Ergon Asphalt and Emulsions, Inc
  • Kansas City, KS, USA
  • Full Time

Ergon has a current opening in Kansas City, Kansas for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Compliance Specialist that is responsible for communicating and assisting with regional implementation of Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) compliance programs in order to help Ergon build a world class safety & health culture and one that complies with all environmental regulatory requirements.

We are a great company with great pay and great benefits. Ergon, Inc. is a relationship-driven company that values each employee's willingness to learn and contribute to the team. We are family owned with locations throughout the world, but we pride ourselves on maintaining a small-company feel.

EHS Compliance Specialist Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science degree in Safety or other technical degree
• Knowledge of relevant regulatory and industry standards and best practices
• Proven strong planning, organization and prioritization skills
• Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
• Demonstrated strong leadership, consultative, and influencing skills
• Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and solid analytical/problem solving skills
• Able to travel extensively (estimated 60%)

One or more professional certifications including: Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Professional Engineer (P.E.), and Certified Protection Professional (CPP) are preferred.

EHS Compliance Specialist Responsibilities:

Supports and promotes safe and healthy work practices and helps meet environmental commitments in alignment with company programs, policies, and initiatives
• Provides EHS leadership to company locations in area of responsibility
• Helps business units implement environmental programs and for all environmental media - e.g., air, water, wastewater, storm water, solid and hazardous waste
• Inspects facilities to detect existing or potential EHS hazards. Works with supported facilities to determine corrective or preventive measures where indicated and monitors the status of corrective action implementation
• Coordinate with Ergon Corporate EHS, Business Unit Management, and facilities to ensure events are reported, investigated, and effective corrective actions taken
• Support Business Unit Management during Ergon Corporate EHS Root Cause Investigations
• Trains and coaches facility management and employees regarding EHS responsibilities and requirements
• Consolidate and report EHS metrics and goals for regional plants on a routine basis
• Drive employee involvement and ownership in EHS activities

Ergon offers a competitive benefits package for our operators: 401(k) Matching, Health, Life, Long-term Disability, Dental and Vision, Holidays, Vacation, Sick Leave, Flexible Spending Account, Tuition Assistance and Profit Sharing.

Ergon is an EEO/AAP Employer.

Employment offer contingent upon pre-employment drug test, background check, and MVR.

COVID-19 protocols are in place at this facility.

Job Reference: EHS Compliance Specialist

Ergon Asphalt and Emulsions, Inc
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