Regional EHS Specialist

Sacramento, California

For a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services. Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!

Environmental, Health, Safety, & Security (EHSS) Regional Support Specialist
(Remote Opportunity in the Sacramento or Stockton, CA areas)

General Purpose and Scope of Position:
EHSS believes in a balanced approach to service excellence. We operate with integrity and heart to protect our people, property, and communities. EHSS Regional Support Specialist is responsible for serving as an EHSS technical expert and partnering with the operational team to continuously improve EHSS. This role works in conjunction with the EHSS team and other support departments to promote and deliver EHSS expertise to facilities.

Key Skills and Abilities Include:

  • Substantive experience evaluating and controlling EHSS hazards and risks
  • Expert in EHSS regulations including OSHA and EPA
  • Experience in EHSS management systems (ISO 14001/ISO 45000)
  • Demonstrated capacity to lead on-site training
  • Experience with a behavior-based safety program
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams with minimal guidance in a fast-paced environment
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office suite programs and other database tools
  • Knowledge in investigation and root cause analysis methodologies

Key Personal Attributes Include:

  • An excellent partnership approach to EHSS and operations
  • Ability to influence and build relationships
  • Ability to coach leaders on EHSS leadership
  • Reliability and personal accountability
  • Collaborative
  • Clear, concise, and timely communication
  • 5+ years’ EHSS work experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or advanced degree in Engineering, Safety, Environmental Sciences, or another related field

Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:

  • Identify, investigate, report, and effectively communicate critical EHSS issues
  • Recognize EHSS hazards in systems, equipment, products, facilities, and/or operations
  • Provide compliance advice re: OSHA, EPA, and other safety, health, and environmental laws and standards
  • Interface with regulatory agencies on compliance issues
  • Provide technical guidance and solutions to safety and environmental issues
  • Direct and execute emergency response efforts
  • Elevate EHSS related items to management as required
  • Write and submit EHSS compliance reports as required
  • Coordinate third party facility inspections and evaluations
  • Develop and execute a support strategy aligned with risk-level of operations
  • Development of educational and training materials
  • Significant travel required – mostly day travel (up to 60%)

Compensation Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly wage (to be determined based on experience and other factors)
  • Benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401k, Employee Assistance Program, vacation, sick time, life insurance, + more); Pension Plan, 401k match up to 3%
  • Drug-Free Workplace

If you are currently a Wilbur-Ellis employee, please notify your Manager prior to applying for this position. Thank you!

COMPANY CULTURE

Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employer
Wilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed, and specialty chemicals, and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.

Wilbur-Ellis is for and about people
Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over ninety-three years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and a dedication to quality work, our customers, and each other.

Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry’s best workforce
Wilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits, and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.