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Environmental, Health & Safety
JOBREQ1800020820 Requisition #


The EHS Specialist will assist in coordinating all aspects of plant environmental, health and safety ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements and company policies and procedures.


Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Actively interact with employees and leadership to promote the PPG safety culture.

  • Champions and mentors the various employee Safety Committees throughout the facility and encourages employee participation and engagement,

  • Manage and drive all environmental, health and safety compliance and management system functions and activities. Maintain communications with the EHS Manager, Aerospace SBU Global Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and colleagues.

  • Manage all aspects of the EHS training program, including developing effective training materials, delivering instructor led training, training record management and new employee safety training.

  • Drive key safety initiatives including Job Safety Analysis, site safety risk assessments, risk mitigation, and Management of Change.

  • Support site management and provide coaching and review of incident investigations and corrective actions through 5 Why and other incident investigation methods.

  • Facilitate internal audits and self-assessments. Assist operations in addressing audit recommendations.

  • Assist with administration of workers’ compensation program to determine areas for increased training and emphasis on accident prevention.

  • Actively role model all company environmental, health and safety standards.

  • Must be willing to travel up to 15%. 

  • Attend professional meetings related to health, safety, environmental and product stewardship issues.



  • A Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering or related Science.

  • 3+ years’ experience in the EHS field, preferred manufacturing or chemical setting.

  • Strong knowledge of safety and environmental regulations and consensus standards (OSHA, EPA, DOT, NIOSH, ANSI, NFPA, Workers’ Compensation), inspection procedures, audits, hazard reviews, incident prevention, incident investigation techniques, and safety and environmental education and training.

  • Must possess strong problem solving skills and be able to manage programs.

  • Strong communication, consulting, coaching and leadership skills; effective advisor to management and employees across a variety of issues.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet necessary deadlines.

  • Proficiency in the use of computers with knowledge of MS office products including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

  • Expert in change management and building a safety culture through influence and engagement.

  • Must be a persistent self-starter who can work effectively and lead others with minimum oversight.

  • Incumbent must be able to work effectively with all levels the organization and with individuals outside of the company.

  • Basic understanding of key business metrics, key drivers, business vision, and manufacturing processes/challenges as applicable.



  • Position requires frequent use of a personal computer (Microsoft Office Suite), digital camera, calculator, telephone, and copy machine.

  • Requires the routine use of safety and health monitoring equipment to include, but not limited to:

  • Air monitoring equipment (confined space entry/hot work)

  • Ventilation monitoring equipment

  • Industrial Hygiene monitoring equipment

  • Audiometric dosimeter (noise level meter)


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, reach with hands and arms, bend, climb (ladders), sit, talk, and listen. The incumbent is required to use hands to handle, operate, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The incumbent must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


    Success Factors – Prime Success Factors (focus on results, drive change, promote teamwork, build trust & respect, solve problems, influence decisions and understand market & customer perspective) plus the following: manage complexity, develop others, mobilize resources, strong leadership and interpersonal skills, communicate effectively with others and share information. 

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