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EHS Coordinator

Edwardsburg, MI, USA | Patrick Industries

  • Industry:
    Manufacturing (Light Industry / Consumer-Oriented)
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  • Functions:
    Quality Assurance
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Job Description:
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North American Forest Products is hiring and seeking a highly motivated individual to add to their growing Environmental, Health and Safety Department. The EHS Coordinator will work under the direction of the Environmental, Health and Safety Director to grow their knowledge and gain experience while working with Safety Teams inside the facilities to continue the goal of establishing and maintaining a safety culture within the Business Units.

Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to;

  • Assisting in creating and the implementation of EHS programs, policies and procedures throughout the company and adjust programs and procedures accordingly

  • Work to and communicate issues to the proper parties professionally with solutions to issues

  • Act as a resource for the sharing of regulatory requirements and best practices within Business Units

  • Lead safety related audits as needed

  • Ensure proper records are being kept and reports and made as required

  • Review EHS concerns and safety committee recommendations and audits to help ensure closure of identified issues

  • Assisting with accident investigations and entering first injury reports throughout the company and creating corrective action plans and follow up on various claims

  • Working with Management, HR, and insurance carriers to complete Workers Compensation files

  • Working with management and Team Members on creating and implementing safety inspections for EHS Software.

  • Organize and conduct large and/or small EHS training classes as needed.

  • Reviewing OSHA logs

  • Other daily administrative and reporting tasks as assigned


  • Degree in Environmental, Health and Safety is desired/other related field or certification is required

  • Strong interpersonal skills including honestly and integrity a required skill

  • Must have strong organizational skills with strong attention to detail  

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.  

  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with changing priorities throughout the day

  • Ability to learn and embrace specific order management procedures and to follow policies and procedures related to Workers Compensation along with the required OSHA guidelines

  • Proficient report writing, documentation and record keeping

  • Must be comfortable speaking in front of large or small groups  

  • Assist with coordination of safety and training programs for all employees within the business unit.

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