EHS Coordinator

Location(s): 

Atlanta, GA, US, 30336-1848

Function:  Manufacturing
Audience:  Hourly
Work Arrangement:  On Site
Requisition ID:  61818

BE PART OF OUR DIFFERENCE

Owens Corning, global in scope - human in scale.  We’re an international company, with solid roots in Atlanta, Georgia, and we’ve got an opportunity for a dynamic person to join our local team.  

 

WHAT YOUR DAY IN THIS ROLE MIGHT INVOLVE AT OC ATLANTA ROOFING PLANT:

The Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator role is essentially one of leadership. The person filling this role will accept the personal responsibility to uphold the plant’s effort to create and maintain an injury free environment that trains, encourages and demands that each employee at all levels of the organization becomes increasingly involved in Hazard recognition and work abnormality skill building. The over-arching principle that will be used to lead our plant to Zero injuries and employee engagement.

 

WHAT WE OFFER

 

Day 1 Benefits, including:

  • Medical, dental, and prescription drug plans
  • Holiday pay
  • 401K - company contribution regardelss of employee participation, plus match!
  • Variable Incentive Pay (VIP) Program – a quarterly bonus opportunity for our hourly workforce
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program

 

Other benefits include:

  • Educational assistance

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Take personal ownership to work safely each and everyday
  • Actively engage in the plant's Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) efforts through maintaining 5S standards and area/pillar activities as assigned.
  • Follow the company waste management program - separate all recyclable material and discard waste into the appropriate containers to ensure sustainability efforts maximized
  • Remain actively 100% engaged in all safety initiatives and comply with all plant safety regulations.
  • Comply with all plant rules and corporate policies regarding business conduct
  • Understand the critical nature of personal leadership by example and uses his/her own personal level of high engagement to encourage others.
  • Understands and actively supports the fact that a primary root cause for most accidents is the individual’s personal behavior.
  • Willingness to train others in specific safety-related tasks.
  • Understand and ensures compliance with our Lock/Tag/Try system and has respect for the potential hazards within the manufacturing operation.
  • Intermediate computer literacy – email, spreadsheets, Word, Aspen-Tech, SAP, Talent Center, and Cority database management.
  • Understanding of basic mechanical concepts.
  • Ability to deliver oral and written communication: Daily huddles, Employee Meetings, etc.
  • Responsible for managing safety & environmental inspections as required.
  • Maintain the floor dry stations and environmental waste outlets.
  • Act as a guide and safety trainer for outside contractors.
  • Provide safety training to new hires.
  • Routinely perform tasks recommended through Safety/Environmental Card Program.
  • Data entry for Behavioral Based Safety (BBS) observations and cards
  • Restock Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) stations and maintain accurate min/max inventory levels on PPE stock.
  • Participates and leads in safety and housekeeping programs.
  • Is proactive in leading the Production team by example in all aspects of Safety
  • Follows all environmental compliance polices & programs.
  • Leads and participates in Focused Improvement (FI) project teams bringing them successful completion as assigned.
  • Leads and maintains a good working relationship with all departments and teams.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain a clean and orderly work area
  • Regular Attendance on site and the ability to rotate varying shifts
  • All other duties as assigned or needed

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The employee should hold the following abilities:

  • Able to think under pressure, make quick decisions, and act as a decision maker in the absence of the E&S Leader
  • Ability to work well in a team or alone
  • Able to communicate in English
  • Attention to detail
  • Assess and only operate equipment when all guarding and safety devices are in proper working order
  • Must understand verbal and written instructions
  • Must be self-motivated to work independently and in a group
  • Must perform basic mathematical calculations

 

COMPUTER AND SOFTWARE COMPETENCIES

The employee must be able to:

  • Log onto a computer and navigate via keyboard to access paycheck/benefits enrollment information and accomplish required online training routinely
  • May be required to log into and navigate production monitoring systems such as SAP for work notifications, quality and production tracking, etc.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalency

 

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • The employee should possess the ability to:
  • Ability to lift to 40 lbs. without assistance.
  • Work for up to 12 hours in extreme hot/cold manufacturing environment
  • Walk/stand on concrete floors continuously for up to 12 hours
  • Routinely ascend and descend stairs and ladders as work area requires
  • Safeguard self with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – steel toed shoes, eye protection (glasses, goggles, and/or facemask), gloves, bump cap/hard hat as necessary for task

 

ABOUT OWENS CORNING

Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) develops, manufactures and markets insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composites. Global in scope and human in scale, the company’s market-leading businesses use their deep expertise in materials, manufacturing and building science to develop products and systems that save energy and improve comfort in commercial and residential buildings. Through its glass reinforcements business, the company makes thousands of products lighter, stronger and more durable. Ultimately, Owens Corning people and products make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Owens Corning posted 2016 sales of $5.7 billion and employs about 17,000 people in 33 countries. It has been a Fortune 500® company for 63 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.

 

A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we’ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact.  Must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis. Owens Corning is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.