EHS Specialist

Vernon Hills, IL 60065

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Environmental Health & Safety Job Number: Hd851534818 Compensation: $70000-90000 / year

Job Description

Title: EHS Specialist 

Location: Vernon Hills, IL 

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Duties:
  • Develop and implement facility Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) programs in accordance with regulatory requirements and corporate policies, standards, procedures, and objectives
  • Champion facility awareness, involvement, and accountability of EHS issues to assure full integration of EHS initiatives with business activities
  • Direct facility activities to minimize company liability and promote sustainability
  • Facilitate the site EHS Safety Committee
  • Develop programs and solutions for the location’s EHS Compliance Audit findings
  • Aid the Site EHS Manager, supervisors, and employees with the implementation of creative approaches to improve safety, and liability, and implement EHS initiatives
  • Support the facility in promoting and implementing a high-accountability EHS culture
  • Conduct and/or coordinate EHS inspections and assessments to assure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Support facility incident investigation process to ensure incidents are reported in a timely manner, root causes are identified, and corrective actions are tracked through closure
  • Provide training and information necessary to ensure responsible personnel are aware of corporate and governmental EHS regulations and requirements
  • Support the development, maintenance, implementation, and annual review of EHS policies, procedures, and responsibilities, and develop activities that will stimulate and maintain employee interest as well as improve EHS performance metrics
  • Plan, develop, deliver, and coordinate effective EHS training for all facility employees, temporary workers, contractors, and visitors to promote a strong EHS culture

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimally 2 years of experience or involvement in Environmental, Health, and Safety
  • Bachelor’s degree in EHS, OSH, Engineering, or a related field required.

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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