SHE Specialist

Philadelphia, PA

Post Date: 08/03/2018 Job ID: 336.18CM Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Pay Rate: 70,000 - 81,000

SHE Specialist

The SHE Specialist is expected to support development of site SHE policy and annual and long-term plans in compliance with corporate requirements and relevant laws and regulations.

  • Develop, organize, and conduct SHE-related training programs, including, work permit, incident investigation, root cause, LOTO, etc.
  • Conduct risk assessments as required on various process equipment and tasks to quantify risk and recommend risk reduction measures to intended audience (i.e. production, maintenance, etc.).
  • Support environmental compliance by managing waste disposal process, air emissions inventory, and company Triple P reporting
  • Assists in maintaining Management of Change process, including review of changes for SHE implications
  • Develop and support occupational health processes including performing Health Risk Assessments, IH planning and monitoring and development of related programs such as Hearing Conservation, Respiratory Protection and Ergonomics
  • Supports site in the preparation and execution of SHE Plan and the Emergency Response Plan with participation and assistance with training activities. Develops and conducts drills and resolves identified gaps
  • Audits for compliance with SHE requirements and progress of implementation of SHE Plan
  • Ability to either take the lead or participate in incident investigations and the judgement to make the correct decision based on each situation. Lead participants through site Root Cause Analysis methodology to arrive at sound causes and solutions to incidents.  Works to maintain company Incident Reporting system for sites
  • Manage site safety metric reporting to satisfy internal requirements and regulatory compliance. Interface with corporate SHE to satisfy internal reporting requirements
  • Assist in determining departmental and personal SHE goals to further site viability and ensure safe work environment
  • Involvement in setting up and reviewing SHE requirements, procedures, and instructions by participating in SHE culture on site
  • Displays and promotes positive safety behaviors at all times; use proper personal protective equipment, appropriate safety tools, equipment and procedures to ensure that self and others go home safe each day; that area and equipment operate at the highest safety levels; that all people in the area (maintenance, visitors, contractors, etc.) comply to safety directives and keep the area neat and clean
  • Ensures all SHE related training is current and up to date
  • Actively participates and leads site safety committee, first aid team and emergency response team meetings. Plans and organizes team training, emergency response planning scenarios, evacuating drills, etc.  Maintains inventory of spill response materials. 
  • Perform other duties as required both inside and outside of SHE scope, including overseeing and implementing site security functions and acting as a site security officer

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  336.18CM



  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or SHE discipline required
  • Minimum of 3 years in various SHE-related functions
  • Minimum of 2 manufacturing-related SHE responsibilities
  • High level of conceptual and analytical thinking and ability
  • Good knowledge of universally accepted SHE practices
  • Cursory knowledge of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards and US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations is desired
  • Good knowledge of US OSHA regulations as they relate to general industry
  • Good communication, social and advisory skills required
  • Must have advanced computing skills in Microsoft Office programs

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  336.18CM

Crystal Meeks
Sr. Technical Recruiter

Our Industrial Laboratory Recruitment Team specializes in placing candidates at all levels of the chemical development cycle from Laboratory Technicians to Executive Leadership in Research.  I joined CPS in 2011 as a full cycle recruiter and have expertise in the following areas:


Technical Leadership ~ Product Development ~ Organic and Polymer Synthesis 
Formulation ~ Research & Development 
Application Chemistry ~ Technical Service
Process Chemistry ~ Analytical Chemistry ~ Method Development
Regulatory Compliance ~ EH&S ~ Quality Assurance ~ Quality Control 


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


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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