Vice President, EHS (Operations)


Vice President, EHS (Operations)

Date: Mar 4, 2024

Brand: Luxottica (LoA Corporate)


Dallas, TX, US, 75234

Requisition ID: 836449

Position: Full-Time

We are EssilorLuxottica, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, frames and sunglasses. The Company brings together the complementary expertise of two industry pioneers, one in advanced lens technologies and the other in the craftsmanship of iconic eyewear, to create a vertically integrated business that is uniquely positioned to address the world’s evolving vision needs and the global demand of a growing eyewear industry.

With over 180,000 dedicated employees in 150 countries driving our iconic brands, our people are creative, entrepreneurial and celebrated for their unique perspectives and individuality. Committed to vision, we enable people to “see more and be more” thanks to our innovative designs and lens technologies, exceptional quality and cutting-edge processing methods. Every day we impact the lives of millions by changing the way people see the world.

Our unique business model and relentless pursuit of operational excellence ensures that consumers everywhere have access to products. Balancing speed, efficiency and proximity, the Company manages a global supply chain with cutting-edge technology, based on centralization for frames and on a capillary network for lens finishing and prescription laboratories. Greasing the wheels behind the scenes, our people in Operations are the backbone of our Company.


Head of EHS for Distribution Centers and Rx Labs in EssilorLuxottica North America (US, Mexico and Canada).



Participate to define overall strategies for the EssilorLuxottica EHS Organization in North America

Lead the EHS team, providing management, development, and monitoring. Motivating them to fulfill their roles effectively, in accordance with business objectives.

Coordinate and cascade corporate guidelines from HQ office, ensuring implementation at each level of the Organization.

Ensure through the EssilorLuxottica North American Organization (Distribution Centers and Rx Labs) that a safe work environment is guaranteed in compliance with OSHA standards and State/local regulations.

Develop and implement Environmental, Health, and Safety programs at the Organization level to ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.

Implement auditing program of facilities, equipment, and processes to identify potential hazards and recommend corrective actions.

Implement incidents investigation process to determine root cause and develop corrective action plans to prevent recurrence.

Define and report on metrics related to Environmental, Health, and Safety performance.

Develop programs for delivering training on Environmental, Health, and Safety topics in collaboration with both Central and Regional Center of Excellence

Maintain up-to-date knowledge of applicable Environmental, Health, and Safety regulations among the RxO & Logistics Network

Serve as the point of contact for all Environmental, Health, and Safety inquiries among the RxO & Logistics Network

Coordinate with other departments to ensure implementation of compliance programs with Environmental, Health, and Safety regulations.

Oversee submission required for Environmental Health, and Safety Routine Regulatory Agency reporting.

Implement across the Network any National level EHS compliance aspects of chemical use, processes, products, and services (e.g. EPA TSCA, Canada DSL, California CARB, etc.)

Support sites on Permitting for air, water, waste and other aspects required by type of business/process.

Support Legal Team with Regulatory Agency negotiations – fines, violations, consent orders, etc.

Implement Sustainability / Pollution Prevention programs to impact global Sustainability initiatives.

Support Management of Change (MOC) for new / changes to chemicals, equipment & processes at site level

Support Worker’s Compensation activities & reporting

Continually evaluate effectiveness of continuous Safety improvement processes

Define roadmap and support implementation of ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO5001 certifications for the NA RxO & Logistics Network

Support for acquisitions/divestitures through Due Diligence process


Master’s Degree Business, Engineering, or equivalent

10 years of management experience in Operations environment (EHS, Maintenance and facilities)

Strong Leadership skills

Knowledge in OSHA standards

Knowledge in Environmental standards and regulations (NA perimeter)

Experience with manufacturing sites requiring Environmental permitting (Air, Wastewater, Haz Waste)

Proven ability to motivate staff to ultimate resolution of business problems.

Superior oral and written and presentation skills.

Proven ability to introduce, cultivate, and implement new ideas and directives.

Strategic skills as enabler of leading the NA EHS

Employee pay is determined by multiple factors, including geography, experience, qualifications, skills and local minimum wage requirements. In addition, you may also be offered a competitive bonus and/or commission plan, which complements a first-class total rewards package. Benefits may include health care, retirement savings, paid time off/vacation, and various employee discounts.

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, EssilorLuxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 (be sure to provide your name and contact information so that we may follow up in a timely manner) or email

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law. Native Americans in the US receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas

Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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