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Environmental Health and Safety Manager

| Chicago

Summary

The Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Manager works with the EH&S team to plan, direct, and implement EH&S programs that ensure a positive, safe, healthy, and incident-free work environment. This position is responsible for the compliance of relevant parties with all environmental and safety regulatory agencies. Areas of specialty for this position focus on compliance monitoring and reporting in all areas of the company.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Identify and inform management of compliance issues, safety risks, and improvement opportunities through the conduct of daily, weekly, and monthly audits
  • Facilitate incident investigation process
  • Maintain required paperwork to comply with OSHA regulations
  • Enter safety incident information in internal database in a timely manner
  • Perform safety observations & audits
  • Train and assist others (Area Managers, safety team members, etc.) to complete their safety responsibilities (Audits, Follow Safety Rules, etc.)
  • Perform specific safety training as required
  • May have additional responsibility for fire prevention, hazardous waste management, or other safety related activities depending on the business unit and location
  • Participate in process improvement activities and manage actions to completion
  • Ability to communicate health and safety needs to all levels of the organization
  • Provide support for EH&S programs through defined activities and recordkeeping under direction from EH&S leadership
  • Plan emergency response initiatives; respond to emergency situations as they arise
  • Assist with the investigation of all incidents and injuries from initial report to closure
  • Assist with new employee safety orientation program and employee safety training
  • Provide leadership in developing, implementing and managing EH&S policies, programs and practices
  • Communicate closely with leadership to ensure EH&S goals are met
  • Plan and implement procedures, programs, and files regulatory reports in compliance with the local, state, and federal agencies.
  • Ensure confidentiality of internal and external data
  • Perform ad-hoc projects and other duties as assigned

 

 

 

   Professional Skills

These are the professional skills we would expect from an individual fully established in this role.

  • Customer Service - Proficient
  • Verbal Communication - Advanced
  • Written Communication - Advanced
  • Teamwork - Proficient
  • Relationships - Proficient
  • Organizational Awareness - Proficient
  • Analysis - Advanced
  • Problem Solving - Advanced
  • Process Orientation - Proficient
  • Prioritization - Advanced

 

Role Specific Skills

  • Proficient in EPA and OSHA regulations and knowledge of regulatory training required
  • Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook required

 

Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Safety Engineering, Occupational Safety and Health or related
  • 3-5 years’ environmental, safety or health experience
  • EPA and OSHA regulation experience required

 

    Other Relevant Qualifications

  • Facilities management experience preferred

 

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Please note, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities, and schedule may change at any time with or without notice.

 

SMS Assist is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that welcomes and encourages all applicants to apply regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify and/or expression, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital or parental status, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy or other reasons prohibited by law.

 

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Location

875 North Michigan Avenue , Chicago, IL 60611

What are SMS Assist Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive Salary. Flexible Spending Plans. Prescription Drug Program. Free Fitness Center membership.

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