Specialist - EHS

Job location:
Andersonville, Georgia, USA
Created moment:
April 22, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08186

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Specialist - EHS

Job Summary

Based at our manufacturing plant in Andersonville, GA, Imerys is hiring an EHS Specialist to support all aspects of the EHS regulatory compliance function for the site. The position supports development, implementation and administration of EHS compliance programs, regulatory analysis, compliance with permits/licenses, audits, industrial hygiene workplace sampling, and other aspects of EHS management. There is a strong element of interaction with hourly and supervisory employees in a training and coaching capacity.

Location: Andersonville, GA Monday thru Friday

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

1. Administer a wide range of EHS compliance and training programs. 

2. Manage MSHA training program to maintain compliance. 

3. Conduct incident investigations and assist supervisors with injuries. 

4. Assist hourly employees and supervisors with “Bottom up Reporting” of Unsafe Acts and Conditions 

5. Support Behavioural Safety programs and enable positive participation from hourly employees 6. Manage incident reporting within Enablon Software 

7. Coordinate testing of workplace air quality, noise and temperature to verify compliance with health and safety regulations. 

8. Conduct EHS audits/inspections and support corrective actions. 

9. Coordinate/participate in all MSHA compliance inspections. 

10. Coordinate/participate in Georgia EPD (environmental) compliance inspections. 11. Chair Safety Committee. 

12. Maintain systems to verify all AEDs, fire systems/fire extinguishers, and eye wash stations. 13. Other related duties as assigned by management.

Skills and Attributes 



Minimum Education – 2 year college degree in EHS or related field OR a High School diploma with at least 4 years of on-the-job EHS compliance and regulatory interpretation experience coupled with relevant professional continuing educational training in the EHS field. EHS certifications are beneficial but not required.


Position requires excellent written and communications skills; attention to detail; ability to interact with other employees, outside vendors, regulatory agency representatives and legal counsel; the ability to work in and understand industrial production; and be able to work with databases, spreadsheets, presentations and documents. Must be able manage multiple projects and prioritize to diligently meet regulatory deadlines. Position requires the ability to conduct employee training effectively.

Required Activities

1. An Industrial manufacturing environment inherently implies certain exposures which require safety precautions to be taken and protective equipment to be used 

2. The site has areas where the work environment may involve exposure to high temperatures, dust and noise. Wearing of appropriate PPE (or other controls) is therefore necessary. 3. Ability to lift and handle objects up to 50 lbs. 

4. Physical activities include sitting, talking, hearing, seeing, operating keyboard/mouse (constantly); walking, standing, (frequently) climbing, bending, stooping, lifting, pulling (occasionally)

Position Type

Full time



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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.