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Safety (EH&S) Coordinator

Date: Jul 1, 2021

Location: Cuyahoga Heights, OH, US, 44125

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


This EH&S Coordinator has primary responsibility for assisting the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) manager for a facility. Promotes EHS awareness with the emphasis on preventing incidents and protecting the environment. Responsible for recognizing and assessing hazards in the workplace and recommending corrective measures. Works with plant personnel and Corporate EHS to ensure compliance with applicable regulations (OSHA, EPA, etc.) and implementation of best practices. Assist in managing the internal EHS systems and completes required reports and notifications. Conducts EHS training and coaching as necessary.


  • Environmental:  Compiles and maintains records in accordance with governmental agencies; completes and forwards all applicable permits and license applications to the appropriate state agency.  Continuous improvement plans for reduction in waste, water consumption, and energy. 
  • Process Management: Implement all elements of the WI Safety Improvement Process. Facilitate the use of the Safeworks 8-Step process for improving safety and environmental performance. Responsible for developing and implementing cost reduction and continuous improvement projects.
  • Training: Educate employees on the regulatory standards applicable to the facility. Ensure completion of ISO 14001 and 45001 related training.
  • Risk Assessment: Ensure all job functions have appropriate risk assessments completed using Safety Failure Modes & Effect Analysis (SFMEA).  Implement appropriate measures to minimize risk including the use of engineering controls where possible. Ensure all necessary personal protective equipment has been identified and is used as required.
  • Compliance: Ensure compliance with all EHS related laws and regulations.  Maintain injury records and post safety related information as required. Maintain written programs to ensure they are up to date and follow Corporate models. Manage environmental permits and ensure proper completion of records and reports. Complete all safety and environmental related testing as required. Inspect property, equipment, and work practices for compliance with regulatory and insurance carrier standards.
  • Communication: Assist in completion of internal incident notifications in accordance with company policy. Ensure all hazardous areas and conditions are identified and communicated to employees using appropriate visual and audio techniques. Interface with external regulatory contacts (Federal, State, and Local) as necessary.
  • Vendor Management:  Assist with contractor management program to ensure all requirements are met prior to work being performed.
  • Incident Investigation: Participate in the incident investigation process to identify root causes. Ensure proper documentation of findings and implementation of corrective actions.

Desired Experience

  • Strong knowledge of environmental, health and safety compliance
  • Exhibit strong leadership skills
  • Must possess strong organization and record keeping skills
  • Must have solid understanding of environmental policies and procedures
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of plant personnel
  • Able to present material to groups
  • Strong MS Office knowledge


Education / Training

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Environmental management or biology degree a plus.
  • Two years of related experience a plus
  • Continuing education required (ISO Training, OTJ, Regulatory Training)


Company Information

We are dedicated to the belief that people are our most important asset. In filling job openings every effort is expended to find candidates within Worthington, its divisions or subsidiaries. Employee development, opportunity to grow and continuing to evolve both as an employee and as a company are instrumental to our success. We encourage employees to inquire about open positions and apply to those that help further their career goals.  

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.

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and founded in 1955, the Company follows a people-first philosophy with earning money for its shareholders as its first corporate goal. Relentlessly finding new ways to drive progress and practicing a shared commitment to transformation, Worthington makes better solutions possible for customers, employees, shareholders and communities.


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