Sr. EHS Compliance Specialist

New Cambria, KS

Posted: 06/11/2023 Industry: Environmental, Health & Safety Job Number: 68.23JW Pay Rate: 80,000- 95,000 Experience:

Job Description

Sr. EHS Compliance Specialist

This is a well-established organization that is adding additional headcount to their EHS Team at this facility.  This is an exciting time to join this organization!

We are hiring a Sr. EHS Compliance Specialist.  In this role you will be responsible for the development, implementation, evaluation, and maintenance of safety programs, policies, and processes to achieve a workplace free of work-related injuries and to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations and company standards.


  • Assists in organizing and administering a comprehensive safety and compliance program
  • Performs root cause analysis to investigate incidents and identifies possible changes to reduce the potential for reoccurrence or failure of a covered process; in the event of employee culpability develops action plans for remedial training provides coaching and counseling and/or recommends disciplinary action
  • Formulates and communicates general safety practices to be followed by company personnel to ensure all covered processes comply with applicable regulations and/or standards
  • Organizes and maintains an active safety committee to include facilitating meetings and promoting employee engagement
  • Assists in maintaining appropriate documentation of procedures and interventions arising from risk assessment including: occupational health and safety considerations in the design specification; purchase, hire, lease and supply of new plant equipment, materials, products and substances used in the workplace
  • Develops and maintains partnerships with plant leadership and other departments and acts as a consultant regarding the design and use of equipment and/or processes to reduce the potential for loss or risk exposure and to ensure compliance and that safety goals are being met
  • Closely manages and monitors all elements of the facility’s Risk Management Program (RMP) and Process Safety Management (PSM) program with an emphasis on ensuring current and accurate P&JDs standard operating procedures (SOPs) and Management of Change (MOCs)
  • Ensures timely follow-up to PSM/RMP audit findings such as compliance audit mechanical integrity process hazard analysis non-destructed testing etc. Responsible for ensuring measurable progress is made
  • Coordinates the PSM Mechanical Integrity audits, Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), and Compliance Audit (CA) as required to effectively manage covered processes in compliance with all applicable regulations including but not limited to required documentation. Leads in helping to ensure there is timely follow-up to recommendations made from PSM audits / inspections
  • Inspects facility for hazards to reduce the potential of loss / risk further define hazards recommend improvements and monitor compliance initiatives and recommendations
  • Coordinates the inspection and monitoring of all fire protection systems to ensure they are maintained and operated in compliance with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) requirements, company standards, and insurance carrier recommendations to ensure fire protection systems perform as designed
  • Develops and conducts training programs in coordination with Learning & Development to enhance existing programs or develop new programs to further reduce the potential for accidents injuries or other loss
  • Interfaces with federal and state regulatory agencies for inspections audits and compliance issues
  • Monitors updates and distributes changes to the Emergency Action Plan (EAP) and assists with training
  • Manages hazardous materials response team training documentation and facilitates coordination with local state and national response teams as directed

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

JO:  68.23JW

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent preferred

Years of Related Experience:  Typically has 5-7 years related experience

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer experience preferable in Microsoft Word, Excel, and/or Access
  • Able to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Working knowledge of EPA, OSHA, and other State or Federal programs
  • Work experience or education in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene and/or Industrial Safety and Health
  • Must be willing to obtain training in safety, PSM, and environmental regulations and related programs
  • Specialized knowledge of hazardous materials
  • Experience with plant operations and processes preferred. Able to work in both hot and cold environments

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

JO:  68.23JW


Meet Your Recruiter

Jennifer Wojcik
Environmental Health and Safety Recruiter

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!  


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