Environmental Health and Safety Senior Associate

South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US
Jun 10, 2021
Jun 19, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type

Career Area: Environmental Health and Safety

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best-in-class solutions, or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators, and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don't just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in - the roads, hospitals, homes, and infrastructure. Without a dedicated workforce, Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer's needs. Join us.

Job Description

The key role of this second-level Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) position is to move from learning and assisting others to learn to contribute independently. EHS Senior Associates are expected to be familiar with the company's processes and methodologies. Individuals in this position might expect to have several assignments allowing them to gain experience in multiple EHS functions. They will be expected to apply theory and concepts in the assigned area. EHS Senior Associates must build an understanding of how and why decisions are made within their workgroup and organization. They may be responsible for applying those decisions to design, development, or maintenance of a process, analysis of data or test results, application of a system, etc.

Job Duties
  • Performs structured assignments that require some interpretation of data and regulations, identification of problem sources, and possible remedial actions.
  • Applies standard techniques involving only minor innovations of methodology to perform well-defined assignments.
  • Uses judgment in selecting alternatives.
  • Performs specific components of a larger project directed by a senior professional.
  • May delegate routine work to support staff.
  • Contributes to the development of an EHS management system.
  • Performs training that has already been developed.
  • Completes EH&S reports for review and submission to EPA or OSHA.

    Basic qualifications

    A degree in an appropriate scientific discipline or 1 plus years of EHS experience.

    Top candidate will also have

    Strong communication and organizational skills with the ability to communicate with Upper Leadership, Suppliers, and Local Agencies.

    Medical Management and Ergonomic Assessment experience is desired.

    Additional Information

    The location for this position is South Milwaukee, WI.

    This position may require 10 % travel.

    Employee benefit details:

    Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world. Here you earn more than just a salary because we value your performance. We offer a total rewards package that provides benefits on day one (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus.

    Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

    Final details

    Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application - please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

    This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.Caterpillar.com/Careers.

    For more information, visit caterpillar.com. To connect with us on social media, visit caterpillar.com/social-media

    EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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