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Safety Specialist - Plant

Location: Sergeant Bluff, IA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $65,000.00 - $85,000.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 1/25/2018
Job ID: 02561938
Job Description
Job Summary:
The Field Safety Technician is responsible for ensuring that employees have the skills, knowledge and training to effectively implement the corporate and facility EHS policies. Planning, coordinating, communicating, and controlling are major responsibilities of this position. This position will also support Emergency Response Team efforts and work directly with the maintenance and production technicians to ensure effective safety programs and strive for a culture of safety excellence.

Responsibilities: 
  • Have the creativity and ability to modify cultures or mind sets to improve safety performance.
  • Participates in site audits and works with plant personnel to help address any deficiencies.
  • Facilitates the coordination and delivery of safety meetings, safety tours and safety trainings.
  • Assist in the implementation of new safety related programs.
  • Monitors daily plant activities to assist with questions or concerns.
  • Training others on procedures and periodically audit for compliance.
  • Support the site Emergency Response program as an active member of the team/
  • Participates in the site Emergency Response Team and Crisis Communication Team.
  • Hold morning safety discussions with plant personnel to discuss various safety topics.
  • Is involved in daily Job Hazard Analysis of high risk activities to help ensure safety issues are addressed.
  • Work with site leadership in the development of effective Safety Training Programs.
  • Participate in incident investigations to identify root causes and assist with resolving action items.

Requirements: 
  • Safety degree, certification  or related technical undergraduate degree preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a safety professional
  • Experience in a plant manufacturing setting
  • Knowledge of state, local and U.S. Government regulations (OSHA, EPA, etc.)
  • Exposure to project management and implementation
  • Effective organizational, time management and communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and influential skills

 




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