EHS & Sustainability Specialist


Prince George's County, Maryland

20 days ago

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Job Description

As an EHS & Sustainability Specialist in the corrugated industry, your role is pivotal in maintaining safety, health, and environmental compliance within our facilities. You’ll collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure workplace safety, minimize risks, and foster a culture of well-being.

1.         Safety Compliance and Reporting:
  • Prepare and submit all necessary OSHA and environmental reports.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations specific to the corrugated industry, including 49 CFR Hazardous Materials Regulations, 555 CFR Explosive Regulations, and EPA Waste Regulations.
  • Monitor and address safety concerns related to machinery, equipment, and processes.
2.         Health and Safety Programs:
  • Develop, implement, and maintain effective health and safety programs.
  • Conduct regular internal audits and inspections to identify areas for improvement.
  • Provide technical expertise for equipment modifications, safety assessments, and capital projects.
  • Deliver safety training sessions to employees, emphasizing industry-specific risks.
3.         Environmental Compliance:
  • Collaborate with environmental teams to ensure adherence to industry-specific environmental regulations.
  • Assist in designing and implementing site-specific environmental programs.
  • Evaluate compliance with permits, waste management plans, and pollution prevention measures.
4.         Sustainability:
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive sustainability strategy for the corrugator plant, aligned with organization sustainability goals and objectives.
  • Conduct assessments of current environmental practices, including energy consumption, waste generation, and water usage, to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement initiatives to reduce environmental impact, such as energy efficiency projects, waste reduction programs, and water conservation measures.
  • Monitor and analyze key sustainability performance indicators, such as water usage intensity, and waste diversion rates, to track progress against targets, and areas for improvement, for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Stay informed about emerging sustainability trends, technologies, and the best practices relevant to the corrugator plant industry, and recommend innovative solutions to enhance sustainability performance.
  • Engage with suppliers, customers, regulatory agencies, and community organizations to promote sustainability initiatives and foster partnership that support our sustainability goals.
  • Conduct training sessions to raise awareness of sustainability issues and promote employee’s engagement in sustainability efforts.
  • Ensure compliance with environmental regulations, permits and certifications relevant to the corrugator plant operations, and coordinate with regulatory agencies as necessary.
  • Practice in sustainability-related audits, assessments, and certifications and implement corrective actions as needed to address any non-compliance issues.
5.         Qualifications:
  • Relevant degree (e.g., Bachelor’s or University Degree) in fields such as Health, Engineering, Industrial Science, or Environmental Science.
  • Certifications: CPR, ASP, CSP, OSHA, CHST, CIH, CMSP, OHST, ISO, EHS.
6.         Desired Skills and Experience:
  • In-depth knowledge of corrugated industry safety standards.
  • Familiarity with OSHA regulations specific to manufacturing and industrial settings.
  • Experience implementing EHS programs to reduce incidents and enhance compliance.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders and influence change at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with a proactive results-oriented approach to problem-solving.

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:

Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers health benefits that include vision, dental, and pharmacy. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include a 401K retirement plan with employer matching, a referral bonus program, and an EAP (Employee Assistance Program). SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave and vacation when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $50000.00/yearly.