Environmental Health & Safety Program Manager - Environment & Transportation

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Northbrook, Illinois, US
Jul 03, 2021
Aug 04, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely.

The EHS Program Manager, Environment and Transportation, is responsible for creating, implementing and monitoring global environmental and transportation of hazardous materials/waste policies, reporting, training and auditing to ensure compliance to company requirements and regulations. Oversees the coordination of program activities within EHS. Organizes interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the program initiatives on schedule and within budget constraints.

  • Serves as an environmental and expert with experience in air, water and land compliance and transportation safety such as hazardous waste transportation, hazardous waste disposal, CFR Part 49, EPA regulations such as Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, RCRA, SPCC, CERCLA, EPCRA, Tier II reporting, etc. Maintains up to date knowledge of laws and regulations that impact the organization. Updates the organization on new regulations.
  • Develops environmental programs to ensure compliance to regulations.
  • Develops policies to ensure the safe transportation of hazardous materials and waste to meet company requirements and regulatory compliance.
  • Drives consistent implementation of environmental requirements per UL's expectations and in conformance with applicable laws and regulations and governmental guidelines (EPA, OSHA, DOT, etc.).
  • Work with UL locations regarding completing environmental reports and sampling.
  • Partner with the Sustainability Council for Environmental compliance and reporting.
  • Trains other EHS Specialists on UL policies, practices and new regulations.
  • Effectively conduct instructor led training for all levels of the organization.
  • Effectively communicate policy requirements to all levels of the organization.
  • Travel globally approximately up to 15% of the time.
  • Performs other duties as directed.

  • Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering, hydrogeology, chemical engineering, environmental science, sustainability, geology, or other environmental related degree plus additional requirement of one of the following:
  • Related Master's degree or Certified Industrial Hygienist (American Board of Industrial Hygiene) or Professional Engineer license or Certified Safety Professional (Board of Certified Safety Professionals)
  • 8+ years directly related experience.

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn't new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you'll almost always hear, "the people." Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We're able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers' create. We're inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards: All employees at UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

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