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Job ID 12880

Purpose of the Job

Lead and drive Company Safety First Program to assure compliance with all applicable Local, State and Federal laws as it relates to Health & Safety across all Company sites.  Assure all Company Safety First principles, values and policies are implemented and followed.  Assist the US Management Team in driving a Safety First culture focused on zero accidents / incidents under the Operational Excellence platform.  Drive continuous improvement in all areas of safety management including strategic KPIs.  Work closely with site leaders as necessary to enhance their overall safety performance and compliance.  Serve as the company liaison with Local, State and Federal agencies as necessary.


Key Accountabilities

• Champion a Health & Safety Culture with zero accidents / incidents mentality within Company

• Effectively demonstrate and communicate Company’s Safety First principles and values to ensure all team members understand their personal responsibility for achieving Safety Excellence under the Operational Excellence platform.  Facilitate H&S ownership by the line organization through the integration of the H&S Management System.

• Ensure the overall organization and each individual site is in compliance with Company’s H&S policies along with local, State and Federal OSHA laws.

• Manage Company Health & Safety Program and associated systems

• Lead the development and maintenance of all Health & Safety related training.  Ensure proper training programs are in place at each site location and are conducted according to the Safety programs guidelines

• Work closely with local, State and Federal agencies as it relates to Health & Safety.  Provide site support as required. Serve as the Company liaison between Company and regulatory agencies as applicable.

• Conduct Health & Safety audits across Company site locations identifying issues and compliance gaps.  Recommend solutions to minimize or eliminate the risks.  Facilitate the follow up on corrective actions to assure timely response.  Audits should include visual observation, interviews, and review of records.

• Investigate thoroughly all accidents, injuries, and near misses to address all contributing factors appropriately to eliminate hazards through management/employee involvement.   Develop preventative / corrective actions with local teams.

• Lead and drive continuous improvement in all aspects of safety including the overall frequency and severity rates through decreasing accidents / incidents while lowering Workers Compensation fees while enhancing the complete safety manual.

• Work with outside contractors in assuring a satisfactory completion of projects while considering Safety, Quality, Production and Maintenance.

• Maintain Transitional Work Program to progress injured employees to normal duties and lifestyle as soon as possible through utilizing Wilson Memorial services.

• Coordinate and provide the necessary training/services through outside companies to remain compliant in respirator training, fire, audiometric testing, etc.

• Coordinate and identify any necessary industrial hygiene studies needed to assure compliance in hearing conservation, air contaminants, ventilation, and ergonomics. 

• Educate self on existing and new regulations through personal research and outside resources.

• Maintain and continue to develop the Companysafety committee and its members through meetings and education.

• Work with Plant Manager and Corporate Engineer in completing capital projects in and outside the plant.

• Maintain necessary OSHA and EPA record for compliance.

• Track, analyze and report safety performance results.  

• Ensure project safety reviews are documented for all capital projects before and after completion

• Facilitate the develop and ongoing management of the Employee Safety Teams at each site.

• Assist HR / general management with general liability claims

• Perform job safety and risk analysis as necessary

• Perform other duties as assigned or required including Project Management.

Fundamental requirements

  • Bs degree preferably in occupational health & safety or industrial hygiene.
  • 3-8 yrs. H&s experience
  • Thorough knowledge of osha standards, workers comp laws and industrial hygiene practices
  • Professional oral, written  and interpersonal skills
  • Computer skills such as word, excel, visio
  • Ability to investigate incidents completely, make objective decisions
  • Up to 30% travel










DATE POSTED 09/14/2017

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