EHS Manager

Elgin, IL 60123

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Environmental Health & Safety Job Number: Na58433041 Compensation: $90000-100000 / year

Job Description

Title: EHS Manager
Hire Type: Direct Hire
Location: Elgin, IL
Travel: 30%-45% of local travel between facilities
Salary: $90k-$95k/yr.

Looking for an EHS manager for a leading metal/ steal processing company located in Elgin, IL. This is a great opportunity to work in a good stable company that promotes within!

Job Responsibilities:
  • Oversees environmental compliance (air, wastewater, stormwater permits) including sampling, analysis review, and permit applications.
  • Leads and ensures compliance with OSHA, NFPA, and other safety regulations, including training development and delivery.
  • Manage PPE programs and seeks improvement in PPE offerings.
  • Prepares reports, investigates incidents, and manages workers' compensation cases.
  • Maintains emergency response plans, conducts drills, and supports safety culture initiatives.
  • Collaborates with Maintenance for permit compliance and inspections.
  • Conducts audits for confined space and lockout/tagout procedures.
  • Maintains chemical inventory using Velocity EHS/MSDS Online and conducts annual inventories.
  • Facilitates JSA reviews using online tools like QT9.
  • Participates in EHS security oversight (incident response, badging, video surveillance).
  • May issue purchase orders for safety initiatives.
  • Coordinates industrial hygiene exposure surveys (as applicable).

  • Bachelor Degree in Occupational Health & Safety, Industrial Technology/Engineering or EHS-related field
  • 5+ years of experience in progressive safety and environmental compliance roles. 
  • Knowledgeable in basic OSHA 29 CFR 1910 et seq regulations and compliance.
  • Experience with core Environmental regulatory areas, such as RCRA, NPDES, CAA and EPCRA. 
  • Familiarity with managing Regulatory Agency inspections and visits.

Meet Your Recruiter

Erik Butzen
Technical Recruiter

Erik Butzen is a skilled and compassionate Senior Recruiter passionate about empowering individuals to advance in their careers. With two years of dedicated service at Sterling, Erik has already significantly impacted the organization's talent acquisition efforts.

Having honed his expertise over five years in the field of recruiting, Erik possesses a deep understanding of the industry's intricacies. His journey began with the desire to assist individuals in finding opportunities that would propel their professional growth forward.

As a Senior Recruiter, Erik takes great pride in his ability to help people make meaningful advancements in their careers. Whether it's guiding a candidate through the interview process, providing valuable insights into the job market, or matching the right talent with the perfect role, Erik is committed to positively impacting the lives of those he interacts with.

One of Erik's most valuable pieces of advice to both hiring managers and fellow recruiters is to ask a lot of questions. Understanding the needs and expectations of both candidates and employers is essential to finding the best fit for both parties.

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