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Health and Safety Coordinator

Company: Kuusakoski US
Location: Plainfield
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

You're smart and driven and want a career that matters. We are looking to shape the future through better recycling of e-waste. At Kuusakoski, we share a common goal; to use our entrepreneurial spirit and 109 years' global experience to deliver great solutions to the challenges and responsibility surrounding the effective recycling of e-waste. If that sounds good to you, this might be a great opportunity to join our team!

We are actively hiring for a driven Health and Safety Coordinator to partner with our team members to help achieve Kuusakoski's business goals by ensuring a safe and healthy work environment for all.

What you will do:


Carries out responsibilities in accordance with Kuusakoski USA's policies and applicable laws.

  • Participates in the development and implementation of department safety work order tracking and reporting.
  • Conducts routine and follow-up safety and hazard inspections of facility.
  • Responds to emergency situations; prepares reports of findings and submits recommendations.
  • Analyzes accident and incident reports for trends; makes recommendations for correcting unsafe conditions and actions.
  • Promotes safe & efficient work practices.
  • Ensures company operates while adhering to e-Stewards and ISO compliance.
  • Assists facilities in preparing for certification or audit processes.
  • Collaborates with external consulting groups and SMEs on internal practices and organizational opportunities.
  • Develops and updates procedures and documents as needed.
  • Collaborates with all functional areas, employees, and managers to understand compliance issues and answer questions.
  • Maintains records according to certification standards.
  • Conduct periodic assessments to ensure site compliance with certifications.
  • Other duties as assigned, including general housekeeping
    What you need to succeed:

    • Demonstrates and strives for collaboration and teamwork
    • Ability to communicate across all levels of the organization
    • Excellent listening, reading, and speaking skills
    • Leads by example
    • Communicates to seek clarity and understanding when issues arise
    • Continuously improves processes and consistently performs well
    • Is responsible for safety and environmental objectives and policies
    • Is familiar with Industrial Hygiene Monitoring, Audiometric Testing and Medical Surveillance

      • Minimum of 3 years manufacturing experience in safety role.
      • Certified Safety Professional designation is a plus.
      • Electronic Recycling Experience is a plus.
      • Working knowledge of ISO, RCRA, and OSHA safety standards.
      • Experience in developing and communicating related training programs.
      • Previous work experience coordinating safety initiatives (behavior-based safety, zero incident culture) as part of a team and/or independently.
      • Superior facilitation, presentation and communication skills are required.
      • Team Player

        • Dental Insurance
        • Health Insurance
        • Vision Insurance
        • 401K w/Employer Match
        • 10 Paid Holidays, including your birthday!
        • Vacation and Personal Time Off
        • Tuition Reimbursement Program
          We invite you to apply! KUUSAKOSKI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

          Kuusakoski Recycling provides cost-effective, environmentally responsible recycling services to e-waste collectors and recyclers, enterprises, small businesses, nonprofits, original equipment manufacturers, and governments and municipalities. We have built our recycling expertise over a hundred years. Our excellent material know-how, specialist expertise and passion for what we do help us develop more efficient and more precise ways of sorting materials. We have minimized the amount of waste going to landfill: we are currently able to recycle or reuse up to 90% of the materials we collect and in some cases even more. Visit us at to learn more.

Keywords: Kuusakoski US, Bolingbrook , Health and Safety Coordinator, Healthcare , Plainfield, Illinois

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