Jul 30, 2012

GREAT! Job Opportunity for Manager of #Environment, #Health, & #Safety at Chicago Tribune Media Group!

The Chicago Tribune Media Group currently has a EHS Manager role open at their downtown Chicago facilities.
Here's a link to the job description: https://chicago-tribune.icims.com/jobs/22136/job

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Job Description for Environmental, Health and Safety Manager
Chicago Tribune Media Group, the premier media and business services company in Chicagoland, is seeking qualified candidates to serve as our new Environment, Health, & Safety Manager (EHS).  In this role, you'll be responsible for directing, managing, and coordinating the activities and operations of the EHS Management at Chicago Tribune's Manufacturing & Distribution facilities (Freedom Center and Freedom Center North).

In addition, you'll be responsible for the development, implementation and administration of various programs involving environmental compliance, general liability and the comprehensive safety and health programs, policies and procedures as well as collaborate with Risk Management on workers’ compensation.  Also, you will be involved with the long term planning and contribute to the overall LEAN strategy by building a successful and sustainable health and safety program which combine associate behavioral programs with LEAN manufacturing.
Perks: Full health benefits, 401K, vacation, and discounts to area retailers, entertainment. Plus, enjoy working with a group of people who really love what they do.


  • Establish and maintain policies, practices and procedures that ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local environmental regulations.
  • Implement and support programs that promote a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Develop, implement, and track the progress of, programs for the control and reduction of environmental liability, personal injury, and property damage.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable health and safety regulations affecting operations.
  • Develop and support existing safety initiatives, including in-plant safety committees.
  • Recommend, develop and implement environmental, health and safety policies, programs and procedures to eliminate the occurrence of environmental incidents, minimize personal injuries, property damage, and vehicular/general liability claims.
  • Conduct periodic audits to identify potential environmental and workplace hazards, programs deficiencies and liabilities.
  • Present control and corrective action recommendations to company management.
  • Analyze, design, develop and conduct appropriate training programs to assist management with environmental, health and safety responsibilities.
  • Assist in conducting the investigation of serious accidents and near-miss incidents.
  • Review and analyze accident data to identify trends or areas requiring additional focus.
  • Serve as a technical resource to the company in complex areas of EHS compliance, risk management, hazardous materials/waste, industrial hygiene, industrial safety, and/or ergonomics.
  • Maintain monthly OSHA and environmental reports.
  • Report to Corporate Risk Management and Finance as to the status/future direction/occurrences for each file in litigation and preparing summaries on current litigation cases.
  • Keep abreast of industry developments and maintain professional designations through membership in professional associations (RIMS, ASSE, LEPC), by reviewing trade publications and through attendance at trade conventions, seminars, workshops and meetings as necessary. Use LEAN manufacturing methodology and LEAN tools (Kaizen events, process mapping, root cause analysis, benchmarking, and root cause analysis) to drive workplace safety improvement.
  • Promote the strong connection between LEAN initiatives and safety programs.