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EHS Specialist

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A global food and beverage manufacturer is seeking an EHS Specialist to join their EHS team at their complex manufacturing facility in the Mankato, MN area. Reporting to the Plant EHS Manager, the EHS Specialist will be responsible for assisting in the management of the site EHS programs and will drive EHS performance at the plant level. 

The Role:

  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements (OSHA, EPA) and corporate standards
  • Manage EHS programs
  • Build relationships with operations leaders and employees to continually develop the safety culture
  • Investigate any incidents, determine root cause and implement corrective actions
  • Participate in EHS audits, assessments, and employee training; collect/analyze EHS performance metrics and drive continuous improvement

The candidate:

  • B.S. in Safety or Environmental Science, Safety Management, Engineering, or relevant field
  • 2+ years of EHS experience in a manufacturing setting
  • Working knowledge of local and federal Environmental and Safety regulations
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, able to interact with employees at all levels and lead trainings where necessary
  • Eagerness to learn, develop and advance as an EHS professional