Safety and Health Coordinator II

Employer
Bridgestone Americas, Inc
Location
Graniteville, South Carolina, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 31, 2021
Closes
Aug 19, 2021
Ref
2349691216
Discipline
Forestry
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
JOB DESCRIPTION
Assists departments and plant management in achieving safety and business objectives including: safety design process program including machine and process risk assessment and new/modified equipment safety release, contractor safety program including contractor auditing and education, new hire safety orientation including providing training for newly hired teammates.
Promote and provide technical safety to support the facilities line driven safety process. Manages assigned safety programs to ensure they are in compliance with government and corporate regulations. Conduct safety related projects which promotes and improves team member safety. Also assists with new equipment safety releases, industrial hygiene air sampling and noise monitoring, OSHA recordkeeping as well as teammate training and orientation. Provides advice and training on safety protocols and conducting audits to ensure compliance with organization and government standards related to employee health and safety. Maintains and analyzes records of workplace injuries, illness, and absences to identify areas of concern and provide information required by regulatory agencies
COMPANY OVERVIEW
Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries.The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world's largest chain of automotive tire and service centers. Guided by its global corporate social responsibility (CSR), commitment 'Our Way to Serve' Bridgestone embraces its responsibility as a global leader by striving to improve the way people move, live, work and play.
RESPONSIBILITIES
Leads projects or processes of diverse scope, while working independently with limited supervision
Coaches and reviews the work of lower level professionals
Supports continuous improvement/automation activities
Uses advanced analytical/technical problem solving to develop new solutions to existing problems/procedures
Supports relationships through strong communication and negotiation skills with internal and external stakeholders
Other duties as assigned
Employee/ Health & Safety work encompasses activities related to the wellbeing of employees including:
- Developing and implementing policies and practices to identify/mitigate hazardous conditions within the workplace
- Identifying potential workplace hazards, unsafe equipment, work practices, and working conditions
- Investigating accidents and liaising with engineers, management, and health and safety regulatory authorities to identify causes of accidents and prevent their recurrence
- Providing advice and training on safety protocols and conducting audits to ensure compliance with organization and government standards related to employee heath and safety
- Maintaining and analyzing records of workplace injuries, illness, and absences to identify areas of concern and provide information required by regulatory agencies
QUALIFICATIONS
Required bachelors degree in safety & health or relevant field and 2-3 years of relevant experience.
Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.