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Safety Manager

Company: True North Consulting, LLC(Kansas City)
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

This is a long-standing manufacturing company that is growing and diversifying. They are incredibly employee-focused and have very low turnover.
The company is looking for a strong Safety Manager with manufacturing experience. They will be tasked with overseeing safety for this plant Provides technical guidance and support to operations in the resolution of safety issues. Drives a process of continuous improvement by instituting safety goals that are aligned to the company's objectives and communicating progress against those goals. Develops, implements, and manages company practices to assure the safety and security of fellow employees and the facilities. This is a "hands-on" safety manager where you will have the opportunity to work both in an office and on the plant floor.

Key Responsibilities:
MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Directly lead, develop, and supervise the PSM Manager and EHS Coordinator to support organizational goals. Indirectly lead and develop the I Processing Leadership Process Management and Development: Analyze and process specific job functions and recommend necessary modifications to improve safety performance and maintain proper equipment operation.
Interpret and apply appropriate procedures as required by the local, state and federal laws.
Investigate and analyze incidents and unsafe acts, conduct root cause analysis (RCA) and recommend required corrective and preventative measures to mitigate reoccurrence.
Sampling analysis of potential exposures to employees - dust, noise, hazardous chemicals, asbestos, etc.
Fill out and send to OSHA the yearly 300A Log. Maintain and keep OSHA log records for the site. Compile and send out monthly TIR, DART, and DAFWII.
Upkeep, calibrate, and maintain all documentation on monitors.
Responsible for Emergency Preparedness and Response including fire, severe weather, and active threats
Institute safety goals that are aligned to the company's objectives, track progress, publish results, and make proper directional adjustments to meet or exceed each established target.
Provide safety training for all new and existing employees according to OSHA Regulations. (NFPA, DOT, NEC, NIOSH, etc.).
Ensure that all programs, policies, and procedures are understood and drive & hold accountability with managers and employees.
Coordinate and administer established safety training and ensure that all programs, policies and procedures are understood and properly followed.
Serve as Incident Commander when on site.
Coordinate / provide training and periodic certifications on CPR/AED, first aid, ERT Team, and other necessary training.
Ensure all gear is inspected and in ready condition.
Assist with confined space entry coverage and pre-planning.
Facilitate Management Review Team, Quarterly Safety, EHS Key Strategic Initiative Meetings, and many others associated with this role.
Assist in annual Safety Insurance Agency visits and Contractor weekly audits
Conduct confined space permit and hot work permit audits
Develop annual EHS budget and monitor costs throughout the year against budget
Responsible for assuring radios, mics and batteries are functioning through the plant
Administrate Worker Compensation Program for all I Processing employees. Work with Human Resources, WC doctors, insurance carriers, and lawyers to help get employees back to work as soon as possible.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
Bachelor's Degree in safety, environment or related field of study preferred (Heavy emphasis on safety); Equivalent combination of education and experience will be accepted in lieu of degree.
Knowledge and understanding of OSHA, DOT and other Local, State and Federal regulations applicable to safety, and health regulations.
Training in the following preferred
OSHA 40 hour 511 Course
Process Safety Management
RCRA Training
HAZWOPER
Minimum 3+ years in a manufacturing setting, preferably in chemicals or food industry

Keywords: True North Consulting, LLC(Kansas City), Kansas City , Safety Manager, Executive , Kansas City, Kansas

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