Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator

  • Johnson Controls
  • Florence, SC, USA
  • Jul 24, 2018
Full time EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

EHS Coordinator What you will do

Establish and maintain the environmental, health and safety of the plant workforce by monitoring and evaluating conditions to assuring compliance with applicable policies, procedures and governmental standards; and maintenance of the Power Solutions Environmental, Health, Industrial Hygiene and Safety Programs for the facility.

 How you will do it

  • Develop and administer effective occupational health, safety, environmental, ergonomics and industrial hygiene programs, including health services functions and maintenance of related policies and procedures.
  • Update and implement plant programs for the prevention and control of EHS risks, including reduction of risk, prevention of injuries, hygiene, compliance with air permits, construction permits, solid and hazardous wastes, wastewater operations, release notifications and all semi-annual, annual, bi-annual and one-time reporting requirements.
  • Manage and lead the site’s safety and environmental management systems (i.e., OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001) to ensure conformance with the standards’ requirements and to maintain third party registration with the certification body.  Additionally, lead’s internal JCI EHS management systems at the plant level such as the Johnson Controls Manufacturing System (JCMS).
  • Become knowledgeable in JCI Best Business Practices and incorporate in EHS programs.
  • Educate, motivate and train line supervision and production personnel in good hygiene practices, safe work procedures, PPE, etc.
  • Use specialized testing equipment, samples, measures and evaluates employee exposures to in-plant chemical contaminants, including lead and acid mist; and physical agents such as heat and noise exposure.
  • Administer the audiometric testing and hearing conservation programs.
  • Monitor, analyze and record performance of the plant exhaust and make-up air ventilation systems.
  • Lead administration of medical surveillance and biological monitoring programs according to OSHA standards and company policies and procedures.
  • Manage the plant personal protective equipment, work clothing and safety equipment programs according to company standards and operating budget.
  • Administer the respiratory protection program, including quantitative fit testing, respirator distribution, and training of employees on the care of their respiratory protection equipment.
  • Assist in administration of the workers’ compensation program, including effective medical case management, incident investigation, reporting, record maintenance and follow-up.
  • Develop and coordinate plant safety and environmental education and training programs.
  • Lead the plant safety committee.
  • Maintain current awareness of applicable federal, state and local health, industrial hygiene, environmental and safety regulations and maintains records accordingly, including confidentiality.
  • Assist the line organization in conducting risk assessments and developing safe operating procedures for all tasks.
  • Accumulate, prepare and enter health, industrial hygiene, medical, environmental and safety data into the computer system. Analyze data and prepare standard and other requested reports for plant and regional management.
  • Maintain professional competency through participation in professional education and training programs and completion of any necessary requirements to maintain professional credentials.
  • Conduct plant wide EHS audits. 
  • Analyze and interpret results, recommend appropriate corrective actions, conduct root cause analysis, communicate results and follow up on issues or concerns through completion.
  • Ensure all incidents, including injuries, near misses, internal spills, external releases, potential permit non-compliances, failure to comply with reporting deadlines, regulatory inspections, or similar incidents are promptly reported to plant management and corporate.
  • Supervise the plant’s air permit compliance program, including daily inspections, collection of required monthly records/calculations, oversight of quarterly inspection activities, semi-annual certifications, annual emission reporting, deviation management, change management, and training of affected employees.
  • Supervise the plant’s solid, hazardous, and universal waste management program and activities, including the collection, labeling, accumulation, preparation for off-site transportation, emergency planning and reporting.
  • Supervise the plant’s wastewater and storm water management programs including compliance with applicable permits, conducting required inspections, arranging required laboratory analysis of water samples and completing applicable regulatory reports.
  • Overtime is required to meet internal and external customer requirements.

 What we look for

  • Bachelor's degree in Safety Studies, Industrial Hygiene, EHS Management, Environmental Engineering/ Sciences or other technically related field.
  • Minimum six years' experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Able to work outside of scope of responsibilities.
  • Solid presentation and communication skills.
  • Previous experience leading safety and industrial health programs, including experience with EHS agencies and required reporting.
  • Previous experience with establishing, managing and improving plant level EHS programs to comply with OSHA and EPA regulatory requirements.
  • Previous experience with personal air monitoring and medical surveillance programs preferred.
  • Prior use of the Microsoft Office; ability to formulate reports, spreadsheets, and presentations.

 Who we are

At Johnson Controls, we’re shaping the future to create a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.

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