Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Requisition ID 2024-14814
Posting Date 3 weeks ago(6/26/2024 3:21 PM)
Job Location(s)
Canton IL United States
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Inc - Canton


The Environmental Health & Safety Specialist at Cook Canton. will represent the organization in safety and health issues by developing, enhancing, managing, and auditing a site safety program while providing staff safety and health engineering services.


Independently produce, organize, and maintain documentation or
systems critical to the function of the engineering team or department
• Coordinate safety activities, maintain OSHA required procedures and monitor the
procedures to ensure compliance with all applicable Federal, State and local safety
• Interface with plant personnel to identify hazards, and to recommend/implement
necessary corrective and improvement measures
• Develop, maintain, and monitor Safety procedures to ensure they are up-to-date
and appropriately used
• Participate in incident investigation teams, safety audits, and other safety related
• Coordinate, facilitate / conduct employee safety training, including but not limited to
new employee orientation, annual refresher training, and contractor training as
• Support facility’s projects by providing expertise on safety issues
• Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations, and industrial
• Review employee safety programs to determine their adequacy
• Must strictly adhere to safety requirements
• Maintain regular and punctual attendance
• Must maintain company quality and quantity standards
• Must have effective oral, written and presentation communication skills
• Must have excellent analytical and problem solving skills


• AS or BS degree in relevant field; or
• 2 years experience that relates directly to the above essential job
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Software (ie: Word, Excel)
• Experience working independently and with minimal supervision
• Experience in improving environmental health and safety processes
• Knowledge of OSHA/EPA/ISO standards
• Experience training in Environmental Health & Safety programs
• Basic math skills



  • Must work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others throughout various levels of the global organization.
  • Must strictly adhere to safety requirements.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
  • Must maintain company quality and quantity standards.
  • Must have effective communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative and independent work situations and environments with
    minimal supervision.
  • Ability to remain calm and receptive in fast paced situations.
  • Must be able to sit at desk, in meetings and/or work on a computer, physically capable of standing, stooping, kneeling, climbing, reaching, twisting and bending
  • Majority of some days spent on feet in warehouse setting
  • Must perform PPE gowning procedures on a daily basis to enter manufacturing floor including safety glasses, gown, gloves


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