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  • Safety Coordinator

    Job Locations US-MI-Troy
    Internal Title
    Safety Specialist
    Requisition ID
    2018-2438
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Health and Safety
  • Company Bio

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    X-Ray Industries, an Applus+ company, is a well-established non-destructive testing service provider in the Aerospace industry. With over 75 years of experience, X-Ray Industries is the oldest, most-established NDT provider, offering a broad range of testing and inspection capabilities.

    Position Purpose

    The Safety Coordinator position is responsible for assisting the (HSE) Health, Safety, and Environmental Manager in effectively translating governmental compliance requirements and corporate standards into efficient safe-work practices within a multi-location company.  Review, evaluate, and analyze work environments in order to implement and maintain programs and procedures to eliminate or control workplace hazards and prevent disease or injury. 

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assist the HSE Manager in developing and maintaining all aspects of safety management system and activities
    • Facilitate and monitor compliance and continual improvement efforts. Provide technical assistance and support to management and employees.
    • Execute hazard assessments, Conduct PPE evaluations. Develop and Maintain written programs. May conduct HSE audits and IH sampling
    • Conduct inspections and enforce adherence to laws and regulations governing the health and safety of individuals 
    • Respond and investigate incidents to determine root cause and closure activities
    • Identify, facilitate, or conduct appropriate safety training. Maintain training website, monitor and track completion. 
    • Support and coach facility safety teams and individual members. 
    • Engage all employees and management in risk reduction and performance improvement. Develop and track progress of strategies which focus on employee engagement toward HSE policies and procedures.
    • Site visits, both in and out of state (up to 25%)
    • Perform duties of HSE Manager in his/her absence.
    • Ability to recognize occupational exposures and provide solutions to mitigate loss and reduce job hazards
    • Ensure efficient and economical utilization of equipment and resources. Provide for safekeeping of equipment and supplies.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    N/A

    Knowledge and Skills

    • General understanding of the company business. 
    • Adaptability, and ability to collaborate, and build and maintain professional employee relations.
    • Knowledge of OSHA, MIOSHA, Provincial, EPA and DOT regulations. Ability to interpret and compose documents, procedure manuals and correspondence.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to influence without having direct control. Proficient with computers and applications, including but not limited to, MS Outlook, Word and Excel.

     

    Education and Work Experience

    • Degree in ocupational Health & Safety, or similar required. 
    • Minimum 3 years of experience in Safety Management within commercial or industrial environment.

    Physical Activities and Requirements

    • 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, walk, sit, talk and hear. 
    • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel or crouch.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds.  
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  
    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  
    • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.  
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  
    • Ability to compute amounts such as discounts, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.  
    • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.  
    • Ability to draw and interpret bar graphs.   
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  
    • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
    • In compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA), X-Ray Industries, Inc. will make reasonable accommodations that are appropriate and consistent within our legal obligations.

    Working Conditions

    • The physical environment requires the employee to work inside an office environment, protected from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to a busy office and shop environment.  
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. 

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