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Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Location: Fort Lawn, SC, US

Date: Feb 3, 2023

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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Why Gallo
Gallo is proud to be expanding into Chester County, South Carolina! Our Chester County Operations facility will be situated on 630 acres and include bottling and canning capabilities, warehousing, a regional distribution center, and will serve as the eastern hub for our import and export business.

We're approaching 100 years of bold ideas and hard work that unite us in our goal to serve joy in the moments that matter. As a company that has thrived on the simple belief of taking care of our people first, we appreciate and value what matters most to you. We're all about providing some of the best benefits, rewards, and development programs available in your area. We focus on caring and respecting each other, because together, we make growth possible.

At Gallo, we're passionate about bringing our culture to life in Chester County and to building something truly amazing, together.

Chester County Operations | We Serve Joy!


The Environmental Health & Safety Specialist is responsible for development and monitoring of the functional programs necessary to ensure the organization is in compliance with all federal, state and local laws, regulations and standards concerning the environment, health and safety at a site level. Works directly with operational managers, team leaders, and team members of all departments.

What You Will Do:

  • Performs regular assessments and audits of facilities and programs for compliance with environmental, health and safety requirements.
  • Leads the development of site-specific procedures that support environmental, health and safety compliance, ensuring timely and accurate /implementation.
  • Develops team leader skills and knowledge in environmental, health and safety regulatory requirements for integration into their respective job duties.
  • Develops and implements environmental, health and safety program calendars for tracking of critical audits, permits and associated EHS activities.
  • Develops performance measurement reports (metrics scorecards) and generates timely reports to all levels of management.
  • Facilitates root cause analysis and monitors status of corrective actions on significant environmental or health and safety related incidents.
  • Maintains OSHA 300 Log, lost time and restricted work status, and submits injury data monthly to the Corporate Safety and Health Services Department.
  • Develops and implements effective team member training and education programs related to environmental, health and safety compliance and incident prevention.
  • Participates in the Management of Change review process and all Pre-Start Safety Reviews.
  • Maintains SDS documents and hazardous material inventories.
  • Performs site inspections of contractor construction activities and coordinates with Company project manager for correction of any noted discrepancies.
  • Develops and facilitates programs and procedures necessary to obtain or maintain third party certifications (ISO, VPP, PSM, other).

What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of environmental, health, safety experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR high school diploma or state-issued equivalency certificate plus 7 years of environmental, health, safety experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Skilled in developing clear written communications, procedures, and work instructions.
  • Skilled in the use of MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint at an intermediate level.
  • Candidates for this position must have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record. Required to obtain a California driver’s license, or appropriate state driver’s license, within 30 days of hire.
  • Required to travel to company offices, sites, and/or meeting locations for onboarding, training, meetings, and events for development, department needs, and business delivery up to 5% of the time, with or without reasonable accommodation. This may be in addition to travel requirements, if applicable, as listed in this job description.

What Will Set You Apart:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Technology, Environmental Science, Engineering, Biology or Chemistry plus 5 years of training/monitoring/evaluating employee safety for a manufacturing facility reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Possession of EHS related certifications (Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST), Certified Hazardous Materials Manger (CHMM), or other nationally recognized certification.


  • $65,790 - $116,000
  • Actual compensation paid within the range will be determined by factors such as the education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.

Perks & Benefits:

  • This position includes a competitive benefits package.
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Requisition ID: 99906 

Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 


We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.

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Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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