Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist

Industry

Manufacturing and Production

Advert ID

FOX_BBBH18381

Location

Milwaukee

Job Type

Permanent

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

Up to USD60000.00 per year

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Manpower Engineering ,

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Job Description

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist



We have partnered with a well-known and highly respected global manufacturer and service leader of pace-setting machines in their search for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist.



The Challenge:



Improve upon existing safety systems (world class) as well as establish new programs to further the emphasis on safety. Create and execute safety training programs to eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses. As a valued employee of the Milwaukee Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS) team, you will develop and improve safety practices throughout the site while leading a team of workers with common goals and strategies. The challenge will include using your effective communication skills to bring together all employees through correct safety and health practices.



Requirements and Desired Qualifications:



* Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial or Occupational Safety, or equivalent.

* Minimum of 2 years of manufacturing experience (hands-on) in the Health and Safety field (unionized industrial, construction, and/or heavy manufacturing industry preferred)

* Effective written and verbal communication skills

* Self starter who is passionate about safety and can lead the way

* Able to motivate and maintain a sense of urgency to continuously improve safety performance

* Proven experience facilitating problem solving tools and techniques.

* Strong preference to have worked in a behavioral based safety environment where these guidelines were practiced

* Passion and enthusiasm for the Safety profession - we want someone who is excited about the field and who stays current

* Leadership skills, vision - we want someone who can inspire others and gain buy-in - a change agent for continuous improvement

* Problem solving skills - both process and people - be able to give specific examples that demonstrate these skills

* Either hands-on experience with OSHA regulations or proven experience in knowing where/how to get current info quickly and interpret correctly



Our client is dedicated to being a preferred employer who provide a global environment with interactions to numerous cultures, career opportunities in diverse areas, a highly competitive benefit package, including a generous 401(K) plan, profit sharing, corporate wide bonus plan, educational assistance program, and monetary rewards through employee recognition programs. They look to hire people who value a positive work culture, want to be part of a winning team, and have a desire to learn and grow. Their culture of continuous improvement values hiring individuals that are looking for the opportunity to stretch their current talents and skills to the next level and beyond. Please apply if you are interested in being considered.



* Please note all resumes and candidate information submitted are kept in the strictest confidence. No resume will be released without the candidate's prior permission.