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ICP Group Environmental Health and Safety Manager in Itasca, Illinois


The EH&S Manager will have regional oversight and lead the development and implementation of EH&S management systems for ICP Industrial and ICP Building Solutions Group (BSG) Facilities. Specifically, the EH&S manager will lead initiatives in process safety management, occupational safety, employee health, industrial hygiene, behavioral based safety and environmental compliance. The position will serve as a member of the industrial division?s leadership team and liaise with sites in the UK and The Netherlands. The EH&S Manager will work horizontally across the organization to ensure all products and manufacturing activities comply with internal ICP EH&S Standards and applicable regulatory requirements such as OSHA PSM, EPA RMP, Toxic Substance Control Act [TSCA], OSHA, EPA, FIFRA, etc. This position reports to the ICP Group VP of EH&S and will work closely with ICP Industrial and ICP BSG Leadership.

Responsibilities & Expectations:

  • Lead relentless EH&S improvement efforts across regional facilities through coaching, coalition building and engagement in the EH&S process.

  • Change agent. Champion efforts to proactively address EH&S related issues through safety observations, near miss reporting, hazard identification reporting and facility inspections.

  • Focused efforts in driving housekeeping (5S), hazard recognition, risk assessment and compliance improvements.

  • Partners with site managers, stakeholders (employees, vendors, contractors, etc.) and the VP of EH&S to ensure EH&S policies, procedures and initiatives provide safe and efficient work environments.

  • Ensure that all EH&S management systems and guidelines remain up-to-date and complaint. Responsible for monitoring and updating programs as appropriate.

  • Maintain EH&S compliance and timely reporting (e.g. permits, licenses, and maintaining appropriate records) for federal, state and local laws and applicable agency regulations.

  • Develop, schedule, execute and track employee EH&S training, including but not limited to New Employee Orientation, temporary employee onboarding Lock Out, Tag Out, Emergency Response, Confined Space Entry, PPE, etc.

  • Responsible for administering the Safety Investigation Program ? documenting and leading all accident/incident investigations, injuries/complaints concerning hazards in the work place; Ensure that root causes of near misses and incidents are identified.

  • Participate as a team player and willing to assume additional tasks/responsibilities as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • B.S. in Safety, Health, Environment or related field preferred

  • 5-10 years EH&S experience in chemical manufacturing or R&D environment

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills (written and oral communication, people management and influencing) with both internal and external stakeholders

  • Experience in writing and executing training programs

  • Professional certification as a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or equivalent environmental certification preferred

  • Must be able to multi-task effectively, close the loop, and follow specific instruction (work instructions, procedures, etc.)

  • Ability to remain calm/collected and assume a leadership role in emergency and/or hazardous situations.

  • Excellent organizational/administration skills; high attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to exhibit the highest degree of professionalism, good judgment and positive attitude

  • Demonstrated success in a team environment in achieving high performance and goal objectives

  • MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook software proficiency

  • Aptitude to use other databases and computer systems and software as needed

  • Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus


  • The EH&S Manager will be required to travel up to 50% of the time.

  • The potential for foreign travel exists (Canada, Mexico, UK, The Netherlands) so a valid passport is required.