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EHS Coordinator
Summary
Title:EHS Coordinator
ID:2672
Department:EHS
Shift:3rd Shift
Description
SUMMARY

Monitors the removal of physical, biological and chemical hazards, and training of employees on safety policies, procedures, and regulations. Verifies compliance with health and safety regulations and ensures all necessary records are maintained and prepared according to established guidelines. Manages the participation in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspections, providing inspectors with appropriate documents and identifying safety measures. Ensures projects are completed on time and within budget. Acts as advisor to manufacturing management regarding EHS projects, tasks, and operations. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complex tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assist in compliance reviews, general risk assessments and other safety assessments to support Health, Safety, and Environmental Management
  • Maintain relevant EHS logs and documentation
  • Assist in the compliance of applicable laws and regulations
  • Prepare applicable EHS reports as necessary
  • Provide assistance and advise on EHS issues to make recommendations to facility management
  • Participates in detailed incident investigations and root cause analysis
  • Promote incident prevention for the benefit of employees and visitors
  • Assist in the development and presentation of relevant EHS training
  • Observe EHS regulations, wears all required safety equipment, encourages safe working practices, corrects obvious hazards immediately or reports them to the proper personnel
  • Ability to work with employees and achieve cultural change in the face of potential resistance
  • Maintains positive and proactive relations with managers and employees, as well as customers and regulatory agencies
  • Performs other work related tasks as required and assigned.

Facility Specific Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Walk the manufacturing floor on a regular basis to establish EHS presence and provide support.
  • Conduct daily and monthly EHS meetings/trainings and schedule as needed
  • Write, implement, and manage EHS programs, policies, and procedures
  • Perform facility EHS inspections
  • Ability to evaluate PPE and ensure proper use and maintenance of PPE
  • Have knowledge and enforce compliance of regulatory requirements (i.e. OSHA, EPA, DOT, FLDEP, etc), including company policies and procedures
  • Ability to oversee Hazardous Waste Sorate areas and ensure regulraltyr agency compliance (i.e. labeling, containment, proper disposal, documentation, etc)
  • Perform stormwater inspections and ensure sampling events are collected
  • Assist in emergency response and provide first aid treatment
  • Oversee Behavior Based/Observation Safety Programs
  • Help develop Job Hazard Analysis (JHAs)
  • Follow Fall Protection Program, inspect all fall protection equipment and maintain inspection records
  • Assist in administrating and maintaining compliance programs such as LOTO, Hazcom, Drug Free Workplace, Hearing Conservation, Hot Work, Confined Space, Respiratory Protection, BBP, etc.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by EHS Director

 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

No Direct Report

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge of appropriate legislation pertaining to environmental health and safety

Knowledge of company policies and procedures regarding environmental health and safety

Knowledge of business practices and product information

Coordination skill to operate telephone and FAX machine

Coordination skill to operate personal computer keyboard in order to create reports, schedules, and appropriate documentation for other personnel functions

Ability to write reports in order to meet department objectives

Ability to read and interpret appropriate legislation and company policies

Ability to interface with all levels of the organization

Ability to move from department to department to attend meetings

Ability to coordinate multiple and changing priorities

 

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

 

LANGUAGE / COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Must write clearly and concisely

Must use courtesy and tact with internal and external customers

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

 

Proficient in basic math and algebra

Statistical analysis experience preferred

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to establish new and revised structures and policies

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Has obtained, or has the ability to obtain the following within 12 months:

  • Hazwoper certification
  • OSHA 40 Hour certification

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Usual office environment with frequent sitting, walking, and standing, and occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and balancing.

  • Frequent use of eye, hand, and finger coordination enabling the use of office machinery.

  • Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the telephone.

 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to travel occasionally domestically.

 

Occasional: activity exists less than 1/3 of the time.

Frequent: activity exists 1/3 and 2/3 of the time.

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