Summary/Objective This position is responsible for assisting with planning, establishing, implementing, and maintaining a variety of occupational health, safety, environmental programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety for employees. The Safety Manager will play a vital role in the warehouse and transportation safety, training, and compliance. Required to do driver observations, accident/injury investigations, and retraining.
Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Identifies company safety training needs and develops and coordinates safety training programs, policies and forms to improve workplace safety.
Develop Standard Operations Procedures and ensure accurate OSHA 300 & 300A logs are maintained.
Understand federal and state occupational safety and health regulations and monitors regulatory changes as they occur.
Ensure compliance with all OSHA, local state, federal, and corporate guidelines.
Conduct building and equipment safety inspections and reports.
Investigate accidents, near miss and incidents to identify causes, monitor trends to reduce the risk of accidents and determine how to prevent in the future. Prepare findings with recommendations for corrective action.
Present safety metrics and recommendations to the General Manager, Plant Manager and Operations Managers.
Maintain and update emergency response plans and procedures.
Manage training program and trainers. Training to include new employee orientation, safety training, development, and annual refresher training.
Partner with HR on Worker's Compensation related injuries.
Maintain Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for compliance.
Attend / lead monthly safety committee meetings.
Develop and implement safety recognition programs.
Motivate all employees and help create a positive work environment.
This position supervises and provides direction to staff responsible for training programs; ensuring training programs meet required guidelines and record retention.
Warehouse environment subject to seasonal temperatures and regular exposure to forklift traffic.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Full Time. Schedule flexibility to work during all hours of Operation and for extended or unplanned work hours Is required.
Travel between locations may be required
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Industrial Safety or related field is preferred
Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in safety administration
OSHA 30 course
Must be willing to be certified for operating warehouse equipment
Knowledge of warehouse safety requirements and operations
Ability to be certified in CPR/First Aid within 90 days.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, and Visio
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
TVS Supply Chain Solutions North America, Inc.