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Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist

Category: Operations
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
External ID: 11409
Location: Memphis, TN, United States
Date Posted: Nov 16, 2023

Overview

THE ROLE: 

The Industrial Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist serves as a resource to ensure all environmental, health and safety expectations are met as directed for the multiple U.S. sites designated. This individual provides leadership, coordination, and technical expertise in all areas of environmental, health and safety compliance to achieve excellence. This position will also work with all area locations to ensure safe working conditions and interact with team members and management to continually reinforce safe work practices while encouraging positive safety behavior. 

 

HOW YOU WOULD CONTRIBUTE: 

  • Monitors Safety, Environmental and Health Programs (LOTO, Hot Work, Hazard Communication, Ladder Safety, Lift Truck Safety, Contractor Safety, etc.)
  • Maintains compliance with local, state and federal agencies for EHS
  • Provides, coordinates, or directs all required Safety Training including new hires.
  • Assists in evaluations and improving safe work practices and conditions 
  • Chair Safety Committee Meetings on all required shifts
  • Conducts First Responder meetings at a minimum of quarterly
  • Implements and maintains the Near Miss program
  • Assists in all Accident/Incident Investigations
  • Assists in audits required by EPA, OSHA, Fire Marshall, ISO and Risk Lost Prevention 
  • Maintains EHS Calendar for timing of trainings and events

 

WHAT’S SPECIAL ABOUT THE TEAM: 

Individual will have autonomy in making most decisions related to safety with input as needed from Sr. EHS Manager and management at the facilities. 

Qualifications

SKILLS AND BACKGROUND REQUIRED TO BE SUCCESSFUL: 

  • Ability to schedule and keep up with a fast-paced work environment, while maintaining clear communication and objectives throughout the team.
  • Strong customer results orientated. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a professional presence.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and carry out responsibilities under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to function as an effective team member.
  • Additional duties as assigned

Experience

  • 3 years + Bachelors or 4 additional years of relevant professional work experience in safety, environmental, health and hazardous waste in lieu of degree (minimum 7 years of work experience with HS diploma/GED equivalent)
  • 1 – 3 years’ experience working with vendors/contractors

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree; may consider candidate with High School Diploma or equivalent plus additional 4 years of relevant work experience (for a total of 7 years in lieu of degree)
  • OSHA 10- and 30-hours training certification
  • OSHA 501 & 511 training 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Four-year college degree or two-year associate degree
  • Professional certifications such as CSP (Certified Safety Professional) or MESH (Manager Environmental Safety & Health)

 

 

 

 

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At Herbalife, we value doing what’s right. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected characteristic. We value diversity, strive for inclusivity, and believe the differences among our teammates is a key contributor to Herbalife’s ongoing success.

 

Herbalife offers a variety of benefits to eligible employees in the U.S. (limited to the 50 States and the District of Columbia), which includes Group Health Programs, other Voluntary Benefit Programs, and Paid Time Off. Group Health Programs include Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Basic Life/AD&D; Short-Term and Long-Term Disability and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

 

Other Voluntary Benefit Programs include a 401(k) plan, Wellness Incentive Program, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), Supplemental Life/Critical Illness/Hospitalization/Accident Insurance, and Pet Insurance. Paid time off includes Company-observed U.S. Holidays, Floating Holidays, Vacation, Sick Time, a Volunteer Program, Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave, Bereavement Leave, Personal Leave and time off for voting.

 

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please email your request to [email protected].

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