Safety Manager

Wyffels Hybrids   Atkinson, IL   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
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Posted on July 16, 2021

 

The Safety Manager will develop, implement and evaluate programs which provide for the safety and health of employees, and ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
 
This position is responsible for the overall safety function of the company, and promoting a safety mindset across the organization. This includes serving as a technical resource for program development, audits, training, process improvement, accident investigations, and corrective actions associated with safety and health regulations in the workplace. The Safety Manager will oversee programs that ensure compliance with OSHA, FMCSA and other local, state, and federal regulations. This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer and has no direct supervisory responsibilities but may provide specialized guidance to others in the department and throughout the organization.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Elevate safety culture and conversations throughout the company.
  • Review and evaluate new and existing operations to identify and resolve any safety and health issues throughout the organization.
  • Recommend improvements in processes, systems, procedures and equipment to comply with environmental, health and safety requirements.
  • Develop, facilitate, and deliver training programs and other safety-related presentations to reduce workplace hazards to all employees. Procure training vendors as necessary.
  • Investigate accidents to determine causes and how to prevent such accidents in the future.
  • Conduct safety audits and advise management on safety issues observed.
  • Work with management of each facility to correct, and/or control hazardous conditions or machine operations that may lead to human injury and/or property damage.
  • Create, review and maintain job safety analysis and risk assessments for all positions.
  • Develop and oversee safety committee and conduct regular safety meetings.
  • Work with consultants to perform applicable industrial hygiene sampling, as needed.
  • Maintain OSHA logs and submit required reports in cooperation with Human Resources.
Please note that this list is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other responsibilities
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health, Safety, Industrial Hygiene or comparable scientific discipline, or at least 7 years equivalent experience in an industrial environment.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Working knowledge of OSHA standards and other state and federal safety, health, and environmental regulations.
  • General knowledge of, or willingness to learn about, regulations issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration which are applicable to the Company.
  • Excellent project management and communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze technical writing and regulations.
  • Solid problem solving and research skills.
  • Strong computer skills such as spreadsheets, database, presentations, and word processing.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Type of Activity
Description of activity
Frequency
Sitting
At desk
Frequently
Talking/Hearing
Voice communication with co-workers
Daily
Typing/Writing
Type & enter data into computer, complete paper work and forms, take notes, send electronic mail
Frequently
Mobility
Ability to stand, walk, climb, stoop, and kneel
Frequently
Strength
Lift, push, or pull at least 50 pounds in weight
Occasionally
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment is a combination of a climate-controlled office environment and a production facility. The production facility site is characterized by loud noise, chemicals, moving mechanical parts and/or machinery. The employee may also be exposed to outside weather conditions, including wet/or humid conditions. Travel, with occasional overnight stays, within the geographic location of the business to attend meetings, will be required.

Wyffels Hybrids

741 E. Henry St
Atkinson , IL
https://www.wyffels.com/