Environmental Health and Safety Specialist - Direct Hire

Monterey, Illinois, US
May 08, 2021
Jun 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
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.

  • 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
  • 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
  • Coordinate, facilitate / conduct employee safety training, including but not limited to
    new employee orientation, annual refresher training, and contractor training as
  • Support facility's projects by providing expertise on safety issues
    Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations, and industrial
  • Review employee safety programs to determine their adequacy

  • 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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