Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Date:  Apr 10, 2024
Posting End Date: 

Hammond, IN, US, 46320

Company:  ICL Specialty Products Inc

Job Description

As the Environmental Health & Safety Specialist, you are responsible for leading all manufacturing plant personnel in all aspects of environmental, safety, health, security, and training. The responsibilities include actively participating in and supporting the environmental safety and health initiatives established by ICL, leading continual improvement in the facilities Responsible Care management systems, participating in EHSS compliance audits, meeting business commitments, managing EHS elements of capital project design and providing effective internal and external communication. 


I’m interested! What will I get to do in this position? 
•    Ensure ESH compliance through working closely with corporate ESH, Production, Quality and in the maintenance of RC 14001, ISO14001
•    Serve as a liaison with local, state, and federal representatives from regulatory agencies including OSHA, EPA, DOT, DHS and local fire department
•    Oversee submission of permit applications (air and/or water and/or waste) and reports as required by environmental regulations
•    Initiate and manage capital projects supporting the environmental safety and health initiatives established by ICL 
•    Lead continual improvement of the Responsible Care 14001 Management System
        •    Lead site implementation of global EHSS tools including Enablon and GOARC
        •    Evaluate EHSS impacts for change management throughout operations
        •    Provide facility EHSS focus through the development and completion of annual EHSS workplan plans and support JHAs, and EHSS inspections/audits
        •    Lead and participate in Process Hazard Analysis; including Hazops, What-if, etc 
•    Develop, conduct, and evaluate required EHSS training for all employees 
        •    Ensure accurate EHSS record keeping (e.g., medical records, OSHA Log, WC)
        •    Drive culture of early detection of hazardous and learning from events to build defenses and minimize incidents
        •    Manage and lead the Safety and Environmental compliance activities of the HAM Plant 
•    Actively participate on ICL Americas regional EHSS team and auditing program
•    Interact with outside vendors that are directly involved with compliance efforts including Environmental, Insurance and other outside services
•    Expectation to be on call for plant emergencies or troubleshooting


What skills and experience do I need to be successful in this role? 
•    BS or BA degree in Environmental Health & Safety or a related degree
•    A minimum of 2 years of EHS experience 
•    Knowledge in Process Safety Management
•    Experience in managing people/processes in health and safety field
•    Strong organization/leadership skills
•    Previous management experience in an industrial and chemical manufacturing environment
•    Proficient with MS Office
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization 

What will set me apart?
•    Project Management
•    Media Relations training
•    Experience with Enablon EHSS management system

Salary Range: $66,000 to $90,000


Annual Bonus Target: 5%, subject to plan provisions.


We've Got You Covered
ICL is committed to offering you a comprehensive set of benefits to empower you and your family physically, mentally, emotionally, and financially. The benefits we offer to our diverse and inclusive workforce include: 

Competitive base pay and performance bonus 

Medical, dental, vision, and life benefits that start quickly – the first of the month after hire 

Tax-advantaged health savings and spending accounts (when applicable) 

Wellness Incentive Program to lower your health insurance cost 

Generous Leave and FMLA policies 

Prescription program that provides most generic maintenance medications at no cost (including Insulin products & EpiPens) 

401k eligibility from day one of employment with a generous company matching contribution. 100% vested after one year of service 

Employee Student Loan Assistance Program 

Free membership to a program that offers various discounts for travel, entertainment, groceries, and much more 

Who is ICL? 
ICL is a leading global specialty minerals and chemicals company that creates impactful solutions for humanity’s sustainability challenges in global food, agriculture, and industrial markets.  ICL leverages its unique bromine, potash and phosphate resources, its passionate team of talented employees and its strong focus on R&D and technological innovation to drive growth across its end markets. Our agricultural products feed the world’s growing population, our food additives enable greater access to higher quality food, our potash and phosphate products are essential components for the pharma industry and our bromine-based materials and phosphates contribute to a more energy efficient and environmentally friendly planet.  

ICL’s operations are organized under four segments: Industrial Products (Bromine), Potash, Phosphate Solutions and Growing Solutions. With approximately 12,000 employees worldwide, ICL operates mining and production sites located in Israel, Europe, North and South America and China which are supported by worldwide distribution and supply chains. Due to strong synergies between its business units and their mutual support, ICL benefits from its advantageous size, geographical spread, and operational flexibility. With a culture based upon leadership, innovation, and sustainability, ICL is well positioned to be an Employer of Choice within the communities in which we operate. To learn more about ICL, click here.


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Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago