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Safety Manager job in Belcamp, MD


Job summary

Safety Manager
Location: Belcamp, MD Category: Industrial & Manufacturing
Status: Direct Hire Reference: US_EN_1_027071_10473902
Posted: January 23,2014 Salary: N/A

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Safety Manager - Belcamp, MD (#0103)

Our client, a “global leader in advanced texture and stabilization solutions”, is currently looking for a full-time Safety Manager to work out of their Belcamp, MD location.

The Safety Manager is responsible for the development, implementation and management of the safety programs, policies and procedures and will accomplish these duties under the general direction of the Director of Manufacturing.

1. Responsible for the design, development and implementation of the company’s safety programs.
2. Outlines, implements and trains employees on all safety procedures, accident protection and prevention.
3. Trains employees on applicable safety policies, procedures and regulations.
4. Supervises the investigation and completed documentation of any safety or process event (root cause analysis). Recommends and implements resolutions.
5. Evaluates the organizations procedures, facilities and equipment to identify unsafe conditions that need improvement.
6. Will serve as leader of the Safety Committees at all company facilities; Conduct meetings with each committee to further drive safety initiatives and maintenance.
7. Ensures compliance with all applicable federal and state health and safety regulations.
8. Ensures necessary records are maintained and prepared according to established guidelines.
9. Actively participates in the design and procurement of new equipment for the manufacturing, QA, and R&D areas.
10. Actively participates in any audits as they relate to safety issues.
11. Follows all company safety rules in performing job duties.
12. Perform other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job satisfactorily, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: An Engineering or Safety Management degree is preferred, with 5-8 years of experience in a safety environment preferably within a food manufacturing company.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and analyze blueprints and schematics. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals and be able to present information and respond to questions from groups of employees within the organization as well as vendors.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Significant mathematical skills are required, consistent with the educational requirement. Ability to apply mathematical concepts, such as Ohm’s Law, pressure & flow, and mechanical leverage to resolve maintenance and Engineering problems.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

PLANNING: Must possess an ability to think ahead and plan over a 3-6 month time span.

SPECIAL SKILLS and ABILITIES: Must be computer proficient (Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook/Microsoft Project). Experience with any safety related software strongly preferred.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk; use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms and talk/hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is exposed to some airborne dust particles from raw material. The employee is regularly exposed to wet, humid conditions depending upon the area he/she is working in and may occasionally have to work in high, precarious places and be exposed to fumes, potentially toxic, or caustic chemicals.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Hearing protection is required in certain work areas.

This facility operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. This position requires that the person be available for question via phone or to return to the facility during major issues.

TRAVEL: Frequent travel between buildings. Occasional travel within the U.S.

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately!!

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