EHS / HR Generalist

  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description


Closure Systems International, Inc. (CSI) is a global leader in plastic and aluminum closure design, manufacturing and high speed capping equipment / application systems. Approximately 90+ billion closures are produced annually in CSI's 25+ manufacturing sites, strategically located in 20+ countries throughout the globe.

CSI integrates innovative closure technology, high-performance equipment and expert technical services and training support to help customers all over the world maximize their profits. These integrated closure and capping solutions deliver a total system of unsurpassed customer value and reliability. 


Job Description

Under the direction of the EHS / HR Manager, and in cooperation with the location Plant Manager, the principal challenge of this position is to provide guidance in coordinating the development, implementation, monitoring and auditing of plant environmental, health and safety programs and systems to achieve EHS / HR   goals.  In addition, this position is accountable for the coordination of necessary environmental, health and safety training to support and enhance the organization’s safety culture and to maintain compliance with all government and CSI EHS / HR   policies, standards and regulations, rewards and recognition, etc. The incumbent will assist in the completion of corporate and outside agency-required EHS / HR reports in a timely and cost effective manner, provide administrative support for EHS / HR data systems, assist in the investigation of incidents, and follow up on corrective actions. Conducting of EHS / HR training as well as training management and coordination of plant trainings will also be a key role in this position. 



This position requires knowledge of CSI HR, environmental, health and safety policies and procedures or equivalent experience, plus one to three years of environmental, health or safety responsibility in an industrial setting.  Equivalent experience would be another one to three years in positions with accountability for safety and/or environmental programs in an industrial environment, attendance at several private training courses, and completion of several training assignments.  Experience in training, auditing and the development of EHS / HR management systems is an asset for this position.  Must have knowledge of OSHA, DOT, EPA and DOL rules applying to CSI location’s processes.  The position requires effective oral and written communication skills, program presentations skills, and the ability to research, interpret, and administer CSI/location/governmental policies.  Effective human relation skills, including the ability to influence, persuade and/or motivate people, are essential.  Knowledge of computer operations, i.e. word processing, spread sheets, data base management, internet research and Kronos will be required to fulfill the expected tasks.  This position will require plant work in all departments and potential exposure to OSHA-acceptable levels of chemicals, solvents, noise, and outdoor elements.  The incumbent shall remain abreast of and follow all plant safety, environment, labor and substance abuse rules and policies and impart same to any person under the incumbent’s charge.

Education/Training Requirements: See job description. May vary due to new technologies or requirements.

PPE: ASTM F2413-05 approved safety shoes, hearing and eye protection as appropriate for work area, gloves according to work task, and other PPE as assigned and required.

Tools and Equipment: Various writing utensils, radios, phone, computer, printers, fax machines, calculators, various computer software required for specific roles.

Essential Job Functions:
1.    Provide assistance in the establishment of location policy and coordinate management of matters for the facilities pertaining to EHS / HR   programs to minimize liabilities (civil, criminal, social, and economic)
2.    Administration of EHS / HR  data systems, such as hazardous material inventories and MSDS archives, training documentation, EHS / HR   document control, exposure assessments and monitoring.
3.    Assist in communication and training to plant management and personnel on performance and requirements to ensure all levels of plant personnel understand their roles and functions for identification and resolution of EHS / HR   issues, and compliance with EHS / HR   regulations and policies. 
4.    Assist in the coordination of the development, implementation, measurement and auditing of pro-active plans to identify and eliminate physical and behavioral hazards
5.    Assist in the investigation, collection and analysis of data, and corrective action related to injuries, illnesses or incidents.
6.    Accountability for accurate and timely OSHA/EPA/Corporate reporting 
a.    Membership on various plant EHS / HR committees (Fatality Prevention Team, etc.). Assist in the coordination of necessary EHS / HR training and sampling
7.    Assist in facilitating the transfer of best practices between all North American CSI facilities
8.    Potentially serve on EHS / HR audit teams to periodically assess the performance of and to develop program guidance for other North American locations
9.    Acts as a secondary plant EHS / HR   contact with contractors, other CSI locations, government regulatory agencies, state and municipal officials.
10.    Assure the achievement of CSI’s objectives as a responsible corporate citizen in environmental affairs, safety, EEO, and community relations.

Physical Demand Category:  LOW as based on the Dictionary of Occupational Titles 1991 Revised Edition 

Physical Job Demands (per 8 hour work shift):
R = Rarely             O = Occasionally (1-33%)   F = Frequently (34-66%)
C = Continuously (67-100%)

C         Sitting:  On metal stool with footrest, or in cushioned chair with back support and armrests
 while performing computer data entry and related work tasks

F         Standing:  On level concrete surfaces 

F         Walking:  On level concrete surfaces  
R         Lifting:  rarely

R         One-Hand Lifting & Carrying:  

R        Carrying:  Occasional 

R        Pushing/Pulling: 
R        Reaching:  

R        Shoveling:  

F        Neck Flexion:  Repeated or sustained up to 30 degrees while performing visual 
    Computer – related job tasks

R        Neck Extension:  

R        Bending/Squatting/Kneeling:  
R        Forward Bent Lifting:  

R        Climbing:  some steps and levels in building office areas as well as production floor

O-F    Grasping:  computer mouse, door handles, file cabinet drawer pulls

R        Pinching:  

F         Finger Isolation:  To operate machine controls, computer mouse or to perform data entry

F         Thumb Flexion:  To operate radio or controls, computer mouse, or keyboarding

F         Index & Long Finger Flexion:  To operate radio or controls, computer mouse, or 

This position reports to the EHS / HR Manager.  The primary focus of this position is to assist the EHS / HR Manager enhance the performance and integration of EHS / HR programs into the operational plans of the facilities.
Environmental Conditions: Climate controlled office facility with occasional or frequent exposure to manufacturing plant floor. Employees may work around moving parts and mobile equipment. Exposure to noise levels requiring hearing protection when in production area.

*The above job description is a broadly based description and is not intended to contain all specifics of a particular job.  This description is not a contract for employment.  It does not include all aspects of the position such as potential duties assigned by supervisors with the requirement for flexibility in helping others for the company’s overall benefit.

Additional Information






Closure Systems International, Inc. may require satisfactory completion of certain job based assessments which candidates would be required to successfully complete in order to qualify for the position.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Closure Systems International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.