Director of Health and Safety

Location
Hibbing, Minnesota
Posted
Oct 20, 2017
Closes
Nov 19, 2017
Category
Management
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

The Director of Health and Safety will work with Operations, Corporate leadership and Human Resources to ensure compliance with all federal, state, local, and internal Environmental, Health, and Safety regulations.Responsibilities include development and implementing procedures, processes, training, reporting and audits in compliance with OSHA regulations. Work with company management to promote a culture emphasizing safety in the work place.

This position must be willing to frequently travel to main offices and customer sites.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable federal, state and local requirements including OSHA and other internal and external safety, health, and environmental standards
  • The Director of Health and Safety will develop and maintain all Emergency Management Systems and drive incident prevention through the implementation and management of safety processes and requirements
  • Develop a safety, environmental and health related training calendar that encompasses all reporting, inspections, audits and other relevant information for various facilities in the region
  • Promote a Zero Accident Culture by driving programs designed to educate and prevent safety hazards by identifying and mitigating potential risks
  • Responsible for hazard and safety analysis and assessments on all equipment and processes in addition to providing ideas for improvement
  • Training: Occupational, Health, Environmental and Safety Training – develop, implement, and maintain thorough and extensive programs
  • Build and maintain rapport with all environmental agencies including OSHA, and maintain responsibility for monthly environmental reporting, OSHA and Workers’ Compensation Reporting

Qualifications

  • Effective communication skills with the ability to lead individuals at all levels in a hands-on manner
  • Strong teamwork capabilities and excellent leadership, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites and other software
  • Strong presentation and training skills

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s in Environmental Safety, Engineering or other related field
  • Strong understanding of federal, state, local regulations requirements for regulatory reporting.
  • Flexibly and willingness to support 24/7 operation including routinely spending time on night shifts to conduct training or address safety issues.
  • OSHA 30-Hour Certification – highly preferred

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