Berry Global Environmental Health & Safety Specialist in BALTIMORE, Maryland

Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

  • Job ID: 6273

  • Functional Area: EHS

  • Position Type: Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided: No

  • Location: BALTIMORE, MD

  • Education Required: Not Indicated

  • Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years


Berry Global (NYSE: BERY) is a $7.1B global manufacturer and marketer of plastic packaging products. Headquartered in Evansville Indiana, Berry operates over 125 global manufacturing facilities and employs over 23,000 individuals. At Berry Global, we pursue excellence in all that we do and are always advancing to improve the way we work along with the products and services we provide. With our proven expertise in packaging and protection solutions, and our dedicated insights team that follows trends across a wide range of industries, we are uniquely positioned to serve a broad range of markets and customer needs. Our culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgement, and inclusion. Here at Berry we are continuously improving to support our mission and exemplify our values of partnerships, excellence, growth and safety. We encourage you to be a part of Berry Global, the company that is always advancing to protect what’s important!

JOB TITLE: Environmental, Health, & Safety Specialist

PURPOSE : Responsible for the overall coordination and implementation of environmental, health, safety and sustainability programs to assure compliance with regulatory agency guidelines and site policies. Leads all safety improvement process activities for the facility in support of Berry Global’s safety mission, policy, and values. Provides professional knowledge and expertise in the administration and support of environmental health and safety programs.


  1. Develop, implement and manage safety programs, policies and procedures utilizing the Corporate EHS Framework and audit process.

  2. Conduct facility audits to identify hazardous conditions/actions within the plant and recommend corrective measures. Oversee Safety Concerns and Near Misses reported by employees to ensure completion.

  3. Create/review Risk Assessments, SOPs and work instructions related to safety.

  4. Lead investigation team for all incidents, significant near misses and property losses and create associate reports, oversee corrective and preventative actions.

  5. Organize, track and oversee all required safety training, i.e. fork truck, hazardous energy, fall protection, crane, etc.

  6. Provide safety orientation to new employees and refresher training for all employees.

  7. Conduct Management of Change (MOC)/Pre-startup Safety Review (PSSR) on new or modified equipment. Partner with project lead on major facility changes to provide EHS input into project planning.

  8. Provide Supervisors/Production Shift Leads with safety training information for weekly and monthly safety meetings.

  9. Provide weekly EHS reports to management; identify trends by analyzing injury/illness data and recommend corrective actions.

  10. Manage online reporting database for all EHS incidents, Behavior based safety program and Corrective and Preventative Actions.

  11. Assist inspection personnel from insurance carriers, OSHA, EPA, DOT, etc. Oversee all federal, state and local environmental permits and ensure compliance.

  12. Assist in purchasing, identifying and distributing appropriate personal protective equipment.

  13. Maintenance of OSHA 300/301 logs.

  14. Supervise safety teams and other employee engagement activities, such as safety recognition/awards, first aid team and safety committee.

  15. Approve new chemical purchases and maintain SDS sheets, Hazard Communication program and environmental reporting.

  16. Recommend and budget for safety capital expenditure projects and annual safety budget.

  17. Perform any other duties established by the Plant Manager. QUALIFICATIONS:

  18. BS Degree in Occupational Safety preferred.

  19. Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  20. 2-3 years Safety Experience in an industrial setting.

  21. Strong organizational skills with proven ability to complete multiple tasks simultaneously.

  22. Knowledge of OSHA, ANSI, EPA, and other government regulations.

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