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EH&S Specialist in Springfield, MA at SNI Financial

Date Posted: 9/7/2023

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Job Description

The primary aims of this position are to provide technical support in the realm of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) to all personnel within the facility. This involves the implementation, training, and upkeep of essential environmental, health, and safety programs, as well as the coordination of related training initiatives for both employees and external contracted services. Additionally, the role entails maintaining the overarching Environmental Management System (EMS) to ensure compliance with regulatory bodies and adherence to ISO 14001 standards. Lastly, it includes the development, implementation, maintenance, and administration of comprehensive facility security programs.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Compliance Expertise: Acquire a thorough understanding of federal, state, and local EHS regulations, including OSHA, MA Dept. of Public Safety, EPA, and MA DEP, and ensure adherence to these regulations.

  2. Administrative Recordkeeping: Complete administrative recordkeeping required by OSHA for all workplace accidents that need to be recorded, ensuring regulatory compliance.

  3. Injury Monitoring: Keep a vigilant eye on lost-time injuries and illnesses, as well as Worker's Compensation Claims, to manage and mitigate risks.

  4. Safety Incident Management: Lead the process of reporting workplace safety incidents and take charge of accident investigations, including the development, assignment, and tracking of corrective action requests.

  5. Safety Metrics: Maintain monthly safety metrics used to assess the overall performance of the safety program within the division.

  6. Safety Audits: Support ongoing activities related to the internal Quarterly Safety Audit Check.

  7. EHS Awareness: Promote EHS awareness through various means, such as internal communication, specific training programs, and company communication boards.

  8. PPE Guidance: Assist facility personnel in the selection of suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) to ensure the safety of employees.

  9. Policy Maintenance: Uphold health and safety programs, policies, and procedures established by corporate consultants, providing necessary training to all employees.

  10. Safety Steering Committee: Act as a member of the Safety Steering Committee to contribute to safety strategy and decision-making.

  11. Risk Assessment: Participate in reviews of new products or processes to assess potential risks and develop appropriate operating procedures and training.

  12. EMS Management: As the Management Representative, ensure that the Environmental Management System (EMS) aligns with ISO 14001 standards and oversee necessary revisions following audits or regulatory changes.

  13. Regulatory Updates: Keep the facility informed about regulatory changes through regular compliance reviews, offering adequate notice to ensure timely compliance with new regulations.

  14. Facility Security: Maintain and enhance the overall facility security program to create a safe workplace for all employees and oversee the selection and ongoing service of third-party security services for off-shift protection.


  • A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a Health and Science field is a mandatory requirement.
  • Possess 2-3 years of related work experience with an in-depth understanding of environmental, safety, and occupational health policies, practices, procedures, and laws, along with a comprehensive grasp of EHS principles applicable to the business's operations in the manufacturing environment.