Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager - Engineering/Manufacturing in Rockford, IL at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 9/18/2021

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JobID: 385723

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is partnered with a leader in the aerospace, automotive, energy, defense, and industrial markets.  We are currently searching for a a talented EH&S Manager for our global client.

Scope of Experience and Responsibilities:

  • 5-6+ years of experience in Environmental Health and Safety, ideally within an engineering and manufacturing environment, or a related industry or agency.
  • Responsible for developing, implementing, managing and maintaining EHS programs, procedures, practices and training for multiple sites.
  • Accountable for the disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous wastes.
  • Ensure compliance with all environmental, health and safety regulations and standards, including all local, state and federal agencies.
  • Establish and implement short and long range  goals, objectives, policies and operating procedures. 
  • Coordinate activities for Site Safety Committee, and serve as the technical and EHS Subject Matter Expert.
  • Expertise in effectively managing Workers' Compensation injuries and cost, through effective worksite safety awareness and training, and related initiatives.
  • Work with leadership regarding EHS issues, programs, processes and systems.
  • Track environmental regulatory changes, environmental, health (industrial hygiene) and safety laws, including federal, state, and local entities. 
  • Establish budget and targets for EH&S activities.
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of government agency relations. 
  • Knowledge of soil and/or groundwater remediation activities, including negotiations with the regulatory agencies, and engineering consulting firms.
  • May interface with Workers' Compensation and property and loss carriers, coordinating on-site visits as required.
  • Provide guidance to shipping, receiving and plating departments with the requirements of the DOT. 
  • Solid level of knowledge/experience with EHS issues in a manufacturing environment.
  • Basic knowledge of chemistry and analytical methodologies is a plus.
  • Ability to assess and evaluate environmental, health and safety exposures and risks.
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Safety, Health and/or Environmental Science, Hazardous Materials Technology or other a related technical field.

Type of Employment:  Direct Hire position

Location:  Greater Northern, Illinois region  

Compensation:  Highly competitive, including a very competitive salary, annual bonus, and comprehensive benefits.

Relocation:  Relocation package is available.

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