Safety Coordinator

Oct 24, 2018

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Recruiter:  Hamilton Brown, Spherion Staffing Services
Company:  Trane/Ingersoll Rand
Location:  Columbia, SC

Daily Schedule:

§  Evaluates processes and equipment to identify EHS related concerns.

§  Inspects work areas and equipment to ensure compliance with company, state, and federal safety policies and regulations.

§  Recommends solutions and takes action to drive metric improvements and minimize risks.

§  Coordinates EHS improvement projects with site personnel at all levels.

§  Assists with development, tracking and trending of EHS key performance indicators (KPIs) and utilizes internal spreadsheets and Ingersoll Rand software to track progress.

§  Writes procedures, Toolbox Talks and other communications to document and educate personnel about EHS topics.

§  Inspects and maintains assigned EHS equipment, in accordance with regulatory and Ingersoll Rand requirements.

§  Uses existing and new skills, knowledge and abilities to provide basic EHS compliance guidance and opportunities for improvement to site employees.

§  Implements EHS requirements using Ingersoll Rand’s Business Operating System’s implementation guides and other available resources.

§  Participates in Incident Investigations, 9- Step Problem Solving, EHS Gemba walks, Safety Committee and Green Team meetings, New Process / Equipment Reviews, (Risk Assessment and Job Safety Analyses).  Follows up on corrective and preventive actions to drive closure of incident investigations, concerns and findings.

§  Assists Leadership Team with driving EHS compliance as a core value.

§  Develops and presents EHS training to individuals and groups for compliance, onboarding, employee development and awareness.

§  Assists with ergonomic assessments and identification of workstation improvements.

§  Assists with Project Management and oversees contractors/staffing for EHS projects.

§  Maintains hazardous and special waste staging areas, completes environmental inspections and take action to address concerns, when necessary to maintain compliance and best practices.

§  Assists with the development and implementation of sustainability initiatives.

§  Provides occasional after-hours and weekend support to assist site personnel with critical or emergency situations.

 Office and Manufacturing setting, and some outdoor work 

Opportunity to convert to perm position based on performance


 §  High School Diploma or General Equivalent Diploma (GED) is required.

§  Associate degree in Engineering, Life Safety, Environmental Studies, Occupational Health and Safety or related field preferred.

§  Additional degrees and/or related coursework or experience will be considered.

§  Must be willing to pursue technician level certification, certificate or degree program in related field.

§  Previous experience within Environmental, Health, and Safety in a manufacturing setting is a plus.

§  Must complete specialized training such as: First Aid/CPR/AED; RCRA / DOT; OSHA 30-hr.; Fall Protection; within the first 12 months of hire.

§  Ability to adjust priorities accordingly, without being prompted, based on risk and business needs.

§  Strong capability with computer applications including Microsoft Office.


Physical Requirements

§  Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of internal company and external associates, both written and orally, including the telephone.  Mobility within the work facility.

§  Ability to maintain EHS spaces. Utilize material handling equipment to assist site personnel with the set-up and organizing of areas that store chemicals, waste and water.

Ingersoll Rand is a diverse and inclusive environment. We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to hiring a diverse workforce; including individuals with disabilities and United States qualified protected veterans.