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EHS Manager


A specialty manufacturing company is looking to appoint an EHS Manager to oversee EHS compliance for their primary location in North Chicago, IL. The EHS Manager will be tasked with ensuring safe working conditions for all team members in a manufacturing setting and maintaining compliance with Environmental and Safety regulations. The incumbent must possess an ability to communicate with individuals at all levels with the goal of developing a positive safety culture.


 The Role:

  • Lead Health and Safety processes including risk assessments and mitigation, and ergonomics

  • Maintain EHS policies and standards to ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations

  • Measure, evaluate, and recommend changes on the effectiveness of hazard management systems, policies and procedures to eliminate workplace injuries

  • Perform site health and safety investigations to ensure proper corrective and preventative measures have been implemented

  • Develop and perform EHS training



The Candidate:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in EHS roles in a manufacturing environment (chemicals preferred)

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in OHS, IH, Physical Science/Engineering

  • Experience in Behavior Based Safety programs

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Process Safety standards

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and engage others.