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Posted: October 28, 2016
Safety Specialist
Charter Steel, Saukville

The Safety Specialist participates in and leads initiatives to provide for the safety and health of Charter Steel employees. The position ensures all employees are trained in safety components relating to their position.The Safety Specialist works with the Safety Engineer to ensure compliance to state and federal regulations for all Charter Steel employees, equipment, and operations. The role reduces workers compensation exposure through accident investigation and proactive accident reduction techniques.

• Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health or related field with three or more years of related safety experience in a production environment.
• Familiar with Workers Compensation process.
• Experience in facilitating and leading cross-functional teams.
• Previous experience in developing and delivering safety training to all levels in the organization.
• Demonstrated practical experience in safety process improvement
• Familiarity with OSHA regulations on a practical basis.
• Familiarity with basic medical terminology.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple tasks while being detail oriented,
• Demonstrated ability in influencing others without direct authority.
• Master’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health or related field
• Experience interacting with local, state and federal regulatory agencies
• EMT/ First Responder Certification

How to Apply
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Posted: October 11, 2016
Safety Specialist
Sargento Food, 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.


  • 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.

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Posted: September 23, 2017
EHS Manager
Rice Lake Weighing Systems, Rice Lake

For 70 years Rice Lake Weighing Systems has been a successful, growth-oriented company known as a leader in the weighing industry and our community. Located in scenic northwestern Wisconsin just 90 miles from Minneapolis, RLWS offers big city careers in a small town atmosphere. We have an incredible opportunity for an EHS Manager to help create world-class environmental, health, safety and security programs.
The EHS Manager is responsible for determining, planning, coordinating, scheduling and directing environmental, Health and Safety activities for 650+ employees in six locations. The selected person will partner with key internal and external constituents to deliver effective EHS programs and systems to protect human health and the environment. They will participate on the RLWS Leadership Team, lead the Safety Committee, develop and deliver effective training, manage contractor and vendor relationships, ensure regulatory compliance and be the driving force for continuous improvement in EHS.

Duties & Responsibilities

•Assist in planning, directing, and coordinating EHS compliance activities through cross-functional teams.
•Develop and implement organization-wide and location specific EHS policies, procedures and programs to achieve and maintain compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
•Prepares required air, water, and land disposal applications for operational permits from the federal, state, and local authorities. Insures appropriate air, water, and land disposal permits are complied with and current.
•Manage the OSHA employee and community Right-to-Know program in conjunction with Human Resources.
•Prepares required air, water, and land disposal applications for operational permits from the federal, state, and local authorities. Insures appropriate air, water, and land disposal permits are complied with and current.
•Manage ergonomic assessments, evaluations, and continuous improvement processes to reduce work/job-related trauma while keeping within production requirements.
•Designs and implements training programs required by federal and state EPA, ISO-14001, and OSHA regulations.
•Supplies analytical support to manufacturing operations, including leading process change implementation related to work/job design.
•Assist the organization in the development of manufacturing processes through the use of lean concepts.
•Manage the fire protection program for all facilities, lead and contribute to capital projects & due diligence.
•Manages WC-related injuries/illnesses, focusing on workplace safety prevention and ergonomics program, while utilizing and enhancing light-duty program; manage third-party WC administrator.
•Address unsafe acts, unsafe conditions, and hazards in your respective work area(s) and evaluate the ensuing correction(s).

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related field required.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience working in Environmental, Health and Safety in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or other nationally recognized credentials would be desirable.
  • Excellent Leadership qualities and ability to communicate effectively (interpersonal and written) to all levels of the organization are essential.
  • Planning, project management, time management and efficient administrative skills are key competencies for the EHS Manager.

How to Apply

  • You must create a profile in the RLWS Career Center; no paper applications will be accepted.
  • If this is your first time applying using our on-line Career Center, select “Log In/Create a Profile” (above) and fill in as much information as possible.
  • If you already have a profile, you can click on the “Apply Now” button below. You can only apply once per position.
  • In addition to the requested information, please upload your resume and a cover letter with salary requirements.

If you need assistance with your application, please contact Rice Lake Weighing Systems at (800) 472-6703


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