Top company in the corrugation industry in this region. High Tech automated environment. Needs a technically strong and floor type mentality.
POSITION SUMMARY Safety Manager will provide safety and occupational health leadership to all departmental areas. From a strategic business perspective this position must focus on a steadfast commitment to planning, implementing, coordinating, and reviewing all safety and occupational health components for all personnel, materials, equipment, and environments to ensure safety regulation compliance and the continued development of a safety culture.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Maintains OSHA compliance with all applicable OSHA and corporate specified safety programs and procedures • Stays current with upcoming rules with may affect the facility and advises top management on implementation strategy • Conducts safety meetings, audits, and inspections to ensure compliance, evaluate performance, identify corrective action, and implement follow up assessments. • Provide strong leadership and technical support by reviewing and updating employee safety programs to determine their compliance with applicable regulations as well as the adequacy and application of safety principles, practices, and techniques in the workplace. • Provides project management team with guidance on health and safety and confirm project site fulfills industry, local, state, and federal guidelines, and regulations. • Collaborates with management to develop an Emergency Action Plan and serve as primary contact for project site injury and incident notification, investigation, and case management. Maintains a written log of safety inspection activities, reports, and correspondence. • The ability to conduct interviews, report and review findings clearly and effectively from accident investigations, facilities inspection, environmental testing, communicable diseases or violation of health and safety regulations. • Maintain, implement, and oversee a process to ensure all accidents, injuries, and occupational diseases are investigated to determine their causes and the need to implement preventive measures. • A developer of people who sets an example for others by leading with absolute integrity and strong values. Focusing on training and developing all personnel within the facility. To compel hourly involvement and engagement as a key aspect of the company culture. • The ability to effectively work with various operating and maintenance groups assuring safety compliance and accountability through auditing, process evaluations, implementation of new requirements, reviews of policies and training. • Work closely with the area production and maintenance Managers and Superintendents to coordinate and manage safety programs and projects by assisting in the development of objectives, targets, and reporting procedures consistent with our division's mission, vision and strategy. • Is innovative and seeks new ways to engage the workplace to think and act safely. • Superior communication skills in meeting presentation format or teaching a new procedure to plant floor personnel. • Engages with workforce on the floor 3-4+ hours per day and makes safety presence visible and approachable while conducting inspections, auditing processes, and identifying opportunities for improvement. • Individual must possess impeccable follow-through skills by utilizing proven techniques to ensure success. • Schedules and conducts monthly training events and ensures all required training meets the requirements of the standard and the needs of the company. • Understands and can demonstrate how to conduct thorough accident and near miss investigations to identify root cause and implement corrective action. • Effectively develop and manage inspections of facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards and to ensure safety regulation compliance. • Verify that safety equipment is appropriate and available to employees and monitor their use of such equipment to ensure proper usage. • Prepare and review specifications and orders for the purchase of safety equipment, ensuring that proper features are present and that items conform to health and safety standards. • Provides leadership and support to all operating departments • Maintain a Training Safety Program that guarantees the safety of operators in shop floor. • Oversee the monthly safety training sessions with operators. • Oversee monthly Safety Inspection Tours of the facility, to maintain a safe environment. • Reports findings monthly to management & makes sure findings are corrected. • Provides Safety Evacuation plans and schedules Fire Drills minimum once a year. • Maintains workforce informed of monthly Corporate Safety Report for awareness. • Communicates safety incidents or issues from other plants to employees. • Maintains OSHA Log & fills out preliminary Accident Reports for office Manager file. • Contributes to maintaining Employee motivation & safety through an incentive program. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS • BS degree in Industrial Safety or related technical field • 8+ years of experience in a Safety in a manufacturing setting, at least 3 years management level safety profession experience. • Risk assessment/management • Conflict management and problem-solving skills • Leadership ability • Muti-tasking ability • Flexible schedule • Communication, meeting, and presentation skills • Comfort with time reporting systems • CSP preferred but not required • Solid interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills. • Working knowledge of manufacturing processes • The ability to read, write, and speak English. • The ability to learn; and the ability to follow instructions, ask questions, and work effectively as a member of a team • Current certifications in First Aid, CPR, OSHA, highly desirable