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EH&S Coordinator

Date: Nov 16, 2021

Location: Tacoma, WA, US

Company: James Hardie

Now’s your chance to move your career in a new direction – upward!


James Hardie is the #1 brand of siding in America. Globally, we have more than 4,900 employees and generate over $2.5 billion in net sales.  We invented fiber cement, and over 8 million homes later, we continue to set the standard for premium siding and trim.  Of course, to be the best, you have to work with the best.  That’s why we invest in more than just quality products; we also invest in our people.  We take pride in our employees and it’s clear that our employees take pride in working at James Hardie, too.


As the EH&S Coordinator at James Hardie, you’ll establish and promote a safe, accident free, and healthy work environment.  You’ll plan and coordinate safety-based activities and training to maintain compliance with Company, state, local and federal regulations and provide assistance to other department heads to promote and maintain a productive EH&S culture. You’ll manage all areas of the Safety Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Program, developing and delivering training, and driving and auditing corrective action and data driven programs. 



  • Manage the EH&S Department’s Key Performance Indicator Program including administering, coaching, and consulting the appropriate individuals to ensure effective execution of all reporting, forms, tasks, and audits in order to meet Company guidelines;
  • Work closely with plant staff to effectively interact and monitor the established KPI’s which include incident reports, hazard reports, near hit reports, non-routine task forms, behavioral audits, pre-shift topics, housekeeping audits, risk assessment audits
  • Assist in developing and facilitating monthly safety training and new hire orientation, create safety alerts and monthly safety gazette to promote awareness of the safety program
  • Actively participate in ensuring compliance and cooperation for all safety programs and initiatives by monitoring the Safety program’s compliance, effectively communicating with the Safety Manager, reviewing safety documents received by the Safety Department, and assisting in safety audits.


Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Health and Safety / Environmental or Industrial Hygiene preferred)
  • Manufacturing experience working as a Coordinator in a Co-op or Internship within Safety administration.
  • Experience leading, mentoring and coaching in manufacturing organizations (preferred).
  • Ability to understand, comply with and communicate state or federal Safety and Health OSHA regulations.
  • Knowledge and ability to update safety policies and procedures manuals.
  • Ability to perform audits of job sites, manufacturing, and plant operations.
  • Ability to assist with safety-related training as needed.
  • Ability to thoroughly investigate accidents and provide effective corrective action recommendations.
  • Ability to manage the flow of all required reports and documentation.
  • Demonstrated intermediate skills with the standard features of various personal computer word processing and spreadsheet software (Microsoft Office, Outlook, internet, and other proprietary software).
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.


In return, we offer rapid advancement opportunities, an engaged and collaborative work environment, competitive compensation with solid bonus potential, a 401k program that matches dollar-for-dollar up to 6% and a best-in-class total benefits package.  


At James Hardie, our goal is to remain at the forefront of the building products industry in every market in which we operate.  The foundation of this strategy, and our company identity, is an unwavering commitment to safe people, safe places, and safe systems through our Zero Harm initiative.  As a member of James Hardie, you will have significant opportunity to be a key contributor to achieving that goal.




Nearest Major Market: Tacoma

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