Senior Specialist, Environmental, Health & Safety

Lake County, Illinois
Jun 10, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


  • Monitor regulatory requirements/trends, conduct impact analyses, and implement programs to ensure compliance with both regulatory and internal standards.
  • Coordinate EHS activities across organizational boundaries and advise site management on the status of EHS systems.
  • Develop and conduct training course material to meet the needs of the learner or business.
  • Make timely decisions which reflect a consideration of facts and data at hand. Define the needs of various parties and negotiate agreements acceptable to all parties.
  • Identify and promote process improvements that strengthen the EHS function and the overall organization and minimizes/eliminates risk
  • Assess and quantify EHS risks and their consequences and implement appropriate actions.
  • Communicate compliance status, key performance Indicators, trends, priority issues and business impact to key stakeholders.
  • Conduct incident investigations, identify root causes, and implement improvement/action plans to prevent similar incidents from occurring.
  • Lead and/or participate on cross functional teams to represent EHS objectives related to the subject matter and meet the team’s overall objectives and deliverables.


  • Bachelor’s Degree (EHS related, Engineering, chemistry) plus 5+ years of EHS related experience or Master’s Degree (EHS related, Engineering, chemistry) plus 3 years of EHS related experience. EHS or Engineering professional certification is preferred, but not required.
  • Working experience in implementing EHS regulations, conducting incident investigations, and managing cross functional teams.
  • Ability to establish measurable project goals and implementation plans, balance conflicting work demands, and develop action plans.
  • Ability to develop standards and/or policies that meet business objectives.
  • Ability to actively listen, build, and maintain effective working relationships with internal/ external colleagues and stakeholders, and resolve conflict constructively.
  • Ability to successfully manage project and programs.

level and grade will be commensurate with experience