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ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. Environmental, Health, and Safety Coordinator (EHS) in Franklin Park, Illinois

Job Description

Position Summary

This position is responsible to meet the goals and objectives of the organization by recommending and implementing safety-related programs to promote employee health and safety or environmental compliance and policies to prevent injuries, fires, or other workplace accidents.

About the Company

ProAmpac is a leading global flexible packaging company with a comprehensive product offering. We provide creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. We continue to grow and would love for you to join our team!

At ProAmpac, our culture is key to our long-term success. We strive to be authentic as we live out the heritage of our small business culture. We value the connections we’ve created, and our employees feel empowered in their shared efforts to innovate successfully. ProAmpac was founded on the idea that a focus on material science will drive innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers, supported by our five core values – Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, Involvement, and Impact – that foster a culture of speed, simplicity, and self-confidence .

Our company is made stronger by challenging ourselves and each other, while we move what matters forward. With a focus on performance and a passion for our work, we are not bound by organizational hierarchy. We are committed to serving our customers and the communities in which we work and live.

By joining us, you become an integral part of an entrepreneurial company in a fast-paced, exciting environment that provides varied opportunities for professional and personal growth .

ProAmpac Perks

ProAmpac is building a wellness culture through its PRO360 initiative: An interactive, fully integrated wellbeing program designed to engage, encourage, and reward all team members on their personal pathway to better health, wealth, growth, and community involvement. Our goal is to ensure 100% of team members achieve a basic level of wellness. Additionally, subject to applicable eligibility requirements, we offer full-time employees a variety of benefits including:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • 401(K) with exceptional company match

  • Generous paid time off ( PTO ), plus 11 paid holidays per calendar year

  • Free life and short-term disability insurance

  • Wellness, employee discount and rewards programs

  • Tuition reimbursement

Essential Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Pioneer the Safety culture by acting as an ambassador for Health, Safety, and Environmental programs and in alignment with ProAmpac’s values of Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, Involvement, and Impact

  • Promote and monitor a healthy and safe work environment by leading workplace regulations, policies, initiatives

  • Lead the Safety Committee on-site

  • Accountable for educating and informing staff on environmental, health, and safety standards, best practices, or procedures.

  • Inspects the workplace and identifies and addresses potential safety hazards.

  • Creates and delivers safety training programs educating employees on safe working practices, appropriate equipment operation, and emergency procedures.

  • Ensures training records, health/safety manuals or handbooks, incident/accident reports, or other documentation are appropriately maintained and makes recommendations for improvements.

  • Prepares and submits accident reports in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements.

  • Monitors known health, safety, or environmental hazards , such as noise, air, or wastewater pollution levels.

  • Coordinate inspection of facilities, vehicles, or equipment.

  • May develop and communicate facility-specific emergency response or evacuation plans .

  • All other duties as assigned.

Key Competencies

  • Ethical Conduct

  • Problem Solving/ Analysis

  • Technical Capacity

  • Communication Proficiency

  • Decision Making Skills

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Builds Collaborative Relationships

  • Detail Oriented

Candidates without EHS experience are welcome to apply.

We believe the following job functions or industries have transferrable skills:

  • Manufacturing roles of all types

  • Bio-medical laboratory experience

  • Safety officers, safety coordinators, or safety specialists

  • Maintenance technicians

  • Compliance officers

Work Environment

Work primarily in a climate controlled indoor environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential. Hearing protection, safety shoes, vision and other protection required when in manufacturing areas.

This role operates in a professional office environment that requires some exposure to a manufacturing environment. Employee is rarely exposed to non-toxic/nuisance smells from chemicals, airborne dust, moving mechanical parts, high noise levels and hot/humid environmental conditions in the manufacturing areas.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands/fingers to type, hold, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Other Duties

Always take ownership, be accountable for your actions, your job and your team. This job description is a tool for you. Other job duties/projects may be assigned to you to meet business needs, this outline is not to be considered a detailed description. Good and reliable attendance, positive attitude and at or above job specific metrics and/or goals will reflect on your annual review.

Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

EEO Statement

ProAmpac provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.


Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred and 2-4 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience strongly preferred.

  • Certifications strongly preferred – Certified Safety Professional or Industrial Safety Specialist or Environmental Safety Specialist

  • Handles moderately complex issues and problems and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff.

  • Possesses solid working knowledge of subject matter.

  • May provide coaching and/or mentoring.

  • Solid working knowledge of safety process and related manufacturing.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point), Visio, Teams and Outlook.

  • Maintains strict confidentiality and protects privacy of confidential/sensitive information.

  • Exceptional time management and organization skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously establishing priorities to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal, written, and presentations) with executive leadership, staff, and internal and external clients.

  • Proactive; exercises sound judgment and decision making; able to identify problems and needs and develop solutions and/or options.

  • Self-confident, self-motivated polished professional who thrives in a challenging, fast-paced environment.

Area of Interest: Manufacturing
Department: EHS-9018
Shift: Day Shift

ProAmpac is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.