EHS/Product Safety Technician



The EHS/Product Safety Technician supports operations in the implementation, sustainment, and promotion of both EHS (80%) and product safety initiatives (20%).  This position provides follow-through support for departmental change and sustainment for both EHS and Product Safety related initiatives.  The EHS Coordinator fulfills the EHS portion of these duties while the Quality Manager will cover the Product Safety portion of this role in case of a vacancy.


As an at-will employer, Scholle IPN reserves the right to add to or modify this list to the extent it deems necessary.

  • Assist in executing and tracking of various safety and environmental inspection requirements including ladders, hoists, Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT), fire extinguishers, eye wash/showers, hazardous and non-hazardous waste accumulation, chemical storage, storm water (SWPPP) and oil storage (SPCC).
  • Support site’s Job Safety Analysis and/or Risk Management System training and development.
  • Support EHS Coordinator in preparing and coordinating routine regulated waste shipments.
  • Responsible for documenting employee participation in EHS initiatives.
  • Support EHS Coordinator in executing on and tracking progress of annual EHS initiatives.
  • Support EHS Coordinator in driving completion of site’s Open Safety Action Items
  • Promote EHS communication by creating and managing visual displays of safety team initiatives, employee safety training completion, and facility safety improvements.
  • Support EHS Coordinator with the development, management, facilitation, and tracking of employee safety training.
  • Assist Quality Manager to respond to Product Safety customer requests.
  • Coordinate and participate in internal product safety audits and manage action items supporting SQF certification.
  • Coordinate and execute annual and biannual product safety environmental sampling.
  • Chemical inventory and SDS verification for all food grade and non-food grade chemicals.
  • Work with 3rd party cleaning contractor to manage sanitation activities and maintain records.
  • Support Quality Manager in annual SQF Audit preparation activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



    • High school diploma or G.E.D required.
    • Previous experience in EHS and/or quality control preferred.
    • Ability to work all shifts and perform overtime.
    • Future training and/or education may be necessary to further job skills.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and PowerPoint presentations. 
    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
    • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
    • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 
    • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
    • Basic skill knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Virtual Client
    • Powered Industrial Truck operator experience preferred.



We are looking for people who are willing to consistently achieve results, even under tough circumstances, employees who create a climate where everyone is motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives. If you actively seek new ways to grow and be challenged, if you develop people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals, SIG is the place for you. To deliver better for our customers, our future colleagues build strong customer relationships and deliver customer-centric solutions. Finally, we are looking for colleagues who build partnerships and work collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives. Are you someone who applies knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals? Are you someone who can create new and better ways for the organization to be successful? If the answer is ‘yes’, come and join us.



  • Day 1 Benefits Enrollment
  • Retirement 401K Matching
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Identity Theft Protection Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • And more…


SIG is the place for you to build something incredible. If you join us, you will be part of a globally successful international company, which is leading its industry in sustainability, technology, and more. We think of ourselves as the career launchpad - a place to develop yourself fast with real work, real experience, real opportunities to build skills. You will be part of a highly motivated and dynamic team, you will have personal development opportunities, trainings and coaching opportunities from senior team members. If you show skill and willingness to learn, we'll back you all the way.



SIG is a leading provider of packaging systems and solutions for better. We work in partnership with our customers to bring food products to consumers around the world in a safe, sustainable, and affordable way. We are the only packaging system supplier covering carton, pouch, and bag-in-box. Our versatile technology and product innovation capacity enable us to deliver better for customers, for consumers, and for the world. Sustainability guides us, technology empowers us, but it’s the passion and drive of our people that truly enable us to deliver better.

Founded in 1853, SIG is headquartered in Neuhausen, Switzerland, and listed at the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago