Multi-Site Safety Manager - Dayton, NJ

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Multi-Site Safety Manager - Dayton, NJ


8-2 Corn Rd
Dayton, New Jersey, 08810
United States

 

 

Job Summary: The Multi-Site Safety Manager is responsible for all activities related to occupational safety and health in the region (6-10 facilities) and ensures compliance with federal, state, and local requirements and laws to prevent hazards and injuries. The Multi-Site Safety Manager manages, develops, and supports safety programs to educate supervisors and managers and to prevent hazards, risks, and injuries. The Multi-Site Safety Manager reports to the Regional Vice President, with a dotted line to the Division Safety Manager.

Major Job Responsibilities:

Business Excellence

·  Manage Safety program across 6-10 regional facilities

·  Participate in region-level Safety Steering Team

·  Support development of a 100% Safe culture

·  Ensure that safety audits are completed in a timely manner

·  Maintain and update existing safety procedures, standard operating procedures, policies, and training program in coordination with Division Safety Manager

·  Provide critical information and documentation to 3rd party auditors as necessary

·  Work with corporate Environmental team to ensure compliance requirements.

·  Assist in the continuous improvement of hazard identification and risk assessment

·  Ensure compliance with safety policies, regulations, and reporting

·  Perform hazardous risk assessments for tasks or jobs to identify potential hazards and develop risk prevention plans to mitigate them

·  Review and analyze accident/injury reports and data for accuracy and detail, ensuring corrective actions are taken

·  Partner with worker’s compensation and general liability insurance representatives to ensure compliance with policy requirements

·  Lead continuous improvement projects, particularly around safety initiatives, in the facility/region

People and Culture

·  Model and promote an organizational culture that fosters safe practices through effective leadership and training

·  Partner with facility managers to review and improve safety practices and ensure adoption by employees

·  Maintain an open communication stream with site-level Management and Safety Coordinators at each facility within the region

Critical Skills / Capabilities:

·  Collaboration: Works effectively with others to complete a task or achieve a common objective; ability to cooperate in both interpersonal and team relationships to foster enthusiasm and maintain mutual trust, candor, and respect for others. Works through conflict constructively

·  Detail-Oriented: Has an eye for recognizing errors or differences; plans and completes work with thoroughness, giving attention to specific information and individual details, conditions, necessary record keeping, and elements of that work

·  Communication: Clearly exchanges thoughts, ideas, and messages through written, verbal, and non-verbal methods that promote an understanding with the target audience; listens carefully and attentively

·  Problem-Solving: Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative solutions; makes recommendations; demonstrates tackling a problem by using a logical, systematic, or sequential approach

·  Leadership: Influences individuals to achieve a target departmental goal or objective

·  Negotiation: Demonstrates an understanding of ways to negotiate effectively with others and understand each party’s objectives; recognizes the potential impact of negotiation proceedings to the business; assists with negotiations in less complex situations; asks questions to uncover points of agreement and disagreement to help others gain consensus

·  Conflict Resolution: Manages and resolves conflicts and disagreements in a constructive manner; takes action to address employee grievances

·  Interpersonal Skills: Can relate to and communicate effectively with others to build rapport and relationships

·  Growth and Results Oriented: Demonstrates an interest, willingness and drive to learn new things; seeks to understand concepts, processes, and ideas within area of functional expertise; naturally inquisitive; sets meaningful goals for personal work productivity

Work Environment:

·  Frequently works indoors in an environment that is not climate controlled and has both high and low temperatures

·  Occasionally works outdoors in natural environmental conditions (both hot and cold)

·  Noisy work environment; maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations

·  Local or regional travel estimated at approximately 50% of time

Experience:

·  Required: Thorough knowledge of safety regulations, including OSHA, ANSI, and NFPA

·  Preferred: Previous experience leading/managing/supporting a safety program

·  Preferred: Government or professional training and compliance courses (e.g. OSHA 30-hour training)

Education:

·  Required: High School diploma or G.E.D.

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