Come and join a successful, relational and passionate company dedicated to individual growth, ethical treatment, and a healthy work/life balance. Our core values contribute to increased productivity, employee retention and strong internal team support. This translates to the enhanced ability to delivery specialized solutions to our diverse customer base. Work Smarter, work safer, work Sandalwood!
The successful candidate for Safety Technical Support Engineer will join a growing team of Health, Safety & Engineering professionals helping our customers reduce their work-related risk to quality, productivity and employee health.
This is a contract position for 40 weeks one year requiring travel to different locations. Travel will be for periods of 10 -20 weeks at a time possible at each location (Selmer, TN, Decatur, AL, Camden, SC, Lafayette, GA). Travel costs will be covered where appropriate.
Successful candidates will have the following attributes:
Thorough knowledge of state and national OHSA laws and Codes of Practice, corporate safety programs for manufacturing applied safety experience and knowledge of ergonomic assessment tools
Specifically knowledge of and demonstrated subject matter expertise in Lock out Tag Out procedures and risk assessment of equipment to meet requirements
Experience working in a manufacturing team environment
Demonstrated conflict management skills, strong interpersonal, negotiation and persuasion skills
Strong analytical, problem solving and organization skills as well as strong oral and written communication skills
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Act as a Subject Matter Expert in the field of Safety, particularly in evaluating design of new/current, equipment with respect to Lockout Tagout procedures.
Conduct Risk Assessments on various machinery and tooling including tasks related to:
Effectively communicate new initiatives, standards, regulations, significant incidents and management directives to internal and external stakeholders
Technical consultant and advisor in technical and non-technical safety topics, including local and national safety regulations
Must present the knowledge, confidence and ability to take immediate and appropriate action when an "imminent risk of serious injury" has been identified
Work in cooperation with union Health and Safety Representatives to achieve objectives
The successful candidate will be responsible for their own relocation expenses
Sandalwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Sandalwood Engineering & Ergonomics