EHS Specialist - Chicago Heights, IL in Chicago Heights, IL at PTC Alliance

Date Posted: 7/28/2020

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Job Description

PTC Alliance has a vacancy for a self-motivated, action oriented, and experienced EHS Specialist, knowledgeable in the manufacturing arena. The EHS Specialist will play a vital role in sustaining and improving of the environmental, health, and safety program within the Chicago Heights, IL plant.

At PTC Alliance, we recognize that the ability to sustain our competitive advantage is by investing in the development of our employees, driving innovations, and new solutions for a better tomorrow.

Why Join PTC Alliance?

With PTC Alliance, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.  Over half of our key leadership positions are filled by personnel that have moved up through the business.

  • Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.
  • You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your career aspirations.
  • Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our customers, but help them propel their industries forward.
  • You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged. Just like you, we are driven to make a difference.

Job Summary

Develops, trains, implements, and executes the Corporate Health, Safety and Environmental Program to provide a safe work environment for employees.  Ensure compliance with all federal, state, local laws and regulations pertaining to health, safety and environmental.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain policies to establish corporate guidelines and directives with regard to safety, health, security and environmental.
  • Implement corporate safety policies, procedures and directives in all facilities in cooperation with local management and safety committees.
  • Develop and execute a training program that educates the workforce and supervision to enable them to conduct daily activities in a safe and effective manner.
  • Coordinate the identification and corrective action of unsafe conditions and unsafe practices with local plant management and union representatives.
  • Maintains current regulatory requirements, and manages the proper documentation and reporting with respect to safety, health and environmental to ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies.
  • Advises and informs executive management on relevant safety initiatives and performance. Provide guidance on fostering our corporate safety culture.
  • Assists with site Worker’s Compensation claims and Case Management.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with regulatory agencies to foster a team approach to continuous improvements in the company’s safety and environmental performance.

Job Requirements

Education/Experience (all education/experience bullets are required unless noted as “preferred”)

  • BS/BA Degree, preferably in Environmental Health and Safety.
  • 0-2 year’s relevant experience.
  • Coursework knowledge and or experience preferred within the following areas:  Safety Management, Hazard Identification, Hazard Evaluation, Hazard Elimination, Job Hazard Analyst, Safety Training, OSHA Regulations, Accident Investigation, Air Pollution, RCRA, OPA, Waste Management, and Water Conservation.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (all knowledge, skills and abilities are required unless noted as “preferred”)

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and prioritize projects
  • Ability to function in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and guidance
  • Continual attention to detail
  • Independent judgment and decision making abilities
  • Proficiency in basic Microsoft Office products to organize and communicate
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

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