EHS Specialist

Job Description

Job Summary:

This role is responsible for all aspects of plant safety/health/environmental and will be responsible for eliminating hazardous conditions from the facility and maintaining environmental controls. The EH & S Specialist will ensure that the plant meets and exceeds all requirements pertaining to Environmental / OSHA regulations, policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all federal, state and local regulatory requirements.

Essential Functions:

  • Implements and maintains company policies adhering to local, state and federal environmental, health and safety regulations and ensures compliance with all environmental, health and safety regulations.

  • Conducts environmental and other chemical sampling and testing as required.

  • Ensure compliance to MSDS programs and maintenance of the MSDS program.

  • Conducts accident investigations and safety audits and will review and report findings from accident investigations, facilities inspections, or environmental testing to Leadership Team.

  • Ensure compliance to audit standards and work with 3rd party auditors and vendors to answers findings and complaints in a timely, efficient and professional manner.

  • In conjunction with HR, will ensure compliance with Workers Compensation reporting and filing of work related injuries and accidents.

  • Ensure associates operate in a safe, orderly, and clean environment. Involved in the development of work procedures and makes environmental, health and safety recommendations accordingly.

  • Ensures coordination of safety training initiatives to ensure compliance with OSHA regulatory and all other regulatory requirements.

  • Conducts and reviews employee safety programs to determine adequacy. Administers the safety program and the safety committee activities for the plant.

  • Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations, and processes. Responsible for preparing, maintaining, and updating environmental policy and procedure manuals and health and safety policy and procedure manuals.

  • Recommends process and product safety features that will reduce employees' exposure to work hazards.

  • Inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety and environmental regulation compliance. This will include property in and around the facility.

  • Conducts input/output analysis of all forms of waste (including energy, water, etc) and reports findings to Leadership Team.

  • Review plans and specifications for construction of new machinery or equipment to determine whether all safety and environmental requirements have been met.

  • Listen to concerns and suggestions from team members and provide timely feedback.

  • Assists and acts as a liaison for the facility with federal, state and local regulatory agencies.

  • Maintains all appropriate licenses, certifications and certificates for regulatory compliance.

  • Keeps abreast of any changes to laws and regulations that impact the organization from a health, safety and environmental standpoint.

  • All employees are responsible for having an awareness and understanding of IFA-Rotorion North America's commitment to ISO 14001 and TS 16949.


  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) or equivalent;=


  • 2 to 3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 2 to 4 years of experience in Environmental, Health and Safety field

  • 3 to 4 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.

Specific Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of health, safety, and environmental regulatory requirements as it pertains to Federal, State, and local agencies.

  • Evidenced leadership capability for collaborating with internal and external customers toward continuous improvement.

  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to interface with all levels of employees in the organization.

  • Ability to interface with all levels of employees in the organization.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the usage of MS Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • High energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities.

  • Resourceful and well organized.

  • Ability to work and be flexible and available for on call hours before and/or after normal business hours in addition to off-shift hours as required.

  • OSHA 10 Hour or Basic Knowledge of Plant Safety.

  • Current First Aid/CPR First Responder Training.

What we offer!
At IFA, North America LLC we take pride in selecting employees who will contribute to our success while finding personal reward and satisfaction in their work. That is why we offer a competitive total compensation package which includes:

  • Competitive Base Salary

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life/Long-Term/Short-Term Disability Insurance

  • Company Matching 401(k)

  • Paid Time Off

  • Training & Development opportunities among many other benefits

Company Description
IFA Rotorion NA, LLC is the North American headquarters for one of the world's leading suppliers of drive shafts for the automotive industry. Located in Charleston, South Carolina and Novi, Michigan, IFA Rotorion brand is well-known and respected around the world. Our unique combination of German and American culture provides our associates with an excellent working environment and comprehensive total compensation package.

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