DSJ Global is currently partnered with a Leading Global Chemicals company looking to add a EHS Specialist to their team near Chicago, Illinois! This is a great opportunity for growth and leadership with an outstanding organization.
In this role, you will support the East Chicago plant in meeting EHS targets to ensure a safe and environmentally responsible operations for our employees and the community. Maintain compliance with Federal, State, Municipal and Corporate regulations. Develop, implement, monitor and manage all environmental, health and safety procedures and programs including proactive safety process, waste minimization, and risk management to continuously improve operations.
- Ensure compliance with all regulations through procedure development, auditing and document management according to ISO/Corporate requirements
- Maintain training records on health, safety and environmental issues.
- Advise plant management regarding Federal, State, Local, and Corporate requirements.
- Analyze new products, raw materials, and processes to ensure effective employee Hazard Communication, environmental and safety procedures, and safety training
- Coordinate incident investigation, analysis and follow-up on action plans to minimize recurrence. Use corporate and local documentation tools to record activities.
- Stay current with corporate EHSQ standards: review changes, complete gap assessments, implement improvements, update local procedures, train personnel to modifications.
- Assist in developing site Industrial Hygiene protocols and supervise technical support to completion.
- Lead and administer proactive medical monitoring program and emergency medical needs of the facility in accordance with corporate guidelines.
- Manage the emergency response program and participate as outlined in the plant Emergency Response and Contingency Plan.
- Promote and execute plant waste minimization program including options other than disposal for obsolete materials (Pollution Prevention program).
- Coordinate incident investigation, analysis and follow-up on action plans to minimize recurrence. Use corporate and local documentation tools to record activities
- Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent education and/or three to five years chemical manufacturing experience including demonstrated leadership ability.
- Thorough knowledge of OSHA, EPA, GAEPD regulations and NFPA codes.
- PSM experience
- Self-driven, results oriented, and able to successfully time-manage in order to prioritize and complete a variety of competing tasks
- Ability to write and review procedures and train personnel
- Good computer skills, e.g. Microsoft Office, SAP