ESH Specialist

Date:  Jan 15, 2022
Posting End Date:  Jan 28, 2022

Hammond, IN, US, 46320

Company:  ICL Specialty Products Inc

Job Description

ICL is a leading global specialty minerals and specialty 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. With approximately 11,000 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.


The Environmental, Safety, Health, and Security Coordinator is responsible for leading all manufacturing plant personnel in all aspects of environmental, safety, health, security and training.  These programs are designed to protect employees, customers and the general public from injury, illness and property damage as well as to comply with local, state and federal regulations.


Positions This Position Reports To: Hammond Plant Manager


I’m interested! What will I get to do in this position?

  • Ensure ESH compliance through working closely with corporate EHSS, Operations, and HR staff in implementation and maintenance of RC 14001
  • Serve as liaison with local, state and federal representatives from regulatory agencies including Indiana OSHA, Indiana Department of Environmental Management, EPA, DOT, DHS and local fire department
  • Maintain and ensure environmental compliance for air, storm water and hazardous waste
  • Oversee submission of permit applications (air and/or water and/or waste) and reports as required by environmental regulations
  • Provide plant EHSS focus through the development of annual EHSS improvement plan/goals and support of programs and audits
  • Develop, conduct and evaluate required ESH training for all employees
  • Ensure accurate EHSS record keeping (i.e. medical records, OSHA Log etc.)
  • Facilitate incident reporting and Learning Teams including report writing and review
  • Work with site and corporate personnel in identifying improvements and optimizing processes through changes to equipment, systems, practices, and procedures
  • Prepare scope of work for capital requests for needed EHS improvements
  • Manage contractors as needed to implement EHS improvements
  • Track and report energy usage; propose and implement sustainability improvements
  • Directly manage ESHS and other improvement initiatives as necessary

Physical demands:

  • Stairs and ladder climbing, working in tight spaces and elevated heights, exposure to dust and hazardous chemicals, in hot/cold/inclement conditions. Wearing of PPE including full face and half mask respirators, hard hat, safety glasses, goggles, face shield, hearing protection, fall protection harness
  • Candidate must be able to be on foot for full shift, and lift 60lbs 5 feet. Vision correctable to 20/20

What skills and experience do I need to be successful in this role?

  • BS degree in Safety/Environmental Engineering or related field
  • 1-5 years of experience in occupational and environmental health required
  • In depth knowledge of all safety , health and environmental regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to organize, plan and coordinate integrated safety programs
  • Excellent computer skills; expert knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Demonstrated high level of personal motivation, ability to work in self-directed manner with minimal supervision


What will set you apart:

  • Engineering background
  • Experience in the chemical industry


ICL Job Level: 14


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Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago