Headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Milliken & Company is a global, innovative, industrial diversified manufacturing company that has been exploring, discovering, and creating ways to enhance people's lives since 1865. With expertise across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemical, floor covering, and performance materials, the company works around the world every day to add true value to people's lives, improve health and safety, and help make our world more sustainable. Milliken has long led the way for "knowledge-based" investment, employing over 100 PhDs, and has accumulated over 2,200 U.S. patents - and more than 5,000 patents worldwide. Milliken is widely acknowledged as an international leader in research technology, innovation, and customer service. With over 35 manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., U.K., Belgium, France, China, India, Mexico, and Australia, and other sales and service operations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, Milliken's more than 7,000 associates work to deliver innovations that do good for the world, create new experiences, and build for the future.
Position summary: The Safety Coordinator/Instructor will provide consistent safety assistance through a variety of functions such as training, development and delivery. Providing safe instruction on operations, performing guided audits and inspections, maintaining records and addressing associate concerns regarding health and safety.
Associates Degree in Environment, Health & Safety or associated field. Related work experience may be considered in lieu of education.
Completion of an accredited "Train-the-Trainer" type program or willingness to successfully complete
Completion of 40-Hour OSHA course or willingness to successfully complete
Skills and experience:
Minimum of two years' experience in manufacturing environment
Good communication skills, written and verbal
Excellent development and lecture presentation skills
Demonstrated skills in classroom type instruction
Must provide a strong, safe work ethic
Has working knowledge of manufacturing environment
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Must be self-motivated to generate opportunities to reduce exposure to risk and increase the same spirit in co-workers in all departments
Must be able to work with supervision in other departments to assist in the coordination of efforts to make sure associates are trained effectively and efficiently
Have working knowledge of, and ability to learn, OSHA regulations in order to train associates and conduct audits
Demonstrate effective organizational skills
Able to obtain safety & health certifications
Support Milliken & Co. departments in safety functions as directed by Plant Leadership
Act as a department liaison with operators and supervisors
Conduct audits of activities and documents as directed by Plant Leadership
Effectively deliver training of health and safety topics
Utilize the current ISO training database to track regulatory training required by job description and help supervision maintain training of all employees
Audit job performance versus the standard safe work practices and report findings to Plant Leadership
Assist in development of additional Health & Safety compliance procedures & documents as needed
Provide and/or disseminate safety training material
Assist with incident response, investigation and follow-up
Complete and submit compliance reports to local, state, and federal agencies.
Monitor the progress of Corrective/Preventative actions from Health & Safety findings and report findings to Plant Leadership
Assist with administrative duties in support of the Health & Safety department
Assist with the development of improved methods of compliance
Comply with, and coach others, on all expected safe behaviors and practices
Understand and support Milliken & Company's commitment to sustainability
Perform other duties as assigned by Plant Leadership
Milliken & Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.