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Environmental Health And Safety Spe...

  • Ref: 283808
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Henderson, KY
  • Industry: Chemicals
  • Job Level: Manager
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

Environmental Health and Safety Specialist needed for a direct hire in Henderson, Kentucky. This position is in the chemicals industry. He/She who is applying to the Environmental Health and Safety Specialist position needs to have a Bachelor's Degree in Science and five to ten years experience in a similar role. 

Company Information

Our client is full of enthusiastic individuals working towards the common goal of success in this company. A leading facility in the industry, they have several locations and are looking for someone who can bring their best to the table and grow with the team. 

Job Duties

  • Plans, implements and manages environmental health, safety and security programs at the Kentucky facilities to ensure regulatory compliance, a healthy and accident-free work environment for our employees, contractors and visitors, by performing the following duties personally or through other team members.
  • Plans, implements and manages environmental, health, safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulation.
  • Writes and improves policies, standards, and work instructions.
  • Plans and implements programs to train team leaders and employees in work site safety practices, fire prevention, and correct handling techniques for chemicals, micro powders, equipment, and other materials.
  • Manages the radiological monitoring program for electron-beam accelerators.
  • Conducts routine site-wide safety meetings and inspections both personally and through other team members.
  • Leads investigation of safety and regulatory incidents using team approach and formal investigation techniques.
  • Establishes and manages action item tracking related to these investigations.
  • Establishes and manages the use and publication of KPI’s to drive awareness and improvements.
  • Maintains safety, environmental, and training files and records.
  • Acts as the Site Safety Officer and is the liaison between the Company and the Environmental, Safety, Security and Health-related regulatory agencies.
  • Ensures new regulatory requirements and industry best-practices are routinely reviewed for applicability.
  • Develops EHS&S related capital and expense budgets in cooperation with site leadership.


  • Bachelor's of Science degree from four-year college or university.

Experience & Skills Required

  • Five to ten years’ experience in a safety specialist leadership role.
  • Formal training in Root Cause Analysis, Process Hazard Analysis, Job Safety Audits, and Ergonomic Studies.
  • Able to provide examples of successes in implementing and or improving safety systems, overcoming obstacles and working in a cooperative manner with others.