporting key stakeholders.  

  • Drive the operational implementation of EHS programs through partnership to build a proactive culture of safety, compliance, and performance.

  • Collaborates across teams focused on both leading and lagging indicators to ensure proper safety defenses are being evaluated, key member of the incident investigation and improvement process.

  • Partners with LDM team to ensure safety measurements impact and reflect new thinking of a Safety culture, while driving leading indicator safety programs that establish a restorative approach.

  • Work to establish timelines and action closure process on all identified corrective actions that arising from inspections, reviews and recommendations. Ability to remove an audit atmosphere to a department support relationship.

  • Support revised standardized environmental practices to ensure consistency with company standards and all provincial and federal regulations. Assist in the building of site safety and environmental policies and improvement plans that focus on continuous improvement.

  • Works with auction site partners to help in the development and implementation of the training.

  • Develop and implement of incident response plan, to include incident and near-miss reporting processes, and to include review, analysis and communication of findings.

  • Assist with the Learning Team approach to working directly with employees and understand how work is completed to better protect the workforce.


  • BS/BA degree in related field and 5+ years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

  • At least 5+ years EHS experience within a large company environment.

  • Strong interpersonal skills that foster teambuilding and “buy-in” of new initiatives and goals at all levels of the organization.

  • Demonstrated experience gathering requirements and facilitating requirements gathering sessions is required.

  • Ability to complete Risk Assessments and Safe Work Practices (Standard Work).

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently.

  • Experience in root cause corrective action (ICAM) analysis.

  • Ability to drive programs and improvements across a matrix organization.

  • Experience data analysis and visualization and familiar with databases, data structure, and queries is preferred.

  • Ability to travel extensively.

Who We Are

About Cox Automotive

There’s nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like, Manheim and vAuto.

About Cox 

We are the Cox family of businesses. We’ve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us.  Our primary divisions – Cox Communications and Cox Automotive – are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators.  We’re also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation.  We’re looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you’ll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at   

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