Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (4770 )

Legal & Risk Management North Mankato, Minnesota


Position at Taylor Corporation



The EHS Specialist will report directly to the Manager – Environmental, Safety and Loss Control and be responsible for managing a variety of programs to help reduce injuries and environmental impact and serve as a knowledgeable resource for the safety team members in the field at the 80 plus companies.


North Mankato, MN


  • Conducts training on safety and environmental topics in classroom and web meeting formats. Training may be directed toward employees, safety managers, or management staff.
  • Develops safety training content for use in the company’s learning management system.
  • Collects work related injury and illness data from Taylor Corporation Companies in support of the distribution of Corporate Safety Metrics.
  • Monitors and evaluates injury and illness reports, near miss incidents, and worker’s comp claims to ensure corrective actions are implemented effectively.
  • Directly implements safety programs for Corporate Machine Shop and Facilities Department.
  • Conducts or arranges industrial hygiene monitoring such as noise dosimetry and chemical vapor monitoring.
  • Conducts or arranges ergonomics assessments for areas of risk.
  • Reviews OSHA/EPA/DOT inspection reports and gives guidance on corrective actions and regulatory response.
  • Assist company facilities with safety and environmental improvement projects.
  • Other corporate safety and environmental administrative tasks as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred.
  • 2 plus years of experience in safety/environmental in a manufacturing environment. Other safety/environmental related experience, such as internships, will be considered.
  • Knowledge of safety and environmental procedures and regulations which may include but not limited to:
    • OSHA Recordkeeping and Compliance
    • Ergonomics
    • Hazard Communication/Employee Right-to-Know
    • Control of Hazardous Energy (Lock out/Tag out)
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • Injury and Illness Prevention Programs
    • Hazardous Waste
    • Research and apply applicable industry safety and environmental procedures and regulations.
    • Ability to travel up to 10%.


  • Interpersonal skills to interact with all levels of management and staff.
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Ability to coach employees and management to take ownership of safety.
  • Effectively present information to individuals and groups.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Organized and detail-oriented


At Taylor, we offer an attractive compensation package, including a competitive base salary, and a competitive benefit package including health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, PTO (paid time off) and Holiday Pay.


Taylor Corporation, one of the largest privately held companies in the U.S., is one of the top-10 providers of personalized communications in North America. Taylor’s more than 80 affiliated companies (with over 9,000 employees) are located across North America, China and Europe, and serve over half of the Fortune 500 companies in addition to millions of small businesses and consumers.