EHS Specialist

Marshall Excelsior Company - Marshall, MI (30+ days ago)1.7


Core Responsibilities:

The EHS Coordinator will report to the Director of Strategic, Regulatory & Technical Affairs. They will be responsible for ensuring the organization complies with all environmental, health and safety regulations. They will work as part of a leadership team, and may work closely with manufacturing, engineering, and maintenance teams, as well as support staff in order to accomplish their goals. Review reports and findings to monitor performance and detect trends related to health and safety. The chief goal is to protect the employees, customers and the environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists, plans and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state and federal rules and regulations including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
  • Coordinate with Human Resources to maintain policies and procedures.
  • Conduct regular safety audits, identify and evaluate hazards in the workplace and recommend solutions to minimize or eliminate risk. To include working indirectly in the manufacturing environment with 30-50% of time dedicated to “floor time” in the facility.
  • Train employees on health and safety regulations and associated practices.
  • Assess personnel and work space exposure to certain hazardous chemicals.
  • Submit reports to Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) and other relevant organizations.
  • Perform regular audits to ensure the company is prepared to submit the appropriate document to defend lawsuits or other unique circumstances.
  • Encourage employees to choose practices that will contribute to a safer work environment.
  • Advocate for safer work equipment, materials and supplies (e.g. slip resistant shoes, safety glasses).
  • Document Control for Quality, Environmental and Health & Safety Systems
  • Conducts post-accident investigation and prepares report identifying possible accident causes and hazards for use by company personnel and senior management.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Environmental Health and Safety role.
  • Excellent computer skills. Proficiency with the use of MS Word, and/or Excel.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • BS Degree in occupational health and safety or other relevant field preferred
  • Knowledge of OSHA, EPA and other applicable industry EHS standards
  • Post-secondary education in engineering, manufacturing or business (Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Job Type: Full-time