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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Greene, New York
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Single site
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
General Manufacturing, Machinery & Equipment, Manufacturing - Miscellaneous
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Senior Safety Specialist (EHS)

Provides Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) leadership for assigned division and/or departments, implements and maintains company policies adhering to local, state and federal EHS regulations. Key EHS consultant for design and development of facilities, work areas and work procedures. Ensures compliance with all EHS regulations, and keeps abreast of any changes to laws and regulations that impact the organization. Plays lead role interfacing with all federal, state, and local regulatory bodies. Is required to provide support to multiple sites and/or multiple shifts. Depending on job assigned may be focused more specifically in environmental or safety area.


  • Is Subject Matter Expert to ensure a safe work environment for employees, contractors and visitors to the site or sites where assigned which includes various/multiple shift environments.
  • Acts as internal EHS consultant to assigned groups, shifts, departments and/or divisions providing leadership, guidance and advice on a wide range of EHS topics. Maintains presence in operations to ensure open communication with all employees.
  • Ensures compliance with local, state and federal EHS regulations. Ascertains levels of pollution and recommend appropriate action.
  • Plays key role interfacing with regulatory agencies and corporate personnel to direct EHS efforts in the facility. Investigates, measures and evaluates environmental and safety conditions and carrying out relevant research, development, planning, design and related activities.
  • Designs, develops and may deliver effective and timely training programs, ensuring compliance with all internal and   external regulations and compliance. Identifies and trains subject matter experts to deliver training, and delivers training personally.
  • Oversees, develops and may perform program audits to ensure compliance with Company policy and related regulations (e.g. LOTO, Crane/Hoist, Confined Space, Electrical, etc.)
  • Schedules all required industrial hygiene testing and training and maintains records and documentation (e.g. Hearing  Conservation, Respiratory Protection, etc.).
  • Communicates policies to organization including print and oral communication programs. Identifies opportunities for   additional programs and policies; makes recommendations. Oversees and participates in/supports review of Safety Manual and/or Environmental Manual and ensuring recommendations for any requiredchanges are properly evaluated and implemented.
  • Member of the Safety Steering Committee (SSC). May Chair SSC in EHS Manager's absence and may chair the ATL and Supervisor level Safety Committees and/or EHS Committees for the organization. Plans monthly meetings including preparation of presentations, metrics and other communications to the Committee. Works closely with managers to meet with employees to discuss EHS concerns and proactively communicate safety information.
  • Oversees and/or participates in STOP initiatives for site. Ensures sufficient STOP Auditors are trained and motivates   auditors to participate in regular STOP audits to proactively address safety behaviors.
  • Oversees Risk Assessment program for organization ensuring compliance with internal and external regulations and standards. Develops annual Risk Assessment Plan, coordinates required team support, and performs risk assessments and implements required corrective action. Works with Contractor Coordinators & Risk Management to ensure hazard assessments and orientation for all contractors are performed timely.
  • Ensures timely reporting of and investigations into all work related incidents and ensures corrective action has been identified and implemented.
  • Communicates organization's emergency plans and coordinates required drills.
  • Ensures related recognition programs are consistently implemented to motivate safe behavior of employees.
  • Supports the overall planning and installation of equipment and process change to ensure compliance with EHS policies and regulations. Ensures Work Instructions are up to date and key points of safety clearly noted.
  • Provides leadership for ISO 14001 Program Management. Participates in ISO 14001 internal audits. May be designated as ISO14001 program manager to ensure ongoing certification requirements are met.
  • Performs tests requiring the use of nonstandard procedures and complex instrumentation and/or measuring apparatus to determine level of pollutant involving air, land, and water.  Coordinates with external vendors.
  • Prepares, analyzes and communicates Metrics and Weak Point Analysis with employees and management. Participates in Asaichi meetings. Tracks and ensures closure of all corrective actions in a timely manner, coordinating with Manufacturing Engineering, Facilities/Maintenance and other Departments and/or outside partners as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Works under minimal supervision, conferring with manager on unusual matters.
  • Assignments are broad, requiring originality and ingenuity and have a major impact on the organization's effectiveness.
  • Operates with appreciable latitude for action and decision.
  • Projects are generally large/complex in scope and generally have impact at an individual, departmental, divisional and/or corporate wide level.
  • Provides support and guidance to lower level EHS Business Partners, and may be assisted by lower level employees.
  • Maintains a general knowledge of the business and material handling industry.


A Bachelor's Degree in EHS or other related field is required. Masters Degree is preferred. 8 or more years of EHS experience are required. Experience working in a manufacturing and/or warehouse environment is required. Certification(s) related to EHS are preferred (for example OSHA 10 or 30 Hour Course Certificate, Certified Safety Professional, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager Certification, etc.).

The Raymond Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer:  Women, Minorities, Protected Veterans, and Disabled.  Raymond is also an E-Verify Employer.