EHS Specialist

Date: Jul 6, 2024

Location: Virginia Beach, VA, US, 23454

Company: Dorman Products

Powertrain Industries (PTI) acquired by Dorman Products in 2020 was founded on the belief that people should have the freedom to fix their vehicles.  Today, we have more than 3,500 employees across 28 different locations, with a family of brands that also includes SuperATV and Dorman Products. Publicly traded under the stock ticker DORM, we had revenues surpassing $1.7 billion in 2022 and over $3.5 billion in enterprise value. We rely on everyone who works at our family of companies, regardless of role and experience, to contribute to our success. That means everyone has a unique ability to make an impact on the business and is encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work. The freedom to pursue new ideas, offer different perspectives, and grow in your career is fundamental to working at Dorman.

Job Summary

The EHS Specialist will be responsible for reviewing, evaluating, and analyzing work environments and designing programs and procedures to control, eliminate, and prevent disease or injury. This role will also be responsible for organizing and administering safety programs as well as ensuring site level compliance with OSHA policies and procedures as well as other regulatory standards. 

Primary Duties

  • Maintain and oversee training of all written regulatory compliance programs as needed and on an annual basis.
  • Assist in managing a safe work environment that ensures compliance to regulations and meets facility safety goals.
  • Lead incident Investigation, Root Cause Analysis, and Corrective Actions.
  • Participate in development of site-specific Safety Plans to include compliance with OSHA policies and procedures, and other regulatory standars. 
  • Provide subject matter to leadership with regard to safety compliance and company policies.
  • Oversee on-site Hazard/Risk Assessments as well as safety audits and inspections to identify hazards and deficiencies that expose the organization to loss or failure to comply with regulatory requirements.
  • Administer training regarding company-specific and regulatory safety requirements.
  • Participate in the development of all required and appropriate reports and documentation related to safety activities.
  • Maintain all compliance and training documentation into corporate EHS systems for proper document control.
  • Collaborate with other Safety representatives on organizational wide initiatives.
  • Work closely with Human Resource department regarding worker’s compensation, Employee Return to Work Program and restricted duty policy execution.
  • Ensure that proper practices are observed by Contributors in the workplace.
  • Observe working conditions, equipment, processes, and contributor behaviors to identify safety problems and take corrective action.
  • Maintain liaisons with outside organizations such as fire departments, mutual aid societies, and rescue teams, so that emergency responses can be facilitated.
  • Support hygiene programs, such as noise surveys, continuous atmosphere monitoring, ventilation surveys, or asbestos management plans.
  • Support installation of all safety devices on machinery, or direct device installation.
  • Participate in department meetings and projects as assigned including the monthly Workers Comp Review conference call.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Adhere to all safety standard and personal protective equipment (PPE) guidelines
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Detailed oriented
  • Physical Requirement: Capability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Working Conditions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach, swivel, carry items, and speak and actively listen. Noise level is usually moderate.

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in safety, occupational health or related scientific or technical field preferred; and
  • 3+ years of experience in organizational safety and employee health programs or 1+ years managing health and safety programs
  • Previous experience with Job Safety Analysis and Ergonomics preferred
  • Thorough understanding of OSHA, EPA, and NIOSH rules and regulations



Dorman Products is an equal opportunity employer; we value a combination of ideas, perspectives, and cultures at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.

Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach

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