Sr. EHS Specialist

  • location: Sarasota, FL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $60,000 - $65,000 per year

job description

Sr. EHS Specialist

job summary:
Growing, well established and very reputable manufacturing company is looking for a Sr. EHS Specialist for the Sarasota, Florida area.

This role will be Monday thru Friday from 8:00-4:30 and it comes with a very competitive compensation plan commensurate with experience with a salary ranging from $60k to $65k plus bonus and relocation assistance.

The ideal candidate with have EHS experience in a manufacturing environment with a focus on developing and administering facility EHS programs in accordance with OHSH, ANSI, EPA and local/state/federal regulatory requirements and corporate policies, standards, procedures and objectives.

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.  
location: Sarasota, Florida
job type: Permanent
salary: $60,000 - 65,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
  • Evaluate new chemicals and chemical use to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, promote a safe work environment and protect the environment.
  • Manage/implement complex industrial hygiene programs for multiple facilities.
  • Monitor industrial hygiene (chemical & physical hazards).
  • Conduct routine and follow up industrial hygiene surveys, prepare reports, recommend improvements and communicate findings to site leadership.
  • Provide training and information necessary to ensure responsible personnel are aware of corporate and governmental EHS regulations and requirements.
  • Assist department managers, supervisors and employees with implementation of creative approaches to improve safety, minimize environmental footprint and liability, and implement EHS initiatives.
  • Direct and lead local regulatory compliance to include, but not limited to: Title V, SPCC, EPCRA, RCRA, and storm water discharge.
  • Create and manage a database for all regulatory permits and related documents.
  • Oversee all aspects of the company's recycling, solid, hazardous, bio-hazardous, and universal waste programs.
  • Work with engineering in the design and installation of new or altered equipment or processes with the goal of eliminating or reducing health/safety hazards and environmental impact.
  • Assist in compliance reviews, risk assessments, audits and inspections to support EHS and PGT objectives.
  • Conduct and/or review incident investigations and the development of appropriate corrective and preventative actions (CAPA).
  • Perform EHS inspections & assessments such IH, PPE, LOTO, and machine guarding.
  • Maintain positive and proactive relations with managers and employees, as well as customers and regulatory agencies.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Safety, Engineering, or Science - Preferred
  • Proficient with EHS regulatory requirements, including OSHA, EPA, ANSI, ASTM, DOT, RCRA, EPCRA, etc.
  • Must possess hands-on professional health, safety, and environmental experience in manufacturing environments
  • Associate Safety Professional (ASP) - Preferred
  • Graduate Safety Practitioner (GSP) - Preferred
  • Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician (OHST) - Preferred
  • OSHA 30 Hour - Preferred
  • OSHA 501/511 - Preferred
  • Certified Safety and Health Officer (CSHO) - Preferred
  • HAZWOPER - Preferred
  • RCRA Hazardous Waste Management Training - Preferred
  • Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) - Preferred

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 2 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
  • EHS
  • Safety
  • Environmental

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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