Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator

Superior Technical Ceramics is a leading materials technology provider specializing in advanced ceramic products for development and production programs.  Our St. Albans, Vermont campus features a state of the art processing equipment, ranging from automated presses to 5-axis machining centers, an advanced materials laboratory and specially designed facilities for industry leading OEMs.
The 160+ highly skilled employees bring together a range of scientific, engineering and manufacturing capabilities to provide leading solutions to the Aerospace, Industrial Process, Semiconductor, and Instrumentation Markets.
Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator
The role of the Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator is based in St. Albans, VT, as part of the Human Resource team. The EH&S Coordinator is responsible for providing and promoting environmental health and safety leadership in the areas of education, engineering, behavior, culture, and performance through employee engagement and accountability. Act as a change agent committed to accelerating process improvements within the EHS program, with the aim of supporting the employees and business in achieving its objectives. Promote awareness, understanding, and acceptance of EHS methodologies.
This position also has overall responsibility for ensuring compliance with federal and state environmental health and safety regulations and other regulatory requirements.  This position reports directly to the Director, Human Resources and works closely will the rest of the leadership team.

Requirements: 

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health & Safety, EHS, engineering or related field.
  • 2-5 years of experience in leading and improving safety performance and regulatory compliance.
  • Must have a working knowledge of OSHA and other federal and state safety regulations.
  • Must have prior experience in developing, managing and facilitating safety programs
  • Experience leading incident investigations, while determining root cause and identifying opportunities to improve and prevention measures.
  • Must possess good, proven hazard and risk recognition and mitigation skills.
  • This position requires the ability to speak to, influence and motivate both large and small groups at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong, clear and effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Project management and leadership skills. 
Responsibilities: 
  • Overall responsibility for the development and implementation of safety programs, policies, and procedures for all functions with STC.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and advises SLT of emerging environmental health, safety, and welfare legislation. Maintain all record keeping required by federal, state, local, and/or STC.
  • Monitors and evaluates programs, policies and procedures for effectiveness, and continued relevance.
  • Maintain STC EH&S related statistics and metrics, providing analysis on the data for process improvements.
  • Review needs, implement and manage plans and programs that drive employee engagement and positive safety culture across the organization.
  • Fulfill the role of the first point of contact and takes lead during any serious safety events, managing the process and providing guidance and assistance for proper incident investigations.  
  • Coordinate and participate as necessary on safety audits and inspections.
  • Develop and implement operational safety performance criteria to include supervisory performance metrics focused on incident and injury reduction along with safety culture/best practices implementation.
  • Develop and manage budgetary line items associated with EH&S programs. Review needs and recommends the purchase of appropriate safety equipment.