Environmental Specialist

Other Toledo, Ohio


·       Plans, implements, and coordinates the plant safety program to reduce or eliminate occupational injuries, illness, death, and financial losses; develops accident-prevention and loss-control systems and programs for incorporation into operational policies of the plant.  

·       Ensures compliance with Ohio Occupational Safety and Health Act (OHOSHA), Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Ohio Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ). 

·       Serves as liaison with local health department, Ohio Department of Consumer, and Industry Services (CIS), Ohio Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 

·       Recommends and participates in the development of plant safety policies and procedures. 

·       Inspects all plant facilities to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal requirements; makes recommendations to minimize potential environmental pollution; conducts related training and educational programs. 

·       Responds to reports of leaks, spills, and any other releases of potential environmental pollutants; investigates and ensures appropriate corrective action. 

·       Responds and investigates reports of hazardous or potentially hazardous conditions; submits recommendations and/or takes appropriate action in order to mitigate potential safety, health, and environmental risks. 

·       Conducts routine and follow-up safety and hazard inspections of facilities. 

·       Participates in the development and management of annual operating budgets   

Education / Skill / Experience Requirements: bachelor's degree in safety, Environmental, or related field required.  2 years’ experience in safety required with 1-year supervisory experience preferred.  ISO 14001 EMS Lead Auditor training powered Industrial Truck Instructor training, basic electrical safety, and MDEQ regulations experience desired. OSHA regulations, first aid, and CPR trainer experience required.  Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.