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EHS Coordinator

Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

General Summary: Responsible for site EHS operational support, coordination, and execution in areas of policies, programs, and procedures, including but not limited to:  GPN EHS policies and regulatory agency compliance, program development/implementation, hazard identification, incident management, risk identification / mitigation, and performance measures.


Essential Functions:

  • Supports Site Leadership Teams (SLTs) at the Aurora, IL, Sunrise, FL and Walterboro, SC sites with EHS Program implementation, monitoring, and performance measurement. 
  • Develop site EHS Standard Operating Procedures that align with GPN EHS strategic objectives and maintain site compliance records in the EHS Data Management System (Intelex).
  • Support site EHS Incident Investigations, simple Root Cause Analysis (sRCA), and management of Corrective Actions in Intelex.  
  • Coordinate reporting of all site monthly EHS KPI data and Quarterly EHS Report
  • Ensure completion of all EHS related Inspections including but not limited to: Stormwater, Hazardous Waste, Fall Protection, Ladders, and Eye Wash Stations
  • Under the direction of the Aurora Occupational Health Nurse, lead the site First Aid Team ensuring participation and training are maintained.
  • Support site Training Coordinator to ensure development, delivery, and documentation of effective EHS Training and Observations using the Alchemy Training Management System.
  • Lead site, cross-functional Job Safety Analysis (JSA) team to identify potential hazards and recommend the safest way to perform the task.
  • Lead development of site Lockout Tagout (LOTO) machine specific Work Instructions (WKIs) and facilitate annual completion of Coach Observations for all Authorized employees.
  • Coordinate site Air Permit compliance including monthly emission recordkeeping and annual IEPA Emission Report.
  • Coordinate site NPDES permit compliance including Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) maintenance, quarterly sampling, site inspections, annual report.
  • Coordinate Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Waste disposal shipments, manifests, and satellite accumulation area inspections
  • Oversee site waste minimization programs
  • Maintain current knowledge of existing and emerging federal and local EHS laws and regulations
  • Ability to work variable hours to accommodate the needs of a multi-shift operation and travel between facilities as needed for support.
    • EHS Coordinator for Sunrise, FL and Walterboro, SC sites must have the ability to travel from/to sites on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) preferred
  • Ability to troubleshoot/diagnose potential problems/hazards and propose viable solutions.
  • Must be detail-oriented and well-organized.
  • Must be proficient in Word, Excel, and MS Office programs.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills.



  • Preferred Education: Degree in Occupational H&S, Environmental Sciences  or equivalent experience
  • Preferred Certifications: Associate Safety Professional (ASP), First Aid/CPR/AED, and ISO 14001 and 45001 internal auditor
  • Experience: 2+ years of direct EHS program experience in a manufacturing environment



Physical Demands: (The work is classified as Light - Medium Physical Demand Level (PDL) by the US Dept. of Labor’s Dictionary of Occupational Titles.)

  Frequencies: Occasional (1-33%); Frequent (34-66%); Continuous (67-100%)


Lifting Demands:

  • Lift up to 25 lbs. on an occasional basis floor to waist.
  • Carry up to 25 lbs. on an occasional basis up to 25 feet. 


Postural Demands:

  • Sitting - Occasional
  • Standing - Continuous
  • Walking - Continuous
  • Bending/stooping - Frequent


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago