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Posted: February 21, 2017
Safety Coordinator
City of Madison, WI

The City of Madison has an exciting opportunity in the development and coordination of the City’s occupational health and safety programs and activities, and day-to-day management of the City’s workers’ compensation program.

Duties & Responsibilities
The work involves providing consultation to departmental safety committees and managers in identifying and resolving health and safety problems, implementing related City programs, and coordinating the dissemination and sharing of information relative to occupational health and safety matters.
The position will manage the day-to-day operations of the City’s workers’ compensation program, including fielding questions from employees, supervisors and outside agencies, working with the City’s Workers’ Compensation TPA, and administering the City’s light duty program for workers’ compensation.
The position will also provide related technical assistance to the Risk Manager in the performance of accident and/or risk investigations and the development of loss reduction policies.

Qualifications
• Two years of responsible occupational health and safety experience, which included significant involvement in safety program development, implementation, and monitoring; and hazard identification and resolution.
• Possession of a Bachelors Degree in Occupational Safety or a closely related area.
If an applicant does not possess the experience and the degree above, HR will review the application materials to determine if the applicant possesses the following equivalent experience:
Two years of experience in applying the following:
• Occupational health and safety principles, practices, equipment, and resources.
• Federal and State laws, codes, rules, and regulations relating to the safety and health of municipal employees.
• Hazard survey techniques and statistical methods for analyzing accident and related data.
• Ability to use computer software applicable to the duties of the position.

How to Apply
To view the full job posting and to apply online, please visit our website www.cityofmadison.com/hr
Deadline: Monday, March 6, 2017 to be considered.


Posted: February 13, 2017
EHSS Coordinator #66523
Rockwell Automation, Richland Center, WI

Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley® and Rockwell Software® product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.

Under general supervision, the Environmental, Health, Safety and Security Coordinator will support the Environmental, Health, Safety and Security Manager in developing and maintaining a proactive, strategic, world-class safety, environmental and security process. Assist in the development and implementation of programs and procedures to effectuate environmental, health, safety and security (EHSS) policies.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Serve as primary point of contact for all EHSS related questions to hourly population.
• Develop and deliver EHSS strategies and programs to assist Rockwell Automation on its journey to a world class EHSS company.
• In conjunction with the EHSS Mgr, manage all elements of worker’s compensation; administration of claims, interface with medical providers, third party case managers, workers compensation attorney’s, and impacted employee.
• Oversee and maintain all and maintained OSHA, workers compensation, first aid and medical records.
• Develop, update, and present authorized and qualified level training courses to comply with facility EHSS programs, federal laws and corporate policies.
• Train all employees in all required areas of safety, environmental, health, and security as outlined in the training matrix.
• Oversee all aspects of the behavioral based safety process including leading applicable kaizans.
• Work directly with supervisors, team leaders, and safety committee to assure timely reporting of all injuries.
• Participate in incident and near miss investigations and root cause analysis and insure that plant-wide corrective actions are implemented & understood.
• Coordinate interpretation of department safety metrics and insure utilization of the data.
• Oversee environmental, safety and ergonomic management of change (MOC) reviews of new, changed workstations and processes.
• Communicate findings from MOC analysis, assign responsibility for continuous improvement/corrective actions and follow up on and close out completed corrective actions.
• In conjunction with the environmental, health, safety and security manager, act as lead auditor for all EHSS facility audits.
• Participate in managing plant safety, environmental and security committees to assure efficiency of committee activities.
• Participate in the disposal and management of hazardous and controlled waste disposal and record keeping.
• In conjunction with the environmental, health, safety and security supervisor, ensure environmental management system requirements are established, implemented and maintained in accordance with the ISO 14001 standard.
• Maintain the environmental, safety and security closed loop preventative and corrective action documentation system (PAC) and assure timely closure of all corrective actions.
• Act as alternate environmental, safety security management representative in the absence of the EHSS Manager.
• Be a leader in the development and maintenance of the RC wellness program.
• Oversee workstation ergonomic/ job hazard analysis process.
• Participate in workstation re-design and implementation to assure workstation safety.
• Oversee the contractor safety process.
• Perform industrial hygiene sampling and analysis as required
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications
• Bachelors Degree.
• 2+ years of leading safety initiatives.
• Must have experience working with OSHA standards.
• Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas for this job opening.
• Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
• Experience working in a manufacturing setting.
• Participation in ISO audits.

 

How to Apply
Apply online at their website


Posted: January 9, 2017
Environmental Health & Safety Manager
Eck Industries, Inc., Manitowoc, WI

The Environmental Health & Safety Manager will be held accountable for implementation of safety procedures, compliance based auditing, and safety training and will promote Safety & Environmental philosophies to ensure that the Safety and Environmental goals are met.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • The individual in the position will ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and continually working towards improvements on the safety programs to reduce/eliminate gaps in compliance.
  • Obtain all required permits and renewals, complete all required annual reports, filings, and other documentation as required by federal, state and local government agencies to maintain environmental health and safety regulatory compliance.
  • Act as primary contact for all employees on accident reporting, investigation and hazard elimination. This will include conducting interviews and investigate industrial accidents, injuries, or occupational diseases to determine causes and preventive measures; to determine how such accidents might be prevented in the future.
  • Administer Workers Compensation, processes return to work in coordination with human resources.
  • Be accountable for all OSHA compliance initiatives including hazard communication, lockout/tagout, confined space entry, recordkeeping and reporting, emergency action plans, powered industrial trucks, hearing conservation, and other required safety programs.
  • Lead the monthly safety committee meetings, and direct the efforts of the safety team.
  • Conduct safety, environmental, and security audits and inspections to ensure compliance, evaluate performance, identify corrective action and implement follow up assessments.
  • Maintain working knowledge of operations, including site specific information, such as: site permits, chemical usage, and PPE requirements.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the variety of safety and environmental regulatory requirements and relate that to the impact on operations.
  • Research, recommend and facilitate the purchase of safety equipment, ensuring that proper features are present and that items conform to health and safety standards.
  • Plan, implement, and conduct supervisory and employee trainings and new hire safety orientations for safety and environmental areas as required.
  • Performs all administrative duties associated with delivering safety training including prepare agenda (outline) for training class, preparing course materials for classroom use (handouts, tests, videos, etc.), maintaining participant records (attendance, evaluations, test scores) and manage scheduling.
  • Create and manage Job Safety Analysis
  • Manage the SDS database, and take action on any changes that need to be made.
  • Promote growth and continuous improvements to safety by providing leadership in raising awareness, tracking progress, and driving results against safety goals.

Qualifications

  • Understanding of environmental regulations including EPA Air Pollution Control, Wastewater Management and Hazardous Waste Treatment, WDNR, and Storage and Disposal testing and reporting requirements.
  • Ability to interpret State and Federal regulations and applicability to facility to ensure compliance.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of training methodology, and ability to train to the various methodologies.
  • Proficient understanding of OSHA/ANSI/NIOSH safety regulations.
  • Ability to professionally write regulatory reports, business correspondence and standard procedure manuals.
  • Must be a leader and an effective trainer with the ability to speak effectively before a large group of supervisors, and employees.
  • Ability to uses basic reasoning, think on feet, and ability to resolve problems quickly with little or no direction from a superior.
  • Must display dedication to safety and environmental concerns in the performance of daily duties.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Industrial Hygiene, Safety Management, Environmental Science/Engineering. In lieu of degree, consideration will be given to related experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years of related safety experience within a manufacturing environment.

How to Apply

Interest applicants please submit application materials to Mindy Bauknecht at: mindy.bauknecht@eckindustries.com


Posted: January 6, 2017
Senior Safety Professional
Sargento Foods, Plymouth WI

Coordinates and implements organization safety program primarily for the Hilbert Manufacturing for the Sargento Foods Inc, Plymouth manufacturing facility and the Sargento Trucking LLC operations multiple locations to ensure a safe, healthy, and accident-free work environment by performing the following duties personally or through collaboration with other responsible partners.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • This position will be responsible for maintaining OSHA regulatory compliance and continuous improvement of occupational safety results across multiple manufacturing facilities. at the Hilbert facility.
  • Manages the implementation and administration of the Incident Management software system. Develops reports to management, including for use at monthly Safety Committee meetings, Safety Steering committee meetings and Executive Dashboards.
  • Implement accident-prevention and loss-control systems and programs for incorporation into operational policies and procedures. Assist with ensuring all applicable written safety policies and procedures are in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.
  • Coordinate and conduct safety programs on all shifts to train managers, employees and outside contractors in work site safety practices. Programs include, but not limited to fire prevention, correct handling of chemicals, toxins, equipment, and other materials, ergonomic issues, emergency response planning and training, and all other safety issues required by OSHA or typically found in a manufacturing environment. Coordinate outside vendors to provide required training, as necessary.
  • Assist Engineering and Manufacturing with Process Safety Management (PSM) compliance and training at all facilities, where required.
  • Work with insurance carriers as a resource for promoting safety and preventing accidents.
  • Prepare studies and analyses of industrial accident causes and hazards to health for use by company personnel and outside agencies. Maintain timely and accurate recordkeeping as required on OSHA 300 logs.
  • Serve as a resource for plant safety committees, Engineering, and for Manufacturing and Transportation, to advise them on compliance needs, accident/injury trends, build common approaches to safety solutions for all plants. Provide guidance to Engineering in the design of new equipment and processes.
  • Inspect and audit facilities, property, operational procedures and employee behavior to detect existing or potential hazards, determine corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follow up to ensure measures have been implemented.
  • Provide information, signs, posters, barriers, and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions.
  • Coach and communicate with management in effective ways to enforce safety policies and motivate employees to behave in a safe manner.
  • Lead the investigation of accidents and injuries and cooperate in gathering information and the preparation of material and evidence for organization use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations.
  • Manage completion of accident reports required by internal processes and regulatory agencies.
  • Remain current on industry best practices, trends, and issues in safety protocols and regulatory compliance and recommend changes and improvements to Sargento’s safety practices.
  • Maintain safety files, records, and databases.
  • Promote a safe environment by coordinating and cooperating with Local, State, and Regional safety groups and agencies.
  • Maintain complete and steadfast confidentiality in all matters regarding compensation and other appropriate human resource issues.
  • This position will require travel between the Sargento locations, with and some overnight travel may be required.
  • While this position is primarily a first shift position, incumbent must be willing to work on all shifts as needed.
  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree (B.S.) in Occupational Safety and Health or similar, plus a minimum of one to threethree to five years safety experience within a manufacturing environment required. Working knowledge of ammonia refrigeration systems safety and PSM a plus. Other professional safety or industrial hygiene certifications preferred.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Proficient in the use of Windows, Outlook, Power Point, Internet, and Excel required. Knowledge of SAP, Documentum, and Safety Management Software, or similar systems, a plus. Familiarity with most types of office equipment.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) – preferred but not required. Valid drivers license required.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While the primary environment is office work, some work in the manufacturing plant is required. Therefore, while performing the duties of this job in the plant, the employee may occasionally be exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

How to Apply
Go to https://careers.sargento.com and search for safety.


Posted: January 4, 2017
Safety Professional
Sargento Foods, Hilbert, WI

Coordinates and implements organization safety program primarily for the Hilbert Manufacturing locations to ensure a safe, healthy, and accident-free work environment by performing the following duties personally or through collaboration with other responsible partners.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • This position will be responsible for maintaining OSHA regulatory compliance and continuous improvement of occupational safety results at the Hilbert facility.
  • Implement accident-prevention and loss-control systems and programs for incorporation into operational policies and procedures. Assist with ensuring all applicable written safety policies and procedures are in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.
  • Coordinate and conduct safety programs on all shifts to train managers, employees and outside contractors in work site safety practices. Programs include, but not limited to fire prevention, correct handling of chemicals, toxins, equipment, and other materials, ergonomic issues, emergency response planning and training, and all other safety issues required by OSHA or typically found in a manufacturing environment. Coordinate outside vendors to provide required training, as necessary.
  • Assist Engineering and Manufacturing with Process Safety Management (PSM) compliance and training at all facilities, where required.
  • Work with insurance carriers as a resource for promoting safety and preventing accidents.
  • Prepare studies and analyses of industrial accident causes and hazards to health for use by company personnel and outside agencies. Maintain timely and accurate recordkeeping as required on OSHA 300 logs.
  • Serve as a resource for plant safety committees, Engineering, and Manufacturing to advise them on compliance needs, accident/injury trends, build common approaches to safety solutions for all plants. Provide guidance to Engineering in the design of new equipment and processes.
  • Inspect and audit facilities, property, operational procedures and employee behavior to detect existing or potential hazards, determine corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follow up to ensure measures have been implemented.
  • Provide information, signs, posters, barriers, and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions.
  • Coach and communicate with management in effective ways to enforce safety policies and motivate employees to behave in a safe manner.
  • Lead the investigation of accidents and injuries and cooperate in gathering information and the preparation of material and evidence for organization use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations.
  • Manage completion of accident reports required by internal processes and regulatory agencies.
  • Remain current on industry best practices, trends, and issues in safety protocols and regulatory compliance and recommend changes and improvements to Sargento’s safety practices.
  • Maintain safety files, records, and databases.
  • Promote a safe environment by coordinating and cooperating with Local, State, and Regional safety groups and agencies.
  • Maintain complete and steadfast confidentiality in all matters regarding compensation and other appropriate human resource issues.
  • This position will require travel between the Sargento locations and some overnight travel may be required.
  • While this position is primarily a first shift position, incumbent must be willing to work on all shifts as needed.
  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications

  • To 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 disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Bachelor Degree (B.S.) in Occupational Safety and Health or similar, plus a minimum of one to three years safety experience within a manufacturing environment required. Working knowledge of ammonia refrigeration systems safety and PSM a plus. Other professional safety or industrial hygiene certifications preferred.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) – preferred but not required. Valid drivers license required.

How to Apply
Go to https://careers.sargento.com and search for safety.r


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