EHS Manager

Bridgeview, IL

Posted: 03/16/2023 Industry: Environmental, Health & Safety Job Number: 26.23CM Pay Rate: 90,000 - 140,000 Experience:

Job Description

EHS Manager

Chicago area organization looking for an EHS Manager with chemical experience with mix of both safety & environmental.  The ideal candidate will be a self-starter looking for a role where they will have autonomy.  Candidates looking to take their first step into a leadership role will be considered!

Job Description:

The EHS Manager will manage the development and implementation of environmental, health, safety and security, (EHS&S) programs.  This position will report to the Plant Manager and will be an integral member of the Plant Leadership Team, along with supervisory responsibility of one direct report (Environmental Coordinator).


  • Will oversee and manage Hazard Materials to include evaluating and improving processes and protocol to ensure efficiency and compliance
  • Conduct incident investigations and drive employee participation
  • Participate in Compliance Audits, Emergency Planning and Response, and Training of employees
  • Ensures alignment with Corporate EHS initiatives and objectives. Maintains close communications with Corporate EHS for collaboration and guidance as required
  • Manages communication with all local, state and government regulatory agencies
  • Oversees and manages Title V Permit Process
  • Ensures all environmental compliance and permitting are current
  • Manages the safety training programs including providing direction and continuous improvement to meet safety, environmental and operational training requirements
  • Oversees health and industrial hygiene programs (health screening, hearing exams, IH monitoring)
  • Manages EHS Tracking system; finds areas for improvement and includes other EHSS programs as needed; tracks corrective actions and works with supervision on timely closure
  • Tracks EHS&S data to find areas of improvement and implement actions accordingly
  • Manages EHS&S budget; tracks costs and communicates to management; finds opportunities for cost savings (Six Sigma & Lean)
  • Reviews all plant maintenance and capital modifications to ensure compatibility with the overall EHS and PSM compliance
  • Identifies, interprets and reviews EHS&S legal and other requirements and implements programs / procedures to ensure compliance
  • Works to ensure the mechanical integrity of the fire safety system and plant infrastructure
  • Oversees the Contractor safety program

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at

JO:  26.23CM

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in Environmental Science, Safety Engineering, or related field
  • 5 years’ experience performing EHS&S within a manufacturing environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional safety and/or environmental certifications (CSP, CSSE, OHST, etc.)

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at

JO:  26.23CM

Meet Your Recruiter

Crystal Meeks
Sr. Technical Recruiter Environmental Health and Safety

My team recruits for all levels of EHS/Regulatory roles from specialists/engineers to directors/vice presidents. We place EHS professionals in single site, regional, and corporate positions. Examples of the specialty roles we recruit for include, but are not limited to:

• Environmental
• Environmental, Health, and Safety
• Industrial Hygiene
• Management of Change
• Occupational Nurse
• Process Safety Management
• Product Stewardship
• Regulatory
• Risk Management
• Safety
• Security

Industries we serve include, but are not limited to:

• Chemicals
• Construction
• Consumer Products
• Food & Beverage
• General Manufacturing
• Inks and Adhesives
• Medical Devices
• Packaging
• Paints & Coatings
• Petrochemical
• Pharmaceutical
• Plastics
• Polymers
• Refining

If you have interest in finding an opportunity that aligns with your career goals, or if you are a hiring manager looking for talent that can add value to your organization, I would love to hear from you!    312.668.8985

My recruitment philosophy encompasses the belief that people are the greatest asset in an organization.  Finding the right fit is not only about the technical capabilities.  It is about how an employee fits within an organization's culture and ensuring that both parties can add value immediately and in the future.   



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