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Lead EHS Specialist


A leading international manufacturing organization is looking to appoint a Lead EHS Specialist to oversee one of its production facilities near State College, PA. Reporting to the EHS Manager, the local leadership team, and the corporate EHS function, the incumbent will be tasked with fostering a proactive safety culture and overseeing all compliance procedures at the plant level. The Specialist will conduct EHS audits and act as the interface between local and federal agencies to ensure compliance with all regulations.

The Role:

  • Develop and implement EHS programs and procedures and maintain the EHS Management System.

  • Assist with permitting, monitoring, and reporting in compliance with local and federal agencies such as EPCRA and NPDES

  • Recommend corrective/preventative measures where indicated.

  • Work with the Senior EHS Team, Plant Management, and other staff to promote a healthy and safe work environment.

The Candidate:

  • 5-7+ years of manufacturing experience in operational EHS roles.

  • Experience in highly hazardous chemical or pharmaceutical facilities

  • Bachelor's degree in EHS, Engineering, or a related technical field.

  • Related qualifications or certification (CSP/CIH) preferred

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills