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Manager Safety, Health and Environmental -Supply Chain- Temporary

Harbor Freight Tools USA, Inc.
Joliet, Illinois, US
Closing date
Oct 7, 2022

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The Safety, Health and Environmental, (EHS) Manager - Supply Chain provides technical support and tactical execution throughout the Supply Chain of the Harbor Freight Tools Environmental, Health, and Safety program. Works closely with others within the Safety, Human Resources, Risk Management and Legal departments, the Safety, Health and Environmental, (EHS) Manager - Supply Chain develops and implements the IIPP/Safety Programs throughout the Supply Chain network. The EHS manager will be the associate's safety partner and will strive to inspire the employee's commitment to complying with company safety standards and maintaining a safe work environment. The EHS manager is responsible for staying abreast of changes in regulations and laws at the local, state and federal levels.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Serve as designated safety representative for the supply chain coordinating and implementing all areas of Harbor Freight Tools safety programs
Participate in the development, implementation, monitoring and optimization of safety, health, and hazardous materials and waste policies, practices, and procedures throughout the supply chain facilities in compliance with governmental regulations including Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations
With cross-departmental collaboration, conduct supply chain safety training
Conduct daily, weekly, and monthly audits of the supply chain operations, including facilities, machinery, and safety equipment, to identify and remediate potential compliance issues, safety risks, and other opportunities for better safety practices and coach associates about better safety practices
Ensure compliance with corporate safety programs and applicable federal, state and local laws
Conduct risk assessments related to jobs performed (Job Hazard Analysis) and new equipment introductions. Recommend appropriate risk mitigation measures to management, including ergonomic considerations
Develop, implement and monitor Workers' Compensation and Safety policies, procedures, claims reporting forms, procedures and activities. Maintain detailed record of Workers Comp. claims. Maintain OSHA injury and illness records
Report monthly injury trends and prepare recommendations for prevention
Analyze and make recommendations regarding safety costs and initiatives
Conduct or coordinate worker training in areas such as safety laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring, and use of safety equipment
Other duties as assigned

Staff supervision and development - both exempt and non-exempt
Decision making- policy making
Travel - 25% Domestic travel
Location-Distribution Centers, Asset Recovery locations, Corporate


Job Qualifications- Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in a safety related field
Minimum of 5 years of experience in safety or related technical discipline
Strong working knowledge of OSHA regulations as well as other regulatory standards including, but not limited to, ANSI, NIOSH, NFPA, NEC, and DOT
Ability to analyze accident data, industrial hygiene sampling results, new processes, and machinery for potential safety concerns and conduct job hazard and job safety analyses.
Strong leadership and time management skills; prior experience managing and leading people is preferred
Strong interpersonal, presentation, verbal and written communication skills
Ability to balance and prioritize multiple projects
Proven track record of driving cultural change in Safety
Works independently on a daily basis providing quality reports, analysis and policies in Workers Compensation and Safety
Daily interaction with managers, staff, and corporate. Periodic interaction with local emergency response groups and regulatory agencies
Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
Ability to effectively present information to top management
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
Able to maintain confidentiality in matters involving security and/or personnel issues.
Experience with OSHA regulations and inspections
Experience in Worker's Compensation case management.
Ability to create new and unique ideas in an entrepreneurial spirit
Proficient using standard Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)

Physical Requirements
General office environment requiring ability to:
Stand, walk, sit for extended periods of time.
Speak and listen to others in person and over the phone
Use keyboard and read from computer screen and reports.
Ability to lift up to 50lbs

The candidate must be able to perform this job safely in accordance with standard operating procedures and good manufacturing practices, without endangering the health or safety of self or others.

About Harbor Freight Tools

In 1977, Harbor Freight Tools was started as a small family-owned business. We made a commitment to provide working people with great quality tools at the lowest prices. And for over 43 years, Harbor Freight Tools has done just that. From hand tools and generators, to air and power tools, from shop equipment to automotive tools, Harbor Freight offers more than 5,000 tools and accessories at quality levels that match or exceed competing brands, but at prices that are up to 80% less. All while developing and launching over 1,000 new tools each year. We're not your typical retailer. We're a team of high-achievers, who have a passion for excellence and continuous improvement and obsess about getting things done. We're also equally committed to doing the right thing and giving back to our community. And for us, collaboration is the golden rule. We're a 43 year-old, $5 billion company with over 1,100 stores, opening 2-3 new stores a week with over 40 million loyal customers and growing. If you are looking for a not so ordinary and highly rewarding career opportunity, we would love to talk with you. Delivering Value to the Hardworking Since 1977.
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