EHS Coordinator

Overview of Position:

The EHS Coordinator is responsible for the implementation and maintenance of the Health and Safety programs within the Phoenix Global Safety Management System. Responsible for new hire site-specific safety orientation, coordination of on-site safety meetings, conducting safety training, supporting incident investigation efforts, and conducting and documenting on-site safety audits. Promoting proactive and preventive safety activities by observing, analyzing, encouraging safe work behaviors, and correcting unsafe conditions. Ensuring OSHA regulations, safety policies, and procedures are being followed. Establishing safety goals, reinforcing safety policies and procedures, monitoring safety metrics, and supporting and coaching supervisors and employees. Providing feedback to encourage learning, monitoring safety compliance, creating awareness, and setting priorities that focus on continuous improvement.

Reports To: Regional EHS Manager

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conducts site-specific training for all new employees, conducts safety meetings, and attends safety meetings to improve safety knowledge and network with other safety professionals.
  • Investigates all incidents, accidents, and near-miss to determine the root cause, and corrective actions are implemented.
  • Ensures that all occupational illnesses and injuries are recorded according to OSHA standards.
  • Ensures that all safety programs (lockout/tag out, hazard communication, hearing conservation, personal protective equipment, etc.) are fully implemented and in compliance.
  • Conducts audits for safety to ensure compliance during plant construction and operations.
  • Develops and helps deliver all levels of safety training and orientation for all employees.
  • Prepares, presents, and documents daily safety toolbox talks and monthly safety meetings for site workers.
  • Observes, identifies, and records safety observations, both negative and positive in nature, on a daily basis.
  • Develops and implements specific hazard analyses and controls such as confined space entry; provides support for planned confined space entries; critical lifts, energy control/lock out, and fall protection.
  • Observes relevant safety, accident prevention, and environmental regulations.
  • Works with management on safety matters and on problem corrections.
  • Performs any other tasks assigned to support and improve the overall site safety operations.


  • Associate’s degree in Occupational Safety (related field) or minimal experience of 3 years.
  • Must have progressive safety and health experience in an industrial environment, including general industry auditing experience.
  • Experience in developing Safety and Health procedures; a comprehensive understanding of OSHA regulations and ability to promote and implement a comprehensive safety and health program.
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to conduct accident investigations
  • Must have knowledge and experience in both general industry standards and operations OSHA guidelines and other regulatory standards.
  • Responsible leadership, ability to organize, lead, and motivate; excellent communication skills (oral and written).
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills; ability to get along well with people of diverse backgrounds, experience, and personalities; tactful, mature, flexible; ability to convey information and ideas in a variety of media, confident, at all levels, internal and external; thorough and attentive to details; able to prioritize and multitask; proactive and deadline-oriented.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; develop alternative solutions; work well in a team problem-solving situation; exhibit sound and accurate judgment; support and explain the reasoning for decisions, include appropriate team members in the decision-making process.
  • Computer literate and thorough knowledge of MS Office such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other applicable tools.
  • Readiness for flexible working hours, reliability, enthusiasm, and interest in teamwork.


The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is regularly required to talk and/or hear; the employee is frequently required to stand and sit; is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, walk, sit, bend, stand, talk and hear. Must be able to move heavy loads. Primarily day shift position, however, flexibility to work nights and weekends pending situations.

The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k) 5% Match
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call

Travel requirement:

  • Travel

Ability to Relocate:

  • Riverdale, IL 60827: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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