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Owens Corning Safety Coordinator in Rockford, Illinois

Now offering a sign-on bonus!

$500.00 sign On Bonus after 90 days

$500.00 after 180 days


The primary objective of the Safety Coordinator is to safely, effectively and efficiently review, track, communicate and report the daily tactical actions of the Environmental Health & Safety Department. The Safety Coordinator will directly support the Environmental and Safety Lead to promote a positive and safe work environment based on Owens Corning’s standards.


Monitor Environmental Health & Safety Trends in the plant to drive reduce risk

Maintain documentation of training and recertification as required by corporate and federal/state standards via Learning Management Systems (e.g. Lock Tag Try (LTT) and Forklift training)

Review Incident Reporting for Hazard submissions and Safe Behavior Observations (SBOs)

Monitor and communicate plant safety incidents (Near Miss, Property Damage, First Aid etc.)

Establish/train/coordinate waste and salvage handling procedures including transportation of dangerous goods/hazardous waste, landfill systems and on-site storage (e.g. drum yard)

Assist in the maintenance of good housekeeping through housekeeping/ facility audits, waste to landfilled audits, organizing, and readiness for tours and audits etc.

Conduct and document regular facility inspections

Supervise plant compliance with Process Safety Management standard

Lead safety training and other activities

Coordinate safety and environmental initiatives (e.g. plant recycling program and activities)

Update and Maintain Life Safety Equipment (AED and First Aid inspections, Eye Wash stations and Fire Extinguisher etc.)

Assist with the Corporate Health and Wellness pillars

Assist in the development of TPM as needed (5s Events)

Provide support with talent development during new hire orientation

Perform other related duties as assigned or required as needed help drive the Plants Goals and Objectives


High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

Knowledge of General OSHA safety regulations and standards

Experience with conducting Risk Assessments, Job Hazards Analysis (JHAs), and Safe Behavior Observations (SBOs)

Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access


Associate Degree, A.S (Fire Science, Environmental Health and Safety or Related fields) or in process of Bachelor's degree preferred

OSHA General Industry Training 30 Hour

Leadership Experience


Knowledge of Owens Corning policies and OSHA Standards and Regulations

Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills

Effective communication skills oral and written

Ability to work equally well as a team member or alone

Self- motivated to work independently and meet goals