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EHS Specialist-Manufacturing Environment (PPG333146)

Employer
Barton Staffing Solutions
Location
Bartlett, Illinois, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 28, 2024

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Job DescriptionJob DescriptionAre you looking for a position that appreciates your hard work?We are looking for a Bilingual EHS Specialist for a growing food company located in the Bartlett area!
The Bilingual Spanish/English EHS Specialist will foster and promote employees safety and ensure compliance with applicable Environmental, Health, and Safety Laws. The job scope currently includes 3 manufacturing plants.
  • The EHS Specialist interacts with 1000+ employees at all levels of the organization and provides training as needed.
  • The EHS Specialist maintains compliance with all environmental permits and standards, including the site's Air Permit, Stormwater, Water, Tier II, TRI Form R, Spill Control and Countermeasures, and Wastewater.

Salary range will be $70,000-$80,000/yr. with a potential for a bonus.
Bachelor's Degree in an EHS-related field and at least 5 years of experience including training and experience in a manufacturing environment is required.Fluency in Spanish is required.

Bilingual Spanish/English EHS Specialist Job Description:
  • Inspects the facilities to identify safety, health, and environmental risks.
  • Develops health and safety procedures for all areas of the company.
  • Prepares and schedules training to cover emergency procedures, workplace safety, and other relevant topics.
  • Monitors compliance with safety procedures.
  • Drafts inspection reports to document inspection findings.
  • Ensures that safety data sheets are maintained and readily accessible when needed.
  • Manages on-site Safety Committees and provides follow-up action when required.
  • Responsible for all environmental reporting and compliance.
  • Establishes and conducts preventative care, safety, and compliance training programs.
  • Oversees and updates Emergency Action Plan and serves as primary contact for injury and incident notification, performs accident investigation, and provides case management.
  • Maintains OSHA compliance and written log of safety inspection activities, reports, submits OSHA 300 log, and handles all safety related correspondence.
  • Performs emergency response drills and schedules all safety related training.
  • Lead Risk Assessment activities and ensure corresponding documentation for corrective action is complete and up to date.
  • Champions Behavior Based Safety program and initiatives. Provides feedback to employees on effectiveness of observations and corrective actions.
  • Leads Management of Change and Pre-Safety Start Up Review on new equipment.
  • Assists inspection personnel from insurance carriers, OSHA, EPA, Fire Marshall, etc.
  • Oversees purchasing and distribution of all personal protective equipment and first aid supplies
  • Oversees inspections of fire extinguishers, eye-wash stations, exit lights and forklifts.
  • Assists HR with the administration of the Workers Compensation program and works closely with HR to oversee return to work and light duty programs.
  • Recommends and budget for safety capital expenditure items and annual safety budget.
  • Recommends improvements in processes, management systems, procedures and operating equipment to comply with safety and environmental requirements.
  • Conducts job safety analysis, job hazard analysis and risk assessments on assigned tasks and jobs.
  • Executes proper management of the sites' hazardous waste management activities to ensure 100% compliance with federal, state, local and company regulations and standards.
  • Creates, coordinates, and conducts safety training programs by planning and scheduling training sessions and consulting specialists when necessary.
  • Recommends necessary changes to safety processes, including safety rules, practices, and training and personal protective equipment programs.
  • Serves as the "Driving Force" behind safety initiatives, keeping plant management and line supervisory team aware of ongoing efforts.
  • Facilitates the two Safety Committees, ensure completion of minutes; ensure completion of action items; ensure management support of Safety Committee efforts
  • Partners with Plant Managers and Human Resources regarding accountability and disciplinary actions in accordance with company policy.
  • Leads and delivers New Employee Safety Training
  • Accountable for the execution of all sites' Environmental Permit Compliance, including the sites' air permit, Stormwater, Water, TIER II, TRI Form R, Spill Control and Wastewater.
  • Responsible for all ammonia related compliance including annual SOP review, Risk Management Plan (RMP), Management of Change (MOC) and Process Safety Management (PSM).
  • The Asst. EHS Manager will also administer first aid when required.

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Requirements:
  • Extensive knowledge of OSHA 29 CFR 1910 (General Industry) safety standards and EPA regulations and policies including Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO).
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be able to work with minimum supervision and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to inspire, persuade, and coach at all levels of an organization.
  • Must have the tact, motivational managerial skills to achieve desired results though a manage-by-influence model where direct lines of authority do not exist.
  • Must have proficiency in lecture, hands-on and guided discussion methods in a variety of classroom and field environment
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills including a high level of comfort developing and delivering training and motivational presentations to all levels of employees
  • Must have a high degree of confidentiality
  • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in an EHS-related field and at least 5 years of experience including training and experience in a manufacturing environment is required.
  • Fluency in Spanish is required.
  • Experience in food manufacturing and GMPs is highly preferred.
  • Experience with hazard recognition, behavioral-based safety, job hazard analysis and Process Hazards Analysis highly preferred.
  • BS/BA in safety management is preferred.
  • Experience with ammonia and glycol cooling systems is a plus.

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Company DescriptionYou can be good at a lot of things. We prefer to be great at one thing. For us, that is staffing and recruiting.

As a prospective Barton Staffing Solutions employee, we provide employment opportunities at Greater Chicago-land's leading companies, good pay, and the opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills while keeping your career moving forward.

Excellence is our minimum standard. If this sounds like the way you work and you are ready to learn more about how we can help your career, contact us today.Company DescriptionYou can be good at a lot of things. We prefer to be great at one thing. For us, that is staffing and recruiting.\r\n\r\nAs a prospective Barton Staffing Solutions employee, we provide employment opportunities at Greater Chicago-land's leading companies, good pay, and the opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills while keeping your career moving forward.\r\n\r\nExcellence is our minimum standard. If this sounds like the way you work and you are ready to learn more about how we can help your career, contact us today.

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