EHS Coordinator - Johnson City, TN

SFK Inc Johnson City , TN 37601

Posted 2 months ago

EHS Coordinator - Johnson City, TN

Reports to: Factory Manager

Location: Johnson City, TN

Job Description:

SKF is seeking an experiencedEHSCoordinator for its factory in Johnson City TN to direct the development, implementation, and maintenance of an environmental, health and safety management program. This position provides the leadership and expertise to obtain company-wide excellence in environmental, health and safety and ensures compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulations. This position reports to the Factory Manager.

Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development, design, implementation, & monitoring of all SKF and site policies & procedures. Develops organizational policies relevant to the facility departments. Selects, develops and evaluates contracts to ensure the efficient operation of such contracts.

  • Develops, implements, revises, and maintains the ISO 14001 program.

  • Performs accident management activities, including injury management, investigations and associated record keeping. Identifies, implements and tracks corrective actions to prevent recurrence. Maintains injury records in accordance with government regulations and corporate practices.

  • Performs hazard assessments and other EHS evaluations, including employee monitoring. Surveys, compiles and analyzes data relating to risks. Assesses risk and makes recommendations to control hazards.

  • Works with corporate staff, site personnel and insurers to manage risks. Also serves as the point of contact for local and federal agencies.

  • Secures, revises and/or maintains applicable environmental and hazardous materials permits.

  • Chairs the EHS Committee and Ergonomic Committee thereby fostering employee involvement in EHS activities. Identifies and addresses site EHS issues and employee concerns via the Committees.

  • Develops, implements and maintains employee training programs for topics related to health, safety and the environment.

  • Responsible for developing appropriate emergency plans and response capabilities. Available to respond to emergencies during off-hours (evenings, weekends, holidays).

  • Stays abreast of new government regulations as they are promulgated, as well as new developments in industry (best practices).

  • Builds relationships with key managers and employees.

  • Selects, develops and evaluates applicable EHS contracts to ensure the efficient operation.

  • Monitors and evaluates operations, programs, processes and/or practices for quality and effectiveness; makes recommendations for improvement.

  • Ensure injured workers are rehabilitated and an early return to the workplace is achieved.

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant health and safety legislative requirements.

  • Manage first responder program (includes emergency response and chemical spill control).

  • Database management for EHS/ISO 14001 requirements, health & safety metrics, and sustainability.


  • Bachelor's degree in Health & Safety, Environmental Science or a related field, or its equivalent.

  • A minimum of six years of experience in health and safety or related field, with a minimum of 3 years' experience in a manufacturing/production environment.

  • OSHA 30 hour card preferred.

  • Experience and/or certification in CPR, First Aid & Hazardous Waste a plus.

Skills, Knowledge:

  • Ability toaudit/inspect operations and company procedures

  • Ability to develop and implement effective EHS strategies and management systems

  • Working knowledge of applicable environmental, health and safety standards

  • Working knowledge of workers compensation

  • Knowledge of facility and operational procedures

  • Ability to foster and develop a cooperative work environment

  • Ability to use sound, prudent, and independent judgment

  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with employees at all levels of the company

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English

  • Must have strong communication skills, able to work independently and be team oriented

About SKF

SKF's mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 85 billion and the number of employees are 45,000.

What You'll Love About SKF:

Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a robust PTO policy and 13 paid holidays!

Work/Life Balance. A possibility for flexibility and to work remote

Health and Wellness Benefits. SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Many options for best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse and incentives for healthy living!

Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options! You can participate in our 401K program immediately.

Much more! Growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all!


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EHS Coordinator - Johnson City, TN