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Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

North Canton, OH, US, 44720

Your Career Begins at Timken 
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

Purpose :

Oversee Timken’s environmental sustainability strategy including the development of processes and solutions to drive improvement in performance.   In this role, will plan and participate in the coordination, development, and implementation of programs and strategic initiatives to meet environmental sustainability targets.   Will also partner with cross-functional teams to develop and execute improvement plans to meet stakeholder expectations.


Focus is to:

  • Establish and execute Timken’s environmental sustainability strategy leveraging cross-functional teams
  • Identify improvement opportunities through assessments, data analytics and problem solving to address inefficiencies and mitigate impacts to the environment
  • Report sustainability progress & updates to stakeholders, and help develop streamlined reporting, tracking and verification processes
  • Provide technical support to facilities relating to compliance, risk mitigation and sustainability
  • Promote the sharing of good practices and implement standards throughout the business


 Essential Responsibilities :

  • Apply knowledge of sustainability solutions to achieve targets relating to reductions in energy, CO2 emissions, waste and water
  • Expand knowledge of sustainability standards and trends to better assess pathways to achieve targets/expectations
  • Monitor/provide feedback to stakeholder inquiries relating to sustainability
  • Support communication of expectations to suppliers and establish processes to monitor engagement
  • Conduct assessments to verify conformance with standards, data integrity and progress toward targets
  • Provide technical support to facilities to help comply with EHS requirements  - assist with developing process/systems
    • Estimated 25% travel
  • Lead learning and coaching programs through written and oral communication, training, workshops, support visits and good practice sharing


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 10 Years working in the environmental field with experience in environmental sustainability strategic planning
  • Experience in EHS auditing preferred or similar experience in compliance support
  • In-depth understanding and experience relating to environmental sustainability standards and solutions across topics including energy, CO2 emissions, waste and water
  • Demonstrated technical and analytical capabilities and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with working in manufacturing environments
  • 3 + years project management experience

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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Nearest Major Market: Canton
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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