EHS Coordinator

Operations
Coopersville, MI
Full Time

About fairlife, LLC

Job details

fairlife, LLC is a Chicago-based dairy company that creates great-tasting, nutrition-rich and value-added products to nourish consumers.

With more than $1B in annual retail sales, fairlife’s growing portfolio of delicious, lactose-free, real dairy products includes: fairlife® ultra-filtered milk; Core Power® High Protein Shakes, a sports nutrition drink to support post-workout recovery; fairlife® nutrition plan™, a nutrition shake to support the journey to better health.

A wholly owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola company, fairlife, LLC has been recognized by both Fast Company and Nielsen for its industry leading innovation.

The company is driven by its values of caring for people, the animals that supply us with milk, and the planet. By providing nourishing products, implementing stringent care standards for animals, and stewarding efficient operations and responsible packaging, fairlife, LLC puts a focus each day on making a positive impact for all. 

To learn more about fairlife and its complete line of products, please visit fairlife.com.

job purpose: The Environmental, Health & Safety Coordinator (EHS Coordinator) will administer the Environmental, Health & Safety program activities for the production facility. The coordinator provides a comprehensive range of Environmental, Health & Safety support and service to management and staff, develops, and implements Environmental, Health & Safety programs for the production facility. In the absence of the EHS Supervisor, the Sr. Environmental, Health & Safety Manager will assume manager duties and responsibilities.

 

responsibilities:  

  • Oversees and administers the Environmental, Health & Safety systems for the facility which includes the daily management and reporting of the industrial wastewater system flows and loadings.
  • provides expert guidance and consultation to management in all aspects of environmental, health and safety compliance.
  • Implements environmental, health & safety programs, services, strategies, and initiatives that are responsive to the needs of the company’s facilities and guarantees close integration with overall company policy; monitors program efficiency, develops reporting procedures and other methods to measure success, and revises processes and procedures as necessary to improve program effectiveness.
  • Provides day-to-day guidance and support to management regarding environmental, health & safety practices, interpretation of company environmental, health and safety policies, problem resolution, and compliance with federal and state law; develops and maintains written departmental procedures to guide management in the application of established environmental, health and safety processes and documentation.
  •  Performs monthly Safety and Stormwater Inspections.
  • Performs formal incident reviews for all incidents that result in a Workers Compensation claim while working closely with the Human Resources Department.
  • Administers the response to, and investigation, of reports of hazardous or potentially hazardous conditions; reviews recommendations and/or takes appropriate action to mitigate potential environmental risks.
  • Performs training needs analyses, as appropriate, and initiates, develops, and/or coordinates the implementation of specific training and development programs for management, staff, and operators; conducts new employee orientation and associated activities for Environmental, Health & Safety systems.
  • Manages inventory of Safety supplies including First Aid Cabinets.
  • Supports Division SR.EHS Manager in compliance of environmental compliance reporting requirements.
  • Participate in Safety Committee meetings.
  • Track and report safety KPI’s and safety performance for their site.
  • All other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Member of the Food Safety Team.

 

skills/qualifications required:

  • Associates Degree in EHS or related field preferred  
  • 1-2 years’ experience supporting site safety within a manufacturing setting
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Highly organized, ability to meet critical deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
  • Ability to manage projects through completion with limited oversight.
  • Ability to analyze and assess training and development needs.
  • Ability to supervise and train staff, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge and understanding of federal and state environmental laws, regulations, procedures, and standards.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Ability to manage all records and documents pertaining to regulatory compliance.
  • Ability to manage all employee health & safety requirements and regulations.
  • Working relationship with OSHA, MDNRE, EGLE, MDA, USDA, FDA, and the City of Coopersville.

working conditions and physical requirements:

  • 8 hours sitting/standing/walking
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Reaching/bending requirements (if any) – less than 2 hours/day
  • Exposure to hazards (machinery, confined spaces, etc.) – Must utilize proper PPE in these environments.

 

food safety requirements:

Notify supervision of any repairs or adjustments that are required that may affect product quality or food safety.

  • Understand, observe, and comply with the handling and usage of the color-coded container policy while in the Production Areas.
  • Perform all duties necessary to meet Company, Customer and/or Government requirements/standards as prioritized by the Company.
  • Ability to initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the product, processes, quality system, or safety system.
  • Identify and record any problems relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the ingredients, processes, quality system, or safety system.
  • Control further processing or delivery of nonconforming product in terms of Food Safety and Quality issues until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.
  • In the event of absence, another employee with the same skill level will assume the duties and responsibilities as required.

position location: Coopersville, MI.

reports to: Sr. EH&S Manager

travel requirements:  minimal travel. Occasional off site visits to other locations.

exempt/nonexempt: Exempt

fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

In addition to its nondiscrimination commitment, the Company will also provide reasonable accommodation of qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company. If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please email [email protected].

fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

In addition to its nondiscrimination commitment, the Company will also provide reasonable accommodation of qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company. If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please email [email protected].