• Safety and Health Specialist

    Job Location US-IA-Cedar Rapids
    ID
    2018-4081
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Maintenance
    Type
    Direct Hire
  • Overview

    Looking for a  Safety and Health Specialist to plan, implement, and coordinate safety programs to
    support the achievement of plant safety and cost goals.

    Responsibilities

    • Identifies and evaluates hazardous conditions and practices related to employee and contractor work, and develops hazard control practices and programs.
    • Performs health and safety audits related to employee and contractor work, and develops action plans to correct deficiencies.
    • Assist in development and delivery of effective safety and environmental training materials.
    • Ensure safety process and management systems are effective in maintaining a safe work environment and compliance with regulatory standards.
    • Coordinates pre-job safety reviews during regular, shut down, and start-up activities, preconstruction engineering capital projects. 
    • Performs industrial hygiene sampling and manages respiratory protection and hearing conservation program and equipment.
    • Works with occupational health physicians, safety on-site service providers, and workers’ compensation administrator.
    • Conducts and participated in incident investigations, root cause analysis and trend analysis for incidents, determines correction actions, and tracks action to completion in incident database.
    • Supports the plant security programs, procedures, and personnel. Oversees the plant card access and security camera systems. 
    • Assists in the coordination and administration of the plant’s Safety Crisis Management, Emergency Action Plan (EAP), and security programs. 
    • Conducts emergency drills, supports the inspection of fire suppression systems, and portable fire systems to ensure they are in working order.

    Qualifications

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, EHS or other technical field
    • A minimum of five years working in the EHS field
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with OSHA regulations
    • The ability to be on call to support a 24/7 manufacturing operation.

    Desired behaviors & experiences:

    • Experience in development of training programs and materials
    • The ability to interact with all employees at the facility and build and maintain strong relationships
    • Excellent communication, training and computer skills

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