Specialist, Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS)

Specialist, Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS)


Job Description

 

If this position will be based in the US or Puerto Rico (not applicable to positions based outside of US or Puerto Rico):  Subject to applicable law,  all prospective hires will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or intend to be vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 1, 2021, or qualify for a medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement.  Hired candidates who are not vaccinated by November 1, 2021, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment, subject to applicable law.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you.  To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork.  As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

Position Description:

The Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist will provide technical environment, safety, and industrial hygiene support to site management and employees with the Iowa Operations.  The successful candidate will be a proactive leader to implement best practices and ensure compliance with applicable EHS local, state, federal and company regulations, policies, permits, and work practices.

 

The incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Establishing and reporting site metrics for safety.
  • Implementation of corporate policies.
  • Conducting site inspections.
  • Develop and deliver EHS related training.
  • Assist with managing contractor EHS compliance.
  • Compiling and submitting required safety, health and environmental reports to corporate and regulatory agencies.
  • Chair and utilize the site safety committee to recommend and implement programs on site to address specific safety, environmental or health issues and analyze processes and procedures for potential hazards and provide input for risk reduction.

 

Position Qualifications:

 

Education Minimum Requirement:

  • BS Degree or higher in a Science or Engineering discipline.

 

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with primary responsibilities in safety, industrial hygiene and/or environmental areas.
  • Knowledge of computers as a tool to perform the job.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Self-starter with strong leadership and change leadership skills.
  • Must be knowledgeable of Federal and State OSHA, EPA, and EHS laws and regulations.
  • Possess analytical and logical problem solving abilities.
  • Ability to prioritize, focus on and obtain business results.
  • Flexibility to perform various tasks to support the business.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 40 lbs.

 

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • CSP or CIH or CHMM Certification

 

Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

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October 26, 2021