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Ehs – Security and Operational Sustainability Manager
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Chicago, IL, USA • Morton Grove, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years' experience in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Knowledge and understanding of federal, state and local laws and regulations affecting industry specific practices and activities, including OSHA, EPA, and Consensus Standards (i.e., NFPA 70E)
  • Knowledge of methods, accepted practices, considerations and regulatory requirements associated with safety and protection of workers, environment and site
  • Knowledge of related industry's technologies, processes, innovations, issues and initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written)
  • Critical thinking and good problem solving skills
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Certified Safety Professional
  • Master's Degree In occupational Health and Safety or MPH
  • Knowledge of Workers' Compensation Laws
  • Experience managing safety projects on a global scale
  • 3 Years' Experience Managing People (Direct Reports)
  • Serve as part of the senior leadership team, directing, coaching and acting as lead SME to EHS activities
  • Strategy planning, tactical execution and delivery of critical EHS commitments
  • Identify, mitigate and/or eliminate occupational safety hazards using the hierarchy of controls methodology
  • Lead, direct and manage incident investigations and respective corrective actions
  • Contribute to the global strategy which dictates goal development and deployment
  • Maintain a culture of compliance in Local, State, Federal and Country regulations for occupational health, safety and environmental regulations
  • Maintain a culture of compliance with consensus standards as well as Xylem policies and procedures
  • Partner with leadership teams at various levels to define, outline and implement continuous improvement strategies related
  • Serve as lead and/or liaison when dealing with regulatory agencies
  • Responsible for audits, respective actions and follow up
  • Act as liaison to production supervision and personnel for exposure monitoring results, recommendations and control strategies
  • Interface with supervisor and managers regarding health and safety matters
  • Lead efforts to reduce environmental foot print in waste to landfill, water and greenhouse gas emissions
  • Assist in developing programs that continuously Improve injury prevention and occupational exposure
  • Build cross-functional relationships with Business and Functional leaders to foster support for continual EHS improvement
  • Collect, monitor, analyze and evaluate metrics that measure effectiveness of EHS compliance and training programs and provide senior management with feedback
  • Assist in maintaining safety related permits and air monitoring equipment
  • Perform Job Hazard Analysis, system auditing, and ergonomic task analysis
  • Monitor contractor safety compliance
  • Execute Corporate EHS and Security directives in a timely manner, leading to successful completion
  • Lead, direct, deliver occupational health and safety training per 1910 and 1926 Code of Federal Regulations
  • Develop a culture in safety that drives employee engagement and empowers them to always make safe choices
  • Act as Incident Commander by managing the containment, clean up, and disposal of hazardous materials
  • Identify, monitor and mitigate health and safety activities related to occupational noise
  • Complete, communicate and manage the sites risk assessment and overall mitigation plans/projects
  • Outline annual capital budget needed for injury prevention investments
  • Maintain safety and environmental metrics
  • Manage recordkeeping (OSHA 300, IMSS or HSE)
  • Lead, direct, perform environmental (Air, Water, Waste) regulatory inspections including “cradle to grave” environmental audits of Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities (TSDF)
  • Lead, direct, manage, coach teams on accident investigation and help facilitate the programs and procedures to ensure work related injuries are reported and investigated in order to prevent reoccurrences
  • Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities

10,001+ employees

Innovative water solutions
Company Overview
Xylem helps consumers solve water. The company works to bring clean water, sanitation and hygiene education to schools and communities in emerging markets, and respond with water solutions when disaster strikes around the globe
  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Hispanic Origin & Latin Affinity, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.
Company Values
  • Respect: for each other, for diversity of people and opinions, for the environment
  • Responsibility: for our words and actions, for customer satisfaction, for giving back to our communities
  • Integrity: for acting ethically, for doing what we say we’ll do, for having the courage to communicate with candor
  • Creativity: for thinking beyond boundaries, for anticipating tomorrow’s challenges, for unlocking growth potential