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Sr. Safety Specialist

Location: IA, IA
Date Posted: 11-07-2017
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 re¬sponsibilities of this position. This position will work directly with the maintenance and production technicians upwards of 90% in efforts to bolster effective safety programs and strive for a culture of safety excellence.

Job Description:
1. Have the creativity and ability to modify cultures or mind sets to improve safety performance.
2. Participates in site audits and works with plant personnel to help address any deficiencies.
3. Facilitates the coordination and delivery of safety meetings, safety tours and safety trainings.
4. Assist in the implementation of new safety related programs.
5. Monitors daily plant activities to assist with questions or concerns.
6. Training others on procedures and periodically audit for compliance.
7. Fosters discussion and feedback from site operational teams on possible new safety programs or initiatives.
8. Participates in the site Emergency Response Team and Crisis Communication Team.
9. Hold morning safety discussions with plant personnel to discuss various safety topics.
10. Is involved in daily Job Hazard Analysis of high risk activities to help ensure safety issues are addressed.
11. Work with site leadership in the development of effective Safety Training Programs.
12. Participate in incident investigations to identify root causes and assist with resolving action items.
13. Conduct daily safety audits of major and routine employee and contractor work activities throughout the facility and especially in designated areas of the facility.
14. Conduct physical plant safety assessments (audits) on a regular schedule to ensure compliance with and regulatory requirements and to develop an understanding of improvement opportunities.
15. Assist plant supervision/management in addressing safety concerns and implementing acceptable safety practices/conditions.
16. Assist in Initiating appropriate controls (engineering, administrative, PPE) to reduce exposures to the lowest levels feasible.
17. Other duties as assigned by the Safety Superintendent.
1. Safety degree, certification  or related technical undergraduate degree preferred
2. Minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a safety professional
3. Experience in a plant manufacturing setting
4. Knowledge of state, local and U.S. Government regulations (OSHA, EPA, etc.)
5. Exposure to project management and implementation
6. Effective organizational, time management and communication skills
7. Good interpersonal and influential skills
8. Strong computer related skills
9. Strong analytical, troubleshooting and decision making skills
10. Self-motivated in advancing to the highest level possible
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