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Company: WELLS
Location: Crystal Lake
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

ABOUT WELLS: Wells was founded in 1951, acquired Spancrete's holdings in 2021. Wells is a leader in the manufacture of pre-cast concrete products throughout the Midwest. From larger-scale, pre-stressed structural and architectural pieces and insulated wall panels to unique vapor barrier systems and ready-mix solutions. Wells' pre-cast, pre-stressed concrete products are used in commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential projects. Some well-known architecture that has used Wells products include; Augsburg University and 4Marq Apartments (Minneapolis), 16 Chestnut and 6th and Santa Fe (Denver), Miller Park and Fiserv Forum (Milwaukee).GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The purpose of this position is to carry out day-to-day operations of the EH&S department. The position actively assists in reducing employee and operational exposure to environmental, health and safety risks. The incumbent uses a variety of tools, techniques, and data collection methods to analyze trends and make recommendations for corrective action. This position provides support to Wells' Corporate-wide environmental, health and safety program inclusive of all locations, facilities, and job sites.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIESSpends 40% to 50% of the workday visiting the shop floor or job sites.Effectively collaborates with company leaders and employees to enhance Wells' Safety Culture.Assists in administration of Wells' Safety Compliance Program.Conducts weekly compliance audits and generates written documentation that supports findings and corrective action recommendations.Performs incident investigations and coordinates post-accident activities and corrective action measures, actively seeking ways to identify safer processes and reduce losses.Files and assists with the management of Workers Compensation claims and maintains accurate records.Assists with and supports maintenance of all EHS (Environmental, Health and Safety) records.Helps with monthly safety performance reporting.Performs claims and injury analysis as needed.Supports the Safety Committee.Assists with training and tracking of training as required.Actively seek to learn new skills and progress in level of knowledge and responsibility.EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIREDTwo or more years EH&S experience, and, at minimum, an associate degree in health & safety. (Bachelor's degree in occupational health and safety science preferred.)Exhibits a passion for keeping people safe.Learns quickly, is approachable and competent at building relationships.Possesses the ability to educate, coach, and mentor people in a kind and caring manner.Conveys excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with diverse groups of people.Understands federal, state, and municipal EHS regulations.Proficient in using Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.Able to work flexible hours / shifts and overnight travel up to 10% of the year.Must be self-motivated and able to work independently, with minimal direction.Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to communicate sensitive or complex information effectively.Must have excellent reasoning and organizational skills with strong attention to detail.Can troubleshoot and make sound decisions in urgent situations.Possesses the ability to maintain focus, objectivity, and composure in a rapidly changing work environment.Lead and develop the safety culture of the Wells organization.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ ADA ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSAbility to sit or stand for extended periods of timeManual dexterity and hand-eye coordination for typing, filing, and using office equipmentVisual acuity and ability to read small printHearing acuity and ability to communicate effectively with othersAbility to lift and move office supplies and equipmentMobility and ability to move around the office as neededPossession of valid driver's license, and the ability to operate a motor vehicleWORKING CONDITIONSModerate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements.Moderate to high risk of safety precautions.Moderate to high exposure to production environment.Wet, hot, humid, and wintry conditions (weather related) (plant specific)General Office EnvironmentIntermittent field / jobsite visits will require safety precautions, which may coincide with exposure to harsh weather.This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.Wells is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, or protected Veteran status.Wells participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your I-9 Form information to confirm you are authorized to work in the U.S#INGLEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: WELLS, Crystal Lake , ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY MANAGER, Healthcare , Crystal Lake, Illinois

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