EHS Coordinator
Springfield , Tennessee
February 08, 2017
Overtime Status: Nonexempt (N)
Reports to/Dept: [[oc_deptinfo]]
Shift: 1st
The Environmental, Health and Safety Coordinator is a champion of the EHS programs in the OEM Plant. Assignments include administrative duties, developing training programs, promoting prevention tools, and communicating best safety practices in the workplace.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Leads the implementation or management of EHS programs for the plant. If needed, customize corporate and division safety programs for local use.
  • Develop, implement and monitor EHS action plans and programs to ensure a high level of safety awareness within the facility.
  • Maintains and updates EHS information (charts, and graphs) and communicates safety metrics.
  • Maintain all EHS training documentation as required by corporate and federal/state standards.
  • Coordinates necessary EHS audits and inspections as required and ensures follow-up items are completed.
  • Assists in recordable injury, first-aid and near-miss investigations and in the development and implementation of action plans.
  • Acts as a plant liaison with regional and divisional safety leader and outside safety agencies.
  • Conduct regular facility inspections.
  • Ensures housekeeping of office and work areas is maintained.
  • Continuously educates employees on EHS standards, procedures, PPE, etc.
  • Documents all Hazard Identifications, Safe Behavior Observations, facility audits, etc.
  • Performs safety orientations and monthly safety training.
  • Manages the site's SDS's and the MSDS Vault system.
  • Performs other functions as they relate to maintenance of the plant Safety and Environmental Programs as directed by the Plant Leader.SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Demonstrate sound leadership on the job through safety performance, communication skills and teamwork.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of general OSHA and EPA requirements.
  • Comfortable in identification and coaching of unsafe acts or behaviors for both salary and hourly employees.COMPUTER AND SOFTWARE COMPENTENCIES
    The employee must have Basic computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office products, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access.
    High School Diploma or GED Equivalent, EHS college courses or EHS certificates, and 1-2 years of EHS experience in a manufacturing environment desired.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. without assistance.
  • Work up to 12 hours in hot/cold manufacturing environment.
  • Safeguard self with Personal protective Equipment (PPE) - steel-toed shoes, eye protection (glasses, goggles, and/or facemask), bump cap, hearing protection and long sleeved shirt and pants as necessary for task.
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

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Founded in 1938, Owens Corning is a market-leading innovator of glass-fiber technology

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