EHS Specialist

Posting End Date:  May 29, 2020

North Charleston, SC, US, 29418

Company:  Everris NA Inc
Job Description

ICL is a global leader in the Bromine, Potash, Phosphates and Innovative Ag Solutions markets.  More than 11,000 talented employees across 30 countries in 5 continents work tirelessly to support humanity’s most crucial needs.  Our employees are helping to feed the world’s growing population and provide better and safer industrial solutions that improve quality of life and even save lives.

The position is responsible for the management of ICL Specialty Fertilizers NA Environmental, Safety, Health, Security and Training programs. This includes a manufacturing facility in Charleston, SC and one in Summerville, SC.  The responsibilities include actively participating in and supporting the environmental, safety, health and security initiatives established by ICL Americas, leading continual improvement in the facilities’ Responsible Care management systems, participating in EHSS compliance audits, meeting business commitments, and providing effective internal and external communication.


Major Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Ensure EHSS compliance through working closely with corporate EHSS, Production, Quality and R&D staff.
  • Lead continual improvement of the Responsible Care 14001 Management System.
  • Drive a culture of early detection of hazards and learning from events to build defenses and minimize incidents according to Human and Organizational Performance principles.
  • Serve as liaison with local, state and federal representatives from regulatory agencies including OSHA, DHEC, EPA, DOT, DHS, and local fire department.
  • Evaluate EHSS impacts for change management throughout operations.
  • Maintain and ensure environmental compliance for Conditional Major Air Permit, NPDES, stormwater, SPCC and hazardous waste.
  • Coordinate the preparation and submission of permit applications (air and/or water and/or waste) and reports as required by environmental regulations.
  • Provide facility EHSS focus through the development and completion of annual EHSS work plans and support, JHAs, PHAs, and EHSS inspections/audits.
  • Develop, conduct and evaluate required EHSS training for all employees.
  • Ensure accurate EHSS record keeping (e.g. medical records, OSHA Log, WC).
  • Serve as the main point of contact for EHS&S related audits both planned and unplanned from internal and external entities.
  • Project management of EHS&S related capital improvement projects at the production sites, <$100K/yr. 


Required Skills and Experience:

  • BS degree in Occupational/Environmental Health or related field required.
  • A minimum of 3 years of direct experience in occupational and environmental health preferred.
  • Occupational and environmental health experience in the chemical industry preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of all safety, environmental and health regulations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization.

Job Level: 14-15, commensurate with skills and experience.


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabilities

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina