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EHS Specialist

Platinum Recruiting is currently seeking an EHS Manager in the Chattanooga, TN area!

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize and lead the plant’s environmental, health, and safety management systems and continuous improvement activities.
  • Perform safety audits as required.
  • Measure and openly report on EHS performance metrics.
  • Understand the needs and interests of other departments, and work with those departments to achieve mutually acceptable results.
  • Integrate EHS needs with other departments.
  • Supervise the maintenance of all material safety data sheets (MSDS’s) to ensure they are up-to-date and readily accessible at all times.
  • Manage site compliance with all applicable safety and environmental company policies, regulations and/or permits to minimize risks to employees and the organization.
  • Ensure that the facility remains in compliance with OSHA, EPA and DOT regulations, as well as other company EHS standards.
  • Ensure that all required reports are submitted to meet government (EPA, OSHA, etc.) requirements.
  • Prepare and submit all required environmental reports in a timely manner.
  • Assist plant personnel with the evaluation of hazards in the workplace, as well as the implementation of adequate and effective layers of protection to mitigate these hazards.
  • Plant resource to local and state agencies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in occupational safety and health, environmental science, engineering, or other related technical field preferred.

Experience:

Familiarity and working knowledge of Federal and State laws and regulations.

Minimum 1-3 years of experience in a manufacturing or related environment.

Minimum 1-3 years of experience working with a EHS Management Systems.

CSP and/or CIH certification and OHSAS 18001 and VPP experience is preferred

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