Senior EHS Specialist


Indianapolis, IN

Creating Peace of Mind by Pioneering Safety and Security

At Allegion, we help keep the people you know and love safe and secure where they live, work and visit. With more than 30 brands, 12,000+ employees globally and products sold in 130 countries, we specialize in security around the doorway and beyond. Additionally, in 2024 we were awarded the Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award, which recognizes the most engaged workplace cultures in the world.

Senior Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Allegion is looking for a passionate and highly motivated Senior Environmental Health & Safety Specialist for the Indianapolis Manufacturing Plant. This position is primarily responsible for driving all Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) activities for second shift, under the direction and supervision of the site EHS Manager. The primary focus is to partner with management, frontline leaders, engage employees, lead EHS inspections, analyze and maintain EHS recordkeeping systems, conduct EHS training, perform EHS observations, lead safety teams, lead in incident investigations, and participate in other EHS program activities to ensure employee safety and regulatory compliance.

This role will support employees and processes on both 1st and 2nd shifts.

What You Will Do:

  • Develop and implement tools in the work environment designed to reduce and eliminate risks and maintain compliance with EHS regulations.
  • Actively participate in Gemba, MDI, and other business activities.
  • Conduct EHS training for employees, visitors, and contractors; maintain records of attendance and training program content.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining EHS programs and procedures, per regulations, Allegion requirements, or site needs.
  • Coordinate and actively participate in safety team(s) and first responder meetings; assume leadership responsibilities during meetings and committee activities.
  • Promote awareness activities and guidance to workers to prevent accidents and illnesses through continuous educational campaigns.
  • Ensure prompt communication of incidents, near misses, unsafe conditions or hazards, and EHS concerns to all levels of management and shifts.
  • Lead incident investigations and root cause determinations and assist in corrective and preventive action implementation.
  • Perform risk assessments and data trend analyses; prioritize and complete risk reduction activities.
  • Perform audits and inspections regularly of the workplace, ensuring compliance to regulatory standards, and Allegion and local policies. Track corrective action and preventive action findings to closure.
  • Direct emergency response planning and response. Provides necessary training to emergency response personnel. Schedule and facilitate emergency response drills.
  • Lead the first responder team; perform first aid and CPR as needed. Promote and lead the site’s early intervention process.
  • Steer the review of new or modified processes, procedures, equipment, facilities and chemical or physical agents; identify and control potential hazards to employees, the community and/or the potential hazards to employees, the community and/or the environment. Assist in the development of recommendations necessary to reduce risk to acceptable levels.
  • Interact with other Allegion EHS teams; engage in EHS calls and meetings, EHS Kaizens, such as events focused on ergonomic risk reduction, JSAs, machine guarding, LOTO, ASI module deployment, and other similar activities.
  • Prepare and review specifications and orders for the purchase of EHS equipment, ensuring that proper features are present and that items conform to EHS standards.
  • Lead and support other EHS projects and initiatives as needed.
  • Keep abreast of pertinent changes and developments within the field of environmental health and safety. Ensure and maintain professional development and exchange via attendance at meetings, conferences and courses.
  • Perform other related duties as required in a timely manner to meet all established deadlines with a high level of attention to detail.

What You Need to Succeed:

  • BS in Environmental Health, Safety Sciences or related technical degree.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities and use sound judgment.
  • Strong computer skills (MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and Access).
  • Prior EHS experience within Manufacturing or related industry.
  • 5+ years EHS work experience in Manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Experience with ISO 14001, ISO 45001, and OHSAS 18001 Standards.
  • First Aid / CPR certification

Why Work for Us?

Allegion is a Great Place to Grow your Career if:

  • You're seeking a rewarding opportunity that allows you to truly help others. With thousands of employees and customers around the world, there’s plenty of room to make an impact. As our values state, “this is your business, run with it”.
  • You’re looking for a company that will invest in your professional development. As we grow, we want you to grow with us.
  • You want a culture that promotes work-life balance. Our employees enjoy generous paid time off, because at Allegion we recognize that you have a full life outside of work!

What You’ll Get from Us:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance coverage, helping you “be safe, be healthy”.
  • A commitment to your future with a 401K plan, offering a 6% company match and no vesting period
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Employee Discounts through Perks at Work
  • Community involvement and opportunities to give back so you can “serve others, not yourself”
  • Opportunities to leverage your unique strengths through CliftonStrengths testing and coaching

Apply Today!

Join our team of experts today and help us make tomorrow’s world a safer place!

Not sure if your experience perfectly aligns with the role? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification and every single preferred qualification of a job posting. At Allegion, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. So, if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every item in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role.

We Celebrate Who We Are!

Allegion is committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. Together, we embrace all differences and similarities among colleagues, as well as the differences and similarities within the relationships that we foster with customers, suppliers and the communities where we live and work. Whatever your background, experience, race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, we will make sure that you have every opportunity to impress us in your application and the opportunity to give your best at work, not because we’re required to, but because it’s the right thing to do. We are also committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If for any reason you cannot apply through our career site and require an accommodation or assistance, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team.

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