Job Description

  • Safety Manager

    Location: Mobile, AL
    Status Type: Full-Time
    Department: Plant Operations
    Requisition Number:

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    Plans, develops, directs, and implements organization safety and environmental programs across multiply facilities (domestic and international) to ensure a safe, healthy, accident-free and environmentally sound work environment by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    - Plans, develops and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations, or other governing authorities.
    - Provides leadership, guidance, direction and other resources to all other company sites on safety and health issues.
    - Plans and implements programs to train managers and Team Members in work site safety practices, fire prevention, and correct handling techniques for chemicals, toxins, equipment, and other materials at all company locations
    - Prepares, studies and analyzes types of industrial accident causes and hazards to health for use by company personnel and outside agencies.
    - Inspects organization facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards at all company sites, determines corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented.
    - Provides information, signs, posters, barriers, and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions at all locations.
    - Leads the investigation of accidents and injuries and cooperates in the preparation of material and evidence for organization use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations.
    - Compiles and submits accident reports required by regulatory agencies.
    - Prepares and arranges safety exhibits and material for display, promotional work, industry conferences, and exhibitions.
    - Represents the organization in the community or industry safety groups and programs.
    - Contracts with outside suppliers to provide Team Members services, such as providing personnel protection devices, steel-toed work shoes and prescription safety work glasses to Team Members.
    - Investigates accidents and prepares reports for insurance carrier.
    - Test noise levels and measures air quality at all locations.
    - Enforces use of safety equipment at all locations.
    - Trains Team Members to obtain compliance with regulations at all locations.
    - Provides leadership and guidance to Safety Teams at all locations.
    - Develops and maintains plant general safety rules and SP procedures.
    - Represents the company during insurance audits and fire department inspections.
    - Provides new Team Member orientations.
    - Maintains records and data charts on accident rates for all plant sites to keep management and department heads informed on accident trends and costs.
    - Reviews floor plan layouts for manufacturing equipment, work stands, ladders, hoists, etc. for safety features.
    - Provides guidance and initiates requirements for plant personal protective equipment.
    - Develops monthly safety huddles.
    - Facilitates respiratory fit testing and qualifications, workplace monitoring for noise, particulates and chemical exposures by Team Members.
    - Develops and manages the company disaster emergency & business recovery plan for all company sites.
    Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    - Develops and monitors emergency action plans.
    - Prepares safety and health budget.
    - Recommends changes in policies and procedures to prevent accidents and illness.
    - Purchases safety equipment and supplies.
    - Prepares and files reports of accidents and injuries at establishment.
    - Maintains safety files and records.
    - Recommends disciplinary actions for safety violations
    - Develops, maintains and revises the Company Safety Manual.
    - Implements CPR/first aid training for all emergency response teams.
    - Supervises the plant ergonomics program.
    - Oversees visits from our property & risk insurance carrier. Coordinates their facility audits and provides a corrective action response to their audit reports.
    - Sample workplace for lead & asbestos. Maintains maps & list of locations where found. Coordinates remediation of material found.
    - Implements forklift, man lift & scissor lift training and qualifications.
    - Manages fire inspections for all locations.
    - Other duties as assigned.
    Education and/or Experience
    Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university (minimum); at least 10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    Certificates, Licenses and Registrations
    CSP/CMS Safety Certificates
    Travel Requirement
    This position requires travel.
    Work Environment
    The noise level in the work environment can be loud at times. While performing some duties of this job, the employee could be exposed to fumes, moving mechanical parts and vibration. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phone photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
    Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
    Reasoning Ability
    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of the following software and / or systems: Windows, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word and others as required.
    Project Management
    Ability to work with the team to plan, develop and implement projects across multiple sites both domestically and internationally.
    Physical Requirements
    The Team Member is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel crouch or crawl. The Team Member should be able to use hands and fingers to handle, feel and examine. The Team member must be able to talk, hear and climb stairs and/or ladders. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The Team Member is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

    No faxes, phone calls or other correspondence will be accepted. EOE/M/F/D/V