Safety Engineer

International Steel Manufacturer is seeking a Safety Engineer. The Safety Engineer is a driver of all safety and security programs and processes. The Engineer develops and administers safety and risk management in addition to workers compensation. In addition, this position oversees all aspects of Plant security including the supervision of the Safety and Security Officers under the guidance of the Safety Manger.

Job Duties:

  • Develops and administers safety, health and security programs.
  • Researches and implements safety procedure and OSHA standards.
  • Conducts safety and security audits of the facility and of employees.
  • Implements corrective action when appropriate.
  • Administers and processes workers compensation claims and bills.
  • Research, order, and distribute safety equipment.
  • Implements and develops measures to ensure that employees, the facility and its assets are protected.
  • Supervises, trains, supports Safety and Security Officers in their daily functions.
  • Investigates all incidents in conjunction with line managers, staff, and union personnel.
  • Develops and implements long-term accident and cost control measures.
  • Administers outside contractor and employee safety orientation and training.
  • Identifies pattern injuries and develops measures to prevent further injuries.
  • Oversee compliance with all OSHA standards to prevent injuries.
  • Handle all aspects of developing, implementing and maintaining safety, risk, and health management programs.
  • Responsible for keeping up to date on all changes in health and safety issues, policies, procedures and laws.
  • Must be able to handle occasional heavy lifting, able to wear all required safety equipment and capable of maneuvering through a steel mill environment and functioning on the production floor.
  • Monitor compliance to Health & Safety system requirements.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Four year degree in Safety Science or related field.
  • Three to five years of experience handling safety issues in the steel or related industry.
  • Computer skills including knowledge of MS office, in particular MS Word and Excel.
  • Must have strong people skills and be able to communicate and work effectively with company employees at all levels.
  • Knowledge of OSHA standards, safety, and workers compensation laws and hazards associated with the steel industry.
  • Ability to organize and to perform multiple tasks.
  • Must be a critical thinker with the ability to respond well in high stress situations.

Preferred Skills:

  • Willing to work swing shifts and back turns which include weekends and holidays, when necessary.
  • Experience managing contractors.
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Metal Mining & Processing
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