Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Posting Date 1 month ago(12/14/2020 9:58 AM)
Requisition ID
2020-8271
Job Location(s)
Canton IL United States
Shift Type
First
Position Type
Full Time
Company
Cook Inc.
Category
EH&S/Security
Additional Locations
US-IL-Canton

Overview

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

Responsibilities

• 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
  regulations
• 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
  activities
• Coordinate, facilitate / conduct employee safety training, including but not limited to
  new employee orientation, annual refresher training, and contractor training as
  needed
• Support facility’s projects by providing expertise on safety issues
• Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations, and industrial  
processes
 • 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.

 

Qualifications

• AS or BS degree in relevant field; or
• 2 years experience that relates directly to the above essential job
  functions/duties
• 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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