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Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Environmental, Health & Safety
JOBREQ1800092582 Requisition #

As an Environmental Health and Safety Specialist, you will assist with all aspects of safety for PPG's Delaware, OH Coatings & Resin facility. You will provide leadership, direction and training that will ensure a safe workplace for our team, while ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations to minimize all liabilities/risk. You will report to the EHS Manager and collaborate with all levels of the manufacturing, technical and engineering organizations and provide a consistent and unified EHS message. Come join our team!

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with Federal, State, Local and PPG requirements and policies.

  • Continually improve site safety systems and oversees safety improvement capital projects.

  • Track safety leading indicators and conduct strategic analysis to develop action plans to reduce risk.

  • Evaluate the EHS impacts of capital projects.

  • Evaluate safety impact of temporary and permanent process changes and reviews safety related permits.

  • Drive ownership of facility safety metrics to meet established goals.

  • Manage aspects of the EHS training program, including developing effective training materials, delivering instructor led training, training record management and overseeing new employee safety training.

  • Support site management and provide coaching and review of incident investigations and corrective actions through 5-Why and other incident investigation methods.

  • Assist with administration of workers’ compensation program to determine areas for increased training and emphasis on accident prevention.

  • Actively lead and participate in Emergence Response team, Site safety committee and LOTO subcommittee.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Safety Management, Safety Sciences, Occupational Health, Environmental Management or related discipline.

  • 2+ years of demonstrated experience, preferably in manufacturing or related industries.

  • Professional designation as Graduate Safety Professional (GSP) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) a plus.

  • Must possess a “hands on” attitude.

  • Prime success factors include the ability to influence, be creative, provide unique points of view and promote a strong safety culture. 


About us:

Here at PPG we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than yesterday – everyday.


Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company.. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

The PPG Way

Every single day at PPG:

We partner with customers to create mutual value.

We are "One PPG" to the world.

We trust our people every day, in every way.

We make it happen.

We run it like we own it.

We do better today than yesterday – everyday.

PPG provides equal opportunity to all candidates and employees. We offer an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email recruiting@ppg.com.

PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit Glassdoor.com and provide feedback on the process, so that we can do better today than yesterday.

Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process.



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