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EH&S Specialist in Evart, MI at Vitro

Date Posted: 3/22/2019

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Job Description


The EHS Specialist is responsible for managing environmental, health and safety (EH&S) programs for the Plant in a manner that supports business goals.  The successful candidate provides EH&S direction and has accountability for the development, direction, implementation and maintenance of management systems and processes that assure ongoing compliance with regulatory and Vitro requirements.   In addition, s/he focuses on the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, communication and control of potential environmental, health and safety hazards.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Complete assigned projects for the development and implementation of, or review and revision of, environmental, health and safety (EHS) programs and requirements designed for the prevention of employee injury/illness and damage to facilities and equipment.
  • Coordinate development and distribution of monthly EHS Training.
  • Provide on-site assistance and support at the Evart manufacturing locations with the development and implementation of regulatory and Vitro Automotive required EHS programs and processes.
  • Assist with EHS process mapping and the identification and implementation of improvement opportunities designed to eliminate waste and reduce cost.
  • Analyze and interpret Vitro Automotive injury/illness and accident data to help identify causes, trends, and determine creative solutions to reduce frequency and severity.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.



Job Requirements

 Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Environment, Health and/or Safety Management or equivalent
  • Three or more years of EHS Job experience in an automotive manufacturing environment is preferred.  
  • Ability to analyze and interpret accident data to help determine creative solutions to reduce frequency and severity of injuries is required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • A high personal interest and aptitude for health, safety, security and the environmental aspects of the business, along with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)  due to frequent interactions with all levels of plant and corporate personnel, suppliers, contractors and area persons involved in health, safety, security and environmental responsibilities.
  • Good listening skills, be self-motivated, and be able to work either independently or as part of a problem-solving team.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite of products including Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook.


*The work environment is an industrial setting in a manufacturing plant and requires travelling less than 10% of the time.

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