Duties & Responsibilities
We represent one of the most stable and fastest growing Fortune 200 manufacturing companies in the U.S. In this lean manufacturing environment, hard work is rewarded with above average compensation and benefits. Our client believes that teamwork and safety are critical to their work environment. This company is looking for people who desire to build a long-term career. The company has never had a layoff in their 50-plus year history and advancement opportunities are abundant for solid performers. Our client is environmentally friendly and is the nation's largest recycler of scrap steel.
We are searching for a Safety Director to join our client's growing team.

Application Instructions: Use the online application, or email your resume directly to Derek Collins at derek@zsgtalent.com

As the Safety Director, you will be responsible for:
  • Work closely with division leadership to develop and support a culture of team engagement and ownership in Safety
  • Communicate/Interact to ensure understanding and OSHA
  • Develop methods to identify and remove hazards
  • Supervise and develop Health and Safety personnel
  • Develop, organize, and provide safety training
  • Compile, review and report injury/illness statistics
  • Conduct safety visits, audits and observations throughout the plant site
  • Develop, coordinate, and conduct division safety activities and initiatives
  • Positively and effectively interact to promote a culture of safety and achieve an injury free workplace
  • Be a contributing and integral member of company's local, regional, product group and corporate-wide safety teams
  • Four-year degree in related field or equivalent experience in a Health and Safety Role
  • Related safety experience in manufacturing industry
  • Knowledge and/or experience working with occupational safety and health standards in an industrial setting
  • Must be willing to work required hours and to be on-call in emergency situations 24/7
  • Must be willing and able to travel several times per year, up to a week at a time for safety meetings, and audits
  • Safety - shows concern for work place safety of self and others, knowledgeable and consistently follows accepted safety practices, communicates the importance of a safe work environment
  • Communication - effectively expresses ideas and tasks, demonstrates effective listening skills through receiving feedback, following instructions and showing a genuine interest in others
  • Teamwork - fosters teamwork
  • Self-management - demonstrates integrity by creating trust and doing the right thing, shows courage in decision making and not afraid to make mistakes, accepts responsibility for actions
  • Leadership - utilizes appropriate interpersonal skills to influence others in a positive direction, shows good judgment in leading others to accomplish team goals and objectives
  • Passion - self-starter always looking for work to be done and ways to improve, energetic and enthusiastic
  • Thinking skills - ability to solve problems and make decisions quickly and effectively, contributes by providing insights and ideas
  • Business savvy - continually looks for ways to reduce costs and improve efficiencies, focuses on finding ways to improve profitability
  • Technical skills - has pertinent experiences, skills and technical experience to excel, learns new skills quickly, ability to train others
Preferred qualifications include:
  • Bachelor degree in Occupational Health and Safety or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Experience in leading and developing others
  • Working experience in implementing EHS regulations, conducting incident investigations, interacting with regulatory agencies and external organizations, and managing cross functional teams
  • Technical expertise in the EHS functions as well as technical writing and business communications
  • OSHA VPP experience in an industrial setting
Keywords: safety director, OSHA, VPP, industrial hygiene, safety, environmental health and safety

Job Type
Full-Time Regular
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