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Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist

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Date: Jan 21, 2023

Location: Cairo, IL -Illinois, US, 62914-0115

Company: Bunge

At Bunge, people don’t just come here to work, they come here to grow – solving challenges that directly impact the world with a diverse team of thinkers and doers.  Bunge offers a strong compensation and benefits package, generous paid time off program and opportunity to progress.  Most importantly, in all we do we live our values:
•    Act as One Team by fostering inclusion, collaboration, and respect
•    Drive for Excellence by being agile, innovative and efficient
•    Do What's Right by acting safely, ethically, and sustainably

Position Summary:

Implement safety, health and environmental (SHE) programs and procedures within the facility in pursuit of a zero-incident culture.  Maintain best practices designed to enhance and improve regulatory compliance, as well as minimize industrial injuries/illness, workers' compensation costs, property damage and other general liability losses.


Core Functions:

  • Implement organization Safety programs to ensure a safe, healthy and zero-incident work environment, including ensuring compliance with Bunge safety policies by all staff, contractors and visitors.
  • Communicate safety issues, concerns & policy changes to all plant personnel, including conducting safety and/or regulatory training for facility personnel, visitors and/or contractors.
  • Inspect assigned facility area(s) to ensure compliance with SHE policies and procedures and applicable local, state/provincial and federal rules and regulations.
  • Provides documentation and oversight with site-specific regulatory programs, including but not limited to those deemed necessary by OSHA.
  • Responsible for the collecting, maintaining, and organizing regulatory records.                                                                            
  • Track injuries and equipment damage events.  
  • Assist management with accident investigations to identify causes and to determine how such accidents might be prevented in the future.
  • Support environmental sustainability throughout the assigned facility.
  • Provides support in enforcing policies and procedures to reduce or eliminate high potential exposures.
  • Provides support to the Loss Prevention Control inspection process at the facility, with emphasis on fire prevention and fire protection equipment.
  • Executes responses plans in the event of an environmental emergency.
  • Supports the implementation of Process Safety Management (PSM) programs at the assigned location with solvents, hydrogen, ammonia, and chlorine.
  • Coordinates worker’s compensation claims in conjunction with insurance companies or service companies.
  • Implements fire protection and security systems to protect property from loss.


Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • Associate's degree in Occupational Safety, Environmental/Health Science, or closely related degree, or equivalent work experience required
  • 2+ years of safety or environmental experience required
  • Demonstrated experience with improvements in safety, productivity, teamwork
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills required
  • Demonstrated success in the application of safety standards, compliance with safety regulations, and the promotion of a safe working environment
  • Good working knowledge of PC applications such as Word and Excel

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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