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Brentwood, New Hampshire, United States

Safety Coordinator

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Job ID 59082

Safety Coordinator

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The Safety Coordinator reports directly to the Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) Leader at the Brentwood Plant. The position will work with leadership and plant team members across the site to support a strong proactive safety culture and an effective, efficient, and compliant safety process.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Plant and Environmental Safety

  • Lives the Owens Corning Safety Stand and meets all safety requirements. Safety is a condition of employment.
  • Take personal ownership to work safely and hold other team members to the same high standards of safety
  • Notify supervisor immediately of any accident, near miss or on- the -job injury when it occurs no matter how insignificant it may seem.
  • Participates in the safety, quality, autonomous maintenance, TPM and housekeeping programs as established within the plant; including but not limited to Focused Improvement Events, Safety Committee, Training, etc.
  • Performs job tasks to reduce environmental impact and adheres to the environmental regulations and recycling procedures for waste disposal.
  • Complies with all plant rules and safety regulations.
  • Performs cleanup duties at workstations and/or equipment/machinery.
  • Communicates safety concerns and/or equipment problems/abnormalities to appropriate personnel, maintaining strong communication with the appropriate line section operators to ensure immediate action is taken for product out of spec.
  • Inspect vehicles before use and throughout shift, keeping all equipment clean and operational.

TPM

  • Participates in plant TPM initiatives - completing activities associated with TPM tasks (adheres to CILT standard, 5S).
  • Continues to use TPM methodology to gain a better understanding of the equipment.
  • Identifies and participates proactively in learning opportunities and develops expertise in those areas.
  • Utilizes Focus Improvement tools to problem solve.
  • Works to achieve zero injuries, zero defects and zero losses.
  • During PM days, uses time effectively to bring equipment to optimal condition for zero losses.
  • Assists with teaching about DM and Step Boards.

Safety

  • Spend time on the floor, look for safety hazards, and talking with employees
  • Assist operators and maintenance with new/modified process & equipment
  • Conduct facility safety audits and monitor auditing process to verify compliance
  • Collect and submit samples: waste water, storm water, noise, etc.
  • Collect data, assist with, and file reports for storm water DMR, waste, Tier II, water board, TRI, emissions, GACT, etc.
  • Lead Hazard assessment process and assist with risk mitigation
  • Lead incident investigations and corrective action plans
  • Assist/coordinate resolution of safety cards, hazard hunts, and safety work orders
  • Perform and document assessments, inspections, audits, and investigations: SPCC, SWPPP, VPP, LTT, Contractor, Safe Work, Guarding, Arc Flash, etc.
  • Support and/or administer first aid
  • Maintain EH&S tracking spreadsheets, SharePoint sites, logs, and communication boards (and post in operations areas according to schedule/needs)
  • Provide regular feedback to leadership, supervisors, and operators on safety programs, training results, and completion statuses
  • Develop and conduct effective safety training programs
  • Review, approve, audit, and track EHS vendors and contractors, bid packages, and scopes of work.
  • Provide visitor, contractor, and new hire safety orientation including delivering and grading quizzes and examinations.
  • Certify and monitor certification/license status for forklift operations, first responders, and electrical work.
  • Lead behavior based safety (BBS) program
  • Track, issue, audit, and update permits (internal and external) and review
  • Schedule and track industrial health programs (BBP, hearing examinations, ergonomic assessments, etc.)
  • Issue, monitor, review, and update in-house permits. Monitor, review, and update regulatory permits
  • Issue, Monitor, and Participate in Safety Awareness for Effectiveness (SAFE) and Critical 6 Programs
  • Represent facility on phone calls, at group meetings, and at external events. 
  • Communicate with government, regulatory, environmental agencies and vendors.
  • Develop/review/update/communicate written EH&S plant and corporate safety policies
  • Inventory, issue, coordinate and track EHS-related items/vouchers: PPE, LTT locks, SDS.
  • SDS review of new chemicals (Right to Know)
  • Accomplish critical metrics regularly to ensure continuous improvement in the processes that lead to a 100% engaged safety culture on the floor
  • Lead Safety Committees, and JHA/RCA/SOP activities

Other

  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate.
  • Support the training and development of colleagues.
  • Demonstrates flexibility to changing priorities as business needs dictate.
  • Identifies and participates proactively in learning opportunities, and develops expertise in those areas.
  • Follows standard operating procedures and processes.
  • Can and is willing to make decisions. Knows the chain of command to get support.
  • Regular Attendance on-site and the ability to rotate varying shifts.
  • All other duties as assigned or needed.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalency
  • Computer proficiency with Microcsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint is preferred
  • Basic mechanical knowledge and TPM Methodology
  • Previous experience in CI and/or in creating Standard Work

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficiently demonstrate math and communication skills
  • Ability to read and understand Technical Manuals and Specification Sheets
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint and Word
  • Maintain certifications and skill sets necessary to train employees
  • Ability to facilitate training in various formats
  • Ability to implement and maintain the Learning Management System within Talent Center
  • Must be self-motivated to work independently and in a group, and meet targets
  • Must have strong attention to detail
  • Visual acuity necessary for interpreting and updating diagrams, taking emissions readings

Essential Physical Requirements/Work Environment

The employee should possess the ability to:

  • Must remain drug free
  • Exposure to dust/dirt/fumes/fiberglass
  • Ability to work in wet environments: including head and feet
  • Industrial manufacturing environment with extreme temperature variation
  • Exposure to sounds or noise levels that maybe uncomfortable (hearing protection is provided)
  • Ability to wear applicable PPE for up to 12 hours
  • Ability to distinguish colors and shading
  • Ability to become certified to operate a forklift
  • Prolonged sitting, standing, or walking for 8 – 12 hour shifts
  • Bending and twisting; repetitive movements
  • Able to do repetitive hand, arm, leg movements for up to 12 hours
  • Must be able to squat, bend at the waist and knees freely
  • Be able to climb stairs, use full upper body movement for process; stand up to 12 hours with breaks
  • Ability to work from heights
  • Lift, push and pull 40lbs.repetitively
  • Handle, control, feed, or feel objects, tools or product
  • Must be able to work flexible rotating shift schedules – mandatory overtime as required

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position.  Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbents(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities. 

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.

Please note: Applications must be filled out completely—incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

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