KIK Custom Products

HESS Specialist

Job Location US-IL-Danville
Posted Date 6 days ago(2/12/2018 4:17 PM)
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The HESS Specialist supports and assists the HESS Manager with all company environmental, health and safety compliance efforts.  We are seeking a proactive individual with strengths in collaboration and safety or environmental expertise.

Essential Job Functions

  • Administrates and manages the functional aspects of facility waste disposal program.
  • Manages paperwork associated with HESS programs including proper waste disposal documentation, near miss reports, incident investigation and other records to document compliance with facility permits, corporate requirements and governmental regulations.
  • Assists facility HESS manager with Worker’s Compensation/WSIB / Disability Management Program by administering claims management with emphasis on early and safe return to work program, medical management, modified duties requirements, re-employment obligations.
  • Ensures that all joint HESS committee minutes, audits, Near Miss corrective actions are followed up on in a timely fashion.
  • Participates in the facility HESS Audits on an on-going basis.
  • Assists Facility HESS Manager with the  performance of all legislative EHS training as outlined in the facility training matrix
  • Assist Facility HESS Manager with follow up on all Accident / Incident reports to ensure that they are completed, investigated and that recommended preventative measures are acted upon.
  • Coordinates training Spill Response Awareness Training & Waste Management Training 
  • Assists departments with spill reporting/processing reports/investigation and ensuring the necessary supplies such as spill kits, first aid supplies and proper training



The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time. 


  • Bachelor degree (or higher) required in area of discipline
  • 3 years' Health and Safety experience in a manufacturing facility
  • Professional communication skills, communicate effectively with individuals and with groups.
  • Applicable EHS, environmental and industrial hygiene certifications
  • Process safety management experience,  a plus



Thank you for your interest and consideration of a career with KIK!

KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

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