Environmental, Health, & Safety Coordinator

LocationBrookfield, Connecticut
DepartmentProduction
Reports ToPlant Manager
Position Overview

This is a diverse function that includes Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) coordination and support.

Who we are:

Greenfield is the largest high-purity alcohol company in North America offering bulk and packaged ingredients and additives. Under the Pharmco brand, we offer a wide range of specialty alcohols and bio-based chemicals to quality-driven and environmentally-conscious customers around the globe. The Pharmco brand has come to stand for premium quality and service excellence. We have been supplying life science, food, flavor, fragrance, personal care, extraction and industrial companies with mission-critical products for more than 30 years.

Company Culture:

Greenfield’s mission is to unlock the potential of people, partnerships and nature to accelerate sustainable solutions for the health of the planet through:

INNOVATION

We are constantly seizing opportunities to develop new products, processes and methods to meet the diverse and demanding requirements of our customers.

COLLABORATION

We are part catalyst, part collaborator. We work with partners to get the most out of our existing products, and to develop custom solutions for our customer requirements.

RESPONSIBILITY

Our commitment to give back to local communities in the US and Canada goes beyond the bottom line. We give back to the planet by processing renewable resources into low carbon fuels and chemicals.

AGILITY

Our team is not only fast, it has the flexibility and creativity to pivot with customer needs to develop custom-made, on-time solutions.

DISCIPLINE

At every plant, and for every customer, for every shipment, we put quality first. We operate a tight, transparent supply chain while meeting the highest regulatory standards.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • EH&S inspections for Fire Extinguishers, Eye Wash Stations, Pest Control, Storm Water Prevention, Vault Inspections, and Master Sanitation
  • Safety equipment restocking and ordering for safety glasses and spill kits replacements
  • Conduct Fork Lift Training and Certification
  • Coordinate all Contractor Safety Orientation Training and record keeping
  • Record Retention of all daily Contractor Work Permits and permit record keeping
  • Periodic safety and process audits including PPE, Production Cleaning Calendar, safety equipment, hose audits, filter vessels, safety signage, and building infrastructure.
  • Safety coordination for Capex projects at project kick-off meetings
  • Help assist and coordinate company events
  • Coordination of fire protection contactors and inspections
Skills & Qualifications
  • Previous experience leading Safety teams
  • Ability to work independently, as well as with multiple departments
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Proven attention to detail and multi-tasking abilities
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Must be highly organized
  • Must have a great attitude and be a team player
  • Flexibility to cover off shift contractor supervision on an occasional basis.
  • Physical requirements are consistent with the function, has to be able to perform his/her job lifting, bending, twisting, and working at floor level.
  • Must be able to use some tools and equipment.
  • H.S. Degree or equivalent required / Associates Degree preferred
  • OSHA 30 certification and/or willingness to complete within 1 year of start date