Environmental, Health and Safety Manager (EHS)

Du Quoin, Illinois

Job Responsibilities
Reporting to the North America Director of Health, Safety and Environmental with daily reporting to Facility Leader (Matrix organization); the NA HSE Specialist leads corporate and regulatory health, safety and environmental initiatives and processes at assigned location to reduce team member injury, ensure ongoing regulatory compliance and minimize Company exposure. This position works closely with Corporate QHSE, facility leadership, various other corporate functions, as well as external agencies and resources.

Job Objectives/Initiatives:

  • Responsible for the development, implementation, training, and maintenance of facility policies, programs, and procedures to reduce team member injury, minimize company exposure and ensure compliance with corporate HSE management system and all applicable HSE regulations (OSHA; EPA; DOT; etc.).
  • Ensures ongoing compliance with all environmental permits, regulations, and reporting requirements for assigned facilities.
  • Facilitates programs involving team member engagement and behavior-based safety processes (Consequence Thinking – Zero & Beyond).
  • Maintains ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 management systems.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate reporting of all Corporate HSE metrics and data requests.
  • Drives an incident reporting process that ensures effective investigation, reporting, corrective actions, and best practice sharing throughout their business unit and corporate.
  • Conducts and assists with internal and external HSE audits and meets with regulatory agencies during facility inspections/audits as required.
  • Acts as a support resource in the development and review of facility specific HSE training needs analysis, operational reviews, and new installation assessments.
  • Partners with Facility leadership to participate in key HSE team meetings, Kaizen/Gemba events, and other key meetings where HSE representation is requested.
  • Works closely with HSE counterparts and serves as region representative to cross-regional forums for best practice sharing, idea exchange, shared learning, etc.
  • Participates in other key HSE initiatives as assigned by the Director of HSE or Facility Leader.


  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational safety and or environmental studies, engineering, or other related field.


  • 2 plus years of experience with OSHA compliance, behavior-based safety, root cause evaluation, incident management, procedure development, and training.
  • Demonstrated passion for safety and environmental excellence.
  • Knowledge of worker’s compensation regulations.
  • Experience with Environmental permit compliance and waste management preferred
  • Knowledge of ISO Management Systems (ISO14001 & 45001).
  • Experience with manufacturing site a plus.
  • Strong organizational & planning skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills & problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with technology such as excel, PowerPoint, Word, and other standard computer applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills (oral & written), able to interact with all levels in the organization.