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Location:
Forest View, Illinois
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Process Safety Management
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Industry Segments:
Chemicals
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

EHS Specialist

Daubert Chemical Company is seeking an Environmental Health and Safety Specialist to lead the Safety and Environmental programs at our chemical manufacturing facility near Midway Airport in Forest View, IL.  Reporting to the EVP of Operations, the EHS Specialist provides leadership and strategic direction by building a partnership with front-line management and collaborating with all departments to provide a safe and healthy work environment, promote a positive safety culture, and lead training initiatives that meet company and industry standards. 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Working knowledge of chemical plant environment to provide expertise and improve and implement safety programs and training in order to prevent/correct unsafe conditions and potential hazards.
  • Champion safe working environment, lead by example, and manage a multi-department employee Safety Team. 
  • Revise and implement policy changes and/or programs to optimize health and safety programs.
  • Facilitate safety training for all employees; manage Contractor Safety program, and visitor safety basics. Procure and assign online training according to safety training matrix. 
  • Responsible for meeting regulatory agency filing deadlines and reporting requirements, such as OSHA record-keeping, water testing reports, Tier II, SARA 313, air permit reports and RCRA reports as required by regulatory agencies.
  • Represent the facility during agency inspections and audits.
  • Participating in incident investigations, enhancing capability throughout the organization to conduct effective investigations which identify root-causes and implement sustainable corrective actions to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Responsible for arranging waste removal with appropriate permitting and proper disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous materials.
  • Key member of emergency response and internal threat response team; recommend strategic direction for continuous improvement of site response and security plans; train and prepare teams for emergency contingencies.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain PSM with Engineering Department.
  • Must maintain competency and stay current with EHS by reviewing information sources for new and/or changes to existing relevant laws, rules and regulations. Notify management as appropriate. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and COMPETENCIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Occupational Health & Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Chemical Engineering with a strong safety background or an EHS related field, and/or Bachelor’s degree with at least 5+ years equivalent EHS experience is required.
  • 5 or more years of EHS experience in a manufacturing or industrial setting with responsibility for occupational health and safety is required. Chemical manufacturing background is highly preferred.
  • Must have experience with OSHA, US EPA and IEPA regulations and their application to site operations. 
  • CSP or CIH highly preferred
  • Completion of 10 and/or 30-hour general industry OSHA course preferred: OSHA authorized general industry trainer highly preferred
  • Ability to lead the (PSM) Process Safety Management implementation
  • Produce accurate, high quality work in a time sensitive manner
  • Must possess strong planning, organizational, and time management skills
  • Ability to tactfully communicate with all levels in and outside the company and build partnerships
  • Ability to indirectly manage, motivate others, and share best practices
  • Ability to read and interpret technical information and apply it to our workplace
  • Strong data management and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to establish sustainable systems for compliance and continuous improvement
    Proven ability to create and facilitate effective training programs with groups of 20 or less
  • Ability to work some off-shift hours to provide training and safety programs to 2nd and 3rd shift employees
  • Proficient PC user; intermediate knowledge of all Microsoft programs is required

Company Description:
In business and family-owned since 1935, Daubert Chemical Company Inc. is a manufacturing company that specializes in corrosion prevention, adhesives, grease, sound dampening, and specialty coatings. Daubert's products are sold globally to the automobile, transportation, marine, aerospace, general industrial, furniture, and woodworking marketplaces.

Daubert Chemical offers excellent salary and benefits, including medical, dental, vision plans, life and disability insurance, 401(k) Plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, and more.  Local candidates preferred.  Relocation assistance is not available. Must be authorized to work in the U.S. Successful candidate must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.