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Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC168367379
Company Name
Corning Incorporated
Physical Address

Kennebunk, ME 04043
Job Description

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator

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Date: Oct 14, 2020

Location: Kennebunk, ME, US, 04043

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 42076

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise inspecialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.

Scope of Position:

In this role, you will be responsible for promoting a safe and healthy work environment for all Corning manufacturing plant employees, visitors and contractors. We will look for you to provide semi-professional technical and administrative support to the EHS Manager.

This position requires foundational proficiency in the fields of:

• Environmental: Encompasses processes and infrastructure for the supply of water, disposal of waste, control of pollution, and compliance with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies.

• Health & Safety: Encompasses health and safety management systems and compliance with health and safety regulatory agency requirements, company requirements and facility requirements.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

+ Responsible for incident management tracking and reporting within multiple digital tracking systems (including close calls, incidents/accidents, OSHA log, and worker’s compensation)

+ Educate and oversee employee training on health and safety procedures and regulations

+ Ensure the company is prepared to submit all relevant health, safety and environmental documents, reports, licenses, and certificates to auditors, internal stakeholders, or legal bodies as needed.

+ Encourage and promote the use of safer work equipment, materials and supplies in all areas of the plant.

+ Monitor exposure to certain hazardous chemicals; complete hazard identification and risk assessments (including machine risk assessments).

+ Assist in pandemic planning activities and related safe work practice initiatives.

+ Keep abreast of industry and market trends and best practices – update policies and practices accordingly.

+ Ensure adherence to all relevant legal rules and regulations.

Travel Requirements:

+ Less than 5% of the time.

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

+ Your typical work schedule will be 8-5 PM; Monday – Friday.

+ May need flexibility for off shift and weekend coverage to support project assignments.

Required Education:

+ Bachelor’s degree in Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Engineering or related field of study.

+ Will consider Associate’s degree with 1+ years of EH&S experience.

Required Skills:

+ Knowledge of OSHA/EPA and other relevant regulations and standards.

+ Ability to learn new digital systems and platforms (i.e. GENSUITE, EtQ, etc.)

+ Timely record maintenance and excellent attention to detail.

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Powerpoint and Excel.

+ Effective management of competing priorities based on risk.

+ Ability to work on standard tasks and deliver high quality results with limited supervision.

+ Excellent problem-solving skills (DMAIC, DESGN)

Desired Experience / Qualifications / Skills:

+ Prior working experience within a manufacturing environment or research and development (R&D) environment.

Soft Skills:

+ Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

+ Excellent presentation skills

+ Ability to handle ambiguity.

+ Positive teammate who is customer-focused, open and approachable to effectively collaborate in teams within a multi-cultural environment and across all levels of our organization.

+ Able to positively influence others (suppliers, managers, production associates, commercial partners etc.)

+ Self-starter with the technical curiosity to learn new things and bring forth new ideas.

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Maine

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