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EHS Coordinator


Roxboro, United States of America

Role Purpose
Manage and coordinate facility activities and responsibilities associated with EHS issues and ensure compliance with applicable OSHA, EPA, DOT, etc. regulations for assigned facility.

Key Responsibilities
Prepare, update and maintain the EHS manual and ensure it contains all required written programs.
Provide guidance, leadership, and training on EHS issues.

Conduct and/or coordinate regulatory required training as necessary.

Maintain the facility emergency contingency plan

Manage the ergonomics program and coordinate EHS related activities in the Continuous Improvement Workshops.

Coordinate waste management programs, including any required training, and ensure compliance with applicable EPA regulations.

Maintain and update EHS Driveline charts/graphs for facility measurables.

Conduct periodic inspections of the workplace for safety issues and concerns.

Review all new equipment and processes for regulatory compliance, includes involvement in the concept, design, and build phases.

Participate in monthly EHS Coordination Committee meetings with counterparts from other GKN facilities.

Reviews and approves Capitol Project expenditures for facility.

Qualifications / Experience / Skills

Four year college degree in Industrial/ Occupational Safety & Health or Environmental Engineering or Associates degree and 5yrs previous EHS experience may be substituted for 4yr degree.
• 2-5yrs of EHS related experience preferably in a Manufacturing environment.

• Must be able to leverage business understanding to the EHS strategies for the organization (responsibility shared with Matrix Manager).

• Good interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to influence at all levels of the organization.

• Important to excellent listening, consultative and negotiation skills.

• Ability in development policies proposals and procedures implementation, and interpretation and application of policies and standards.

• Must understand and be able to apply principles, theories and practices of environmental, health, and safety legal regulations (e.g.OSHAS…).

• Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task and demonstrated abilities in leadership, communication and planning.

• Strong and effective verbal and written communication skills; ability to interact with all levels of the organization.

• Effective team player and partner, and demonstration of an immediate sense of urgency, as well as flexibility.

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