Coordinator, Health Safety & Environment (Field-Based- Mid South)

Company: CHEP Inc ( Learn More )

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Job Description

CHEP is the world leader in pallet and container pooling services, serving many of the world's largest companies. CHEP issues, collects, conditions and reissues more than 285 million pallets and containers from a global network of more than 500 service centers in 42 countries, helping manufacturers and growers transport their products to distributors and retailers.

CHEP partners with customers to develop pooling solutions that ensure reduced product damage, offer enhanced delivery efficiencies, eliminate waste and cut supply chain costs, adding exceptional value for its customers. With more than 300,000 customers around the globe, including Procter & Gamble, SYSCO, Carrefour, Kellogg's, Woolworths, Kraft, Nestlé, Lion Nathan, The Home Depot, Tesco, Unilever, Hewlett Packard, Ford and GM, CHEP is known for "Handling The World's Most Important Products…Everyday."

CHEP employs more than 7,700 employees in 42 countries and benefits from more than four decades of industry experience internationally.

Position Description

Position Purpose

  • Support the execution of the Zero Harm strategy throughout the CHEP USA self-managed plant operations network.   The Coordinator will support the HSE team in the execution of strategies to ensure ongoing compliance to regulatory requirements, deployment of best practices, and promoting a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Major/Key Accountabilities

  • Travel to multiple facilities on a weekly basis.
  • Conduct on-site safety analysis and training including:
  • Incident Investigation Guidance and Training
  • Safety & First Aid Committee Development and Support
  • Job Safety Assessments and Risk Assessments
  • GAP Systems Assessments and Development
  • Compliance Assessments (company policy, OSHA, DOT, environmental)
  • Best Practice Implementation
  • Pedestrian Segregation Facilitation
  • Train the Trainer – multiple topics
  • Behavioral Based Safety Programs
  • Environmental Regulatory Compliance
  • Prepare reports and presentation regarding Safety programs
  • Keep plant managers and corporate managers apprised of issues surrounding Workers Comp, DOT, OSHA, and Safety
  • Provide recommendations for improving plant and corporate safety and training programs
  • Maintain Safety Records
  • Effective communication with operational employees, supervisors, local management, upper management and peers.
  • Authority/ Decision Making

  • Efficient travel scheduling
  • Evaluate multiple conditions for compliance
  • Challenges

  • Travel to multiple sites weekly
  • Work across time zones and plant cultures
  • Work outside of “normal” work hours
  • Work autonomously or having limited access to immediate manager
  • Key contacts


  • HSE Manager
  • HSE Director
  • Manager, Health & Safety Systems
  • Environmental Manager
  • Regional Operations Directors / Managers
  • Facility Managers & Administrators
  • Facility Supervisors
  • External:             

  • Local/Federal Government Agencies (ie. OSHA, DOT, etc…)
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Safety or Environmental Safety) or equivalent work experience is required
  • Manufacturing / Operations Background
  • Experience

  • Previous manufacturing / operations supervisory experience
  • Previous safety education or experience
  • Good working knowledge of DOT, OSHA, and Workers Compensation
  • Basic knowledge of environmental regulations; knowledge of local air and stormwater regulations is preferred as well as managing hazardous and regulated wastes
  • Ability to build good relationships with plant level and corporate personnel
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook,
  • and Internet).
  • Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to work both within a team environment and independently to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to maintain demanding timelines.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time efficiently.
  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks.
  • Bi-Lingual (English – Spanish) preferred but not required.
  • Languages


  • English
  • Desirable:

  • Spanish

  • Come join an extremely successful performance and growth oriented team, we'd love to hear from you. A highly competitive compensation and benefit package including retirement benefits, educational reimbursement, and more is offered in conjunction with an exciting, fast paced work environment. Come help us… Handle the World's Most Important Products. Everyday. EOE

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