187307 - Ehs Specialist
6 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking an Ehs Specialist for an opening in Lenexa, KS.

To support the implementation and ongoing management of an environmental, health and safety programme for specific MBD-Lenexa sites, partnering with site management teams to advise on all relevant issues which affect the company, ensuring that the sites are legal compliant and are providing a safe place of work for employees with safe systems of work.

Ensure that EHS measures are embedded on each site and that these measures are driving the appropriate behaviour. Identify site specific circumstances requiring changes to the EHS program, and enable the successful implementation at a local level.
Provide site managers with advice and assistance regarding their obligations under new and existing environmental, health and safety regulations.
Partner with site leadership to ensure they are aware of their specific duties towards employees and non-employees with regards to environmental, health and safety regulations and have identified and provided appropriate training for all employees, including designated EHS Representatives.
Assist site managers in ensuring that all significant risks to health and safety are identified and assessed and that appropriate risk control measures are implemented and maintained.
Ensure that accident and incident investigations are timely, effective, remedial actions are completed and lessons are learned and shared across the business.
Ensure the findings of accident investigations, safety inspections, audits and risk assessments are brought to the attention of management and others who may be affected.
Partner with site management to ensure regular environmental, health and safety committee meetings are held and that meeting minutes are brought to the attention of all employees and actions are implemented.
Conduct periodic environmental, health and safety audits of the business against Corporate Standards and Regulatory guidelines as directed by the EHS Manager.
In conjunction with the EHS Manager, review proposals for new building, plant and equipment to identify potential hazards at the design and contract stages.
In conjunction with the EHS Manager, inspect new and existing plant and equipment, as appropriate, to ensure compliance with Health and safety requirements.
Partner with Human Resources, Occupational Health Specialists, Engineering and Production and other parties as required, ensuring that the business is free from risks to the environment, health and safety.
Work with Thermo Fisher EHS colleagues to identify and share best practice and to harmonise policies and procedures.
Develop, recommend and implement specific elements of the EHS management system as directed by the EHS Manager, e.g. training systems, EHS induction, risk assessments.

3 years of EHS experience in a manufacturing environment.
Broad knowledge of Safety, Health and Environmental legislation
Experience of managing Environmental, Health and Safety in a manufacturing and laboratory environment.
Experience of implementing best practices, policies, procedures and process across different sites, ensuring consistency in application where appropriate.
Able to deliver training to all levels across the organization.
Able to communicate, influence and work at all levels across the organization.

Accredited Associates Degree

1st Shift

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Tyler Harrell
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.