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Environmental Health and Safety Specialist I

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Job ID SAI00716 Date posted 10/12/2020 Location : Saint Clair, Michigan

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters. 



The Environmental Health and Safety Specialist I will implement environmental health and safety management programs by following established corporate and local regulatory requirements.



Assess environmental health and safety risks, opportunities and impacts, standards and regulations, and advise on potential impacts to internal and external stakeholders.

Implement programs and processes in alignment with the environmental health and safety regulatory of government, International Standard Organization (ISO) management system and corporate guidelines.

Deliver environmental health and safety activities, including emergency response plan, incident/accident management, training implementation and evacuation drill.

Handle environmental health and safety related records and reporting.

Participate and support regular environmental health and safety audits and certification program in compliance with established standards.

You will work under direct supervision and handle basic issues and problems, while referring more complex issues to higher-level staff.

Other duties as assigned


Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.


Bachelor’s degree in a Environmental, Safety or related industrial field or equivalent experience.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Other minimum qualifications may apply


Strong computer program professional knowledge: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.

Industrial EHS experience in manufacturing, food, or chemical production.

Above average written and verbal communication skills. 

Demonstrated ability to be a compelling and authentic communicator to all levels of the organization. 

Excellent listening skills.

Ability to produce results through leadership and develop trust and respect with all employees.

Write routine reports and correspondence.

Attention to detail

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