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Safety & Environemntal Specialist - Des Moines, IA 50317



The Safety & Environmental Specialist will be responsible for providing training to support safety and environmental compliance and the Specialist will also support all phases of the safety and environmental program at Kemin. Particularly, the Specialist must be a team player with the ability to support department and business unit loss reduction programs and perform tasks related to auditing and inspections in order to assure compliance and minimization of risk.


We Are Kemin

We are visionaries who see things differently and are inspired by the world around us.

We have been dedicated to using applied science to improve the quality of life for over half a century.

We are a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services.

For over half a century, Kemin has been dedicated to using applied science to address industry challenges and offer product solutions to customers in more than 120 countries. Kemin provides ingredients to feed a growing population with its commitment to the quality, safety and efficacy of food, feed and health-related products to customers in more than 120 countries.

Established in 1961, Kemin is a privately held, family-owned-and-operated company with more than 2,800 global employees and operations in 90 countries, including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Russia, San Marino, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.



  • Assist in anual safety trainings Assist with hazardous waste management and reduction
  • Provide support for ergonomic assessments.
  • Participate in incident investigations with support of others to determine probable root causes and develop corrective action plans. Input accident data into insurance tracking system.
  • Partner with business units to improve safety and environmental compliance.
  • Conduct inspections and audits; aid in developing corrective actions (safety and environmental) and advise responsible management of conditions.
  • Provide data collection and reporting, analyze accident trends and participate in the development of recommendations to improve results.
  • Maintain records required to support safety requirements and training presentations.
  • Assist with development, implementation and maintenance of EHS system policies, programs and procedures in conjunction with EHS Manager.
  • Provide support to business unit safety committees and work groups.
  • Take an active role in Safety Security Council.
  • Take an active role in activities to reduce, reuse and recycle.
  • Help to ensure that all applicable internal and external reporting requirements are performed accurately and in a timely manner.


  • Bachelorís degree in Environmental Science, safety, or related field
  • Certified to ship hazardous materials and waste
  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Public speaking classes or presentation skills preferred.


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