EHS Specialist

Northlake, IL 60164

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Environmental Health & Safety Job Number: Na706113124 Compensation: $80000-90000 / year

Job Description

Title: EH&S Specialist 
Location: Northlake, IL 
Hire Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $85k/yr

Overview:
Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Job Duties:
  • Executes improvements to existing site safety and environmental programs under
    the direction of the regional Sr. Regulatory Compliance and Safety Manager – N.A.
  • Oversees incident reporting database and ensure all incidents are thoroughly investigated, documented and corrective actions are managed to completion.
  • Conducts and oversees site environmental (SWPPP, SPCC, Tier II, RCRA (Regulated Waste) inspections, testing, shipments, reporting and other requirements.
  • Completes routine inspections, reports and training programs and maintain required records.
  • Lead and train employees on risk assessment techniques (JSA, Ergonomic Assessments, New or Altered equipment evaluations).
  • Develops localized procedures for site-specific safety requirements.
  • Leads and coordinates 3rd Party and Internal Audits regarding EH&S.
  • Drives activity(s) to support site’s annual safety goals
  • Builds trust and rapport with site personnel and provide high level of service to stakeholders.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university, preferably in Occupational Safety & Health or Environmental Engineering.
  • Minimum three (3) to five (5) years of related experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Presentation Skills to enable effective training and communication to all levels at site. 
  • Proven work experience leading teams to execute improvement projects. 
  • Proficient in navigating OSHA, EPA, and other key regulations.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

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Meet Your Recruiter

Ashley Schmitt
Technical Recruiter

Ashley Schmitt is a dedicated and experienced Senior Recruiting Team Lead passionate about empowering individuals through career opportunities. With an impressive track record of 8 years at Sterling, she has significantly impacted the organization's talent acquisition and development strategies.

With a remarkable 12-year career in the field of recruiting, Ashley has garnered a deep understanding of the industry's dynamics and trends. She has witnessed the ever-changing job market and thrived in guiding people through its complexities. For Ashley, the most rewarding aspect of recruitment is finding people roles that can genuinely improve their professional lives.

As a Senior Recruiting Team Lead, Ashley's leadership abilities shine through as she leads her team to excel in their roles. She believes in fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment where all team member's strengths are recognized and utilized to achieve collective success.

Advice for candidates from Ashley: “Reflect on your skill sets and what makes you happy, be realistic about your strengths and weaknesses. Strengthen your online presence and always be networking!”

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