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Under general supervision: Promotes and enhances the maintenance of safe and healthy working conditions, recommending measures to reduce or eliminate industrial accidents and health hazards in compliance with, and to exceed, the applicable Occupational Safety (OSHA), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and other applicable safety and health standards. Coordinates safety activities of operational regions to ensure implementation of safety activities throughout the organization. Compiles, analyzes, and interprets statistical data related to exposure factors concerning occupational injuries, illness and incidents and prepares reports for information of personnel concerned. Evaluates technical and scientific publications concerned with safety management and participates in activities of related professional organizations to update knowledge of safety program developments.
- Recommend process and product safety features that will reduce employees’ exposure to work hazards.
- Inspect facilities, machinery, and equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure compliance.
- Investigate work related incidents, injuries, or occupational diseases to determine causes and preventive measures.
- Report or review findings from incident investigations, facilities inspections, or environmental testing.
- Interview employers and employees to obtain information about work environments and workplace incidents.
- Maintain & apply knowledge of current safety policies, regulations, and operational processes.
- Conduct or facilitate supervisory and shop floor level training of personnel.
- Ensure training policy compliance.
- Conduct safety training and education programs, and demonstrate the use of safety equipment.
- Conducts meetings with supervisors and employees to discuss such points as the standards, citable violations, lessons learned, and potential hazards and to resolve disputes regarding occupational safety issues.
- Provide new-employee health and safety orientations, and develop materials for these presentations.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Safety Supervisor and/or EHS Director
- Bilingual in Spanish
- Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and engage others
- 1-3 years’ experience within manufacturing operations and industrial EHS roles is required
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (including but not limited to: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
- Lifting up to 35 pounds
- Ability to operate standard office machines
- Operate a computer keyboard
- Must be able to hear voice communication and telephone
- Bachelor’s Degree in EHS, IH, Physical Science/Engineering or a related technical field (preferred)
- Degree could be supplemented with relative experience
- Current certifications or in pursuit of any of the following certifications are preferred:
Work Environment: Duties are performed indoors in an office setting, the manufacturing plant, and also performed outside exposed to all weather conditions.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance package, 401(k), vacation time and life insurance.
Western Extrusions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.
Job Type: Full-time
- Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)
- EHS: 1 year (Preferred)
- Microsoft Suite: 1 year (Preferred)
- Carrollton, TX 75006 (Preferred)
- Certified Safety Professional (Preferred)
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
- Other types of insurance