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EHS Senior Specialist - Peoria Proving Ground

Caterpillar

Caterpillar

East Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

Career Area:

Environmental Health and Safety

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

Does the opportunity to think like a dealer and customer to keep our team’s safe and productive excite you? How about working in a unique environment where the development of leading-edge new products and technologies happen? If so, we have a great opportunity for you to join the Peoria Proving Ground (PPG) team within the Earthmoving Division (EMD) as an Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Senior Specialist.

This is a critical role at our facility, leading the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) strategy, while also managing specific EHS assignments in support of PPG facility performance and compliance. As the EHS Senior Specialist for our PPG facility, you will have an exciting opportunity to make a difference for our people – employees, leaders, and the communities within which we operate.

This role as PPG EHS Senior Specialist is a great opportunity also for you to develop deeper knowledge and leadership skills while working in a collaborative and supportive environment. This role will engage at all levels within the business, providing great visibility and making an impact on the health and safety of the people and business.

All our achievements—our ability to support our partners, our cutting-edge products and services and our world-class quality—are only possible because we employ the very best talent. We encourage you to apply!

What you will do:

  • Identifies common safety/health/environmental hazards inherent in the organization's operations and establishes guidelines for protection from those hazards.
  • Ensures EHS training is completed to comply with regulatory requirements or in support of facility, division, or enterprise objectives.
  • Audits safety/health/environmental programs for compliance with company standards, government regulations, and adequacy relative to local conditions.
  • Monitors periodic performance reports for trends and conditions, alerts line management to problems and makes recommendations for improvement.
  • Conduct environmental impact assessments for new projects.

What you will have:

  • Experience:
    • 4-year degree or 5+ years of experience in EHS policy compliance
  • EHS Policy Compliance:
    • Knowledge of policies and the ability to implement them to ensure that activities at PPG are safe for the people and the environment as well as in compliance with legal requirements and standards.
    • Remaining in compliance with federal, state, and local compliance requirements.
    • Strong knowledge of environmental regulations
  • Knowledge of processes, tools, and techniques for assessing and controlling an organization's exposure to risks of various kinds; ability to apply knowledge of risk management appropriately to diverse situations.
  • Sustainability: Knowledge of sustainability strategy and ability to support the integration of sustainability into the overall business strategy of the organization. Supports research and general administrative requirements for our sustainability efforts. Contributes to timely and accurate data collection and analysis at the corporate and site level.
  • Interpersonal Relationships and Collaborating: Knowledge of the techniques and the ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
  • Problem Solving: Knowledge, and ability to apply, approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational, operational or process problems.
  • Overcoming Resistance to Change: Understanding and insight into the futility of refusing to accept the inevitable and ability to overcome resistance and adapt to a complex and changing environment.
  • Decision Making, Critical Thinking and Risk Management: Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment.

Additional Info:

  • This position does offer relocation assistance.
  • This position requires 10% or less travel.
  • This is not a remote position.
  • This is a 1st shift position, but the successful candidate must be willing to work flex hours on alternate shifts as needed. Ability to accommodate off shift needs regarding health and safety.
  • This posting is set to expire at 11:59 pm CST on 7/12/2024

About Caterpillar

Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed.

Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as, H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers.

Posting Dates:

June 28, 2024 - July 11, 2024

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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