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Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist

Company: Sherwin-Williams
Location: Aurora
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Here, we believe there's not one path to success, we believe in careers that grow with you. Whoever you are or wherever you come from in the world, there's a place for you at Sherwin-Williams. We provide you with the opportunity to explore your curiosity and drive us forward. We'll give you the space to share your strengths and we want you show us what you can do. You can innovate, grow and discover in a place where you can thrive and Let Your Colors Show!

Sherwin-Williams values the unique talents and abilities from all backgrounds and characteristics. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, including individuals with disabilities and Protected Veterans.

This position is accountable for supporting and maintaining the safety & health programs and control measures for the site, as well as coordinating these efforts with various environmental compliance programs, in order to protect all personnel and physical assets.

Major Tasks Include:

  • Lead integrated risk/loss controls into daily operations with the Organization.
  • Record & analyze accident and incident records and make recommendations regarding corrective actions, emphasizing pro-active intervention.
  • Identify, evaluate, and develop appropriate solutions to control or eliminate risk exposures.
  • Identify, interpret, and implement federal, state, and local safety, health, and environmental regulations and/or standards that pertain to the organization's operations.
  • Coordinate location safety, occupational health, and fire protection improvement projects as directed by EHS Manager.
  • Conduct and document employees training in all EH&S programs required by the site.
  • Participate in appropriate on-the-job Safety activities for professional development.
  • Promote safe actions among all business associates within the Organization by maintaining a strong shop-floor presence.
  • Coordinate and support the Central Safety Committee and associated ad hoc teams.
  • Maintain OHSA VPP and ISO 9000 accreditation.
  • Maintain incident management systems and processes.
  • Maintain site management of change procedures and documentation.
  • Manage site safety Observation and hazard tracking Systems.
  • Develop and initiate programs and processes to reduce frequency and severity of occupational injuries, illnesses and property losses.
  • Maintain site management involvement in safety program planning, organization and implementation.
  • Obtain compliance with Company and regulatory safety standards.
  • Obtain safely designed and engineered facility processes, installations, and structures through detailed reviews of new and existing projects.
  • Fosters positive safety culture through professional and proactive interactions with employees.
  • Support in on-the-job training, planning, delivery and validation.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have the legal right to work in country of employment without sponsorship now or in the future for employment visa status
  • Must have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or at least 4 years of work experience
  • Must have at least one (1) year of previous safety experience or completion of the GSC Accelerated Development program
  • Must have experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Power Point)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Safety experience in a manufacturing or distribution environment
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations or VPP programs
  • Basic knowledge of industrial lift operations, respirators, and other major safety standards
  • Degree in Environmental, Health & Safety or related field


  • A history of Building Partnerships and leveraging both internal and external relationships to persuade others to take action.
  • Proven ability to partner with others and earn their trust to ensure meeting the team's goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time and resources to ensure tasks are completed efficiently.
  • Proven customer service and communication skills.

Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.

As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Sherwin-Williams requests state and local employment services delivery systems to provide priority referral of Protected Veterans.

Keywords: Sherwin-Williams, Aurora , Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist, Other , Aurora, Colorado

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