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Manager, EHS

Job Category:  Environment, Health and Safety
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Peoria, IL, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  3805

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.


Corbion is seeking an EHS Manager based at the Peoria, IL plant, reporting to the Plant Director.  This position will also support the Lenexa America's Headquarters as a remote resource with expectation to visit site once per month.  In this role, you will direct, plan, and implement occupational EH&S loss prevention programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety. Safety is our top priority and the ideal candidate will have experience ensuring compliance with EH&S regulations and industry standards.



  • Lead the development, planning, and implementation of environmental, health & safety programs and initiatives.
  • Manage Corbion’s Behavioral Based Safety Program to ensure we meet or exceed safety KPI’s.
  • Follow GMP's (Good Manufacturing Practices), FSMA, Safety, and Environmental regulations and company policies.
  • Maintain positive attitude and focus on safety, teamwork, and quality productivity.  
  • Perform and document safety inspections of work areas and equipment to ensure compliance with corporate and regulatory standards and policies.
  • Support the Lenexa site with regards to EHS.
  • Complete required Environmental Reports
  • Manage Environmental Permitting and Workers Compensation.
  • Ensure Site Safety for visitors, vendors, contractors and maintain safety equipment supply and availability.
  • Lead Site ISO 45001 program including annual 3rd party audits.
  • Serve as the point of contact to the Global EH&S Platform Lead and lead safety committees.
  • Lead incident investigations including root cause analysis and track corrective action/ preventive action (CAPA).
  • Lead sustainability efforts for the site
  • Participate in Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)’s with in-house and external contractors regularly.
  • Oversee the Management of Change process.
  • Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Occupational Health & Safety or Industrial Hygiene.
  • 3+ years of safety or environmental experience in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with EH&S Management systems and processes.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA regulatory matters and industrial chemical process operations.
  • Experience with Environmental Permitting is a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of combustible dusts, LOTO, Confined Space, Respiratory, Working at Heights and Hot Work.
  • Experience in Process Safety Management (PSM).
  • Certified Safety Professional (PSP) or Certified Environmental Specialist preferred.



  • Manufacturing plant is large, open floor areas with loud machinery, with some areas requiring hearing protection due to elevated noise levels.
  • Workers may be exposed to elevated temperatures during the summer months; and some work may be required in cold environments during winter months.
  • Dust may include exposure to food allergens.




About Corbion

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients. We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2021, Corbion generated annual sales of   € 1,070.8 million and has a workforce of over 2490 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information:


Corbion is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workplace.  All applicants will be considered equally without regard to race, color, ethnicity, veteran status, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicapping condition, membership in an organization or any other non-merit factors.


Corbion provides reasonable accommodation to applicants.




Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

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