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Environmental, Health & Safety Coordinator

Bloomfield, Connecticut, US
Closing date
Feb 3, 2023

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Imagine...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.

We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.

We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.

Under guidance and direction from the EH&S Manager, the EH&S Coordinator will:
  • Provide technical environmental, health, and safety support to production and plant personnel
  • Assist in the development of plant environmental, health, and safety and wellness programs and objectives
  • Coordinate environmental, health, and safety training programs
  • This individual will serve as the liaison with the onsite physical therapist and temporary staffing agency to ensure regulatory compliance with Worker's Compensation

Qualifications for this position include:
  • Associate degree in a safety science / engineering / industrial hygiene discipline preferred
  • Two years of safety related experience, preferably in a food manufacturing environment
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills; must be a skilled communicator and interact effectively with all levels of employees - from corporate management to hourly production workers
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint skills
  • Results oriented with strong attention to detail

Knowledge, skills, and abilities required (including but not limited to):
  • Assists in regulatory compliance with OSHA, DOT and other regulatory agencies/ departments to achieve company safety objectives.
  • Provide technical EH&S support and information to plant personnel to promote safe behaviors and ensure compliance with applicable occupational safety and health regulations.
  • Assists facility with maintaining current, consistent Health and Safety programs and policies.
  • Assists/coordinates safety training and awareness activities with multiple facilities to ensure effective training, proper documentation and recordkeeping.
  • Maintains safety training programs to ensure compliance with OSHA, DOT and other regulatory agencies. Provides guidance and information to supervision and management regarding safety training requirements and compliance as they relate to employee health and safety.
  • Conducts safety inspections and audits to assure hazard control, risk reduction and safety behaviors.
  • Assists with maintaining accurate OSHA 300 logs and generating all injury/ illness metrics as required.
  • Continuously evaluates incident and injury trends, both within the company as well as the industry. Use this information to update safety and training programs to ensure their highest effectiveness and relevance.
  • Assists corporate claims staff with investigation and follow-up of injuries and incidents as needed.
  • Acts as a Company representative to regulatory agencies, insurance auditors, Contractors and Sales representatives.
  • Acts as a member of the plant Safety Steering Committee and support the plant Safety Committees.
  • Participate in new product/process reviews and engineering projects for new equipment installations to ensure safety compliance and appropriate training in place.
  • Understand Federal and State EH&S regulations and monitor regulatory changes (through Federal Register, etc.) as they occur. Lead regulatory mandated programs such as but not limited to: respiratory protection, bloodborne pathogens, hearing conservation and OSHA recordkeeping/AON.
  • Periodically audit practices and records of manufacturing plant to ensure compliance with company programs and federal/state occupational safety and health regulations.
  • Ability to effectively deal with other people, especially other company personnel, to enlist needed cooperation in implementing regulatory requirements.
  • Requires ability to perform detailed analyses of accidents/injuries/near misses to determine root cause, recommend appropriate corrective action, and assess effectiveness of the facility's response.
  • Perform risk assessments and lead initiatives to reduce identified risks in plant focusing on areas such as Machine Guarding/Lockout; Ergonomics; Slip, Trip and Falls, etc.
  • Prepares monthly reports based on deadlines.
  • Prepares materials for various meetings and training sessions.
  • May perform other duties as required.

Required Travel:

A small percentage of travel is required to attend outside meetings, conferences and to visit operating plants as required.


The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

In that regard, U.S. applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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