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Safety Coordinator

Company: Weyerhaeuser
Location: Grayling
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

The Safety Manager serves as the primary site resource to ensure all safety expectations are understood for the manufacturing site. This role provides leadership, coordination and technical expertise in all areas of safety, health, and industrial hygiene compliance to achieve excellence and an injury free work place

This position will have the accountability for establishing reliable methods for improving safety performance; nourishing a culture in which safety is an overriding value in all activities and in which every team member assumes accountability for safety and assuring compliance with all regulatory requirements This position reports to the Mill Manager, with responsibilities to the Regional Safety Manager

Key Functions: The essence of this role requires a highly motivated, people-oriented person for the proactive, practical application of safety commitment to the operation and to the day-to-day behaviors of all team members. This individual will provide leadership in developing, implementing and managing safety policies, procedures, practices, and projects.

Accountabilities may include, but are not limited to:
Build a positive working relationship with all regulatory agencies
Serves as a primary contact for all corporate & regulatory agency requests and inquiries
Involves & engages team members in developing an associate-driven safety plans, to include safety processes and performance measures
Provides leadership to safety steering team
Provides safety coaching and recognition to all team members and contractors
Responds to & participates in the investigation of safety incidents and interacts with the designated Emergency Response Team
Develops an effective communication process to make safety priorities and performance visible
Coaches and works with mill members to be a visible role model of incident prevention and safe work practices
Provides technical support for on-going problem solving and safety investigations
Ensures systems are in place for an effective safety program while maintaining compliance with regulatory/corporate guidelines, applicable record keeping, reporting, safety statistics and trend analysis
Set safety objectives and targets to ensure that goals are achieved
Provide leadership, coordination, and technical expertise in the areas of health and safety and support the site in training and developmental requirements
Oversees workers compensation claims
Responsible for coordinating internal and external audits that support the Health and Safety exchange
Support and/or lead safety compliance audits at the facility
Role model all standards/processes and on-the-job behavior by living our core principles of integrity, fairness, & creating a positive inclusive work environment

Qualifications:

HS diploma/GED required- higher education highly preferred
Minimum four years Safety Manager/Coordinator experience
Demonstrated track record in leading a successful safety program
Strong, engaging, people-centered leadership style
Understands safety compliance auditing process and ability to complete an internal audit/review
Technical expertise in safety to include regulatory requirements, OSHA record keeping, workers compensation, and industrial hygiene regulations
Experience in Safety Incident Investigations
Knowledge of chemical and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) systems management
Ability to develop and effectively deliver safety training
Project management skills to include the ability to develop and implement safety processes
Proactive, assertive and ability to work with a sense of urgency
Ability to plan, prioritize and work under pressure and meet deadlines
Demonstrated computer skills and proficiency in MS Office and knowledge of health & safety programs
High level of integrity, strong work ethic, good judgment and problem solving skills
Ability to work in a highly demanding environment

The following qualifications are preferred:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or Occupational Safety
Experience in a high performing, self directed work system
Manufacturing experience in a continuous operation
Safety & industrial hygiene certification and/or training

About Wood Products
We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support.
For more than a century, we've been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.

About Weyerhaeuser
We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We're serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.
We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.

Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team.

Keywords: Weyerhaeuser, Flint , Safety Coordinator, Other , Grayling, Michigan

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