EHS Specialist

Denver, CO

Posted: 05/22/2024 Industry: Environmental, Health & Safety Job Number: 12.24CM Pay Rate: 65,000 - 75,000 Remote Friendly: Experience:

Job Description

EHS Specialist-Spanish speaking preferred

Large, stable organization is looking for an EHS Specialist with manufacturing experience in the Denver area. Spanish speaking highly preferred!

This role is responsible for the day-to-day safety initiatives in our facility.  The EHS/Safety Supervisor reports directly to the Plant Manager, Health and Safety/Security, and will be required to promote safety attitudes, safe work practices and environments as well as maintain and administer the EHS program with the objective of preventing injuries and environmental impact, while ensuring regulatory compliance.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Advises and assists in promoting a safe work environment at the facility
  • Ensures compliance with federal and state/provincial regulations by understanding existing and changing laws and rules, interpreting standards, enforcing adherence, and advising management on needed actions
  • Acts as an internal resource for incident investigation using root cause analysis
  • Responsible for keeping records of safety-related incidents and recommendation and administration of corrective measures
  • Collaborate by sharing best practices with other facilities and supports the execution of initiatives
  • Performs safety compliance inspections including hazard analysis & risk assessments
  • Reviews safe work procedures, written reports, and provides recommendations
  • Leads others directly and indirectly to enhance safety culture
  • Responsible for monitoring adherence to the company safety program by all company employees, visitors, and contractors
  • Work collaboratively with all stakeholders to ensure health and safety concerns are addressed and resolved in a timely manner
  • Follow-up on open action items, legislative requirements, and support the implementation of corrective actions
  • Partners with Human Resources in workers compensation management
  • Understands local incident record keeping requirements. Responsible for completing and submitting compliance reports (300, 300A logs, injury reports, etc.), where applicable
  • Assists in the processing, tracking, recording, and reporting of accident and incident data
  • Coordinates the site health and safety committee and ensures compliance, where applicable
  • Develop site specific training materials and executes safety training to include legal compliance programs
  • Point of contact for on-site security, where applicable
  • Other duties related to maintaining a safe work environment as assigned

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

JO:  12.24CM

Job Requirements

What You Bring to the Team:

  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree or technical training in any safety-related field
  • A professional designation (e.g., CSP, CRSP) is an asset
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of OSHA regulations, and occupational health and safety standards (ANSI, etc.)
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) to be an effective influencer at all levels and display effective leadership skills
  • Proficiency with database applications and administration systems, specifically Microsoft Office
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Must be a HIGHLY MOTIVATED, service and team-oriented individual with an attention to detail
  • Effective managing self with little supervision – self driven
  • At least 3 years of experience supporting Safety in a manufacturing setting

Physical Requirements / Work Environment:

  • Must be able to work in a production environment for extended periods of time, including stopping, standing, bending
  • Use hands and fingers to handle objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel or bend
  • Employee must lift up to 50 pounds and is required to ask for assistance if limit is exceeded
  • Must be able to work in a food allergens environment
  • Working environment provides exposure to environmental changes (heat, cold, dampness, and chemicals)

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

JO:  12.24CM

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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