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Supv, Envrnmntl Hlth & Safety at Meritor, Inc. in Plainfield, Indiana

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

•Leads management team to perform weekly safety audits (LSA/JSA) and drives timely completion of action items associated with the safety audit process.

•Spends 50-60% of the time on the shop floor observing employee activities and workplace conditions to develop recommendations on improvements and to drive business unit management engagement and completion of improvement activities.

•Coordinates the completion of accident/incident investigations including timely completion of associated action items and scheduling of incident reviews with leadership within 4 working days of the incident occurrence.

•Researches federal, state and local standards and regulations. Acts in an advisory capacity to the organization on regulatory compliance matters.

•Prepares materials for, and conducts, safety trainings and meetings for employees and work groups.

•Leads the safety committees to identify and develop improvement recommendations on the effectiveness of safety processes and programs.

•Analyzes accident/incident data to evaluate and recommend solutions to improve the effectiveness of safety within the facility.

•Compiles and presents statistics on key safety metrics for internal use and external groups such as OSHA.

•Responsible for the administration of the facility’s EMS. Keep abreast of applicable laws and regulations through training or other methods.

•Ensure that all requirements set forth in the Environmental Management System (EMS) are fully developed, effectively implemented and adequately maintained. Assist all levels of management in developing procedures, work instructions and identifying and providing special environmental training.

•Drives ongoing development and implementation of all Safety and Environmental programs/systems with the appropriate allocation of resources to guarantee their success.

•Recommends necessary changes to safety processes, including safety rules, policies, practices, training and personal protective equipment programs.

•Encourages employees to participate in safety goals through continual communication, close observation, and committee work to recognize people for exceptional safety efforts and present safety awards.

•Reviews and selects safety equipment to maintain and improve the company’s safety equipment standards program. Works with employees and supervisors to ensure standard tools and equipment minimize risks to employee health and safety.

•Provides guidance and training to supervisors, employees and safety committees on the behavioral safety process and other continuous improvement techniques as they relate to occupational safety and health.

•Assists with other activities as necessary to evaluate and reduce potential risks to employee health and well-being.

•Bachelor degree with emphasis on occupational safety and health and environmental or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

•Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

•Ability to work effectively in a diverse work group and to communicate with people at all levels of the organization.

•Knowledge of federal, state, local, and OSHA and environmental regulations.

•The Plainfield facility reserves the right to deem a person qualified for a position if that person has had one or more years experience in the position or similar position.