Senior EHS Specialist

The Shyft Group
Mason, Michigan
Nov 28, 2023
Dec 12, 2023
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Senior EHS Specialist

Senior EHS Specialist The Shyft Group, Inc. Charlotte, MI (SV)

Regular Employee Salary Exempt

Who we are

At The Shyft Group we are driven to deliver, and as the North American leader in specialty vehicles, our portfolio of last-mile delivery vehicles, work trucks, and motorhome chassis brings people, goods, and services where they need to be.

We are strengthened by nine industry-leading brands Utilimaster , Blue Arc EV Solutions, Royal Truck Body, DuraMag , Magnum , Strobes-R-Us , Spartan RV Chassis, Red Diamond , and Builtmore . Over 4,000 employees across ten states and two countries work independently and together as one team under Shyft, building chassis, vehicle bodies, and accessories that improve every route, every run, and every ride.

Empowered by a supportive, inclusive, and highly entrepreneurial culture, every person behind our brands is given the tools they need to make a positive contribution to the company, their community, and their families. Together under the Shyft umbrella, our teams drive new synergies that bring innovations to life on the road - for an experience that is safer, more satisfying, more rewarding all around.

With 50 years and and millions of miles behind us, we continue to charge forward
- leading the commercial vehicle transition to electric, innovating across all our brands, and earning our position among
100 Fastest Growing Companies.

What you'll do

As the Senior EHS Specialist for Spartan RV Chassis (A Shyft Group Brand) based our brand new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Charlotte, MI, you will be accountable for training employees on safety policies and practices, conducting regular inspections, generating health and safety assessment reports, and ensuring that all occupational guidelines and regulations are adhered to.

You will also be involved with managing all aspects of the plant's EHS and sustainable development programs. In addition, you will play a critical role in improving EHS workplace performance by promoting an incident-free environment.

You will also be involved with:
  • Improving EHS workplace performance by promoting an incident-free workplace
  • Implementing safety and environmental management systems in accordance with regulations and policies
  • Identifying and mitigating EHS risk and ensuring EHS compliance within the plant
  • Creating and maintaining EHS programs to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Identifying and directing environmental and EGS training for employees
  • Guiding and directing assigned business units toward compliance with local, state, and federal safety and environmental regulations, and corporate compliance policies
  • Facilitating and engaging colleagues and partners to drive projects resulting in reductions in the areas of accidents, energy, water usage and waste minimization
  • Ensuring timely submittal of federal, state, and local environmental and safety regulatory reports
  • Conducting inspections and audits throughout the entire manufacturing facility to identify existing or potential hazards
  • Updating and reporting on daily KPIs
  • Maintaining thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local OSHA regulations, safety codes and environmental quality regulations
  • Conducting Job Safety Risk Assessments (JSAs)
  • Coordinating environmental waste disposal and maintaining related manifest records
  • Assisting in incident investigations and practical problem-solving
  • Facilitating Safety Steering Team activities
  • Conducting PPE evaluations and generate visual aids for the plant

Gain a deeper understanding of The Shyft Group and Spartan RV Chassisby exploring the Learn More section below.

What you need to be successful
  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental, Health and Safety or a related scientific discipline and 1+ year of related EHS experience
  • OR
  • 3+ years of EHS experience in a manufacturing setting in lieu of degree
  • Intermediate computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office

Learn More

The content below is exclusively available on our careers site job description:

The Shyft Group
  • Employee Testimonials
  • Our Story
  • Our Commitment to Sustainability
  • Press Releases
  • Investor Relations

Spartan RV Chassis
  • Brochures and Resources
  • Why Spartan?
  • Follow Spartan RV Chassis on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube

Charlotte, MI
  • Cost of Living Calculator (via ERi)
  • Cost of Living Data (via AreaVibes)
  • Best of Charlotte, MI via TripAdvisor
  • Live, Shop, Experience Charlotte, MI via
  • Charlotte, MI - Things to Do (Facebook)

Why The Shyft Group?

We believe that when our people thrive personally and professionally, our business thrives. We are committed to offering comprehensive benefits programs that stay healthy, feel secure, and maintain a work/life balance.

Stay Healthy:

Medical and Rx Plan

Health Savings Account

Dental and Vision Plan

Healthcare Flexible Spending

Wellness Plan

Financial Security:

401 (k) Retirement Savings

Short and Long Term Disability

Company Provided Life and Dependent Life Insurance

Voluntary Term Life Insurance

Work/Life Balance:

Educational Reimbursement

Employee Assistance Program

Dependent Care FSA

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

The Shyft Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified Individual with a Disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply, please email us at .

The Shyft Group is an E-Verify Employer

Shyft uses E-Verify, which is an online system operated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility and validate social security numbers. Through participation in the E-Verify program, information entered on Form I-9 will be provided and compared to information available at both of these agencies. See posters for more details. E-Verify Notice U.S. Right to Work Notice.