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Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist

This is a consultancy role with the potential to hire with our partner Lear Corporation.  Lear Corporation is ranked #154 on the Fortune 500 with world-class products designed, engineered and manufactured by a diverse team of talented employees. As a leading supplier of automotive seating and electrical, Lear serves its customers with global capabilities while maintaining individual commitment. With headquarters in Southfield, MI, Lear maintains 240 locations in 36 countries around the globe and employs approximately 136,000 employees.

Candidate Profile:

  • Post 9/11 Veteran-honorably discharged or currently serving in the National Guard / Reserve OR
  • Recent college graduate with a degree in engineering (environmental, chemical, mechanical, or safety)
  • Availability to work full-time

Overall Position Description:

  • As part of the plant management team, assist in creating an environmentally compliant facility and maintaining a safe and healthful working environment.


  • Provide direction, guidance and technical advice to the plant in the area of EH&S to ensure employees are provided a safe working environment. In doing so, collaborate with Corporate EH&S
  • Maintain environmental permits up-to-date and maintain data, prepare and submit various environmental reports to the appropriate agencies including air emission reports, Risk Management Plan (RMP), SARA Tier II and Form R
  • Maintain and complete inspections and updates for all environmental programs including: Spill Prevention, Control and Contingency (SPCC) plan, storm water, air emissions, RMP, hazardous waste, emergency response and others as required
  • Maintain ISO 14001 EMS and work with the team to ensure plant remains ISO 14001 certified
  • Collect, maintain and provide information to Corporate EHS on environmental compliance and sustainability programs
  • Coordinate the implementation and maintenance of processes and procedures to ensure compliance with OSHA requirements
  • Establish systems for incident/accident prevention and ensure a strong accident investigation/root cause analysis process to prevent a recurrence
  • Maintain the OSHA 300 log and ensure injuries/illnesses are accurately logged in a timely manner
  • Assess education and training needs, evaluate EH&S programs/processes and develop EH&S training as necessary
  • Ensure injured worker information is submitted to the Third Party Administrator (TPA) in a timely manner
  • Interact with the TPA and medical community to gain an understanding of the status of claims
  • Interact with the plant management to ensure an effective return to work program
  • Create workers’ compensation user control reports on a periodic basis


  • Excellent communication skills; both written and oral
  • Understanding of Federal and State environmental laws and regulations and Federal OSHA standards
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Excellent human relations skills
  • Minimum 5 years EHS experience
  • Familiarity with US EPA regulations in the areas of Air, Waste, Wastewater, & Chemicals Management
  • ISO 14001 Environmental Management System – Internal Auditor training certification and at least two years of experience in managing ISO 14001 EMS


  • Full-Time (40 hours/week)


  • $28.00/Hour (Plus Benefits)


  • Montgomery, AL

About WOS
Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS) launches technology and business careers for recent college graduates and military veterans. We partner with corporations throughout the United States to open up full-time, entry level career pathways. If you are struggling to get your foot in the door, we can help you navigate your first steps. Our employees receive personalized mentoring and a benefits package to ensure their continued success.
For more information about WOS, visit our website: Workforce Opportunity Services