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Snr EHS Engineer

Company: Tenneco
Location: Skokie
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

This position will implement, maintain and improve upon established manufacturing and distribution unit safety programs, especially those related to environmental concerns. Encourages and promotes safety on and off the job through the EHS Safety Committee and other promotions. Establishes safety procedures and work instructions for uniform policy enforcement. Routinely evaluates new equipment and present work stations for safety and for ergonomic fit. Investigates incidents to establish and eliminate root causes. Develops plans and methods to meet OSHA's annual training requirements.


  • Responsible for leading facility compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations, including EPA, ISO 45001/14001 as well as established internal company standards.
  • Develop, monitor and submit reports and work instructions associated with air emissions, hazardous waste management, waste water treatment, and industrial hygiene auditing.
  • Lead efforts to improve recycling, waste disposal, water and air pollution control.
  • Plans and implements the environmental management system and ensures that environmental risks are properly managed.
  • Ensures that potential physical and chemical exposures to health hazards are identified and adequately evaluated and controlled.

    *This list may not be all inclusive and may include other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

    • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Chemistry or Biology, and 5+ years related experience.
    • CIH certifications preferred but not required.
    • Solid knowledge of OSHA, EPA and state/local environmental regulations
    • Experience in implementing the ISO 45001/14001 standard.
    • Practical knowledge and application of behavioral safety.
    • Ability to analyze issues, develop solutions, and effectively implement solutions.
    • Strong leadership, communication, teamwork, and presentation skills are required as this individual will interact with hourly and corporate employees.
    • Organized, accurate, and precise record keeping is essential for this position.
    • High energy and ability to operate in a pro-active, creative manner is important.
    • Computer skills in Word, Excel, and internet systems are a must.
      • Ability to recognize production imperatives but resist any pressure to compromise safety.
      • Self-initiative and the ability to perform the functions with minimal supervision.

        • Manual dexterity for computer work.
        • Manufacturing environment - includes, but not limited to, artificial lighting, machine/equipment noise, some welding exhaust, non-controlled temperatures, and PPE required.
        • Ability to move about the plant in both the office and manufacturing areas including ability to access remote areas, small spaces and possibly work at height.

          Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Keywords: Tenneco, Skokie , Snr EHS Engineer, Engineering , Skokie, Illinois

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