Company: Warren Distribution
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The Environmental, Heath, and Safety (EHS) Coordinator is
responsible for providing full time environmental health and safety
support to manufacturing operations in compliance with applicable
policy and regulatory requirements. The individual in this position
will support the development and coordination of training programs
to establish and promote the maintenance of a safe, accident free,
and healthy workplace.
This is an office-based position but will regularly require the
individual to work and interact with team members in a
manufacturing plant setting.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential function.
- Practice safe working techniques and re-enforce company EHS
policies, guidelines, and procedures.
- Provide daily guidance and direction in EHS programs at the
associate / supervisor level to ensure a common and effective
- Design and present training programs for new hires and current
team members, addressing relevant health, safety, and/or
- Assist managers/supervisors with accident response, including
during off hours and on weekends.
- Ensure team members have access to and use appropriate safety
and environmental supplies and equipment, including personal
protective equipment (PPE).
- Ensure that contractor personnel working on the property are in
compliance with company EHS policies and safety requirements.
- Maintain facility specific EHS procedures for safe work
practices and equipment operation.
- Lead accident response team, including for incidents during off
hours and on weekends.
- Audit facilities for compliance with company EHS policies and
applicable regulations. Oversee, perform, and assist with other
internal and external audits or inspections.
- Assist in coordination of team member medical treatments, and
in returning injured team members to work.
- Attend shift safety meetings and participate in
- Complete EHS reporting.
- Perform storm water monitoring and sampling for assigned
- Maintain environmental and safety documents/permits on site, in
accordance with company procedures.
- Identify and contribute to continuous improvement efforts to
reduce costs or increase productivity without reducing
- Maintain an open and candid working relationship with immediate
supervisor/manager in discussing matters of importance.
- Adhere to established company values, practices, policies and
procedures at all times. Follow and support compliance with all
applicable safety rules, laws, regulations, and standards.
- Demonstrate regular and punctual attendance at the assigned
work location. May be required to travel up to 25% of the time; in
the case of an emergency, travel could be required without
Although not essential to the position, the individual may be
asked to perform other duties.
Required knowledge, skills, and abilities
An individual qualified for this job must be able to:
- Exhibit familiarity with manufacturing work and safety
- Demonstrate working knowledge of OSHA and EPA rules and
- Find solutions to unsafe working conditions and environmental
- Make decisions based on combination of analysis, experience,
and professional judgment.
- Demonstrate excellent organization and project coordination
skills, with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects
- Effectively present information in a way that facilitates
- Lead and motivate team members; spark and direct conversation
during committee meetings.
- Possess excellent communication skills with the ability to
effectively and respectfully communicate with co-workers, team
members, and internal or external customers. Communicate technical
issues to non-technical personnel.
- Read and interpret technical manuals, basic engineering
drawings, general business periodicals, professional journals,
technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
- Operate a computerPC proficiency; use Microsoft Word, Excel and
PowerPoint, and risk management information systems.
- Efficiently and accurately multiply, divide, add, and subtract
whole numbers to resolve practical problems.
- Understand written instruction and complete appropriate
documentation as directed.
- Use a logical approach to troubleshooting issues and
prioritizing production needs.
- Recognize problems when they occur and to work toward the
solution of those problems.
- Pay attention to details and pursue quality in accomplishing
work duties and tasks. Look for opportunities to reduce costs or
increase productivity without reducing effectiveness.
- Handle challenges skillfully, thoroughly, and effectively.
- Effectively and professionally communicate with co-workers,
team members, and internal or external customers. Present
information clearly and accurately.
- Independently take advantage of opportunities to improve or
increase skills, abilities and job knowledge.
- Make sure that work is delivered on time and of high
- Develop good work practices in order to get the job done.
- Use equipment, resources and time in an efficient and effective
- Use good judgment when making decisions.
- Perform work in a safe manner at all times.
- Work in a cooperative manner with management, co-workers,
internal/external customers, and vendors.
- Do the right thing, even when it is difficult.
Minimum Experience, Education, and Certifications
An individual qualified for this job must have and maintain the
- Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university;
or three (3) years related experience and/or training; or any
satisfactory combination of education and experience that
demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the
- Valid drivers license and good driving record required.
Physical Demands OF Essential Functions
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the
Essential Functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
- This is primarily a desk-based job and will require the
individual to remain seated for long periods of time and have the
manual dexterity to operate standard office equipment such as
computer keyboard, mouse, calculator, phone, copier/scanner, and
- While conducting training and interacting with associates, the
individual must be able to move about the warehouse, access high
and low shelves, and transport products weighing up to 65 pounds,
with assistance or motorized equipment as needed. The individual
must also be able to communicate effectively in a busy and often
noisy warehouse environment.
- Able to walk throughout inside and outside facilities,
including stairs, concrete and uneven ground.
The environmental conditions described here are representative
of those the associate encounters while performing the Essential
Functions of the job.
- The individual will work primarily in an office setting in the
same room as other individuals. Noise levels are average for an
office and include conversation and/or office equipment noise.
- While conducting training and interacting with associates, the
individual will also be expected to work in a warehouse
environment, which may include being exposed to work in high,
precarious places, outdoor weather conditions, dust, and extreme
heat or cold. Noise levels are loud.
The Company will make reasonable accommodations in compliance
with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Amendments.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner
discriminate against employees or applicants because they have
inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of
another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise
have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is
(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance
of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR
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