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EHS Coordinator

Job Number:  67053
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Decostar Georgia
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Carrollton, GEORGIA, US, 30117

Work Style:  On-Site

About us


We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary


The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


About the Role

This position reports directly to the Human Resources Manager and is responsible for the general and specific job duties as described below: #LI-Onsite

Your Responsibilities

•    To exhibit an objective, fair and professional attitude that exemplifies the principles outlined in The MAGNA Employee’s Charter to maintain a positive and productive workplace.
•    To follow Decostar policies and display conduct expected of Decostar employees as described in the employee handbook.
•    To follow safety rules of Decostar and work in a manner that is conducive to maintaining a safe and healthful workplace.
•    To Understand the employee’s rights under the OSHA Act, EEOC, FLSA and do not allow for discrimination against any employee exercising their rights.
•    Always use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment to set good workplace standards and ensure all employees maintain those standards.
•    To follow safety rules of Decostar and work in a manner that is conducive to maintaining a safe and healthful workplace including:  training of new employees, reporting unsafe acts or conditions and correcting or commending health and safety performance.
•    Ensure that all accidents or injuries are reported immediately and actively participate in the accident investigation and completion of all open action items.
•    Ensure that you follow company policies and business objectives in the daily supervision of the operations of the company.
•    To exhibit teamwork and leadership skills and actively participate in team activities in a positive working environment.
•    To demonstrate problem solving skills in a work environment that is striving for continuous improvement.
•    To support all customer quality standards as well as the standards of Decostar.
•    To perform daily cross-functional job assignments as required and per the department’s established procedures and work instructions.
•    Have knowledge of general workplace health and safety in regards to the general public and visitors to Decostar.
•    Ensure a spirit of respect, cooperation, ethical conduct and fair dealing in all our operations between internal and external customers and suppliers.

Who we are looking for

•    Manage health, safety and ergonomic, activities through strong leadership, communication, motivation and direction of safety staff (if applicable).
•    Guide the development and implementation of Health, Safety and Ergonomics policies and programs.
•    Manage Safety Training and work cross-functionally with Training Coordinator to schedule in-class sessions for employees.  
•    Develop and administer New Hire Orientation Safety Training as needed.
•    Investigate and maintain records for all work related injuries and/or illnesses, provide statistical analysis, and assist department management in the development of effective health and safety counter-measures to continuously improve safety objectives.
•    Manage workplace violence and behavior based safety program. 
•    Manage noise monitoring program and coordinate hearing tests for applicable employees. 
•    Manage Respirator Program and coordinate pulmonary functional and fit test for applicable employees. 
•    Work cross-functionally with HR to schedule Health events. 
•    Enter injuries, property damage, etc, in HSELinx portal.
•    Responsible to implement and lead ISO 45001. 
•    Ensure ergonomic and safety documentation for program launches is completed in a timely manner. 
•    Manage the Ergonomics Program. Coordinate assessments and ensure CAPAS are implemented. 
•    Ensure legislative compliance with OSHA, ADA, Fire Codes, and serve as a liaison with area OSHA representatives.
•    Serve as co-chair on the Joint Health and Safety Committee and help to coordinate activities, recommendations, and accountability of issues identified by the JHSC.
•    Conduct routine workplace safety inspections and establish measurable standards from which further recommendations (continuous improvement) can be made, with effective follow-up. 
•    Coordinate emergency evacuation procedures, training, and practice drills.
•    Direct management team relating to HSE issues.
•    Keep the EHS Manager, HR Manager, and General Manager up-to-date on matters relating to  health and safety  and ergonomics and other areas of human resources.
•    Perform other duties as requested.

Your preferred qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene or a related degree. 
•    Minimum of 2+ years  Health and Safety, Ergonomics, experience, preferably in an Injection Molding and Painting facility. / Sr. Designation requires minimum of 5+ years of experience along with advanced responsibilities assigned
•    Demonstrated strength with analytical/problem solving, oral and written communication, and organizational skills.
•    Must have working knowledge of Industrial Ergonomics.
•    Must have strong computer skills in a Windows platform.
•    Experience in computer skills such as Microsoft Word or Excel
•    Fluent in English (reading and writing).
•    Must have demonstrated leadership experience along with strong interpersonal and communication skills

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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