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Safety and Environmental Specialist

Company: Cabinetworks Group
Location: Aurora
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Do you have a passion for safety and people? Cabinetworks Group has a great opportunity for you. The Aurora facility has an opening for a Site Workplace Health & Safety Specialist. The dynamic person will be a strong team advocate, hard-working, and solutions oriented.

  • Flexible time off
  • Paid holidays starting day 1. 11 Paid Holidays per year
  • 1st shift
  • 401(k) employer match
  • Company Paid Short Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Health, Dental, vision & Life Insurances
  • Check out this video to learn more about us: JOB SUMMARY:

    Responsible for all workplace health and safety programs as well as the implementation of compliance, programs, and policies related to health, safety and environment.

    • Advocate for employee health and safety.
    • Provide minor treatment to workers after accidents or injuries.
    • Identifies and implements appropriate safety controls.
    • Lead and support safety initiatives within manufacturing; through communicating and reinforcing the plant safety culture.
    • Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of health and safety management systems for the location.
    • Assist in the management of workers' compensation program.
    • Facilitate EHS training for site employees and maximize the use of standardized training, includes new employee orientations.
    • Work with necessary resources to assure the Company's environmental compliance, to include maintaining and utilizing ERA Environmental Management Solutions program.
    • Assist with the record keeping, reporting, and maintenance of records to maintain compliance with site regulatory permits.
    • Lead workplace investigation of accidents and injuries, reviews root case, WHS metrics and identifies incident trends and ensures corrective actions are in place to minimize operational risks.
    • Assist management to develop, analyze and provide safety recommendations.
    • Coordinate emergency procedures.
    • Manage and maintain all locally written safety programs and training records to ensure achievement of plant safety metrics and regulatory compliance.
    • Leads the safety meetings to improve internal safety processes.
    • Draft preventative health and safety communications articles for weekly publication.
    • Develop, analyze and provide recommendations on safety data for management review.
    • Perform frequent site audits and maintain OSHA 300 log in compliance with federal, state and local health and safety regulations. Implement solutions to eliminate exposure to risks
    • Special Projects - Initiates and leads special projects to meet corporate objectives engaging closely with other departments and other areas within HR. Leads meetings and/or specialty teams to implement projects or initiatives. Depending on position may assume leadership roles in emergency response up to and including incident command. ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
      • Prefer a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Safety engineering, industrial hygiene, or related field; or 5+ years health and safety experience in a manufacturing environment with a minimum of a High School diploma or GED.
      • Prefer between 3+ years Environmental, Health and Safety experience in a manufacturing environment.
      • Demonstrated successful ability to collaborate, influence others and get results through others.
      • Experience in employee training.
      • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
      • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
      • Strong organizational skills, including ability to multi-task and prioritize workload.
      • Must have first aid/CPR certification. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
        • Experience in environmental field.
        • Completed OSHA training courses.
        • Certified Safety Professional (CSP).
        • Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) certification.
        • Fundamental knowledge and experience in Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen activities and Six Sigma processes.
        • Experience with OSHA Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP).

          Compensation Range: $60,000- $75,000

          Physical Demands of the WHS Specialist:

          The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

          The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

          Working Relationships for the WHS Specialist:

          COMMUNICATING - Talking with and/or listening to and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information; includes giving/receiving assignments and/or directions.

          INSTRUCTING - Teaching subject matter to others, or training others through explanation, demonstration, and supervised practice; or making recommendations on the basis of technical disciplines.

          INTERPERSONAL SKILLS/BEHAVIORS - Dealing with individuals with a range of moods and behaviors in a tactful, congenial, personal manner so as not to alienate or antagonize them.

          The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in the job description is intended to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and is not an exhaustive list of duties that may be required for this position. Additional duties may be assigned.

          This is a non-exempt, hourly position and pay will be DOE. Cabinetworks Group has excellent benefits: medical, dental, vision, life/disability insurance, 401k, along with paid holidays/vacation.


          Full or Part Time
          Full time

          Cabinetworks Group (the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company's policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

          Cabinetworks Group is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.

          E-Verify Participation Poster: English & Spanish

          E-verify Right to Work Poster: English, Spanish


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