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Posted: November 22, 2016
Safety/Risk Compliance Coordinator
Allied Cooperative – Adams, WI

Duties & Responsibilities
This at will position responsibilities include planning, developing, and coordinating the implementation and maintenance of Allied Cooperative’s regulatory programs including: permits, occupational health and safety, workers’ compensation, and risk management programs. Oversee administration of Allied Cooperative safety training programs to minimize losses resulting from accidents, natural causes, regulatory or non-compliance, legal insurance claims against Allied Cooperative, and maintains a database for all relative programs. Participates in the development and administration of departmental goals, vehicle accidents and conduct investigations. Responds to emergency situations and exercises sound judgement. An expert knowledge and understanding of Allied Cooperative safety rules and regulations, as well as active participation in the safety programs is necessary. Develops effective resolutions to conflicts. Performs successfully within a team environment; supports the Allied Cooperative Strategic Plan and Mission Statement; and an ability to work independently with a clear understanding of goals and objectives are essential. Acts as a positive role model. Ensures safety operations are within budgetary guidelines. Professionally represents Allied Cooperative in a variety of meetings. Stable, reliable attendance is required.

Ability to walk extended distances; climb steep hills and ladders; may on an infrequent basis assist with lifting up to 70 pounds; ability to tolerate repeated bending and stooping, ability to tolerate exposure to a computer screen; good hearing, eyesight and speech. Ability to effectively utilize a personal computer, keyboard and peripherals. Excellent verbal and written skills are required.

Work is primarily performed within an enclosed office setting with lighting and ventilation. Subject to conversational noise from other personnel within the facility, along with standard background noise found in an office environment. Subject to long periods of sitting and exposure to computer screen. When performing work outside the facilities, subject to variable weather conditions and possible exposure to heavy equipment, dust, fumes, odor and noise. Appropriate personal safety equipment is provided.

Qualifications

  • Prefer Associate’s degree with an emphasis in environmental health, occupational safety, loss reduction and control or related field or two years experience in an Environmental, Health and Safety position.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Valid Wisconsin driver’s license and proof of insurability are required.
  • Two years of increasingly responsible experience administering an occupational safety or related program.
  • Experience in the Agricultural Cooperative preferred.
  • Ability to effectively utilize a personal computer, along with related word processing, database. power point and spreadsheet programs.
  • Knowledge of safety principles, practices and terminology. Having knowledge of current local, DOT, EPA, NFPA, FSMA and Federal safety codes and regulations, a plus.
  •  Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy
  •  Ability to conduct oral presentations, relaying technical information in understandable terms.
  •  Ability to pay close attention to detail, ensuring strict accuracy in work.
  •  Ability to efficiently manage time and workload, which includes planning, prioritizing, organizing, and following-through on a variety of tasks, assignments, projects, and reports and meet deadlines.
  •  Ability to maintain confidentiality, only stating information on a ‘need-to-know’ basis and safeguarding sensitive material.
  •  Knowledge of current techniques and methods used in the hazard analysis process to include job hazard analysis.
  •  Willing to work different shifts and travel to our different facilities frequently.

How to Apply
Candidates should submit their application or resume with cover letter to
Gina Thompson, Director of Human Resources
Allied Cooperative Administrative Office
PO Box 729, Adams, WI 53910
Email: gthompson@allied.coop
Deadline to apply: December 6, 2016


Posted: November 14, 2016
Safety Specialist
Hi Crush Services, LLC – Augusta, WI

Hi-Crush Services LLC, a subsidiary of Hi-Crush Proppants LLC (HCLP), a publicly traded industrial sand company, has an immediate opening for a Safety Specialist in its Augusta, WI facility. Hi-Crush is a leading domestic producer, supplier, and distributor of premium Northern White frac sand used to enhance recovery rates of oil and natural gas from hydraulic fracturing wells throughout all major U. S. shale basins. We provide unlimited possibilities for highly motivated people who seek a challenging career in an environment that rewards hard work, initiative, and results. Hi-Crush offers competitive compensation with a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, and life insurance. We also provide education, training, and leadership mentoring for qualified individuals.

Responsible for developing, maintaining, and administering the safety compliance program for plant operations. Will perform regular evaluations to assess potential safety related issues with respect to knowledge and understanding of MSHA regulation in an industrial setting and where compliance is not found, take the actions necessary to ensure a return to compliance. This position will assist managers and operators in understanding the safety regulatory obligations of the facility. This position may also work with consultants, the public, local officials, state agencies, and the federal government.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure that departmental and company goals and objectives are achieved by participating in short and long-range planning activities.
  • Contribute to the health and safety of Hi-Crush employees in the development and implementation of effective health and safety programs.
  • Ensure daily monitoring for strict compliance with the safety requirements associated with the law and the job site rules and procedures.
  • Promptly notify management and insurance carriers of all accidents or other violations of the site safety requirements; develop and maintain a copy of all accident records and other relevant safety statistics.
  • Implement routine safety audits and report the findings, conclusions and recommendations.
  • Conduct and attend weekly safety meetings at the sites.
  • Develop and implement safety policies and procedures to achieve zero injuries and maintain full compliance with regulatory requirements in health and safety (i.e. MSHA, housekeeping, etc.). Administer company drug screening program.
  • Monitor compliance with project specifications and all applicable legal requirements (i.e. MSHA).
  • Conduct safety inspections and audits to proactively assess safety and health risks associated with equipment, materials, processes and facilities.
  • Prevent initial personal injury and accidents by coordinating and assisting in thorough accident investigations and provide management with specific recommendations to prevent recurrence.
  • Prepare statistics and reports relevant to Company health and safety programs.
  • Assist in development of emergency preparedness plans and provide specific guidance in implementation of the plan. Conduct training and drills for employees regarding the emergency preparedness plan.
  • Ensure that proper personal protective equipment is available and utilized by all employees.
  • Promote safety and health awareness through internal company health and safety newsletters and memoranda.
  • Educate and train employees and contractors on MSHA required health and safety programs along with required annual refresher trainings.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five (5) years safety related work experience in the non-metallic mining and/or aggregates sector that provides knowledge and exposure to fundamental theories, principles and concepts.
  • Familiarity with and ability to interpret regulatory agency guidance, policy, and regulations.
  • Knowledge and experience within required safety and health procedures, first aid methods, and state and federal health and safety laws required.
  • Data entry/database navigation; word processing; spreadsheets; plan/drawing reviews
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Able to work with and train others
  • Knowledge and understanding of MSHA or OSHA regulation in an industrial setting
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and organization skills
  • Ability to comprehend and manage general instructions, procedures, and calculations

How to Apply
Send resumes to careers@hicrush.com. Learn more about Hi-Crush at www.hicrushpartners.com


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.

Qualifications
• 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
Apply online by visiting their website: www.chartermfg.com


Posted: October 27, 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.

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.


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