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Plant Environmental Health Safety Specialist

WK Kellogg Co Careers
Omaha, Nebraska, US
Closing date
Jun 11, 2024

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
At WK Kellogg Co, we exist to create joy and connection to inspire Gr-r-reat days. We believe that doing good is always good for business and we have stood for this since Kellogg Company was founded more than 117 years ago. We are passionate about doing our part to make nutritious foods, create social connectivity and respect natural resources. Together, these actions create positive progress for people and the planet - today and for years to come. We have big plans for how we are going to accomplish this, and we would love for you to join us in this effort.

Grow with us as an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist at our Omaha, NE plant. Working as a fundamental member of the manufacturing organization, you will be a key partner to Operations and Quality Food Safety personnel. Innovate with us as you inform and influence at all levels and functions to ensure that health and safety regulations are adhered to, and continuously improved upon.


  • Managing Tools for Success - As an EHS specialist you will be responsible for planning, implementing, and enforcing the plant's Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) policies and procedures. You will be taking ownership of workplace safety programs, environmental programs, developing and delivering training to staff, and maintaining the plant's EHS data management systems. You will also serve as a backup to the manager for on-call situations.
  • Driving Gr-r-reat Insights - Oversee regulatory documentation while serving as the lead for environmental compliance requirements. We'll depend on you to assist in the completion of regulatory reports for EPA, OSHA, and other regulatory agencies. Show us your passion for precision!
  • Focusing on Data - Track, report, and analyze EHS performance metrics. You'll gather information related to sustainability programs, monitoring key figures while also managing the maintenance of facility EHS action registers.
  • Setting the Pace - Participate in plant environmental and safety committees. Facilitate the development and delivery of cultural and engagement activities. Develop EHS staff technical skills. Maintain the training plan for plant personnel and vendors. Your dedication to people development and collaboration will assure your success.


  • College degree required; Environmental Health and Safety concentration a PLUS
  • Two (2) - Three (3) years of experience in an Environmental Health and Safety capacity is preferred
  • Advanced organizational and communication skills, with a proven ability to thrive with limited guidance
  • Strong customer relations experience
  • Familiarity with environmental and safety regulations

At WK Kellogg Co, our success depends on our most vital asset - our people. That's why we're committed to providing you with benefits and programs that support your Total Health and your journey to be and feel your best - physically, financially, emotionally, and socially. Our benefit offerings include:
  • Healthcare coverage, including vision and dental.
  • Savings and Investments contributions and match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Life and AD&D insurance coverage

Our comprehensive and competitive benefits not only deliver value to you and your family, but also offer choice to meet your unique needs and knowledge to empower confident decision-making.


At WK Kellogg Co, we bring our best to everyone, every day through our trusted foods and brands. Our journey began in 1894, when our founder W.K. Kellogg reimagined the future of food with the creation of Corn Flakes, changing breakfast forever. Since then, we have embraced the same spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship in everything we do, channeling our founder's passion and commitment to creating high quality and delicious products while fostering communities. Our iconic brand portfolio includes Frosted Flakes, Rice Krispies, Froot Loops, Kashi , Special K, Raisin Bran , Frosted Mini Wheats , and Bear Naked . With a presence in the majority of households across North America, our brands play a key role in enhancing the lives of millions of consumers every day, promoting a strong sense of physical, emotional and societal wellbeing. Our beloved brand characters, including Tony the Tiger and Toucan Sam, represent our deep connections with the consumers and communities we serve. For more information, visit

If we can help you with a reasonable accommodation throughout the application or hiring process, please email


The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

WK Kellogg Co is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For US applicants:

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this link.

Let's create gr-r-reat days,

WK Kellogg Co Recruitment

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