EHS Specialist

Charlotte, NC

Posted: 03/09/2024 Industry: Environmental, Health & Safety Job Number: 19.24JW Pay Rate: 70,000 - 85,000 Remote: Experience:

Job Description

EHS Specialist

This growing and sustainable company is looking for an EHS Specialist in their manufacturing facility.  This position is accountable for supporting all EHS activities at the site including monitoring EHS plant objectives and targets, internal reporting of EHS department performance, ensuring plant level EHS programs, policies, and procedures are developed, implemented, and sustained to ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulatory and permit requirements. This position is also responsible for supporting a strong EHS culture that engages all employees throughout the site.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drive and promote a Zero incident culture for all employees
  • Motivate and coach employees on employee engagement and growing the site safety culture
  • Support the internal auditing program for EHS programs by completing audits, developing corrective actions for identified findings, assist with closing action items, and assessing the appropriateness of corrective and preventative actions within all site departments
  • Coordinate with the EHS Manager and stie Leadership Team to define EH&S goals and objectives
  • Support the EHS department with data analysis, data management, reporting and training while providing technical expertise
  • Support development, engagement and tracking for leading and lagging indicators relevant to EHS performance
  • Implement appropriate industrial emergency response procedures
  • Review site environmental permits and ensure terms and conditions are maintained in compliance with requirements. Ensure required documentation is maintained and required regulatory sampling and reports are submitted to the respective permit agencies
  • Mentor site leadership team and employees regarding EHS programs and technical information
  • Evaluate jobs for ergonomic improvements in work design and equipment
  • Investigate all incidents, identify root causes, and ensure corrective actions are implemented according to regulatory and site EHS programs
  • Champion and lead projects designed to improve EHS programs in conjunction with the 5-year plan to reduce risks and achieve business sustainability objectives

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jen Wojcik at

JO:  19.25JW

Job Requirements

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Self-motivated professional with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize tasks
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Collaborative approach to problem solving that incorporates stakeholders in the development of solutions that facilitate compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Ability to manage by influence through solid relationships to get results and drive change through others
  • Clear and effective written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Efficient time management skills

Education and Experience:

  • 3 or more years’ experience in Environmental, Health and Safety in a manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in an EHS-based discipline, biology, chemistry, and/or a related field
  • Working knowledge of OSHA and EPA regulations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with ISO 14001 and 45001
  • Experience with Process Safety Management
  • Experience with Wastewater Treatment
  • Experience with worker’s compensation requirements for injuries/illnesses

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent visits to plant floor, warehouse, external buildings, and exterior plant areas
  • Must be able to lift, push up to 55 pounds
  • Must wear personal protective equipment

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jen Wojcik at

JO:  19.25JW

Meet Your Recruiter

Jennifer Wojcik
Environmental Health and Safety Recruiter

My team recruits for all levels of EHS/Regulatory roles from specialists/engineers to directors/vice presidents. We place EHS professionals in single site, regional, and corporate positions. Examples of the specialty roles we recruit for include, but are not limited to:

• Environmental
• Environmental, Health, and Safety
• Industrial Hygiene
• Management of Change
• Occupational Nurse
• Process Safety Management
• Product Stewardship
• Regulatory
• Risk Management
• Safety
• Security

Industries we serve include, but are not limited to:

• Chemicals
• Construction
• Consumer Products
• Food & Beverage
• General Manufacturing
• Inks and Adhesives
• Medical Devices
• Packaging
• Paints & Coatings
• Petrochemical
• Pharmaceutical
• Plastics
• Polymers
• Refining

If you have interest in finding an opportunity that aligns with your career goals, or if you are a hiring manager looking for talent that can add value to your organization, I would love to hear from you!  


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