Health & Safety Coordinator

Date: Apr 18, 2024

Location: Ludlow, VT, US, 05149

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Health & Safety Coordinator to join our growing team. 

 

OVERVIEW:

The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Coordinator will coordinate the site environmental, health and safety initiatives. They will assist site leadership with establishing site specific policies and standards to ensure compliance with regulatory and JELD-WEN Global EH&S requirements, prevent injuries & illnesses, reduce workers’ compensation, cost and help create a strong EH&S culture. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identifying environmental, health & safety risks and hazards in the workplace and implementing prevention programs.
  • Advising site leaders and employees on how to minimize risks and hazards in the workplace and improve environmental, health & safety performance.
  • Assisting the site in complying with applicable environmental, health & safety requirements.
  • Training site employees on environmental, health & safety requirements and the EH&S management system.
  • Assisting sites with implementing JELD-WEN EH&S programs, policies & standards, and EH&S management system.
  • Training line managers to recognize hazards and risks and leading the line organization in identifying and controlling hazards and risks.
  • Conducting environmental, health & safety inspections in the workplace.
  • Managing emergency procedures (such as fire alarm drills).
  • Offering general environmental, health & safety advice to all employees.
  • Reporting injuries, illnesses and near misses to the corporate environmental, health & safety department and business leaders.
  • Establishing site specific EH&S reports and communicating performance with the site leadership.
  • Maintaining accurate EH&S records applicable for the site, e.g. OSHA injury & illness logs, environmental permits and testing, training documentation, equipment inspection records, etc.
  • Tracking environmental, health & safety inspection and audit findings to closure.
  •  Assisting the plant manager with establishing and maintaining a site environmental, health & safety council.
  • Sharing environmental, health & safety lessons learned and encourage a learning culture on environmental, health & safety.
  • Partnering closely with all site leaders to create, maintain and improve our safety environment.

 
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS Safety Engineering, Safety Sciences, Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) preferred.
  • 1-2 years of environmental, health & safety experience in a manufacturing organization.
  • Strong communication, presentation, training and facilitation, project management skills are essential.
  • Proficiency in LEAN and Continuous Improvement manufacturing principles.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Process safety management experience desired.
  • Exemplary customer service skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical skills to analyze safety & health data.

 

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About JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. 


JELD-WEN is a leading global designer, manufacturer and distributor of high-performance interior and exterior doors, windows, and related building products serving the new construction and repair and remodeling sectors. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., the company operates facilities in 16 countries in North America and Europe and employs approximately 18,000 people. Since 1960, the JELD-WEN team has been committed to making quality products that create safe and sustainable environments for customers, associates and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; and Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe. For more information, visit jeld-wen.com.


In 2022, Newsweek named JELD-WEN as one of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies.


What We Offer


Investing in People is one of our Core Values, we strive to attract & retain great people! As such, JELD-WEN offers competitive compensation & benefits packages. As a global organization, specific benefits may vary, however typically including medical & dental, generous leave policies, retirement program, etc.


JELD-WEN is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not tolerate discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation based on individuals’ physical traits, beliefs, and/or other characteristics that are protected under applicable laws.


JELD-WEN does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.
 


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