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Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

The Sherwin-Williams Company
South Moline, Illinois, US
Closing date
Sep 26, 2023

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
This position is accountable for supporting and maintaining the Environmental Health and Safety ("EHS") programs, activities, and control measures for the site, as well as coordinating these efforts with various compliance programs, to protect all personnel and physical assets. This position helps ensure compliance with all occupational health, safety, and environmental requirements under federal, state, and local law and regulations.

Develop and initiate programs and processes in partnership with site management to reduce frequency and severity of occupational injuries, illnesses, and property losses
Integrate risk/loss controls into daily operations with the organization
Support employee led safety committees
Maintain incident management systems and processes, including change procedures and documentation, and safety observation and hazard tracking systems
Record and analyze incident records and make recommendations regarding corrective action, emphasizing proactive intervention
Support implementation of practical compliance with safety, health, and environmental laws and regulations
Plan, coordinate, and lead all site EHS training
Foster a positive safety culture through professional and proactive interactions with employees and maintaining a strong shop-floor presence

Minimum Requirements:

Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age
Must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment without needing sponsorship for employment work visa status now or in the future
Must have a bachelor's degree or higher or four (4) years of work experience in environmental, health and safety

Preferred Qualifications:

Have completed formal training in and/or have at least one (1) year of work experience applying continuous improvement tools such as Six Sigma, 5-S, Lean Manufacturing, Transactional Lean, etc.
Have at least one (1) year experience working in a manufacturing or distribution facility
Have prior work experience managing industrial safety standards including respirator and lifting safety
Must have at least one (1) year of work experience in occupational safety or have completed a Sherwin-Williams Development Program in an environmental, health and safety function
Have prior work experience using a safety management system
Have prior work experience conducting training and/or developing training materials
Have a bachelor's degree or higher in Environmental, Health & Safety, Engineering or Business

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