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Safety & Environmental Coordinator

This role is responsible for assisting the EHS Manager in the Safety & Environmental department at our plant in Melrose Park, IL.

  • Collect and file EHS Documents
  • Complete safety inspections such as Fire Extinguishers, Emergency Lighting, Emergency Exits, Crane Inspection Audits
  • Print and bind training material or safety-related signs
  • Complete spot checks in production to verify compliance including proper PPE usage, seatbelt usage on forklifts, etc.
  • Immediately report to EHS Manager any serious hazards or compliance issues
  • Meet and assist visitors, verifying that visitors use proper PPE
  • Verify inventory of essential safety supplies including PPE, first aid, sign-making supplies, etc.
  • Create maintenance requests

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field required.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English required.
  • Solid understanding of safe work practices, OSHA, and EPA (OSHA 10-hour certificate a plus) and knowledge and understanding of preventing disease transmission
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment is ideal.
  • Capable of standing/walking 6+ hours per day in hot and cold conditions as 75% of each day will be out on the plant floor, which is not climate-controlled.