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EHS Specialist

Kelly Services
Melrose Park, IL 60161
Kelly Services is seeking an **EHS Specialist** for our well-known client in the **Medical Device Industry** **in Lake Zurich IL** . This is a **12 month** Contract role with a possibility of extension



**Title: EHS Specialist**



**Location: Melrose Park IL**



**Duration: 6 months (possible to convert into a permanent role)**



**Payrate: $30-35/hr.**



**Job Description**



**POSITION SUMMARY**



Under the direction of the EH&S Manager, the EHS Specialist provides regular consultation to area management and employees regarding health, safety and environmental issues. This role coordinates EH&S affairs at the site to ensure their alignment with the corporate mission, vision, objectives and values statements and compliance with all applicable State, Federal and Local laws, regulations, statutes and ordinances designed to minimize risk and protect the health and safety of our employees and the environment.



**PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES PERFORMED BY THE INCUMBENT**




+ Provide support to EHS Manager in maintaining EHS programs designed to mitigate workplace injuries and illnesses and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

+ Coordinate with the EHS Manager to introduce best in class practices and establish an effective EH&S culture.

+ Function as a subject matter expert for Safety, Health and Environmental issues.

+ Ensure corrective and preventative measures (action plans) are completed and effective for incidents including injuries, illnesses and close calls.

+ Ensure systems are in place to encourage the reporting of all accidents, injuries (regardless Of severity) and especially close call events (near misses) and that they are being investigated in a timely fashion.

+ Deliver workplace training and coaching, including administering the Respiratory Protection

+ Program and other programs as required or necessary.

+ Support the Employee Safety Committee(s) and partner with area safety representatives.

+ Coordinate and lead the site Emergency response teams and participants (e.g. First Aid, Fire Extinguisher and HAZWOPER.)

+ Assist with environmental program/permitting inspections, monitoring and reporting (e.g., MWRDGC Discharge Authorization, ISO 14001 IEPA Annual Emission Report, Cook County

+ Department of Environment and Sustainability, Cook County Liquid Hazardous Waste

+ Reporting, SPCC Plan, etc.) and Supporting site hazardous waste management efforts.

+ Assist with the Laboratory Safety program, Hazard Communication and SDS management efforts.

+ Assist with reporting Of site ERS metrics to Global and Regional EHS, and to the local operations,

+ Perform other duties as assigned by the EH&S Manager.



Requirements




+ Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety or an equivalent program

+ Three to five years Of experience in Health & Safety, preferably in a manufacturing facility with pharmaceutical manufacturing

+ Must have good verbal and written communication skills

+ Must have good organizational skills and be able to work independently or collaboratively

+ Advance computer systems knowledge: Office 365, Outlook

+ Some flexibility with working hours

+ Hazwoper certification preferred, but not required

+ Experience with ISO 14001 and/or 50001 preferred, but not required





**Why Kelly?**




+ As a Kelly employee, youll have access to premier perks, including:

+ Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees

+ Group insurance options

+ Service bonus plan

+ Holiday pay plan

+ Weekly electronic pay options

+ Online training campus that provides more than 3,000 free courses to help improve and develop skills

+ Outstanding online employee community Corporate discounts

+ Transportation Spending Accounts

+ Offered and coordinated by Leslie & Associates. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services.






**Why Kelly** **** **?**



As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.




**About Kelly** ****



At **Kelly** , were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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Posted: 2020-10-05 Expires: 2020-11-05

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