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Starbucks Coffee Company EHS coordinator in Gaston, South Carolina

Now Brewing – Environmental, Health and Safety Coordinator! #tobeapartner

From the beginning, Starbucks set out to be a different kind of company. One that not only celebrates coffee and its rich tradition, but that also brought a feeling of connection. We are known for developing and supporting partners who share this passion and are guided by their service to others.

The Starbucks experience starts in our Roasting Plants & Distribution Centers where we have a dedicated team of professional roasters and supporting process teams including planning, warehouse management, packaging, roasting, maintenance, engineering and logistics.

As an environmental, health and safety coordinator, you will:

  • Support site Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) programs and initiatives that establish a positive safety culture.

  • Be viewed by peers as a safety champion.

  • Ensure partners adhere to legal and operational compliance requirements.

  • Maintain site’s EHS inspection and auditing processes.

  • Schedule, track, and maintain EHS training programs.

  • Assist the EHS manager in analyzing data and trends to proactively predict and prevent injuries.

  • Actively support critical aspects of EHS management system that elevates partners and encourages engagement.

  • Prepare, communicate and educate client groups and teams on changes in policies and practices within the organization.

  • Proofread, format and edit functionally specific materials according to company standards.

  • Support management’s efforts to ensure compliance with corporate safety program expectations and applicable federal and state laws. Identify and inform management of compliance issues, safety risks and improvement opportunities through the conduct of daily, weekly and monthly audits.

  • Assist in facilitating the incident investigation process.

  • Maintain accurate daily, weekly and monthly metrics reporting to onsite management teams and corporate based reporting systems.

  • Demonstrate and understand safety as a core value and follow the key essentials to safety as set forth by our safety resolution; reinforce and coach others to do the same.

  • Understand and follow established safety guidelines, consistently comply with all safety procedures (e.g. PPE, Lock Out Tag Out).

  • Support food safety, legality and quality programs.

  • Maintain product quality through adherence to good manufacturing practices, Food Safety Preventative Controls, product specifications and quality procedures. Monitor and document quality measures using analytical tools.

  • Perform other duties as needed in support of business objectives and Starbucks Mission & Values.

  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.

We’re proud to invest in you and offer these special incentives to eligible partners (employees):

  • Comprehensive health coverage (Medical, Dental and Vision)

  • Arizona State University College Achievement Plan: FULL tuition coverage towards bachelor’s degree

  • Highly competitive 401(k) program with company match at 5%

  • Stock equity reward program (annual grants)

  • Health savings, vacation savings & health and wellness programs

  • Paid vacation (prorated vacation allowance on day one), sick leave and personal days

We’d love to hear from people with:

  • High school diploma/GED, US military service or equivalent

  • College or technical education preferred

  • Manufacturing or distribution environment (2-3 years)

  • Project related support (2 years)

  • Experience with OSHA regulations, specifically 29 CFR 1910 (1 year)

  • Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong computer skills (proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Office 365 etc)

  • Must be able to work independently

  • Must have effective facilitation/presentation skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Knowledge of World Class Performance principles and methodologies

  • Ability to work with a diverse team environment

  • Ability to work in accordance with safety, quality and sanitation standards, policies and procedures

  • Ability to work variable shifts to support business needs

  • Familiarity with food safety regulatory requirements and global standards including Preventive Controls for Human Food (FDA Code of Federal Regulations) and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). Experience with the GFSI certification schemes (i.e. BRC and/or or SQF)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.  

We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our global communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Starbucks Corporation is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at 206-318-0660 or via email at