Under general direction of the Plant Manager and Safety/Compliance Manager, the Safety Coordinator serves as a lead contact and assists the site with the development and the implementation of health, safety, and environmental regulatory programs. Responsibilities involve developing and implementing procedures, training, and audit programs to enhance site H&S programs. If and when the unthinkable happens, this individual will be required to assist in the handling of near miss, first aid, and recordable incident treatment and documentation. This role also plays a critical part in ensuring that H&S culture is integrated in a consistent manner into operations through employee engagement activities in coordination with HR and leadership teams.
Health & Safety Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Participate in the new hire safety orientation program and provide ongoing job specific safety training
Perform daily site safety inspections and inspect safety equipment
Ensure contractor compliance regarding safety and health requirements
Participate in fact finding causal analysis for injury/incident investigations and prepare incident and injury reports
Manage all site safety documentation
Facilitate mass safety meetings and targeted job-related training
Compile materials for safety meetings, prepare agendas, and record meeting minutes
Coordinate and lead safety committee meetings
Requires the ability to work independently with minimal guidance on safety and health issues and program implementation
Assist in implementing EHS programs and monitor activities for compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements (OSHA, EPA, RCRA, DOT, etc).
General Duties and Responsibilities:
Ability to use technology. Demonstrate proficiency using Microsoft office, email, and other advanced technology and computer software.
Communication skills. Must be able to communicate safety instructions and concerns to employees and managers. Engage in constructive, collaborative, goal driven discussions with individuals across the organization.
Detail oriented. The safety coordinator must pay attention to details and must be able to recognize and adhere to specific safety standards and government regulations.
Physical stamina. The safety coordinator must be able to stand for extended periods and be able to safely walk our 60-acre site.
Critical thinking skills. Our safety coordinator must be able to solve problems and be able to find solutions to unsafe working conditions and environmental concerns in the workplace.
Education and Experience
• EHS: 1 year (Preferred)
• OSHA: 1 year (Preferred)
• Some College (Required)
• Bachelors Degree in Engineering or technical related field (Preferred)
Airtech is a family-owned company founded in 1973. We are the market leader in materials used in the manufacture of high-performance composite parts. Our products are used by the aerospace, automotive, marine, green energy, and recreational sports industries to create cutting edge lighter, stronger, and greener components. Working for Airtech means being part of a global family that believes in long term employment and promoting from within, along with personal and professional development. We put safety first to ensure we can all go home to our families after producing the best quality product in the most efficient way possible. Airtech offers a competitive compensation package which includes medical/dental/vision benefits, paid vacation and holidays, and a company funded retirement plan.
Learn more about us at www.airtechjobs.com.
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