EHS Specialist

Rice Lake, WI

Posted: 05/13/2024 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 37.24CM Pay Rate: 55,000 - 80,000 Remote Friendly: Experience:

Job Description

EHS Specialist

Industry leader looking for an EHS professional with a couple of years of EHS experience in a manufacturing environment.

The EHS Specialist is responsible for ensuring Health and Safety compliance at the facility as well as ensuring stringent environmental compliance at the site level.  This role is of critical importance, reflecting the company’s dedication to upholding the highest standards in environmental stewardship, especially in the context of pressure treating wood products.

Principal Environmental Responsibilities:

  • Environmental Facility Inspections: Conduct regular inspections to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal environmental regulations
  • Environmental Audits: Perform audits to identify potential areas of improvement and ensure adherence to environmental standards
  • Environmental Training: Develop and oversee environmental training programs for plant employees to ensure awareness and compliance
  • Permit Applications: Manage environmental permit applications, renewals, and modifications to ensure timely submissions and approvals
  • Policy and Program Implementation: Implement and oversee plant level environmental policies, programs, and procedures tailored to the unique needs of the wood treatment process
  • Incident Investigation: Respond to and investigate any environmental incidents, spills, or concerns, ensuring proper mitigation and corrective actions are taken
  • Guidance and Direction: Provide guidance to other department supervisors and plant employees on environmental best practices, regulatory requirements, and company policies
  • Reporting and Recordkeeping: Ensure accurate and timely environmental reporting, including emission reports, waste management logs, water discharge data, and other pertinent environmental records
  • Company-wide Initiatives: Participate in and contribute to company-wide environmental initiatives and programs, ensuring the plant’s alignment with broader organizational goals
  • Regulatory Updates: Stay abreast of industry-specific environmental regulations and best practices, especially those pertinent to wood treatment processes

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

JO:  37.24CM

Job Requirements

Key Safety Responsibilities:

  • Health and Safety facility inspections, audits and training
  • Health and Safety policy, programs and procedures implementation
  • Perform accident and incident investigations
  • Provide directions to other department supervisors and plant employees regarding health and safety matters
  • Accurate and timely Health and Safety reporting and recordkeeping
  • Keep abreast of OSHA regulations and update policies accordingly
  • Occasional travel to EHS training events


  • High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental or Safety Science or related field a plus
  • Two or more years of experience in a manufacturing industry

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency with computers: Specifically, Microsoft Office products
  • Experience in implementing environmental & safety management systems or programs preferred
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to train and educate staff on environmental & safety protocols and regulations
  • Teamwork and collaboration skills

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

JO:  37.24CM

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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