EHS Coordinator

at Fontana Fasteners in BELVIDERE, Illinois, United States

Job Description

EHS Coordinator

Belvidere, 826 E MADISON ST, BELVIDERE, Illinois, United States of America Req #1839

Monday, September 18, 2023

Our employees are the reason for our success





Are you looking to join one of the world’s most innovative manufacturers of value-added screws, bolts, nuts and cold formed components? Our customers count on us to help their designers and engineers create best in class products, and we commit the industry’s best people and products to do what’s right for our customers – whatever it takes. You can help us succeed in doing this by becoming a team member at Acument Global Technologies’ Belvidere location.


Guides direction of Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) functions with plant’s senior management, supervisors and employees to ensure facility compliance with federal, state and local EH&S laws and regulations. Implements and executes company EH&S programs and operation-specific programs at the plant level to reduce facility EH&S liability related to present and future operations. In addition, supports facility’s workers compensation program including return to work initiatives. Also functions as EMR for ISO 14001. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

+ Assists plant senior management in developing and coordinating plant’s EH&S programs and activities.

+ Ensures plant compliance with applicable EH&S laws and regulations.

+ Implements EH&S programs as required by corporate policies and procedures and as required by the specific needs of the plant.

+ Ensures maintenance and easy access to current Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for the plant.

+ Represents the facility at company Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Group meetings, specifically those portions designed for the EHS Coordinators.

+ Functions as a technical consultant to the plant for EH&S issues (i.e., by demonstrating basic technical understanding relative to chemical fate, waste management, industrial hygiene, health & safety issues, air pollution control, wastewater treatment, etc.).

+ Maintains integrity of the OSHA 300 logs located at plant, evaluating the plant’s safety performance and correlating accident frequency and severity with workers’ compensation cost.

+ Responsible for the completion of the EPA “Community Right To Know” SARA Section 313 Form R Toxic Release reports. Collects data and prepares and submits reports to federal, state and local authorities.

+ Conducts periodic inspections of the plant for EH&S compliance and best management practices.

+ Conducts or arranges for wastewater and air emission sampling and other field activities within the plant as needed.

+ Manages the facility industrial hygiene program including noise sampling and other field sampling activities.

+ Evaluates all plant expansions and/or process modifications. Reviews capital appropriation requests for EH&S impacts and any regulatory requirements.

+ Ensures that all records related to EH&S programs are maintained and are current.

+ Assists in the investigations of work related injuries and development of programs to prevent such accidents and injuries from recurring.

+ Apprises management of EH&S costs borne by the plant. Participates in the facility’s annual planning and budgeting process to identify environmental capital and expense needs.

+ When appropriate, assists environmental coordinator(s) in the management of any soil and/or groundwater remedial activities including conducting negotiations with regulatory agencies and hiring and directing engineering consultant firms. Provides technical oversight and maintains cost accounting records consistent with company procedures.

+ Acts as the plant’s main point of contact during discussions and negotiations with Environmental and Health & Safety regulatory agencies (e.g. during inspections, permit renewals).

+ Reports TSCA allegations as appropriate to the leadership within the facility and at corporate.

+ Works closely with plant’s senior management to identify community EH&S concerns regarding facility operations, and provides technical information, as necessary, to address those concerns.

+ Develops and delivers required EH&S training to all levels of the organization.

+ Acts as facility Emergency Management Response.

+ Other duties as assigned by manager



? High school diploma, GED or equivalent

? Minimum three years of direct EH&S experience in a manufacturing environment.

? Knowledge of plant operations, mechanical operations and waste generation processes.

? Ability to develop and administer EH&S programs on a plant-wide basis and then monitor their implementation.

? Excellent communication skills


? Bachelor’s Degree in Safety/Industrial Hygiene, or technical discipline such as such chemistry/biology/engineering.

? Advanced degree in Safety/Industrial Hygiene or a related technical discipline

? Professional accreditation such as Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)

? Experience using Google for Work

We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, handicap, genetic infiltration, disability or status as a veteran. Fontana reserves the right to require a drug screening at any time during the employment process.

Other details

+ Job Family EHS Analyst/Specialist – Senio

+ Job Function EHS – Health and Safety

+ Pay Type Salary

+ Travel Required No

+ Required Education High School

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+ Belvidere, 826 E MADISON ST, BELVIDERE, Illinois, United States of America

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Job Posting: JC248148970

Posted On: Sep 20, 2023

Updated On: Oct 16, 2023

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