Knoll Inc. Environmental Health & Safety Specialist in Muskegon, Michigan

Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Tracking Code 1635-056

Job Description

Job Description:


Knoll is a constellation of design-driven brands and people, working together with our clients to create inspired modern interiors. Since 1938, we’ve been thinking about how people interact with their environments, and how their environments impact what they do. Our strength in office systems, seating, furniture, textiles, leather, architectural accessories allows us to compose integrated solutions from products and services that naturally work together.

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Purpose of the Job:

This position will provide EHS support to the manufacturing operations and will ensure that all practices are in compliance with Knoll’s federal and local regulatory requirements.

Required Skills

Required Skills: Assist with the maintenance and operation of the Environmental, Health and Safety program

  • Reinforce safety practices and procedures, mainly within a manufacturing environment

  • Support and assist with accident/incident investigations with evaluation of root cause and corrective actions

  • Support and assist the EHS manager with worker’s compensation claims, including RTW and Modified Duty programs

  • Coordinate with and maintain a relationship with all applicable regulatory agencies as needed (e.g. OSHA, MOL, EPA, CEPA, etc.)

  • Maintain filing system with regards to work related employee medical records, SDS database and IH testing.

  • Assist with Hazard Risk Assessment (HRA) evaluations, developing and working with various teams to develop preventative measures as well as corrective actions

  • Conduct facility safety training including new hire safety orientation

  • Maintain Contractor Safety Program

  • Ability to develop, communicate and implement project management plans

  • Prepare required EHS reports for site, corporate, and government purposes and ensure all facilities comply with regulatory standards.

  • Conduct various EHS training including but not limited to: New Hire Employee Orientation, LOTO, Fall Protection, Storm Water/Spills, Hazardous waste, ISO 14001 etc.

  • Conduct ergonomic job evaluations using various tools/techniques such as NIOSH lifting equation

  • Conduct various EHS audits for the manufacturing operations and prepare reports outlining the findings including corrective/preventative actions (experience with ENHESA compliance auditing program a plus)

  • Create and implement various EHS SOP’s at the site and corporate level

  • Analyze and interpret various EHS metrics

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience

Required Experience: Minimum 2 - 5 years' experience in an EHS position within a manufacturing environment

  • Experience with claims management

  • Working knowledge of federal and local regulations (e.g. OSHA, MOL, EPA, CEPA, TSSA, DOT)

  • Experience working with ISO 14001 or management systems

  • Experience working with regulatory compliance (air waste & wastewater)

  • Experience with OSHA VPP or Safety Group requirements (Considered and asset)

  • Exposure to ergonomic assessments2+ to 5 Years4 Year Degree (Or equivalent experience)Up to 25%

  • Travel: up to 25%

  • Level of Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree; or equivalent experience

  • CSP, CRSP, ASP, CHRP or Equivalent designation preferred; or working towards.

  • Years of Experience: 2+ to 5 years

Job Location Muskegon, Michigan, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular

We are an equal opportunity employer.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.