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Ergonomics Coordinator

By November 16, 2022No Comments

Job Summary:

The Ergonomics Coordinator will assess the work environment, identifying modifications needed to support a safer and more efficient workplace. The Ergonomic Coordinator’s responsibility is to identify ergonomic opportunities in the design phase of new equipment and manufacturing processes.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Oversees technicians and associates performing support tasks.
  • May lead a team of professional and technical staff depending on the size and scope of the assignment and client organization.
  • Ensures work meets client and company standards.
  • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.


  • Collaborates with client organization to identify and implement ways to minimize workplace hazards.
  • Observes, assesses, analyzes, and documents the movements and activities of client organizations employees.
  • Creates and implements programs that will assist employees to avoid repetitive stress, cumulative trauma, and other injuries and impairments.
  • Collaborates with client organizations supervisors and managers to offer practical suggestions to enhance the safety and productivity of work environments.
  • Provides training as needed to client employees regarding proper body positioning, movement standards, and other injury prevention techniques.
  • Develops and maintains related records and reports of observations, recommendations, and implementation procedures.
  • As requested, delivers research and documentation to insurance underwriters, government agencies, and other stakeholders.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Resourceful and creative problem-solving skills
  • Thorough understanding of human behavior and musculoskeletal functions.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to conduct and correctly analyze risk assessments and evaluations.
  • Working knowledge of Ergonomics, Occupational Biomechanics, Human Kinetics, Kinesiology, or Engineering preferred.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or Kiniesiology comparable program required; Masters degree in Ergonomics or Human Factors Engineering highly preferred.
  • At least (5) years of related experience required.
  • Experience with Ergonomics engineering in a manufacturing environment; preferably heavy manufacturing


Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.