Rockford, Illinois, United States

EHS Coordinator

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Job ID 53971


The primary objective of the EHS Coordinator is to safely, effectively and efficiently review, track, communicate and report the daily tactical actions of the Environmental Health & Safety Department.


  • Be knowledgeable in and abide by all Rockford and Owens Corning policies.
  • Work safely; follow all safety rules and rules of conduct.
  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of all Corporate and OSHA Standards  
  • Monitor Environmental Health & Safety Trends in the plant to drive reduce risk 
  • Maintain documentation of Lock Tag Try (LTT) training and recertification
  • Maintain all safety training documentation as required by corporate and federal/state standards via Learning Management Systems (LMS)
  • Review Incident Reporting for Hazard submissions and Safe Behavior Observations (SBOs)
  • Assist with the Corporate Health and Wellness pillars 
  • Monitor and communicate plant safety incidents (Near Miss, Property Damage, First Aid etc.)
  • Assist in the development of TPM as needed (5s Events)
  • Assist in the maintenance of good housekeeping in the Rockford plant, including but not limited to Housekeeping/ Facility audits, Waste to landfilled audits, organizing, and readiness for tours and audits
  • Conduct & Document regular facility inspections
  • Supervise plant compliance with Process Safety Management standard
  • Establish/train/coordinate waste and salvage handling procedures including transportation of dangerous goods/hazardous waste, landfill systems and on-site storage, e.g. drum yard
  • Develop/coordinate plant recycling program and activities
  • Update and Maintain Life Safety Equipment (AED and First Aid inspections, Eye Wash stations and Fire Extinguisher etc.) 
  • Update and Maintain Forklift Training/ Retraining and Re-certification 
  • Ability to work equally well as a team member or alone
  • Provide support with talent development during new hire orientation 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or required as needed help drive the Plants Goals and Objectives


  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • OSHA General Industry training – 10 Hour
  • Leadership Experience
  • Experience operating and driving Powder Industrial Vehicles
  • Experience with conducting Risk Assessments, Job Hazards Analysis (JHAs), and Safe Behavior Observations (SBOs)
  • Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access    


  • Knowledge of General OSHA safety requirements/standards
  • Associated Degree, A.S (Fire Science, Environmental Health and Safety or Related fields)
  • Comfortable in identification and coaching unsafe acts or behaviors for both salary and hourly employees
  • Willingness to actively participate in safety training events and other activities
  • Demonstrated computer skills with willingness to take courses as needed determined by EH&S Leader


  • Safe work history
  • Good attendance record
  • Good performance record
  • Demonstrated self-driven and self-willingness to learn independently 
  • Demonstrated self-motivation
  • Demonstrated time management skills   
  • Demonstrated critical thinking
  • Demonstrated decision making
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Demonstrated organization skills
  • Demonstrated communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver immediate performance feedback for all plant personnel
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and raise performance of all plant personnel
  • Certified as a Hazard Recognition & Control Specialist 1.0

About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global leader in insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composite materials. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people live, work, and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb appeal and protect homes and commercial buildings alike. Its fiberglass composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable. Owens Corning provides innovative products and solutions that deliver a material difference to its customers and, ultimately, make the world a better place. The business is global in scope, with operations in 33 countries. It is also human in scale, with approximately 20,000 employees cultivating local and longstanding relationships with customers. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2018 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 64 consecutive years. For more information, please visit

A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we’ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact.

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

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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