Job offer:

Safety & Environmental Coordinator




Melrose Park, IL

Job description:

The Safety & Environmental Coordinator is responsible for assisting the EHS Manager in the Safety & Environmental department at our plant in Melrose Park, IL.


  • Collect and file EHS Documents

  • Complete safety inspections such as Fire Extinguishers, Emergency Lighting, Emergency Exits, Crane Inspection Audits

  • Print and bind training material or safety-related signs

  • Complete spot checks in production to verify compliance including proper PPE usage, seatbelt usage on forklifts, etc.

  • Immediately report to EHS Manager any serious hazards or compliance issues

  • Meet and assist visitors, verifying that visitors use proper PPE

  • Verify inventory of essential safety supplies including PPE, first aid, sign-making supplies, etc.

  • Create maintenance requests

Minimum requirements:

  • Bilingual Spanish/English required.
  • Solid understanding of safe work practices, OSHA, and EPA (OSHA 10-hour certificate a plus) and knowledge and understanding of preventing disease transmission

  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment

  • Capable of standing/walking 6+ hours per day in hot and cold conditions as 75% of each day will be out on the plant floor, which is not climate-controlled

  • Desire and ability to work in-office 100%.  Work from home and hybrid not available

Interlake Mecalux offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Become part of an industry leading dynamic team with a high focus on delivering results and continuous improvement
  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match; 100% vested immediately upon contributing and no waiting period to start participating
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off with the option to cash out unused PTO every year
  • Possibility for telework days, depending on position, with flexible make-up time for exempt employees
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield medical insurance plans, along with dental and vision benefits.
  • Opportunities for career development and advancement; specialize in specific areas or gain new skills in different departments.


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