Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Date: Jun 28, 2024

Location: BORDENTOWN, NJ, US, 08505-4750

Company: Grainger Businesses

About Grainger

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way with Grainger today.


Position Details

Reporting to an Area EHS Manager, the EHS Specialist will provide technical support within the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Department. The EHS Specialist will bring expertise in regulatory compliance, management system maintenance, EHS training, onboarding, and generating analytical reports for trend analysis to support Company-wide plans.  This position requires onsite presence during but not limited to standard working Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday (ex. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST) AND Thursdays during 2nd shift hours (ex. 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.).    

You Will

  • Provide oversight and analysis of the Grainger EHS management system, identifying and incorporating best practices and regulatory requirements, and implementing proactive steps to improve measurements and outcomes related to EHS standards.
  • Maintain federally required recordkeeping and injury/illness logs. This includes administering the OSHA Recordkeeping process, including providing guidance to partners on recordkeeping applicability, reasoning for recording per the federal standard, and interpreting federal standards.
  • Coordinate training compliance records, including hazardous waste shipping and powered equipment operations.
  • Powered Industrial Equipment (PIE) training records and license management.
  • Evaluate ergonomic related risk within distribution center operations, identify prevention measures, collaborate with partners, and create action plans to reduce exposures.
  • Manage/Train/Conduct behavior-based safety program, evaluating trends and areas of opportunity to improve the safety culture and environment.
  • Schedule and conduct site EHS compliance inspections, identify prevention measures, partner with teams, and provide corrective action response recommendations and tracking.
  • Help update required environmental permits, Tier II reports, hazardous waste management, etc. to comply with local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Support and participate in Safety Committee meetings through meeting attendance, inspection team leadership, findings documentation and corrective measures development and closure tracking.
  • Work hands-on in a multi-shift warehouse environment.

You Have

  • BA/BS or equivalent experience.
  • 1+ years’ experience with responsibility for environmental, health and safety related matters.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulation relating to environmental, health and safety.

Rewards and Benefits

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger.

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage starts day one
  • Paid time off (PTO) days and 6 company holidays per year
  • 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Education assistance, including financial counseling, tuition reimbursement and low-cost degree options
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, and more

DEI Statement

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment that includes both providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the application and hiring process as well as throughout the course of one’s employment.  Should you need a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please advise us so that we can provide appropriate assistance.