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EHS Coordinator

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Cumbria, GB, CA11 9EH

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 


Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.


We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.




We are seeking to appoint a EHS Coordinator to support our operations within the JELD-WEN plant in Penrith. The role reports to the EHS Manager.


You will support the Engineering team with preparing documentation for contractor on site as well as completing health and safety projects as part of the EHS strategy. The role will involve reviewing the Risk Assessments, SOP`s and COSHH assessments on site, monitoring compliance for EHS internal checks and admin support for the department.



  • Manage Contractor Control Boards and review RAMS from EHS perspective.
  • Monitor and control HAVs on site.
  • Assist with accident investigations.
  • Carry out face fit test - for RPE used on site.
  • Control Survey Matrix on site to ensure legal compliance will be meet.
  • Assist with the ISO 14001and ISO 45001 Audits.
  • Carry out the practical induction on site for new starters - session in DOJO room.
  • Performing Legionella Checks - weekly monitoring.
  • Carry out monthly EHS checks and internal audits.
  • Support EHS UK team with technical knowledge.
  • Carry out Air Leak monitoring for the site and address the correct actions.
  • Review Fire Risk Assessment for the site.
  • Carry out the internal site survey and prepare meeting minutes.
  • Coordinate programmes to reduce or eliminate occupational injuries, illness and claims by showing due diligence around environmental impacts in line with European strategy.
  • Assist and support personnel in safety and environmental hazard assessment including the implementation of effective control measures.
  • Assist and support the management team on environmental permits for associated areas.
  • Attend daily GEMBA walk in the absence of EHS Manager and respond to actions, escalate accordingly.
  • Challenge status quo and coach colleague's help fix daily EHS issues by priority.
  • Supports the delivery of projects and initiatives in all EHS areas.




  • Strong IT Skills;
  • Understanding HSE regulations;
  • Strong analytical skills to analyse health and safety data;
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize workload.


You must have a ‘SAFETY FIRST’ culture with a zero tolerance and continuous improvement mentality. You should have good computer skills and experience of basic business software. You must be flexible, have a positive and proactive attitude with a desire to success.




JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services