Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Posting Date 4 months ago(12/14/2020 9:58 AM)
Requisition ID
Job Location(s)
Canton IL United States
Shift Type
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Inc.
Additional Locations


The EHS Specialist at Cook Canton will plan, implement, and coordinate safety programs to prevent or correct unsafe environmental working conditions.


• 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


- 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.



• 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


Physical Requirements:

• Personal protective equipment including safety glasses, lab coat and
  gloves required in some areas associated with this position
• Sitting for extended periods, utilizes close visual acuity for working with
  computers, etc
• Works under general office environmental conditions
• Moderate exposure to noise level in the work environment that is
  moderate to occasionally loud
• Occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds
• Frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to grasp, carry, feel or
  touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear


- Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, subject to reasonable accommodation requirements under the ADA.



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