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Safety Coordinator

Company: Challenge Mfg. Company
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

This position is responsible for planning, implementing, and maintaining a variety of health, safety and environmental programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety for employees. The successful candidate will be a self-starting leader who enjoys the challenges of daily involvement with all departments.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND RESULTS
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ensure that federal, state and local laws, regulations, rules and codes are observed. Manage OSHA recordkeeping and reporting requirements
  • Conduct risk assessments (JSA, ERGO, PPE) maintain documentation and review as needed
  • Circulate single point lessons and lessons learned created by EHS manager to enhance communication of safety incidents
  • Review required trainings to ensure employees are trained (ex: PIT, Aerial lift, Cranes, LOTO, GHS) on a monthly basis
  • Conduct weekly audits to act as a preventative tool. Document corrective actions and follow up on progress.
  • Conduct a read across for all safety incidents at their local plant/plants
  • Lead and conduct safety committee meetings
  • Ensure all environmental obligations are completed
  • Participate in annual Industrial Hygiene testing
  • Evaluate and review LOTO procedures annually
  • Conduct monthly and comprehensive quarterly outdoor walks of the building to ensure environmental compliance. Create actions items based on findings.
  • Coordinate annual required trainings for new and existing employees. (GHS, LOTO, Etc)
  • Help develop controls for identified hazards, coordinate the implementation of controls from result of hazard analysis.
  • Lead the completion of annual hearing tests
  • Measure and evaluate the effectiveness of the hazard control system, policies, and procedures and recommend changes that reflect improved opportunities to eliminate work place accidents and injuries.
  • Identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices in the workplace, conduct and coordinate on-site inspections to audit physical conditions and safe work practices.
  • Provide advice and counseling for all compliance regulations.
  • Assist in new employee orientation training
  • Compile, investigate, interpret, and report accidents. Review property and injury reports.
  • Maintain site-specific policies that are required by law.
  • Monitor, revise, and implement ongoing updates in safety regulations, laws or reporting requirements
  • Purchasing of all safety supplies, products or training items required
    SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
    • Computer skills - Microsoft proficient - Word, excel, power point, Teams, Outlook
    • Desire and passion for workplace safety
    • Needs to feel comfortable with public speaking
    • Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong planning, organizational and follow up skills
    • Excellent people and process management skills
    • Strong desire to be a part of a high growth company with an entrepreneurial spirit and a fast-paced, result-oriented culture
      BEHAVIORAL REQUIREMENTS
      • Has high standards of performance for self.
      • Takes responsibility for actions, results, and mistakes.
      • Is thorough, accurate, and reliable when performing and completing job tasks; demonstrates honesty and integrity in all aspects of work.
      • Takes positive action to objectively resolve conflict by listening, staying focused on issue to find resolution, and monitoring progress.
      • Maintains positive relationships by constructively resolving conflicts.
      • Uses feedback from others to continuously improve performance and work relationships.
      • Moves within own and/or other work areas (flexes) to support plant flow.
      • Works with sense of urgency to meet needs of customers.
      • Has necessary experience, skills, and knowledge to perform all aspects of job; rotates through all job responsibilities.
      • Maintains knowledge and skills to perform job effectively.
      • Has ability to focus on benefits of change and see it as positive; approaches change or newness in constructive/objective manner; views change as learning opportunity.
      • Looks for good in others; works collaboratively with others; shares information and knowledge.
      • Is at work when scheduled and ensures coverage when absent; takes timely breaks/lunches; uses time wisely.

        SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBLITY This position does not have any direct supervisory responsibilities.
        WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL DEMANDS
        • Will spend much time on the plant floor (automotive manufacturing) in a stamping and robotic welding facility.
          REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEEducation
          • B.S. /B.A. degree with at least 1 year related experience in safety, environmental, or health management and compliance.Experience
            • Possess a high level of technical expertise, ability to apply skills to continuous process improvement while maintaining maximum levels of safety

              PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEExperience
              • Safety committee member
              • Experience in workplace inspections and identifying Hazards
              • Experience in risk assessments
              • First Responder / Aid / CPR training / management of blood borne pathogens
              • Certified in MIOSHA General Industry Level 1 desirable
              • Certified in OSHA 10+ or 30 + hour certified desirable
                Other DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Challenge Mfg. Company, Pontiac , Safety Coordinator, Other , Pontiac, Michigan

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