Safety Training Coordinator at Milliken & Company in Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in Other 2 days ago.

Job Description:

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.

Educational requirements:

  • 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

Essential duties:

  • 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

  • Comply with all Milliken & Company policies & procedures

  • Willingness to confront unsafe acts in a positive way - be able to communicate and relate the unsafe behavior in human terms

  • Positively promote health, safety & environmental rules & regulations

  • 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.

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