• Environmental Health and Safety Engineer

    Job Locations US-IL-Danville
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/22/2018 3:44 AM)
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
    Flex-N-Gate Plastics Corporation (Danville)
  • Overview

    Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in “Automotive News.” A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

    Scope of the Position

    The Environmental, Health & Safety Coordinator develops, administers, implements and evaluates plant occupational safety programs.  This person is responsible for ISO management.


    • Maintain awareness of amendments to the Occupational Health & Safety Act (OHSA) and Regulations, and make recommendations for their implementation.
    • Perform job site safety compliance inspections including hazard analysis, safe work procedures, written reports and recommendations.
    • Responsible for monitoring adherence to the company safety program by all employees and subcontractors.
    • Ensure the timely completion of accident/injury reporting.
    • Plan, design, develop, implement, and evaluate departmental occupational safety programs.
    • Provide advice and counsel to management and other employee groups on a broad range of occupational safety issues and decisions.
    • Develop and conduct occupational safety training for various workgroups, including evaluation and modification of programs to meet local, provincial, and federal OHSA requirements.
    • Coordinate inspections, investigations, and occupational safety activities with departments.
    • Direct and review the analysis of accident and injury data, identifying the needs for new or modified occupational safety programs.
    • Lead and/or participate on teams with safety, technical, management, and other team members.
    • The incumbent is responsible for the awareness, understanding, specific responsibilities and management of the Environmental Management System (EMS) as stated in EMS policy CEVPL.00005.


    • University Degree in related field (preferred), or;
    • Community College diploma in related field or;
    • Ten years safety related work experience in a manufacturing environment.
    • Automotive manufacturing experience preferred.
    • Safety certification training (e.g., CRSP, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information, MSDA) is considered a strong asset.
    • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations and workers’ compensation legislation.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written).
    • Proficiency with database applications and administration systems, specifically Microsoft Office.
    • Ability to work effectively alone and prioritize.
    • Must be a highly motivated, service and team-oriented individual with an attention to detail.
    • Enthusiasm for challenge and new initiatives are prerequisites.


    • Strong analytical ability
    • Supervisory and interpersonal skills are required
    • Troubleshooting ability is required
    • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
    • Demonstrated good internal customer service skills
    • Good presentation skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects.
    • Detail oriented
    • Intermediate to advanced level computer skills


    Working Conditions

    • Physical ability to lift 25lbs.
    • Travel as necessary.
    • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
    • Overtime as required.



    This job description is not inclusive. The duties, experience, functions, and any other descriptions herein may be changed at any time and other duties may be assigned as necessary. The company reserves the right to add, delete, or otherwise alter these responsibilities when and as necessary.


    • Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account
    • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
    • Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
    • Paid holidays and vacation time

    What do our employees have to say?
    “It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.”
    “Lots of growth opportunity.”
    “The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.”
    Not just a job—a great place to work!

    Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.


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