Caterpillar, Inc. Environmental, Health and Safety Professional in East Peoria, Illinois

Environmental, Health and Safety Professional


The EHS Professional II represents the journey levelposition for EHS related functions. The key role is that of an individualcontributor. This position will be accountable for contributing to theidentification, analysis and resolution of needs and problems in a disciplinefor which the incumbent is beginning to build a reputation as anexpert. This position performs complex analysis work, identifiesand resolves problems. Although this position may be the transition fromindividual contributor to team leadership, the major focus of the job is ontechnical delivery. Incumbents may work more directly with differentunits, suppliers, customers and/or other teams and begin enhancing general andbusiness skills. This requires the ability to communicate technicalinformation in a concise and accurate manner. Decisions may significantlyimpact on: facility EHS performance, compliance; negotiations with suppliers;and leveraging new technologies.

Key areas of responsibility encountered in this role mayinclude any or all of the following: evaluate products, processes, andequipment; keep up to date on new technologies or regulations; communicatetechnical information to facility management, dealers, customers, team members,suppliers and other units; support and advise other EHS professionals,managers; and develop and maintain keen understanding of internal and externalcustomers’ needs.

Must manage their own development, continuously learningthrough experience and staying abreast of technology and regulations. Keyskills to be developed at this level are data extraction/analysis, failureanalysis and problem solving, application of simulation tools and methods, andpractical application of theory and concepts.

Job Duties:

  • Monitors EHS performance and recommends priorities and actions for improvement.

  • Reviews new products, equipment, and processes for potential risks and recommends modifications before introduction.

  • Collaborates with employees and supervisors to identify and mitigate EHS risks.

  • Develops standards and work practices with line personnel and monitors conformance through EHS inspections.

  • Assures compliance with organization and government EHS standards.

  • Performs EHS audits

  • Completes or reviews reports for submission to the EPA or OSHA


Required Skills:

  • Technical degree

  • 4 to 6 years of EHS experience

  • Strong understanding of EHS regulations

Desired Skills:

  • Advanced degree

  • Job related certifications

  • Excellent human relations and communications skills

  • Experience with Fabrication and Machining

  • Experience with powered industrial trucks & cranes/hoists

  • Experience with Industrial Hygiene Sampling

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong technical leadership skills

This Job Description is intended as a general guide tojob duties for this position and is intended for the purpose of establishingthe specific salary grade. It is expressly not intended to be acomprehensive list of “essential job functions” as that term is defined by theAmericans With Disabilities Act.

Caterpillar is not currently hiringindividuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship foremployment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers manyjob opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employmentwebsite

Job Additional Functional Areas

Primary Location United States-Illinois-East Peoria

Unposting Date: Dec 12, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Req ID: 18000C87