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HSE Coordinator

Company: Freudenberg Group
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Freudenberg is a global technology group that strengthens its customers and society long-term through forward-looking innovations. Together with our partners, customers and the world of science, we develop leading-edge technologies, and excellent products, solutions and services for 40 market segments. The Freudenberg Group employs some 50,000 people in 60 countries worldwide and generates sales of over 10 billion euros.

Freudenberg Performance Materials is a leading global supplier of innovative technical textiles for the markets of automotive, building materials, apparel, energy, filter media, healthcare, building interiors, shoe and leather goods as well as specialties. The company generates sales of more than 1.3 billion euros, has 33 production sites in 14 countries around the world and some 5,000 employees. Freudenberg Performance Materials attaches great importance to social and ecological responsibility as the basis for its business success.

You support our team as

HSE Coordinator


  • Lead safety team leader program, coordinating operations team members to identify and mitigate risk through inspections, projects, and trainings.
  • Lead observation-based safety program - evaluating, assigning responsible parties, and following up on safety needs pointed out by personnel through the digital observation reporting system.
  • Develop projects and see them to completion to improve the safety of team members and protection of the environment.
  • Work with and assist the HSE Manager in controlling site processes, procedures, and work instructions related to health, safety, and the environment, and in implementing and maintaining a management system certified to ISO 14001 and ISO 45001
  • Support site management in maintaining a positive and proactive safety culture amongst leaders and other employees.
  • Work with project managers who bring contractors onsite to ensure that contractor management requirements are being met.
  • Participate as internal audit member for ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 9001, and IATF 16949.
  • Facilitate HSE training as necessary, such as new-hire orientations and first aid courses, and assist in maintaining related records.
  • Support process owners in understanding and meeting regulatory, corporate, and local HSE requirements.
  • Work with HSE Manager to develop strategies to ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State and local regulations and FPM HSE policies, working with site leadership to implement and institutionalize compliance.
  • Support the site in interaction with external bodies related to occupational safety, health, and the environment.


    • Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Sciences, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Engineering, or a related technical field, or equivalent HSE experience and training.
    • Minimum 2 years of experience with HSE programs.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and formal training in HSE principles and management practices.
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
    • Demonstrated ability to organize and motivate teams and drive change cross-functionally.
    • Proven people and project management skills with the ability to meet established goals and timelines.
    • Strong follow-up and attention to detail in a fast-paced operations environment.
    • The successful candidate must also demonstrate the Freudenberg Guiding Principles: Value for Customers, Innovation, Leadership, People, and Responsibility, foster Six Sigma and Learning initiatives, and create an environment of teamwork.
    • Ability to recognize strategic opportunities and focus HSE resources to align with and meet critical business needs in coordination with the HSE Manager.

    • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Associate Safety Professional or Certified Safety Professional Certification from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.
    • Red Cross or AHA certified CPR/First Aid/AED Trainer with current credentials.
    • Experience and familiarity with ISO 14001 and/or ISO 45001 systems.
    • Miscellaneous Details:
    • Position reports to the Site HSE Manager.
    • Position is located in Durham, NC.
    • Travel may be required and normally 5-10%.

Keywords: Freudenberg Group, Durham , HSE Coordinator, Other , Durham, North Carolina

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