Environmental Health and Safety Specialist - Direct Hire

Employer
Modis
Location
Monterey, Illinois, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 08, 2021
Closes
Jun 09, 2021
Ref
2170073867
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Modis is seeking an Environmental Health and Safety Specialist for a direct hire opportunity in Canton, IL. This position is r esponsible for leading safety initiatives at two facilities in the area. Must be a skilled leader of people and a leader of change. Ideal candidate will be a problem solver and confident in understanding of regulations and OSHA guidelines.

Responsibilities:
  • Independently produce, organize, and maintain documentation or
    systems critical to the function of the engineering team or department
  • Coordinate safety activities, maintain OSHA required procedures and monitor the
    procedures to ensure compliance with all applicable Federal, State and local safety
    regulations
  • Interface with plant personnel to identify hazards, and to recommend/implement
    necessary corrective and improvement measures
  • Develop, maintain, and monitor Safety procedures to ensure they are up-to-date
    and appropriately used
  • Participate in incident investigation teams, safety audits, and other safety related
    activities
  • Coordinate, facilitate / conduct employee safety training, including but not limited to
    new employee orientation, annual refresher training, and contractor training as
    needed
  • Support facility's projects by providing expertise on safety issues
    Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations, and industrial
    processes
  • Review employee safety programs to determine their adequacy


Qualifications:
  • AS or BS degree in relevant field; or 2 years of experience that relates directly to the above essential job functions/duties
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel)
  • Experience working independently and with minimal supervision
  • Experience in improving environmental health and safety processes
  • Knowledge of OSHA/EPA/ISO standards
  • Experience training in Environmental Health & Safety programs
  • Must strictly adhere to safety requirements
  • Must maintain company quality and quantity standards
  • Must have effective communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative and independent work situations and environments
  • Must have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others throughout various levels of the global organization
  • Ability to remain calm and receptive in fast paced situations.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Job Requirements:
  • Provide environmental, health and safety training
  • Perform safety/environmental audits of the plant
  • Monitor environmental health and safety performance metrics
  • Provide all health, safety and environmental regulatory reporting
  • Prepare health, safety and environmental budget
  • Promote health, safety and environmental topics
  • Make environmental, health and safety recommendations accordingly
  • Make environmental, health and safety recommendations
  • Participate in management health, safety and environmental audits
  • Lead safety, health and environmental training sessions
  • Ensure compliance with all environmental regulations
  • Develop training programs on safety and environmental issues
  • Correct and manage environmental/safety incidents
  • Verify compliance with all applicable environmental health and safety government regulations
  • Develop annual company safety and environmental health goals
  • Carry out environmental, health and safety activities
  • Implement environmental and safety programs to ensure facility compliance with all regulatory requirements
  • Support compliance manager with environmental procedures
  • Implementing environmental, health, and safety programs and performing compliance audits
  • Manage various environmental and safety audits and inspections

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