EHS Coordinator in Chino, CA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for an EHS Coordinator (Safety Coordinator) who will join our Scotts Miracle-Gro team in Chino, California soon to be Riverside, CA in 2020!

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Work closely with plant management to develop a strong safety culture with all employees being dedicated to working safely and in conformance with all Company standards, OSHA end environmental regulations.
  • Complete EHS daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly inspections and documentation.
  • Effectively communicate EHS training sessions and safety talks in a group setting, review training test records and retain training records. 
  • Ensure new hires receive required and documented EHS training prior to beginning work.
  • Providing guidance and direction for emergency response activities for the facility.
  • Update and maintain Job Hazard Analysis database and ensure required PPE is available. 
  • Perform and coordinate incident, injury and near miss investigations and ensure corrective actions are implemented.
  • Coordinate Safe Behavior Auditing program, documentation and corrective actions. 
  • Lead Contractor Safety program including contractor safety training safety documentation.
  • Ensure facility housekeeping program is implemented and effective.
  • Update and maintain plant MSDS/SDS
  • Ensure compliance with stormwater discharge permit including permit and plan updates, facility inspections, stormwater sample collection and record documentation.
  • Lead spill prevention by keeping facility SPCC plan up to date, performing all inspections and directing spill response activities.
  • Manage solid and hazardous waste program. 
  • Assist sustainability efforts by participating on sustainability evaluations and committees as required and reporting sustainability data.
  • Serve as EHS lead on the WCO safety committee.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including second shift, overtime and weekends if necessary. 
  • Other duties as assigned

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • One (1) year of related experience in Industrial Safety.
  • Ability to understand and perform duties associated with various legally required programs, and maintain confidentiality, ability to work in a teamwork environment and promote teamwork, ability to adjust shift work hours and overtime, ability to perform essential physical job functions, to include, but not limited to:  Frequent movement throughout manufacturing environment with conveyor lines, moving fork trucks, etc.; Frequent hand/finger dexterity to perform computer and paperwork record-keeping.
  • General knowledge and experience in administration of various OSHA & industrial Safety programs and record-keeping, ability to plan, organize, and follow through with assigned tasks, provided in both verbal and non-verbal format, ability to work with minimal supervision, prioritize workflow, as well as identify and initiate/recommend proactive action items associated with overall Plant Safety administration, ability to accumulate information and make fact-based decisions and recommendations, through effective communication skills, verbally and in writing with internal and external contacts.

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

●      Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

●      Fitness club reimbursement

●      Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

●      Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.

●      Generous holiday and vacation days.

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.