Senior Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist
Senior 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 a Senior Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS) Specialist. This is a highly visible and influential role within a world class organization in which the safety and health of their workforce is the top priority in everything they do. They have been previously named as one of the safest companies to work for in America and the Milwaukee site was recognized as a Finalist for the Wisconsin Corporate Safety Award in 2019 and 2020.
If you are looking to join an industry leader with a very strong team based culture and to be in a role where you can be challenged while supported in providing innovative EHS programs/initiatives based out of a brand new state-of- the art headquarters and manufacturing site, this is the opportunity for you!
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 5 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