ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGER - Chicago, Illinois United States - 17117



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 17117
Title: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGER
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: 15% bonus target
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Great Chicago area
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Are you looking for an opportunity to manage the EHS programs at the plant level, while leading multiple sites to world-class compliance performance?  This is a role that will align your career with an organization dedicated to advancing the operations to the next level!  The immediate need is for an EHS professional with experience in plant floor safety programs like lockout/tag out, confined space entry, machine guarding, as well as, multi-media environmental programs; air, water and waste. This individual will have oversight of two manufacturing facilities in Chicago, IL and Dixon, IL and can be located out of any commutable area. This is a significant and well-supported initiative offering EHS professionals a unique opportunity to make an impact on the organization and contribute to their movement forward!

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsibilities: 

  • Implementing, managing and executing tasks related to EHS programs and compliance
  • Working collaboratively with site and corporate resource in support of EHS; planning, training, permitting, etc.
  • Driving culture change, engaging all employees in compliance, building rapport on the plants floor, influencing leadership on the path to improving compliance performance.
  • Lead sustainability program
  • Audit processes and systems for compliance 
  • Comfortable splitting time 50/50 between Dixon and Chicago locations  

The successful candidate will be self-directed and able to work well with minimal supervision, a skilled problem solver, innovation driven and possess talents that support a polished presenter and strong communicator. There are opportunities within this organization for professional growth and development!

This position is not eligible for work visa sponsorship. Applicants must possess unrestricted US work authorization.

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Engineering/Science, Occupational Safety and Health, or related field. 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience managing  EHS programs at a production facility. Food industry a plus!
  • Strong knowledge of OSHA regulations (loto, machine guarding, accident investigation and safety training methods, etc.) as well as EPA (wastewater, storm water, air permits and RCRA, a must!)

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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