EHS Plant Coordinator

at Fontana Fasteners in BELVIDERE, Illinois, United States

Job Description

EHS Plant Coordinator

Belvidere, 826 E MADISON ST, BELVIDERE, Illinois, United States of America Req #2024

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Our employees are the reason for our success

We are seeking an experienced Safety Professional looking to make an impact at the plant level within a growing organization. We offer a competitive compensation package including base salary and quarterly bonus program, medical benefits eligibility upon date of hire, 401k, vacation and paid holidays. Come join our team! Position Summary 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. ? 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. ? Supports plant purchasing department to minimize risk of future liability

? 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. ? Makes arrangements for waste disposal pickups as required. Coordinates the processing of payment for disposal transactions (Purchase orders, approve invoices, etc) and is responsible for the maintenance of disposal records. ? Ensures that all shipments of hazardous and non-hazardous waste are properly manifested and labeled. ? 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.

? Works with the workers’ compensation third party administrator to bring cases to a satisfactory resolution.

? Coordinates medical/health evaluations of employees as mandated by regulatory agencies or corporate policy. ? Coordinates the resolution of loss control recommendation with plant senior management and Regional EHS Manager. ? Acts as facility Emergency Management Response. ? Other duties as assigned by manager

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 Yes

+ Travel % 10

+ Required Education Equivalent Experience

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

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Job Posting: JC255701981

Posted On: Feb 23, 2024

Updated On: Mar 25, 2024

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