Job Posting
Industrial Hygienist Sr. 
Updated:  9.14.15


Sentry Insurance is seeking an experienced, self-motivated, technical and results driven individual to fill a highly skilled position in our National Accounts - IH Services Division.  As an Industrial Hygiene Consultant Sr. you will work with Corporate Risk Management, Safety Management, and Plant/Facility Management contacts as well as brokerage firms to complete Industrial Hygiene Services for our casualty line of business primarily for our National Account customers with premium in excess of $500,000.

What You’ll Do


The following are some of the responsibilities of the National Account IH Services Consultant Senior that would be located preferably in Dallas, TX; secondary locations include Des Moines, IA, Minneapolis, MN, Kansas City, MO, St Louis, MO or Omaha, Nebraska. Travel responsibilities would include Texas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri and the West Coast as needs arise. 


·        Act as a Team Leader and conduct industrial hygiene field consultation service (noise, air quality, IAQ, etc.) for National Accounts customers.  Provide industrial hygiene services for standard commercial lines customers, underwriting, and fee service customers at the request of IH or Safety Services management.

·        Anticipate, recognize, evaluate potential health hazards, and assist customers by recommending proper controls for ACGIH and OSHA guidelines. 

·        Review, assist with development and/or coordinate specific risk improvement or regulatory mandated programs.  Coordinate the implementation of these programs with the customer and the safety services consultant.

·        Provide technical expertise for the development of industrial hygiene-related technical bulletins or information sheets. 

·        Provide training for customers, safety services consultants, or Sentry Insurance employees in industrial hygiene-related areas.

·        Assist sales and underwriting by providing information about prospective customer's processes and potential exposures on conditions that may lead to occupational disease as directed by Industrial Hygiene Management.

·        Assist Sentry Insurance claims department with review or evaluation of occupational disease claims that may have arisen from specific process or workplace exposures.

·        Maintain and calibrate field equipment on a scheduled basis.  Ensure that field work is done in a timely and professional manner.

What it Takes

·        Bachelor’s degree or equivalent within the Safety Sciences area is required (i.e., Industrial Hygiene, Degree in Analytical Chemistry, or a related science and/or engineering field).

·        3+ years of related work experience.

·        M.S. Degree in industrial hygiene, or occupational and environmental health preferred.

·        Certification by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene in the comprehensive practice or other specialty aspect of industrial hygiene is preferred or a willingness to achieve the CIH Designation in 3 – 5 years.

·        Demonstrated competency in field consultation and familiarity with current industrial hygiene technology.

·        Leadership skills, proactive attitude, proficient technical writing and communication skills.

·        An acceptable motor vehicle record and ability to perform extensive travel is required (50% - 75% travel).

What You’ll Receive

We offer an outstanding array of benefits for our associates, including:

·     Company Car

·     Competitive Compensation

·     Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Life benefits

·     Generous Paid-Time Off - including Company Holidays

·     401k plan with a dollar-for-dollar match on your first six percent – immediate vesting

·     Access to more than 100 certification, designation and licensing courses

·     Career advancement opportunities


Who You’ll Want to Contact
Amy Lang – Talent Advisor
715.346.9096 or


Why Sentry Insurance

Sentry employees have been helping individuals and businesses build and protect their future since 1904.  Because of the trust placed in us, Sentry is one of the largest and strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States, and is rated A+ by A.M. Best, the industry's leading rating authority.  Sentry offers a full line of property, casualty and life insurance products to protect businesses, cars, homes, lives and retirement incomes.  The Sentry Team is passionate about providing good customer service and supports on-going professional and technical development. 

So make the right choice—with great potential for growth, an outstanding 401(k) program and a schedule that offers you a balance between your work and life—choose the company with the strength and stability to offer it all.  Choose Sentry Insurance.

Sentry Insurance is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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November Speaker:

Lawrence D. Sloan, CAE, Chief Executive Officer

Larry Sloan stepped into the role of CEO at the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) in October 2016.  Prior to this, he served as CEO for seven years at the Society of Chemical Manufactures and Affiliates (SOCMA), representing the interests of the US specialty chemical industry.  Larry was promoted to his first CEO role at the Adhesive and Sealant Council in January 2005 and led the group for five years.  Larry began his career as a chemical engineer at Air Products and later worked for Nalco Chemical Company in marketing, manufacturing and sales capacities. Larry earned a BS degree in chemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and later graduated from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management where he earned his MBA. In 2006, Larry received his Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation through the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).  Currently he serves in a leadership role on the ASAE Foundation’s Research Committee.  He has also spoken at ASAE national conferences and other events over the years.  Prior volunteer leadership roles while working in the trade association space include:  serving as board member and chair (in 2012) of the National Association of Manufacturers’ Council of Manufacturing Associations, as board member of the Societe de Chemie Industrielle, as executive committee member of the Chemical Heritage Foundation’s Joseph Priestly Society, and as board member of the Chemical Educational Foundation. 


Topic:  AIHA: Advancing Content Priorities -  The focus of Larry’s presentation will be on how AIHA identifies and prioritizes where to invest its resources with respect to creating new educational content and reference materials. Earlier this year, AIHA conducted an environmental scan to update its content priorities, which are: exposure banding, big data & sensor technology, total exposure health, changing workforce, and communicating IH concepts. He will review specific activities being pursued to help advance our profession’s understanding of these emerging domains.

        Upcoming                   Speakers                                            

November Meeting

Larry Sloan

Chief Executive Officer

American Industrial Hygiene Association


Sarah Anderson

Global OI Manager, SGS

Sarah Anderson, CIH   Global OI Manager - SGS

Sarah Anderson has been working as an Industrial Hygienist and HSE Manager in a variety of industries since receiving her undergraduate degree in Environmental Health from Purdue University and her graduate degree in Public Health from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1990.  Sarah has extensive petroleum, manufacturing, distribution and industrial experience both domestically and internationally. 

She is currently employed with SGS as the Global Operational Integrity Manager taking care of the Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health and Environmental programs implemented in over 140 countries and covering more than 100,000 SGS employees.

Topic:  Eye Spy Industrial Hygiene Hazards - The focus of Sarah's presentation is on the identification of industrial hygiene related hazards and risks in the work place in an interactive format.  The participants will be asked to provide input on what they identify as the industrial hygiene hazards and risks from a variety of  work place environment examples.  A guidance document on how to identify industrial hygiene concerns designed for use by personnel with no industrial hygiene training will also be reveiwed.