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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator

Company: Lactalis American Group
Location: Belmont
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionLactalis American Group is currently seeking candidates to join our Safety team in Belmont, Wisconsin.Lactalis, the world leader in dairy, is a family-owned business with more than 85,000 pragmatic and ambitious professionals worldwide, committed to nurturing the future by providing healthy and delicious dairy products that bring people together every day. We offer an enviable range of dairy brands including Galbani, Prsident, Kraft Natural Cheese, Cracker Barrel, Black Diamond, Parmalat, Siggi s, and Stonyfield Organic in addition to several brands imported from our affiliates in Europe.At Lactalis, our core values of AMBITION, ENGAGEMENT, and SIMPLICITY are at the heart of everything we do. We are dedicated to building a safe, diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace and we know that our candidates come from many different backgrounds, cultures, and experiences. If you re excited about this role but your past experience doesn t align perfectly with every qualification in the job posting, we still encourage you to apply and share with us your STORY, your PASSION, and your EXPERTISE! You may be just the perfect candidate for this or other roles within our company.Lactalis is an equal employment opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against applicants with regard to any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, and physical or mental disabilities.From your PASSION to oursThe EHS Coordinator will provide support to the facility Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist while helping facilitate environmental, health and safety programs.From your EXPERTISE to oursKey responsibilities for this position include: Conduct risk assessments to identify and eliminate or reduce the severity of hazards. Submit work orders for issues found and follow up on completion. Conduct periodic facility audits to ensure compliance with established EHS programs, including but not limited to fire extinguisher inspections, eye wash & emergency shower inspections, monitoring of sidewalks & stairs during winter weather, and parking lot checks. Assist with New Hire Orientation, employee training, and new hire reviews. Provide training records to the Training & Development Generalist. Assist with incident investigations, root cause analysis and corrective measures determination. Ensure action items are established and completed. File Workers Compensation claims. Record keeping of accidents and providing reports as needed. Work with EHS Specialist to identify key risks in safety programs, policing of policies and ensuring implementation. Help prepare for audits. Order, manage and stock inventory for first aid kits and personal protective equipment. Performing hearing tests. Help audit and verify EHS Programs and Certifications including forklift certification, Lock Out-Tag Out competency and others. Other site-specific duties as defined by the EHS Specialist.Candidate must have the following attributes/skills; strong attention to detail and accuracy, personal qualities of tact and dependability, possess good manual dexterity, vision abilities (close, distance color and ability to focus), able to push/pull/lift and carry at least 30 pounds continuously and 50 pounds occasionally, be able to stand and walk for entire shift. Incumbent will be responsible for maintaining safety standards to ensure continuous and efficient line operation and follow all Safety and Quality/Food safety policies. Candidates must be available to work over 40 hours per week as needed (weekends may be required).RequirementsFrom your STORY to oursQualified applicants will contribute the following:Education: Associates Degree in Occupational Safety or related field preferred.Experience: One to two years
experience related to occupational safety preferred.Specialized Knowledge: Manufacturing related experience preferred.Skills/Abilities: Strong attention to detail and accuracy. Must be dependable and be able to work well individually or in a team environment.The ideal candidate will be proactive and dynamic, flexible and receptive to new ideas, down to earth and pragmatic, analytical and attentive to detail. He or she will also be capable of working independently in adherence to regulations, of managing stress and remaining calm under pressure, and be able to demonstrate an inquiring mind and well-developed observational skills. Will demonstrate a sense of responsibility and high professional standards, honesty and integrity, and objectivity. Possess values of ambition and engagement, with simplicity.Sign On Bonus & Pay:We are offering a $2,000* Hiring Bonus to candidates for hourly positions. *Bonus amount is a gross amount. $1,000 will be paid out in following paycheck 90 days after hire; an additional $1,000 will be paid out in following paycheck 180 days after hire. Temporary, part-time and certain rehired employees are not eligible.Pay: $21.75/hr or more dependent upon skills and experience. Weekend Premium 20% more (+$4.35/hr). Lactalis offers very competitive pay, benefits and paid time off.Hours: The home shift for this position is 1st Shift, however flexibility in work hours is periodically required. 2nd shift premium (2PM-10PM, $2.00/hr) or 3rd shift premium (10PM-6AM, $2.50/hr) will be applied when more than four hours are worked on that shift during a workday.

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