EHS Specialist

Ramsey, MN

Our client, a global optical manufacturer with a strong presence in Ramsey, MN, is seeking an Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist to join their team. This role is responsible for leading the EHS program requirements and improvement of performance, compliance, and safety culture. This position works closely with the Director of EHS to ensure all corporate, global and regulatory EHS program expectations are implemented to standard. This is a direct hire opportunity that will be fully on-site (estimated schedule is Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm).

  • Provide strong leadership to drive strategic and technical improvements and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and Global standards for location.
  • Assists location in managing EHS regulatory compliance programs from all required governmental agencies.
  • Partners with lab leadership on implementing EHS initiatives, provides guidance and direction, and coordinates and facilitates EHS discussions.
  • Coordinate and oversee the EHS management system implementation, maintain, improve, and support for location.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining effective EHS programs, foster a proactive work environment via proactive programs and interventions.  
  • Participates with the leadership teams in moving the organization forward in progressive and continuous improvement environment.
  • Align and assist with the implementation of EHS Global (GESH) strategy in collaboration with lab leadership.
  • Partner with Workers’ Compensation carrier to review and reduce claims, this includes tracking costs and case management of all recordable injuries.
  • Collect injury reporting and analyze any trends to reduce injury claims. Coordinate corrective actions to reduce claims and lost time.
  • Collect injury reports and analyze any trends to reduce future injuries. Coordinate corrective actions to reduce claims and lost time. Report injury occurrence to GESH twice annually.
  • General knowledge of the requirements for importing chemicals under the Toxic Substance Control Act, EPA regulations, RCRA standards, Clean Air Act, and state requirements for hazardous waste generator status.
  • Ensure all required permits, licenses, and regulatory reporting requirements are completed and filed timely.


  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • 2- 5 years of experience with EHS program management in a manufacturing setting
  • Experience of leading management and influencing others to embrace and implement continuous safety improvement culture
  • Extensive knowledge of OSHA regulatory standards on safety and health
  • Ability to manage personnel with strong leadership ability to motivate and coach personnel to accomplish company and global strategic goals
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving history (ability to travel as needed)
  • Environmental management experience
  • Incident investigation and root cause analysis
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders and interface with all levels of management and employees.
  • Excellent oral and written communication/interpersonal skills



Post Date: 03.17.2023

Salary: Dependent on Qualifications

Shift: 1st

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