Senior Field Safety Specialist

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Location
Sergeant Bluff, IA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor of Science
Date
Sep 12, 2017
Job ID
2521352
The Sr. Field Safety Specialist is the safety resource for plant employees in coordinating and addressing daily safety activities. The incumbent will be responsible for encouraging and assisting personnel with achieving daily goals.

Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for finding creative modifications to cultures or mind sets to improve safety performance
  • Participates in site audits and works with plant personnel to help address any deficiencies
  • Facilitates the coordination and delivery of safety meetings, safety tours and safety trainings
  • Administers the implementation of new safety related programs
  • Monitors daily plant activities to assist with questions or concerns
  • Trains others on procedures and periodically audits for compliance
  • Fosters discussion and feedback from site operational teams on possible new safety programs or initiatives
  • Works in conjunction with the Emergency Response Team and Crisis Communication Team
  • Holds morning safety discussions with plant personnel to discuss various safety topics
  • Assists in daily Job Hazard Analysis of high risk activities to help ensure safety issues are addressed
  • Works with site leadership in the development of effective Safety Training Programs
  • Participates in incident investigations to identify root causes and assist with resolving action items
Qualifications: 
  • Safety degree or related technical undergraduate degree preferred
  • 3 or more years’ experience with an emergency response team
  • Experience as a safety professional preferred
  • Experience in a plant manufacturing setting desired
  • Knowledge of state, local and U.S. Government regulations (OSHA, EPA, etc.)