EHS Coordinator Job at Emerson, Charlottesville, VA

  • Emerson
  • Charlottesville, VA

Job Description

The EHS Coordinator will help lead the day-to-day EHS activities for the Charlottesville, VA site. This high impact position will team up with operations, engineering, and office staff to help the team achieve EHS goals set by the business. The coordinator will evaluate and recommend actions that will reduce employee exposure to EHS risks. They will be the lead trainer for the EHS department, maintain all regulatory documentation required for the EHS management system, ensure compliance with all relevant safety regulations, review operational changes and coordinate EHS team activity. If you are ready to expand your experiences and grow professionally with a thriving organization, we invite you to become a valued member of our team please apply online!

In this Role, Your Responsibilities Will Be:

  • EHS Operations - 50%
    • Support employees and managers on day-to-day EHS requirements.
    • Be an active player in problem solving and coaching with supervisors as it relates to elimination of EHS risk.
    • Review and raise New Chemical Checklists to EHS Manager after EHS evaluation of risks & hazards.
    • Review changes with supervisors and approve Management of Change (MOC) checklists.
    • Work with employees on hazard recognition and corrective actions.
    • Determine EHS tools and materials needed on site for compliance and purchasing of these materials.
    • Serve as a member on all EHS teams and participate to ensure their success.
    • Sustain VPP STAR recertification.
    • Represent the company as point of contact for OSHA VPP activities including sharing standard processes, participating in VPP audits, speaking at VPP conferences & leading VPP standard process events on site.
  • EHS Training - 25%
    • Coordinate, schedule and deliver EHS training for entire site.
    • Develop and train EHS teams to sustain and improve EHS processes
    • Review and update EHS training to meet regulatory compliance
    • Ensure EHS element owners are trained on their duties as element leaders for the EHS management system
    • Maintain and publish EHS training matrix
  • Administration of EHS Management System - 25%
    • Maintain all documentation as required by the EHS management system
    • Coordinate the Velocity EHS system
    • Develop new EHS programs for submittal to EHS Leader for approval.
    • Various tasks as assigned by the business unit

Who You Are:

You build collaboration allowing others across the organization to achieve shared objectives. You effectively communicate in various settings: one-on-one, small and large groups, or among diverse styles and position levels. You encourage the open expression of diverse ideas and opinions. You separate and combine activities into efficient workflows. You follow through on commitments and make sure others do the same. Most importantly, you show a tremendous amount of initiative in tough situations and are exceptional at spotting and seizing opportunities.

For This Role, You Will Need:

  • Four-year college degree in applicable field of study
  • Knowledgeable of State (VAC), Federal (29 CFR 1910) and local EHS regulations
  • Competent to deliver EHS training to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with employees of all levels across the site.
  • Willing to travel as needed.
  • Prior experience in developing and delivering training programs.
  • Strong drive to create a safe, healthy, and environmental compliant work environment.
  • Strong digital literacy including MS Word, Excel, and Power Point, Teams, and SharePoint
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.

Preferred Qualifications that Set You Apart:

  • Experience with EHS management systems (ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 45001)
  • OSHA Special Government Employee
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • Experience with OSHA Construction Standard 29 CFR 1926
  • Experience in training others on presentation skills

Our Offer to You:

We recognize the importance of employee wellbeing and know that to do your best you must have flexible, competitive benefits plans to meet you and your family's physical, mental, financial, and social needs. We provide, a variety of medical insurance plans, with dental and vision coverage, Employee Assistance Program, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, employee resource groups, recognition, and much more. Our culture prioritizes work-life balance and offers flexible time off plans, including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.

At Emerson, we are committed to encouraging a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their outstanding experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas and diversity of thoughts, that encourages innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

This philosophy is fundamental to living our company's values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Emerson .

Our training programs and initiatives focus on end-to-end development, from onboarding through senior leadership. We provide a wide range of development opportunities, including face-to-face and virtual training, mentorship and coaching, project management, and on-the-job training.




Our Commitment to Our People

At Emerson, we are motivated by a spirit of collaboration that helps our diverse, multicultural teams across the world drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable. And we want you to join us in our bold aspiration.

We have built an engaged community of inquisitive, dedicated people who thrive knowing they are welcomed, trusted, celebrated, and empowered to solve the world's most complex problems - for our customers, our communities, and the planet. You'll contribute to this vital work while further developing your skills through our award-winning employee development programs. We are a proud corporate citizen in every city where we operate and are committed to our people, our communities, and the world at large. We take this responsibility seriously and strive to make a positive impact through every endeavor.

At Emerson, you'll see firsthand that our people are at the center of everything we do. So, let's go. Let's think differently. Learn, collaborate, and grow. Seek opportunity. Push boundaries. Be empowered to make things better. Speed up to break through. Let's go, together.

Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1(including those with OPT or CPT) , H-1, H-2, L-1, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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Emerson is a global leader in automation technology and software. Through our deep domain expertise and legacy of flawless execution, Emerson helps customers in critical industries like life sciences, energy, power and renewables, chemical and advanced factory automation operate more sustainably while improving productivity, energy security and reliability.

With global operations and a comprehensive portfolio of software and technology, we are helping companies implement digital transformation to measurably improve their operations, conserve valuable resources and enhance their safety.

We offer equitable opportunities, celebrate diversity, and embrace challenges with confidence that, together, we can make an impact across a broad spectrum of countries and industries. Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or a recent graduate with an advanced degree, you'll find your chance to make a difference with Emerson. Join our team - let's go!

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