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EHS Coordinator

Company: Accuride Corporation
Location: Rockford
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Basic Purpose The EHS Coordinator is responsible for implementing and overseeing EHS programs at the Gunite Rockford Facility. This individual will provide guidance and facilitate a collaborative, hands-on approach to site management of the EHS programs in order to reduce overall risk and frequency of accidents, and injuries within the facility. Principal Accountabilities 1. Successful candidates should have the experience and proven ability to work as a team in a fast paced, heavy industrial unionized environment.1. Routinely maintain and utilize, as appropriate, necessary Industrial Hygiene monitoring equipment to ensure employee exposure to hazardous materials is maintained below acceptable standards.2. Document environmental recordkeeping, monitoring, and complete various routine annual environmental reporting.3. Continually assess hazards and risks to human health, safety, and the environment through various means. A successful candidate will be able to quickly understand how complex equipment operates and the hazards this equipment could pose to employees' safety and health, and the local environment.4. Responsible for oversight and monitoring of our onsite forklift impact tracking system.5. Coordinate and facilitate process, behavioral, and facility changes to better control EHS hazards and risk.6. Coordinate with outside vendors to maintain appropriate safety and environmental control supplies.7. Continually support and grow the onsite EHS culture, with an emphasis on continual improvement.8. Routinely perform various EHS related audits and inspections.9. Continually Develop and present EHS related topics for new employee, refresher, and hot topic specific training.10. Work to facilitate open dialog with employees regarding various EHS topics.11. Ensure that the facility's EHS Policies and procedures remain current and that applicable employees have been trained on their respective procedure as required.12. Ensure that all applicable federal, state and municipal health and safety standards are complied with and that all known safety and health issues are resolved in a timely fashion.13. Ensure compliance with incident investigation policies and facilitate investigations and corrective action development when required.14. Evaluate various job classifications and changes to those classification and ensure that employees are provided with the proper personal protective equipment. (PPE Assessments, JSA's)15. Assist in the review of all new and modified processes through management of change and make recommendations relative to EHS requirements (Pre-start-up reviews).16. Participate in Corporate EHS Council activities including conference calls, teams, and workgroups as needed.17. Co-lead the Bi-Monthly employee safety committee council meetings.18. This position will spend 20%- 40% of time visible on the plant floor or working collaboratively with operations departments on the institution of corrective action or best management practices related to improving overall EHS performance and culture.19. This position may also be responsible for the daily oversight of the facility janitorial services.20. Perform other tasks as assigned by the EHS Manager. Required Skills, Education, and Experience Bachelor's degree in related discipline a plus Minimum of 5 years' experience in the safety and health discipline within a fast-paced unionized heavy industrial manufacturing environment Experience in development and implementation of EHS Policies and Procedures Experience in the development, and presentation of EHS training programs Experience working with bargaining unit employees (contract languages, provisions, etc.) Good working knowledge of Federal, State and Local safety and health regulatory standards and codes, including OSHA General Industry and Construction Industry Standards, and applicable ASME, ANSI, NEMA, NFPA and NEC Codes Must possess strong planning, organization, advisory, and both verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to prioritize and multi-task in the face of many responsibilities/duties General knowledge/understanding of Illinois Workers' Compensation laws Proficient with PC applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Equal Opportunity Employer Accuride is an equal opportunity employer and adheres to the applicable federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment and hiring. It is Accuride's policy and practice to provide and promote equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. It is also Accuride's policy and practice to hire, train, promote, compensate, and administer all employment practices without regard to color, race, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), age, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy, religion, veteran status, national origin, disability, genetic information, or any other legally-protected status in accordance with the requirements of federal, state, and local law.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Tuition reimbursement Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shiftApplication Question(s): Do you have experience in development and implementation of EHS Policies and Procedures? Do you have experience in the development, and presentation of EHS training programs? Do you have good working knowledge of Federal, State and Local safety and health regulatory standards and codes, including OSHA General Industry and Construction Industry Standards, and applicable ASME, ANSI, NEMA, NFPA and NEC Codes?Education: High school or equivalent (Required)Experience: EHS: 5 years (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Accuride Corporation, Rockford , EHS Coordinator, Other , Rockford, Illinois

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