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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Houston, Texas
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Single site
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
EH&S-related internship or entry-level
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Aerospace, Apparel, Automotive, Aviation, Biotechnology, Chemicals, Consulting, Consumer Goods, Distribution / Warehousing, Electrical & Electronic Products, Energy, Engineering, Food & Beverage, General Manufacturing, Machinery & Equipment, Manufacturing - Miscellaneous, Medical Equipment/Instrumentation, Metals - Fabricated, Metals - Primary, Oil & Gas - Refining, Paper/Lumber/Timber, Pharmaceuticals, Plastics, Rubber & Plastics, Stone, Clay & Glass, Textiles, Transportation/Logistics Services, Utilities
Experience level:
1-2 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Entry Level EHS Specialist


  1. This is an 'entry level' position and as such only candidates with up to 4 years of EHS experience will be considered. Please do not apply if your experience EHS experience extends past the 4 year mark.
  2. Only candidates local to the Houston TX metro area will be considered.  Relocation is not provided for this position.


Position Summary: 
Responsible for leading the implementation of the safety behavior program, employee engagement and continuous improvement at small production and delivery facility for $BB North American business unit of international company.  Ensure the site Safety, Health, and Environmental (SHE) programs are implemented and maintained in an appropriate manner.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for leading the implementation of the safety behavior program, employee engagement and continuous improvement.
  • Ensure the site Safety, Health, and Environmental (SHE) programs are implemented and maintained in an appropriate manner.
  • Ensure SHE programs are implemented and maintained for the site with emphasis on core regulatory compliance elements assuring facility and operations are within applicable federal, state, local, and company  policies and procedures; including routine program validations of the facilities and equipment for SHE compliance.
  • Ensure technical training is executed for facility personnel in order to maintain SHE awareness and technical expertise required for operations that comply with company and regulatory requirements.
  • Development of management driven Safe Behavior Observation, LOTO, Machine Guarding, Powered industrial vehicle programs for the site.
  • Provide the technical expertise and management guidance to investigate process failures that lead to workplace accidents and environmental impacts. Includes investigations, monitoring of accidents and incidents involving fire, hazardous materials, unsafe situations, security issues and/or non-compliance issues ensuring corrective action recommendations appropriately addresses procedural changes as necessary for the prevention of future incidents.
  • Develops and leads the implementation on-site safety, environment, and/or emergency management programs designed to respond to individual situations and to improve overall safety conditions in the factory.
  • Maintaining local knowledge of current and emerging issues and trends in area of regulatory compliance.
  • Developing and maintaining site-specific programs, records of inspections, and incidents relating to Safety, Health, Security and Environment.
  • Leading the development of the Safety/Environmental Committees at the plant location.
  • Prepare monthly reporting of SHE Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

Education and experience required: 

  • Bachelor's degree in related field required
  • 1- 4 years, maximum, of work experience currently, or very recently, employed in industrial manufacturing arena SHE program management.
  • Working knowledge of the beverage or food manufacturing industry preferred, with a knowledge of SHE regulations and factors related to food manufacturing facilities
  • Professional certification in Safety preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate results of "buy-in" and employee ownership of safety, environmental, security programs.
  • Entrepreneurial program-building mindset.
  • Skilled in performing internal on-site safety and environmental inspections for self-audit purposes.
  • Ability to plan programs and initiatives at a local level that align with national programs.
  • Strong communication, leadership and influencing, effective presentation skills, coaching, crisis management, organization and time management
  • Proficient in the use of personal computers and related software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Web based applications).
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in the English language
  • Ability to travel on a periodic basis.
  • Flexible in working during non-business hours to meet business needs.