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Director of Environmental Health & Safety


Portsmouth, new hampshire

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Join a Legacy: Director of Environmental Health & Safety

About the Company:

Join our esteemed company, with a 250-year heritage of excellence and innovation in manufacturing. Known for our industry-leading quality, we're pioneers in arms manufacturing, tactical training, retail, ammunition production, and optic and sight development. Our legacy is not just built on products but on the impact we have on safety and innovation.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary with attractive bonus potential
  • Robust 401k matching
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Generous employee discount
  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • Onsite role with relocation support for the right candidate


Our global headquarters in Newington, New Hampshire, is where history meets modern living. Nestled in the scenic Seacoast Region, just an hour from both Boston and Portland, Newington offers historic charm with the convenience of city amenities.

Role Impact:

As our Director of Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), you will lead a crucial mission across our U.S. facilities. Your strategic vision and leadership will advance our environmental, health, and safety standards, ensuring we not only comply with regulations but set new industry benchmarks. This role places you at the heart of our operations, where your efforts directly contribute to our legacy of safety and excellence.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Forge and lead a top-tier EHS program across multiple sites, setting a standard for the industry.
  • Act as a pivotal liaison between our team and external partners, including regulatory agencies and industry groups.
  • Drive strategic EHS initiatives, from development to execution, ensuring compliance and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Offer expert guidance on EHS matters, ensuring all operations align with local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Mentor and manage a dedicated team, promoting excellence and uniformity in our EHS practices.
  • Lead proactive engagement in safety program development, regulatory compliance, and team training.


Your Background:

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Health & Safety, Safety Engineering, or a related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 10 years' experience in EHS leadership within manufacturing, specifically with explosives; experience with radiation/laser safety and defense contracting highly desirable.
  • Proficient in NFPA codes, Agile project management, and ERP software, preferably Oracle.
  • Ready to travel to other locations quarterly, with a willingness to relocate to or within commuting distance of Newington, NH.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required due to government contract regulations.


Why You Should Apply:

  • Be part of a team that values innovation and quality.
  • Contribute to a legacy of safety and excellence.
  • Benefit from a competitive package and unique company perks.
  • Live and work in a location that offers the best of both worlds.

Commitment to Equality:

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Join us and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of safety and excellence in an industry that impacts lives worldwide.

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