EHS Specialist

Kenosha, WI

Posted: 07/18/2023 Industry: Environmental, Health & Safety Job Number: 70.23CM Pay Rate: 90,000 - 100,000 Experience:

Job Description

EHS Specialist

Industry leader in chemical manufacturing is seeking an individual to join their EHS team.  The organization is extremely stable with great benefits.

Here is what to expect:

  • Recommend measures to help protect workers from potentially hazardous work methods, processes, or materials
  • Investigate EHS incidents to identify causes and determine how to prevent recurrence
  • Investigate conditions and behaviors that could affect employee health, comfort, DHS security, or EHS performance and take measures to reduce and control risks
  • Lead Site Safety Team(s) and EHS initiatives
  • Assist EHS Manager in developing and maintaining safety, environmental and industrial hygiene programs including PPE and ergonomic assessments
  • Inspect and evaluate workplace environments, equipment, and practices in order to ensure compliance with safety and security standards and government regulations
  • Collaborate with Operations, Maintenance, QC Laboratory, Sourcing, and EHS conditions, behaviors, procedures, or equipment
  • Conduct EHS training and education programs, and demonstrate the use of EHS equipment
  • Provide contractor and new-employee EHS training and on-going training, and develop materials for the training
  • Assist EHS Manager in ensuring continued compliance with environmental policies, regulations, programs and procedures including Hazardous Waste management, Air emissions calculations, stormwater management and Spill prevention and counter containment
  • Help the site advance overall in Environmental, Health, Safety and Security

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

JO:  70.23CM

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) related field preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national occupational safety (OSHA 1910 and 1926), process safety management, as well as site security for the protection of DHS program interests, people, data, property, facilities and operations
  • Knowledge of relevant environmental policies, regulations (local, state and federal), programs and procedures, including Hazardous Waste management, EPCRA, Air emissions calculations, storm water management and Spill prevention and counter containment
  • Knowledge of and the practical application of engineering, science, chemistry, and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design, control, and maintenance of production and maintenance activities of the site
  • Chemistry – Knowledge of the chemical hazards, including danger signs, and disposal methods

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

JO:  70.23CM

Meet Your Recruiter

Crystal Meeks
Sr. Technical Recruiter Environmental Health and Safety

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!    312.668.8985

My recruitment philosophy encompasses the belief that people are the greatest asset in an organization.  Finding the right fit is not only about the technical capabilities.  It is about how an employee fits within an organization's culture and ensuring that both parties can add value immediately and in the future.   



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