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Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist

Req ID: J2250336

  • Location
    Gurnee, United States of America
  • Category Social & Environmental Responsibility
  • Posted Thursday, September 24, 2020
  • Type Regular Full time

Job Description


Responsible for establishing, maintaining and monitoring of environmental, health & safety programs to protect human health, the environment and control related Jabil business risk.


  • Develops and implements general safety policies and procedures to be followed by company personnel in compliance with local, state, regional, and national safety and health rules and regulations. 

  • Consults with all departments on design and use of equipment, fire prevention and safety programs. 

  • Lays out manufacturing workspace to optimize safe working environment. 

  • Formulates appropriate safety policies and guidelines. 

  • Inspects or tours facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards. 

  • Recommends corrective or preventative measures where indicated. 

  • Keeps managers and employees alerted as to the hazards of working with toxic fumes, dangerous chemicals, and any other hazardous substances. 

  • Develops training programs and communications to increase proficiency in safe practices and promote safety consciousness. 

  • Participates in accident/injury investigations. 

  • Conducts/assists in audits, accident investigations, trend analysis, risk assessments and ergonomic assessments. 

  • Leads/participates in cross functional teams for EHS issue resolution or for new equipment/process approval. 

  • Assists in development of chemically safe work practices, institutes and revises lockout/tag-out procedures, confined space/permit program and, process safety rule procedures. 

  • Conducts safety audits, supports inspections & maintains OSHA or equivalent local regulatory required documentation. 

  • Performs facility tours and inspections of manufacturing operations, office, and shipping areas as well as the facility's grounds.  Ensures compliance with EHS policies including operating procedures and protective equipment requirements.  Mentors sites for the implementation of Global and Regional EHS initiatives. 

  • Performs gap analysis and internal audits against global EHS Policy and measure effectiveness of corrective and preventive actions against internal and external audit findings. 

  • Maintains safety files and records. 

  • May report to management on health and safety issues and concerns. 

  • Support all company safety and quality programs and initiatives. 

  • Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/position. 


  • Bachelor's Degree required

  • Degree in chemistry / biology, engineering/mechanical or chemical engineering or related discipline

  • Minimum of 3 years of related Health/Safety Engineering experience.

  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.

Establish and promote the maintenance of a safe, accident-free, healthy work environment that is compliant with all applicable local, state, and federal regulations.  Develop and maintain safety policies, procedures and employee communications regarding safety guidelines.  Train employees in safe workplace practices. 

Accessibility Accommodation

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to or by calling 1.727.803.7515 with the nature of your request and contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this e-mail or phone number. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address and/or phone number.

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