EHS Coordinator

Green Thumb Industries

Paterson, NJ, USA

Full time

Sep 13

The Role 

The EHS Coordinator is primarily responsible for the planning, development and implementation of our overall health, safety, environmental program. This position will include performing safety and compliance audits in order to prevent injuries, reduce liability claims, and ensure compliance to local and state regulations. This position is especially important in our manufacturing operations as increasing risk exist in the environment and activities that are being performed. The EHS coordinator will work cross functionally with all departments to identify, develop, and implement plans of correction throughout the organization to minimize or eliminate the potential risks associated. The EHS coordinator will participate in ensuring standards and training of employees is conducted; this is inclusive of documentation of required forms required by state regulation. 

Responsibilities 


Monitoring the safety and compliance of GTI operations and employees

Maintain, develop, and update, written programs

Implement both Corporate and local GTI’s policies, procedures, and best practices to promote safety and compliance

Collaborate with the GM and/or GTI’s corporate compliance team to compile concerns, issues or violations inclusive of plans for remediation

Develop and manage the NDA Process, Chemical Approval Process, and others processes as required

Assemble the employees, or experts needed to investigate and create a plan of correction for a safety /environmental/compliance risk that is identified

Manage, Train, and Develop employees to perform in a proficient manner, providing motivation through personal example and interpersonal skills to create a cohesive unit

Manage first responder, safety, and engagement programs

Develop, Implement, and Manage OSHA Programs in accordance with 29 CFR 1910

Analyzes facility trends in survey deficient practice to assess potential areas of continued non-compliance

Compiles monthly summary focused on facility’s current progress

Possess In depth knowledge and understanding of all applicable regulations

Audit activities and document in clear methodical manner

Liaison with local, state, and federal authorities as required

Work with 3rd party vendors to ensure the safety of vendors at cultivation and safety of our employees

Develop and implement safety programs at cultivation

On-boarding of new employees to orient, train, and explain processes, policies, programs, state regulations, and SOP’s

Work with behavioral based changes through team work and leadership skills

Stay up to date with changes in rules and regulations


Qualifications  


Associates Degree in Administration, Environmental Health, or related subjects

3+ years of related experience, 6 or more months working experience in operational environment developing, implementing SOP’s and compliance type procedures, and formats

CSP, CIH, OHST, STS preferred

Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness 

Adapts and thrives in a demanding, fast-paced environment 

Possesses a high level of critical thinking 

Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information 

Must understand and comply with the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of Green Thumb 

Must have a solid understanding of the Cannabis laws, rules and regulations and passion to further their understanding and knowledge of the industry and the laws. 


Additional Requirements 


Must pass any and all required background checks  

Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry  

Must possess valid driver’s license 

Must be a minimum of 21 years of age 

Must be approved by state badging agency to work in cannabis industry

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