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EHS Specialist


An international chemicals company is seeking an EHS Specialist to assist in overseeing the EHS function at a manufacturing facility south of Chciago. The EHS Specialist will support the site's EHS function, foster a healthy safety culture, and ensure compliance with local and federal regulatory agencies. This is a key role in the business and the successful candidate will be offered significant support and career growth opportunities.

The Role:

  • Developing, strategizing and implementing a long-term plan for the EHS function
  • Completing all environmental reporting and maintaining all environmental record keeping
  • Promoting continuous improvement efforts in the EHS function, integrating tactical and strategic EHS planning
  • Manage the site's EHS programs and ensure compliance with regulatory agencies such as OSHA and EPA
  • Oversee the site LOTO, PSM, and Hazardous Waste programs

The Candidate:

  • B.S. degree in Safety or Environmental Sciences, Chemistry or related technical field
  • 3+ years’ EHS experience within a manufacturing setting, chemicals knowledge preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of OSHA and EPA regulatory reporting and compliance
  • Ability to work independently and with a team, and able to interact with employees at all levels or the organization
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required