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Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator

Washington, North Carolina, USA

Job Type:

Full Time

About Spinrite

Spinrite is an inspiration and education-driven crafts company in the North American market. Bernat, Red Heart, Caron,  Coats & Clark and Yarnspirations are our key brands,  supporting brick and mortar and e-commerce sales channels. Our products are available at leading retailers such as Walmart, Amazon, Jo-Ann Stores and Michaels. We take pride in what we do and are passionate about inspiring creativity for our consumers. Recently, we have grown significantly. In early 2019, we purchased Coats & Clark, which essentially doubled the size of our company. Moving to the future, our vision is to the world’s largest inspiration-driven company for makers all over the world.

About the Role

Reporting directly to the Site Leader for day-to-day direction, with EHS requirements and policies from the EHS Manager. The EHS Coordinator plays a key role in supporting the environmental health & safety of our associates and the Sites. This team member will provide day to day assistance by coordinating training, programs, conducting audits and maintaining documentation. They are responsible for continuously eliminating or minimizing risks to our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Directly responsible for ensuring the health and safety of others beyond one’s own team or functional area (may include responsibility for health and safety of outside visitors or contractors).

  • Responds to crisis situations where the health and safety of others may be at risk.

  • Responsible for Safety Observation program and tracking

  • Coordinate, plan and conduct orientations and Safety training as required.

  • Provides leadership and support for Joint Health and Safety Committees

  • Coordinates Emergency Response team schedules and training with the Site Leader.

  • Ensures we follow all Federal, Provincial, State, and Local regulations.

  • Conducts workplace inspections, maintains CAPA’s, and supports the Site Leader and EHS Manager

  • Maintains Site EHS documentations, creates and submits EHS reports.

  • Assists with Incident investigations, Return to Work plans, workers compensation and claims management

  • Works with site personnel, and peers in other locations to drive Safety improvements.

  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

  • Work in EHS or a related field

  • Prior work in a manufacturing or distribution environment

  • Maintenance experience is preferred

  • Courses or certifications in EH&S curriculum or equivalent experience

  • Strong computer skills such as MS Office

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – speaks to groups regularly

  • Ability to learn – must keep up with regulations, policies, safety practices and trends.

  • Must have problem solving skills and ability to identify root causes.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and can-do attitude

Spinrite is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and all applicants for employment without regard to any status protected by the Ontario Human Rights Code, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and applicable state law. If you need assistance or accommodations during any part of the application or interview process, please contact us at 519-291-3780 and ask to be directed to HR.

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