Safety Specialist

Springfield, MA

Posted: 10/11/2022 Industry: Environmental, Health & Safety Job Number: 5421.22CM Pay Rate: 60,000 - 105,000 Experience:

Job Description

Safety Specialist

Large global, stable organization is looking for a Safety Specialist that is self-driven, has strong communication skills, and the desire to grow.  This is an immediate opening at their MA location.  The Safety Specialist is responsible for ensuring that their employees, contractors, and visitors enjoy high levels of safety, health while maintaining regulatory / corporate compliance and RC-14001® conformance.


  • Actively promote & drive the corporate safety vision of a Zero Incident Culture through fostering a Zero Incident Mindset, including but not limited to, employee safety observations, hazard recognition / blind-spot programs, and other employee engagement activities
  • Manage policies, procedures, programs and databases consistent with Federal, State and Company requirements
  • Execute safety-related training curriculum development and presentations associated with company policies, OSHA requirements, new employee safety orientations, routine safety training and crew huddles.
  • Manage safety supply vendor and facilitate obtaining appropriate materials for the selection and maintenance of safety and personal protection equipment
  • Facilitate safety inspections / audits of various safety programs
  • Facilitate and maintain job hazard analyses
  • Lead and/or participate in incident investigations as required. Maintain site incident log, and open incident management database
  • Provide safety consultation and Life Critical 6 program leadership for site operations
  • Facilitate site Management of Change process, including safety risk assessment evaluations of new or modified equipment
  • Drive the Responsible Care 14001® HSES management system through Health and Safety aspects and impacts, planning, metrics, and management review
  • Manage employee health policies and initiatives, including but not limited to injury management, accident investigations and corrective action plans to minimize the effect of injuries on the employee and the company incident rate metrics
  • Lead Industrial Hygiene (IH) planning and monitoring for production employees
  • Provide leadership to safety team meetings and/or auxiliary projects
  • Lead the site contractor management program, facilitate contractor participation with site safety requirements, as well as conduct additional contractor safety orientations for shutdowns and outside contract work, as necessary
  • Respond to corporate HSES requests as necessary

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

JO:  5421.22CM


Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Occupational Safety & Health, Process Safety or other related technical discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in related industrial / manufacturing HSE role or process engineering is preferred
  • OSHA 10-HR and 30-HR General Industry Training Certification preferred
  • CSP / CIH certification preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong technical / analytical skills, the ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities and the ability to work in a cooperative, team-oriented atmosphere
  • Strong initiative, focus and follow-through skills
  • Strong computer skills in standard office software programs
  • Effective organization and planning skills
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to adapt to different cultural environments

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

JO:  5421.22CM

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.   



Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.