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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Washington, Missouri
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Single site
EH&S Advisor/Auditor
Industry Segments:
Electrical & Electronic Products, Machinery & Equipment, Metals - Fabricated
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Advisor

Our Company 

Founded in 1961, WEG is recognized as one of the largest electric machine manufacturers in the world. WEG employs over 30,000 people around the globe and offers a diversified and integrated product line, with sales to more than 135 countries worldwide. Our U.S. operations are growing at an impressive rate and we're looking for talented individuals to help us move forward with this aggressive growth plan.

WEG is committed to building quality products and providing efficient solutions. To achieve this goal, we strive for continuous investment in innovation and team work. Helping people reach their goals by living the values of the company is a passion shared by everyone at WEG.

At WEG, our Values stand as: Human Company, Team Work, Efficiency, Flexibility, Innovation and Leadership.

As a Human Company, we value each individual contribution to our success, and we motivate people by means of integrity, ethics and constant support to personal development.

WEG, also, supports Green Initiatives such as the implementation of a company-wide recycling program, the use of green chemicals for office cleaning, the elimination of Styrofoam cups, and installation of HVAC economizers on rooftop units and an energy management system to improve overall energy efficiency.

Role: Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Advisor 

In this role, see yourself providing solutions to ensure a safe & secure workplace for employees while minimizing our environmental footprint.

You will have responsibility for the following items:

  • Lead the EHS committee and other safety, health, and sustainability initiatives;
  • Identify and anticipate environmental, health, and safety concerns/hazards and lead implementation of solutions;
  • Influence change through others in order to promote & maintain a safety conscious culture;
  • Provide guidance to site leadership & supervision regarding EHS related issues, while acting as the subject matter expert in such areas;
  • Conduct EHS related training of all employees to ensure compliance with legal, system and customer requirements;
  • Maintain appropriate records as required by legal, system and customer requirements;
  • Manage and maintain site EHS statistics, reporting results to leadership;
  • Complete and submit reports to both corporate and legal entities as required as well as conduct required reviews;

EHS Focus Areas

  • Environmental/Sustainability:
    • Manage, organize and maintain accurate records for use and disposal of all materials/chemicals used within the facilities according to legal requirements and internal procedures;
    • Collaborate with associates in decreasing environmental footprint while enhancing business processes;
  • Health & Wellness:
    • Promote Wellness in the workplace, including healthier options and programs for workplace environment;
    • Support coordination of health screenings and blood drives; 
  •  Safety:
    • Develop and maintain industrial hygiene programs such as noise surveys, continuous atmosphere monitoring, etc.;
    • Coordinate medical treatment of workers compensation injuries through approved providers—timely & confidentially;
    • Lead accident/incident cases as well as corrective/preventative action and reporting;

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Industrial Hygiene, Health Safety, Environmental, Engineering or related field, or equivalent.
  • Five (5) years experience in a manufacturing setting with at least three (3) years in in one or more EHS related field(s)—including co-op or internship programs;
  • Proficient in MS Word Suite'
  • Must possess an accurate and up to date knowledge of federal & state environmental health and safety legislation and developments;

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Board of Certified Safety Professionals Qualified Credential (e.g., Certified Safety Professional®);
  •  National Registry of Environmental Professionals® Credential (e.g., Registered Environmental Professional®);
  • Experience working with PMA or other Worker’s Compensation Insurance provider or Third Party Administrator;
  • Experience supporting Medium or Multi-Site manufacturing locations;

WEG offers competitive compensation, meaningful and exciting career options, as well as excellent benefits, including paid vacation, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and disability. Read about our career opportunities below and inquire about being a member of our first-class team.

Apply Today: 

Do you have passion for EHS?

Do you enjoy making a difference?

Do you want to be part of a growing company?

If you answered "Yes" & meet our qualifications, we invite you to apply today to join the WEG Team!

We are Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



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