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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Salaried $80K -$90K (annually)  
Park Forest, Illinois
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Environmental Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Environmental Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Environmental Services, General Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Miscellaneous
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

Type: Salaried $80K -$90K (annually) 
Travel:  10-15%

Needed for the Park Forest and Valparaiso locations.  Ideal candidate will have a strong environmental background as well as knowledge of OSHA requirements for a manufacturing environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Provides technical support and direction for environmental compliance programs and practices. Oversees the management of wastewater treatment practices and environmental laboratory operation.
  • Recommends and manages programs to assure compliance with all applicable local, state and federal environmental regulations including documentation, reporting, permits, manifests, training, and policy development. Coordinates and manages all on-site hazardous materials.
  • Oversees all aspects of safety and health administration. Influences positive and proactive safety programs and practices. Leads and facilitates the plant safety committee.
  • Supports local, state and federal health and safety regulatory compliance. Develops, implements, and communicates safety policies and procedures.
  • Manages all loss prevention and workers’ compensation programs. Acts as the primary contact for all employees on accident reporting, investigation and hazard elimination. Tracks all activity for the facility related to lost work time, return to work initiatives, and restricted duty provisions. Coordinates disability related absences with Human Resources.
  • Develops and administers EH&S training and communication programs (HAZCOM, HAZMAT, confined space, personal protective equipment, MSDS, Job Safety Analysis, etc.). Facilitates new hire orientation and contractor safety orientation programs. Tracks all training programs and prepares annual training plans.
  • Acts as the primary contact for facility and grounds security and access. Acts as the emergency evacuation coordinator for the facility.

Bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences, chemistry, engineering, or related technical field. Safety professional/industrial hygienist certification highly desirable. 

Experience and Background:
Minimum of five years experience facilitating and developing environmental, safety and health programs in manufacturing plus three years coordinating facilities and maintenance responsibilities. Must have broad knowledge of local, state, and federal programs and regulations relating to EH&S. Must be experienced in safety and environmental inspection and audit processes.

Previous experience in acquisition of permits and interaction with regulators is desired. Prior experience leading maintenance and facilities projects and programs is necessary. Must have excellent communication, presentation, and persuasion skills. Must be able to prioritize and complete multiple and diverse work assignments with minimal direction and supervision. 

AGRATI is an EEO employer

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