Safety Engineer in Granite City, IL at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

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Job Description

JobID: 374135

Our Client has an immediate opening for a Safety Engineer at its Granite City, IL location.

They are the world’s leading provider of fully integrated bogie systems for the heavy haul freight market, with facilities spanning 40 locations across 10 countries and 6 continents. This position pays between $85 with a 10% Bonus and a 5% 401K match.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

This position is responsible for overseeing and enforcing all safety measures for the manufacturing facility to include inspection of work areas, products, and employee work habits to ensure compliance with OHSA rules and safety guidelines and makes changes to improve the safety of the workplace as necessary.

  • Develop procedures and designs to reduce the risk of illness, injury, or damage, identifying root causes and recommendations of policies and procedures
  • Inspect the plant and take action to eliminate hazards
  • Conduct accident investigations and prepare reports in response to workers compensation claims and reported injuries
  • Conduct formal training programs
  • Conduct, coordinate and track employee training such new hire safety orientation and monthly supervisor safety training
  • Maintain hazardous communication program, including Safety Data Sheet programming (SDS)
  • Organize the safety program to meet or exceed applicable regulations, prevent injuries and minimize workers compensation costs
  • Maintain Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) records and analyze injury statistics to provide guidance and emphasis on programs for the plant
  • Develop hazard control processes, methods and programs
  • Maintain lockout/tag out procedures for all equipment
  • Provide guidance to supervision/management of applicable policy changes
  • Work with department supervisor to mitigate hazards through proactive daily safety audits
  • Work with regulatory agencies during visits  and notice of violations/complaints
  • Provide guidance on Industrial Hygiene (IH) monitoring and corrective actions
  • Lead safety committee to ensure employee involvement
  • Perform and develop Job Safety Analysis (JSA) for applicable tasks or new tasks
  • Monitor and track safety trainings by using applicable software programs

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety or related field
  • 3 years of safety experience in an industrial environment
  • Knowledge of OSHA standards as well as local and state requirements
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and able to work collaboratively with others and accomplish objectives
  • Additional preferences:
    • Experience collaborating with regulatory agencies
    • Associate Safety Professional (ASP) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification
    • 1-3 years in a steel manufacturing environment

Please email resume to Allen Mudalel amudalel@jsginc.com

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