Environment, Health & Safety Lead

Chicago, Illinois, United States
Support and Service


Posted: Dec 13, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200019441
We’re a diverse collection of thinkers and doers, continually reimagining our products, systems, and practices to help people do what they love in new ways. This is a deeply reciprocal place, where everything we build is the result of people in different roles and teams working together to make each other’s ideas stronger. That same real passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices, strengthening our dedication to leave the world better than we found it. Apple is looking for a collaborative, highly organized professional to serve as an Environment, Health and Safety Lead, supporting Corporate & Retail functions. You will have a deep understanding of occupational health and safety requirements and workplace evaluation as well as a knowledge of applicable regulations and laws. A proven ability to effectively interact and influence senior management is essential.

Key Qualifications

  • 5-10 years of EHS experience - preferably in multinational companies. Retail experience preferred.
  • Highly self motivated and self managing
  • A people-oriented leadership style that thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic workplace
  • A dedicated, assertive, sense of urgency to problem solving
  • Ability to manage multiple high priority projects at a time
  • Excellent social and interpersonal skills
  • In depth knowledge of one or more of the following: ergonomics, industrial hygiene, life safety systems, emergency response, physical safety, construction safety, accessibly support, Project Management.


Partner with EHS Manager & EHS Leads to run large scale global EHS projects and future initiatives. Partner with Development, Preservation, Facilities HR/ER and Store Leadership to develop and implement EHS policies, procedures and standards. Integrate with Retail Support Central Operations. Retail Supply, Store Strategies, Global Store Support, NSO & Re-model team to ensure early knowledge of potential EHS challenges and advise accordingly. Provide insight and advice on meeting the requirements of H&S for existing and emerging Apple sites, including Retail stores, office space and R&D space. Ensure compliance with statutory requirements and work with Management teams to identify and handle risks. Lead regulatory agency inspections, inquiries, contacts, and reporting in accordance with corporate and regulatory requirements.Ensure regular H&S assessments, inspections and safety check ins are completed and communicated to the appropriate teams. Innovate the process for reporting, investigating and communicating accidents, hazards and concerns. Support sites with emergency response preparation, including emergency plans, training and drills. Ability to lead the safety of large scale events Develop and implement training for all personnel to assure understanding of environmental health and safety programs. Act as point of contact for the coordination for EHS communications and partners concerns to and from Global Retail Support and Corp offices. Support new store and new country opening team. Partner with local H&S support vendors and local authorities . Communicate effectively to all levels, from floor to corporate executives, the progress and trends towards achieving perfection in EHS compliance.

Education & Experience

College degree or 5+ years of experience

Additional Requirements