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EHS&S Safety Specialist at Dematic Corp in Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 6,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world. Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.


Dematic Corp. has an immediate need for an EHS Installation Coordinator position. This position is 100% travel.

Job Family Responsibilities:

  • Advises and assists managers on EHS matters, including fact/data gathering, problem identification/resolution and offering objective assistance and guidance on EHS matters.

  • Functions as an employee advocate/management partner by establishing and maintaining clear lines of communication with internal customers, maintaining awareness of employee EHS needs/issues and addressing these with the appropriate management.

  • Accountable for addressing employee EHS complaints and ensuring resolution.

  • Designs and implements major EHS initiatives as assigned.

  • Administrative responsibilities: records/file maintenance; reports development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Area of responsibility is primarily tactical/operational in nature, with limited strategic impact.

  • Typical responsibility for innovation is to continuously enhance or improve existing policies, products, and methods.

  • Identifies resource needs and develops justification.

  • Troubleshoots and resolves EHS issues at installation sites.

  • Conducts EHS audits for installation sites and reports issues using a Dematic standard format.

  • Communication with installation site management/supervision on EHS issues daily.

  • Key areas of responsibility:

  • Set up and maintain a current bulletin and posting (Federal, State, Local) display.

  • Perform crew safety talks

  • Administer safety training (new and refresher)

  • Administer equipment training and issue operator permits to those who are competent

  • Daily instructions and reminders of PPE and Safety policies to the crew

  • Maintain all OSHA/Dematic compliance forms (OSHA 300, Daily walk thru, First aid Logs, Triple I forms, weekly safety meetings, First aid inspections, Fire extinguisher inspections, harness/lanyard and ladder inspections, maintain first aid cabinets and fire extinguishers, etc)

  • Perform daily walk thru (Multiple times a day)

  • Safety briefings as needed on the project (per Project, Dematic, customer)

  • Be on site as crews work schedule demands (this includes all subs as well as split schedules, may result in 12-14 hour days)

  • Administer first aid as needed or seek medical assistance for all injuries

  • Carry current OSHA 30 and first aid training

  • Send in all monthly paperwork, input all forms into the project file in PMC (Dematic employees only)



Typically a Bachelors degree preferred. Specialized skill training/certification may be required.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Demonstrates and applies advanced knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures for area managed and basic knowledge of other areas in the company and how they interact.

  • Performs routine work within technical or paraprofessional area. Identifies problems as they occur and suggests appropriate steps to solve them in situations where the problem is not difficult or complex.

  • Seeks advice and guidance on non-routine or problem areas from others. OSHA 30 Hour training as a minimum.

Direction of Others:

This role does not give direct management of others. Consultation and communication with all levels at an installation job site required.

Key Working Relationships:

Frequent inter-organizational and external contacts.