Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator

For almost 50 years, we have been innovating, growing and bringing to market the best in crystal clear, 100% recyclable PET clamshell and two-piece packaging. Our products are designed to attractively merchandise products from the produce, deli, bakery, grocery, convenience store and food service industries. From our groundbreaking Safe-T-Fresh® line to our latest Crystal Fresh® line, we create innovative, award winning packaging that meets any need.

Position Summary:

The Environmental Safety & Health Coordinator is responsible for facilitating the required health and safety programs to ensure the facility remains in compliance with all Corporate, OSHA, Federal, State and Environmental health requirements under the direction of the Plant Manager, with an indirect reporting relationship to the Corporate Safety Manager.

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

  • Responsible for facilitating all aspects of the safety program, including safety manual revisions, standard operating procedures, safety training and scheduling. Annually reviews all safety and environmental policies required by corporate.
  • Facilitates regular safety committee meetings and inspections at facility.
  • Conducts and facilitates training in such areas as, including but not limited to, new hire safety orientation, ergonomics, emergency response, lockout/tagout, hazard communication, forklift and machine guarding. Collaborates with manufacturing shift supervision to understand safety training needs. Evaluates trainee's performance. Conducts refresher training when needed.
  • Confers with Plant Manager to recommend safety improvements to reduce overall recordable rate in the facility.
  • Confers with managers and supervisors to audit and implement best practices for safety, occupational health and environmental performance.
  • Responsible for following and enforcing corporate safety practices. Confers with Plant Manager and Corporate Safety to discuss safety violations.
  • Investigates all safety related incidents, reviews incident reports and completes the necessary reports for insurance carrier, corporate safety and risk management in a timely manner.
  • Reports and monitors all incidents and potential violations. Analyzes accident statistics and recommends corrective action as needed. Supports the plant's efforts to minimize workers' compensation costs through proper case management and follow through.
  • Maintains safety records for the facility; properly documents all safety related training and maintains these records for use during audits, inspections and employee review.
  • Manage, maintain and submit all Corporate, Federal, State and local regulatory compliance required documentation in a timely manner. This includes but is not limited to monthly training, calendars, permit driven documents, safety and workers' compensation reports.
  • Ability to travel when required and respond to emergencies on a 24/7 platform.
  • Ability to work a schedule to meet the demands of the business which may include weekends, holidays, or evenings.
  • Other duties as assigned by Plant and Corporate Safety.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree in Occupational Safety and/or Environmental Health-related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.

5+ years' experience in safety and/or environmental management in a manufacturing facility.

Manufacturing industry preferred. Knowledge of Federal and State safety and health regulations.

Knowledge of OSHA regulations 1910 and 1926.

Must have demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

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