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Safety Manager - EFF

Company: Krusteaz Company
Location: Effingham
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionBenefitsPlatinum level health insurance rating with low premiums, deductibles and out of pocket maximumsQuarterly and annual bonus potentialPaid life insuranceUp to 5% 401(k) matchGenerous PTOPaid paternity & maternity leave programsWellness programs, service awards, company partiesPay for skill environment supporting equipment ownership and personal development.Crave Your Career!This is a new position at the Effingham Plant. With programs and a culture of safety in place in a rapidly growing environment, you'll have the opportunity to dig in AND bring fresh ideas to the table. Work with the corporate safety team to share best practices while KEEPING OUR EMPLOYEES SAFE.About the PositionThe Safety Manager position designs, implements, and monitors company Environmental, Health and Safety Programs for the plant to ensure work conditions and practices meet all applicable environmental, health, and safety regulations and company policies. This position strategically partners with Corporate Environmental, Health and Safety, as well as Plant Operations, Quality, Maintenance, Human Resources, and Engineering to position the plant for success and continuous improvement.Essential FunctionsOther duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.Designs, implements, and maintains all safety and health maintenance programs and policies to minimize and eliminate safety risks and occupational hazards associated with work practices.Analyzes and evaluates current safety programs, policies, and practices to ensure they meet all local, state, and national regulatory requirements, providing timely monitoring and reports as required.Establishes standards and methods of measuring environmental, health, and safety performance.Assesses training needs, develops and administers training related to safety and occupational health to ensure all employees understand their environmental, health, and safety responsibilities and perform work in a safe and legal manner.Performs periodic safety inspections and compliance audits; recognizes, eliminates and controls occupational health hazards.Establishes and maintains effective accident and incident reporting system for employees.Investigates accidents and incidents to determine root cause and recommends changes to work practices or equipment to minimize or eliminate future safety risks.Establishes and maintains plant records for occupational and environmental health and safety including documentation on training and certifications.Ensures timely response and completion of recognized hazards, unsafe conditions and practices, and regular audit and inspection findings.Conducts evaluations of exposure to noise, particles, gases, fumes etc. and recommends measures to ensure maximum employee protection.Works with outside safety organizations to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements. Serves as the primary contact responsible for assisting with safety and occupational health audits by these organizations.Prepares safety and compliance reports as required by management and outside organizations, including observations, analysis, and recommendations for correctionEnsures continuous improvements for each safety element are ongoing through assigned safety sponsors.Ensures multi-layered risk predictions, behavior observations, and safety communications are frequent and effective.Position RequirementsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.Maintains current knowledge of safety issues and opportunities within manufacturing environment.Strong ability to analyze accident data, new processes, and machinery for potential safety concerns.Proficient in Word for Windows, Excel, PowerPoint and Access applications essential.Excellent project management, communication and presentation skills.Proactive, excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize and operate in a dynamic environment.Demonstrates professional maturity and ability to act as a change leader by influencing all levels of the organization to drive continuous improvement in safety performance.Provides clear expectations, manages accountability, gains commitment, takes responsibility for activities, is approachable, openly supports organizational objectives and promotes safety.Strong oral and written communication skills; writes clearly, speaks persuasively, and facilitates groups effectively.Systematic problem solver proficient with root cause analysis who can implement effective solutions.Decisive and competent using sound judgment based on standard practices.Education and/or Experience:4-year degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Risk Management Safety, or Engineering or equivalent experience.Minimum 5 years' progressive work experience in safety management; manufacturing experience preferred.

Keywords: Krusteaz Company, Decatur , Safety Manager - EFF, Executive , Effingham, Illinois

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