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EHS Specialist in Elwood, IN

Responsibilities of the EHS Specialist:

  • Responsible for monitoring and improving environmental, safety and health activities
  • will investigate work-related injuries and illnesses and administer first aid when required, as well as file any required workers compensation claims on behalf of the associate with appropriate vendor
  • Must have experience building a progressive safety culture within all levels of a manufacturing environment, including promoting safety awareness, maintaining and improving policies, written programs and procedures. Strong background in Ergonomics, Lockout, and process risk assessment is a plus
  • Must possess a strong knowledge of OSHA, EPA and all applicable Federal, State and Local regulations, and have experience working with these agencies – – as well as maintaining all compliance of environmental permits (including air, water, and waste) and committed to improving an ISO 14001 program
  • This position will also maintain EHS training records and related documents, as well as provide guidance and oversight of the associate safety committee. Requires strong interpersonal skills

Requirements of the EHS Specialist:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Safety or related EHS field preferred
  • Preferred 3 -5 years of experience performing EHS operations in a manufacturing environment or equivalent required
  • Individual must have strong computer skills (including MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Experience with governmental reporting, environmental permitting and hazardous waste operations are preferred
  • Successful candidate must have a strong work ethic and be willing to work with limited oversight

Job Type:

Full-time

Salary:

$55,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year

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