Safety Coordinator

  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: IL47-2691558

$60000 to $80000 Per Year

This position is responsible for working with the general managers of three manufacturing facilities, and other employees, to continuously improve the environmental, health & safety system, assure the legal compliance of the company to EPA and OSHA regulations and reinforces safety culture and practices and influence safety behaviors.



  1. Continual Improvement (25%)
    1. Use OSHA and company measures to track incidents and take appropriate action to improve the measures.
  1. Ownership of key safety improvement efforts as assigned; may be individual efforts, leading small teams, or participating as a team member on complex problems while meeting timelines.
  2. Provide EHS support to site project work.
  3. Improve environmental performance
  1. Lead plant safety meetings and monitor established action items
  1. Review all EHS incident investigation reports and assist in investigations as needed.
  2. Ensure adherence to all relevant legal rules, regulations and procedures
  3. Encourage and promote the use of safer work equipment, materials and supplies 
  4. Communicate best practices between facilities
  5. Keep abreast of industry and market trends and best practices
  1. Training (15%)
    1. Prepare, schedule and perform (where competent) training to cover emergency procedures, workplace safety, environmental and other relevant topics
    2. Coordinate evacuation, shelter in place, spill and other required drills
    3. Consult with all departments to provide expertise and ensure compliance with standards, processes and permits.
  2. Reporting (10%)
    1. Update database with environmental and safety data on a monthly basis
    2. Maintain company safety and OSHA measures
    3. Report to OSHA and other relevant organizations as required
    4. Coordinate annual ecobalance reporting between the facilities and Jona
  3. Outside Resources (10%)
    1. Coordinate external audits with environmental consultants and OSHA consultations per schedule and take actions to remedy findings
    2. Support ISO registrar and internal audits
    3. Coordinate required external equipment inspections
    4. Inspect and/or coordinate inspections of: emergency lighting, fire extinguishers, AED’s and MKE fire doors.
  4. Document Creation (15%)
  1. Develops and establishes safety expertise including safe systems development including job safety analysis, risk assessment, machine safeguarding, ergonomics, industrial hygiene.
  2. Develop risk assessment and keep them current.
  3. Develop operational instructions related to Safety Data Sheets to ensure employees understand proper method of use
  4. Develop Lock Out / Tag Out procedures
  5. Develop needed plans and programs.
  6. Develops health and safety procedures for all areas of the company.
  1. Document Reviews (15%)
    1. Review revisions to regulations and determine impact on Company and recommend appropriate actions
    2. Review and recommend changes to established plans per Legal Compliance Calendar schedule
    3. Review Safety Data Sheets per schedule to ensure the most recent versions are in the system
    4. Ensure the company is prepared to submit all the relevant environmental, health and safety documents.
  1. All other duties as assigned (10%)




  • 3+ years of environmental or health & safety experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • 3+ years of Microsoft office experience. 


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health & Safety
  • Knowledge of ISO 14001 and ISO 45001


  • OSHA 30 Hour card preferred
  • ASQ Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) preferred


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