Director, Corporate EH&S Excellence

Date:  Feb 6, 2024

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85008

Company:  WillScot | Mobile Mini
Req ID:  51090

At WillScot Mobile Mini (NASDAQ WSC), our 4000+ people are at the heart of everything we do. In addition to providing industry-leading pay and benefits, we provide opportunities for development and upward mobility, while investing in the communities we serve.  We are the undisputed leader in providing innovative flexible workspace and portable storage solutions, serving an incredible range of customers across all industries from 240+ locations across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.


Our values are our foundation. We constantly strive to diversify our teams to ensure we have the best and brightest talent. We’re deeply committed to creating an inclusive and equitable workplace where each person can contribute while being their authentic self. For more about WillScot Mobile Mini and who we are, click here.  Build your future with us!


Join our dynamic team and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our company! As a key influencer, you will drive positive change by spearheading the development and enhancement of our EH&S systems, programs, tools, and metrics. This position offers a unique opportunity for technical leaders who are passionate about making a lasting impact on corporate strategy.


Reporting directly to the Vice President, EH&S, you will be an integral member of our EH&S leadership team, working closely with the Sr. Director, EH&S Field Operations. This collaborative role provides a platform for you to showcase your technical leadership skills and contribute to the overall success of our EH&S initiatives.


If you are a forward-thinker with a passion for EH&S excellence and want to be a part of a team that values innovation and continuous improvement, we invite you to apply and be a driving force in shaping the future of our company


Strategic Leadership:

  • Ensure the design and strategy of the WSMM’s EH&S system, policies, and procedures are consistent across all businesses.
  • Serve as expert counsel to improve the corporate EH&S management system and technology solutions to achieve a “Zero” Harm culture.
  • Partner in the development of strategic roadmaps, standards, and execution frameworks to drive company EH&S priorities.
  • Engage in EH&S thought leadership to improve the WSMM position as the industry leader.
  • Influence ELT (Executive Leadership Team) and SLT (Senior Leadership Team) through effective oral and written communications.
  • Influence others with and without accountability.

Technical Expertise and Solutions:

  • Provide technical solutions, best practices, and guidance to operational and functional leaders for effective and efficient EH&S compliance assurance.
  • Routinely research, assess, and evaluate innovations to corporate EH&S investment(s) with a goal to simplify and streamline by the adoption of solutions (tech and non-tech) to improve EH&S outcomes.
  • Lead the organization through complex technical EH&S challenges with regulatory acumen and insights.

Data Management and Analytics:

  • Responsible for EH&S BI and data analytics through the creation and dissemination of appropriate information in the form of KPI dashboards, reports, etc...

Project Management and Implementation:

  • Serve as the principal architect for corporate EH&S initiatives/investments in the areas of project management, design, and implementation.
  • Act with urgency to deploy structured solutions to improve EH&S business processes and outcomes.
  • Demonstrate learning agility and ability to drive change in and amongst stakeholders.

Prioritization and Urgency:

  • Prioritize deliverables (for self, team, Divisions, Regions, and Branches) with appropriate urgency.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • EH&S Data Analyst

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in natural or physical science, engineering, or equivalent. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Preferred certification through an accredited organization. Representative certifications can include PE, CIH, CSP, CHMM, CIA, ISO-LEAD, CQE, ASCE-sustainability, Six Sigma certification (green belt or above)
  • 12+ years of occupational and environmental health and safety experience in a matrixed organization required, at least 7 years leading cross-functional, cross-national, and cross-cultural teams.
  • Energetic and focused personality with a demonstrated ability to take initiative, successfully handle, and prioritize multiple competing assignments and effectively manage deadlines.
  • Extensive knowledge of U.S. EPA, DOT, and OSHA regulations, as well as federal and provincial requirements for Canada and Mexico.
  • Must be skilled at project management, including deployment of enterprise solutions.
  • Must develop and scale programs and solutions based on risk.
  • Attend to multiple high-priority issues simultaneously with calm.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; communicates orally with clarity and command.
  • Escalate issues with urgency to facilitate ease of resolution.
  • Detailed proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.

Disclaimer: This posting describes the general nature and level of work performed and does not represent an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, or skills required. Collaboration and teamwork drive our success. Team members may be required to perform duties outside normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.


WillScot Mobile Mini provides equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


WillScot Mobile Mini embraces diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, promotion, termination, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. We are focused on building teams that include a variety of backgrounds, lived experiences, and skills.  The more inclusive we are, the stronger we will be!

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