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EHS Coordinator

Job Number:  64285
Group:  Cosma International
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Victor, IOWA, US, 52347 Montezuma, IOWA, US, 50171

Work Style: 



Job Number: 64285 
Group: Cosma International  
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Work Style:  


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

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.

Summary:  The Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that all safety and environmental standards are maintained and in compliance with OSHA and EPA regulations as well as Magna Body & Chassis Iowa and Magna policies. 


Job Responsibilities: (This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed in this position. Associates will be required to follow any other job related instructions or to perform other job duties requested by their manager)

  1. Ensure policies and procedures are consistently applied based on the principles of the Magna Employee’s Charter, the Corporate and Divisional Health, Safety and Environmental Policy, as well as compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations, including OSHA, EPA and IDNR
  2. Ensure a safe work environment by coordinating all safety activities to reduce workplace accidents and protect associates
  3. Plan and coordinate internal and external safety training for all associates
  4. Coordinate and attend all meetings and activities of the Safety and Ergonomics Committees and set direction for them to be successful
  5. Provide counsel and support to associates and management on health, safety and environmental matters
  6. Establish written safety standards and annually update and review these policies and procedures including annual leadership reviews
  7. Evaluate safety and ergonomic issues in workstation design and layout and in the development stage of processes and equipment
  8. Provide and maintain statistics to assist in continuous improvement in the area of workplace safety and loss control
  9. Review all accident/incident investigation reports and provide leadership in developing and implementing corrective actions
  10. Analyze loss control statistics using root cause analysis and make recommendations for continuous improvement
  11. Coordinate the selection of personal protective equipment (PPE) and appropriate fit testing of such items while working with purchasing to obtain the best price and develop cost reduction strategies
  12. Conduct monthly safety and environmental audits as required and report results to appropriate personnel
  13. Ensure that the Health and Safety and Environmental portions of the action plan are completed in a timely fashion
  14. Maintain a high profile with associates on the plant floor and be a strong advocate to ensure that associate safety and environmental concerns and issues are resolved in a timely manner
  15. Encourage safety and housekeeping practices and lead by example
  16. Promote and practice “safety first” by immediately addressing any hazards, defective equipment or unsafe conditions within the department
  17. Work with worker’s compensation carrier and occupational health providers for appropriate, timely closure of work comp claims
  18. Monitor and coordinate drug testing policy and procedures
  19. Follow and support Magna Body & Chassis Iowa and Magna’s operating principles


Supervisory Responsibilities:  None


Education and/or Experience:

  • Post secondary education in safety engineering or equivalent experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Three to five years experience in health, safety and environmental field, in a manufacturing environment


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be a team player and promote a team approach to problem solving
  • Highly self-motivated and flexible to changing priorities
  • Must be capable of working under pressure and with short completion times on projects, and of working flexible hours in order to meet both internal and external customer requirements
  • Intermediate computer skills required to process reports, charts, training and documents
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion and tact
  • Must exhibit high integrity and honesty
  • Ability to effectively and appropriately present information and respond to questions from various groups
  • Must have good organizational skills to attend to multiple tasks simultaneously

Nearest Major Market: Cedar Rapids
Nearest Secondary Market: Iowa City

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