Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Manager/Coordinator
Ames, IA 
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Amcor Rigid Packaging - External Job Posting

EHS Coordinator

Ames, IA

Environmental, Health and Safety Coordinator


Overview

Develop and administer plant Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) programs in accordance with regulatory requirements and corporate policies and standards. Foster awareness, engagement and accountability for EHS initiatives. Coordinate plant EHS activities to prevent injuries and assure good standing with regulatory requirements. This includes, but is not limited to, reports, assessments, investigations, audits, and program implementation.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Be an active leader for the Plant Safety Committee.
  • Coordinate the development, implementation and continuous improvement of EHS programs, aligned with Amcor's EHS standards.
  • Foster a proactive and positive plant safety culture.
  • Identify and leverage best practices by collaborating across the EHS network.
  • Partner with site and department leaders and employees on implementation of EHS initiatives.
  • Ensure a proper plant injury prevention plan exists to continuously improve safety performance.
  • Ensure a proper plant compliance plan exists to ensure awareness of, and good standing with, regulatory and Amcor EHS requirements.
  • Support and coordinate EHS inspections and self-assessments to assure compliance with Amcor global EHS standards, Business Group EHS requirements and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide progress reports, as appropriate, to plant management team, employees, and extended management teams, as necessary.
  • Coordinate resources to ensure plant EHS requirements are understood and satisfied.
  • Maintain records, data and other EHS related information necessary to satisfy legislative and company requirements.
  • Work with plant team and engineering function to design, install and maintain new or modified equipment/processes as necessary to ensure EHS risks are well managed.
  • Provide training and information to all employees as needed to satisfy regulatory and Amcor EHS requirements.
  • Perform and/or coordinate plant monitoring activities (eg: noise, chemicals, etc.) necessary to ensure compliance with regulatory and company EHS requirements.
  • Oversee the facility incident investigation process to ensure incidents are reported in a timely manner, investigations are conducted properly, root causes are identified, and corrective actions are tracked to closure.
  • Plan, develop, deliver, and coordinate effective EHS training to plant employees, temporary workers, contractors, and visitors, as necessary, to satisfy regulatory and company EHS requirements and assure proper EHS awareness.
  • Coordinate and support environmental compliance activities, such as emissions control, waste disposal, etc

Requirements:

  • Degree in EHS, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, or similar required.
  • Relevant certifications preferred: (Certified Safety Professional, Industrial Hygienist, Hazardous Materials Manager, etc.)
  • 2-5 years of related experience, preferably in manufacturing.
  • Experience implementing critical safe work programs and practices (LOTO, machine guarding, confined space entry, work at heights, electrical work, etc.) a plus
  • Experience in applicable EHS codes, standards, regulations, etc.
  • Travel as required, estimated at no more than 5%

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
2 to 5 years
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