Drive excellent SHE performance through support and development of management systems to ensure safety and health regulatory compliance, and SHE program implementation at Chassix machining in Port Huron, Michigan. The scope of the Managers regulatory compliance and management systems will apply broadly within the SHE Department's responsibilities but will primarily focus on casualty and property risk control. Administer Chassix Employee Health and Safety management practices under the OSHA Act and ISO 14000 Standards.
Develop reports and recommendations independently. Assist other employees in developing reports and recommendations.
Participate in interdisciplinary team to discuss multidisciplinary approaches to resolving safety and health issues.
Make recommendations with respect to equipment purchase, engineering controls, workspace planning and work process planning.
Provide leadership and direction to professional and technical staff and participate in the professional development of staff.
Administer and coordinate all plant safety and industrial hygiene activities.
Ensure compliance with all federal and state OSHA regulations.
Provide safety training (Hazard Communication, Lockout/Tagout, PPE, respirator use, incident investigation, etc.)
Review and investigate accidents, injuries and illnesses that have occurred; determine root causes and interface with plant staff to ensure that corrective actions are completed.
Work with process managers to determine that proper safeguards and personal protective equipment requirements are included in the manufacturing process.
Provide input to engineers for development or improvement of engineering controls.
Contribute to the design of new facilities where hazardous materials will be used or hazardous processes will be located.
Regulatory research-keep current on OSHA, Community Right to Know, Federal and State regulations.
ISO 14000-coordinate, administer and direct implementation of Chassix Employee Health and Safety management practices ISO 14000.
Regulatory Assistance-work with manufacturing and engineering to improve Chassix overall safety and health compliance programs.
Responsible for organizing, implementing, administering and maintaining Chassix safety and health programs (OSHA, Industrial Hygiene, Injury and Illness Reporting) and ensuring regulatory compliance with all federal, state and local regulations as well as Chassix policies and procedures.
Determine priorities for safety, health and environmental liabilities in Chassix diverse work areas and make assignments accordingly.
Provide tools and standards required by facility management to insure compliance with safety and health reporting requirements to federal and state agencies and chassix.
Organize, develop and implement policies, procedures and programs to ensure that safety and health are maintained throughout the organization in a cohesive and unified manner.
Develop and implement safety and health programs in response to new regulatory requirements.
Ensure that supervisors, managers and plant personnel are trained to better execute their safety and health responsibilities.
B.S. in Industrial Safety and Health, Engineering or other related fields.
7-10 years in safety and health related functions and administration, preferably in manufacturing.
Working knowledge of Federal and State Safety and Health regulations. Certified Safety Professional registration considered a plus.
General knowledge of Word for Windows, Lotus Notes, Excel and PowerPoint is a plus. AutoCad, Visio, Microsoft Access, Visual Basic is considered to be a plus.
Priority Setting/Decision making
Normal office environment with no undue exposure to noise, odors, dust, drafts, etc. The job also works in plant conditions with frequent exposure (20%-50%) to noise, odors, dust, drafts, chemicals, operating machinery, temperature extremes, hazardous substances, etc. Some overnight travel is required.