Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  HSEQ

Streetsboro, OH, US

EHS Specialist

As pioneers and global leader, Hiab is ambitious to write forward our success story, inspiring and shaping our industry. The world in which we operate with our class-leading products, intelligent services and innovative digital solutions is constantly changing.


Together, we keep everyday life moving to build a better tomorrow.


Compensation Data



Salary ranges from $60,000-$80,000 per year based on skills and experience. 

Purpose of the position



  • EHS Coordinator will provide expert knowledge and skills in order to generate and promote a positive Environment, Health & Safety culture across the organization.
  • Responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of systems to ensure compliance with all existing environment, health & safety initiatives and local legislation.
  • Provides timely reporting to management on any safety accident, incidents, near misses and environmental status in line with PSC KPIs.
  • Act as the Functional Safety Lead across the Value Streams in alignment with the Value Stream Manager and safety representatives including 6S.
  • Be the lead site representative in all communication and coordination with the local health and safety authorities (local/governmental regulator body).

Main tasks and responsibilities




  • Development, implementation and maintenance of a system for hazard identification and risk assessment on existing and new processes and equipment
  • Coordinate and support the closure of health and safety root causes and risk assessments in alignment with value stream safety representative(s)
  • Develop, implement and maintain a system for accident/safety incident investigation which would include detailed reporting and corrective action
  • Develop, implement and maintain a system to ensure all statutory inspections and audits are carried out and records are maintained by relevant personnel
  • Develop, implement and maintain a system whereby monthly KPI statistics are complete and communicated in a timely manner
  • Case management of all incidents and accidents, liaising closely with the appropriate legal and insurance bodies and keeping senior management updated in a timely manner
  • Lead on-site EH&S improvement, awareness and engagement programmes
  • Coordinate all benchmark submissions and closures


  • Responsible for the effective development, implementation and maintenance of the Company's EH&S policies, strategies & goals in compliance with legislative and company requirements, including ISO 14001 and OHSAS 45001


  • Facilitate and lead technical improvements in conjunction with project, maintenance and engineering departments


  • Spread the safety-productivity awareness to the organization, The safer the working environment is the more productive it is


  • Promote a culture of safety awareness in a collaborative way; bring to life each day our HIAB values and demonstrate these behaviors in his/her leadership style
  • Identify and ensure delivery of the H&S training programme across the site, ensuring statutory requirements are adhered to, taking into account best practice and site safety culture development

What you’ll need to succeed




  • High School diploma/equivalent required
  • Relevant degree in HSE preferred
  • Country specific certifications

Working experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience from technology industry’s safety and it’s development

Skills and competencies:

  • Strong understanding of ISO 45001 and ISO14001 requirements
  • Safety First attitude and thinking
  • Good communication skills

Desired behavior:

  • Observant
  • Perseverance
  • Collaborative influencer

You will be part of



Hiab offers a variety of different career possibilities for different backgrounds and ambitions, so whatever your passion is, we may just have the job for you! We want to bring in new expertise and fresh ideas, while providing our existing employees with new and interesting career opportunities. Your talent, experience and passion may just be what we seek or need to shape the future of Hiab and our industry. We offer as well: 

  • Employees First way of life: all of us should experience Easiness, Empowerment and Excellence every day at work
  • Comprehensive benefit package including; health, vision, dental, voluntary life/disability insurance upon first day of employment
  • 401k program with 6% company match
  • Personal time off and company-paid holidays
  • Opportunities for career growth and competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Paid training
  • Company mentoring program
  • Tuition reimbursement for job-related continued education
  • Referral Program
  • You may also be provided with a company cell phone, laptop and/or credit card, all to be used for the purpose of conducting company business

Interested to join?



If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your Resume/CV today for consideration!



Hiab is part of Cargotec

Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment, intelligent services and digitally connected solutions. As the industry pioneer, Hiab's more than 3,300 employees worldwide focus on our commitment to increase efficiency in our customers' businesses and to shape the future of intelligent load handling.


Hiab's offering encompasses class-leading load-handling equipment, including HIAB loader cranes, LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling cranes, MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts, MULTILIFT demountables, and tail lifts under the ZEPRO, DEL, and WALTCO fabrands. Hiab's ProCareTM service, award-winning HiVisionTM crane control system, and HiConnectTM platform demonstrate our constant drive to provide intelligent services and connected solutions that add value to our customers.


Hiab is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2022 totalled approximately EUR 4 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.