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Health & Safety Coordinator

Date: Jan 3, 2018

Location: Chilton, WI, US, 53014

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc

Worthington Industries operates under a long-standing corporate philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule, with earning money for its shareholders as the first corporate goal. As a market leader in metals manufacturing for nearly 60 years, we put people first, whether they’re our employees, shareholders, customers or suppliers. We’re looking for individuals who share our people-first philosophy and can help us continually innovate and grow through their insights, leadership and unique talents.

Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) is a global metals manufacturer serving growing end markets including automotive, construction, energy, agriculture, alternative fuel and many other markets. Our family of 10,000 employees in over 80 facilities throughout 10 countries has helped us earn the respect of our customers, our communities and our industry. With sales of approximately $ 3 billion annually, our company has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as a “Most Admired Company” and four times as a “100 Best Companies to Work For.”

Position Summary:

The Health & Safety Coordinator is responsible for coordinating safety training, the distribution of safety related training materials, and serves as a point of contact regarding safety issues at the facility. The Coordinator ensures Corporate Safety Policies and Procedures are followed. This position interacts regularly with maintenance, operations, shipping & receiving, transformation and human resources. A self-motivated, multi-tasker that utilizes a strong work ethic for a 350+ union facility in Chilton, WI is required.



Key Position Results:

  • Successful completion of Safety Training Matrix
  • Reduction in frequency and severity of incidents
  • Elevated awareness of EHS within the facility
  • Continuous improvement toward company goals for safety and environmental performance


Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform all duties in a safe manner
  • Ability to work in a team environment focusing on meeting Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost standards
  • Lead various safety focus teams as needed and directed
  • Assist with incident investigations to include root cause and correction action identification
  • Collects safety related data and submit to corporate safety department
  • Coordinates safety activities
  • Acts as point of contact for any safety related issues
  • Tailors all applicable written model programs to the facility’s needs
  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory related laws and standards
  • Ensures completion of open safety related inspection items and that issues are resolved and communicated
  • Ensures safety related and housekeeping inspections are completed
  • Ensures safety bulletin boards are utilized for verbal communications
  • Coordinates industrial health monitoring and assessment process
  • Work with outside medical resources and employees to facilitate timely and appropriate medical care
  • Interacts with and assists worker’s compensation coordinators when necessary
  • Conduct environmental regulatory inspections occasionally
  • Assist others as needed
  • Maintain a clean work area 
  • Complete paperwork as required
  • Other duties as assigned by manager 
  • Perform all duties in the spirit of Our Philosophy and in accordance to legal, ethical and contractual practices

Critical Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of hazard recognition
  • Ability to understand safety policies and procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to measure, read, write and document work
  • Ability to sustain a steady work pace over an entire work day
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to establish working relationships quickly
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to drive resolution
  • Comfortable performing a wide range of responsibilities, from thinking broadly to executing detailed tasks
  • Proven ability to effectively work in a detailed, fact based environment
  • Commitment to personal integrity and integrity of the product(s) and processes
  • Ability to establish trust and a commitment to excellence
  • Customer focused with the ability to function with a high sense of urgency
  • Confidence to make decisions and a strong commitment to team success
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong presentation, project and organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate in a professional manner via formal written and oral means to all levels of management
  • Strong computer skills


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be capable of physical exertion such as long periods of standing, sitting, walking, recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching and reaching
  • Must be capable of recurring lifting or handling of heavy items or similar activities from ground level to above the head with weights of up to 30 pounds throughout the work shift


Environmental/Atmospheric Working Conditions:

  • Exposure to dust, fumes and odors
  • Exposure to solvent and chemicals
  • Other risks associated with working in a manufacturing environment


Machines, Tools, Equipment & Software Used:

  • Personal protective equipment including: ear plugs, gloves, respirator, safety glasses, steel toe boots and safety vest
  • Tools include but not limited to: ladder, tape measure, and fire extinguishers
  • Microsoft Office Programs (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook)


Education / Training Required:

  • 1-3 years of safety experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Certification in first aid and CPR (1st Responder) and working knowledge of OSHA

Worthington Industries Inc., and its subsidiaries, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran’s status.

Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh

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