EHS Manager

Hodgkins, IL

Posted: 02/14/2024 Industry: Environmental, Health & Safety Job Number: 10.24CM Pay Rate: 90,000 - 120,000 Remote Friendly: Experience:

Job Description

EHS Manager

Industry leading organization looking for a strong EHS Manager with chemical or petrochemical manufacturing expertise.

The Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager is responsible for driving Environmental Health and Safety compliance, while building cross functional relationships and facilitating a behavioral based culture.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure company compliance with all applicable EHS Regulations
  • Practice transparent compliance by utilizing EHS walk-throughs, corrective action logs, risk assessments, and behavioral based safety observations
  • Champion efforts to audit physical conditions and safe work practices and researching standards, regulations, etc.
  • Implement, educate and maintain policies, practices, and programs associated with all phases of occupational safety, health, accident prevention, and environmental compliance
  • Lead and investigate employee near miss, corrective action, incident investigation, root cause discovery and reporting efforts. Ensure cross communication with sister sites
  • Recommend, develop, implement and create programs in order to reduce work related incidents or injuries with emphasis on prevention efforts geared toward near miss reporting, zero incident-injury goals and risk mitigation efforts
  • Manage EH&S training programs including but not limited to Emergency Action and Fire Prevention, Hazard Communication, GHS, Process Safety Management, Lockout / Tagout, Proper Storage and Disposal of Hazardous – Non Hazardous Waste
  • Gather and interpret data needed to provide on time delivery of annual EH&S state and federal reporting
  • Provide timely new product / process safety reviews via the Workflow System and actively participate in Management of Change efforts
  • Create strong and effective Hazardous Waste Operations / Spill Response Team. Serve as site’s incident Commander
  • Fostering EHS Committee(s) that will aid in a strong and sustainable safety culture
  • Manage hazardous waste program as a large quantity generator
  • Manage all other environmental programs such as air emissions, spill preventions, wastewater, and underground storage tanks

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

JO:  10.24CM

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree with focus in safety, environmental science or health, chemistry, engineering or other related field
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience in the EHS capacity in an industrial environment preferably within process manufacturing, petrochemical or chemical manufacturing
  • Specific knowledge and experience in local, state and federal regulations relating to safety & environmental issues
  • CSP designation with CHMM experience preferred
  • Multi-state health and safety and environmental compliance experience with the ability to travel up to 25%
  • Ability to drive change

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

JO:  10.24CM

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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