Safety Coordinator/Quality Auditor

Department: Quality
Position Summary: The safety coordinator provides technical safety and health support to production and company personnel. Develops company safety and health programs and objectives and coordinates safety training programs. Monitors safety and health regulations and provides technical support to plant and company personnel to ensure compliance with federal and state safety and health regulations. Manage company Quality System document control, training, and compliance activities. Position requires strong leadership competencies with a wide variety of experience in change management, operational analysis, and business process improvement. Drive execution of quality processes and monitor effectiveness through key performance indicators.


Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1.    Works closely with staff in engineering, human resources, and operations.
2.    Provides technical safety and health support and information to production and company personnel.
3.    Prepares written safety and health programs and policies.
4.    Identifies company safety training needs and develops and coordinates safety training programs.
5.    Develops annual company safety and health goals.
6.    Participates in new product/process reviews, including process hazard analyses, operator training, etc.
7.    Supports company/plant engineering to implement engineering controls to minimize safety and occupational health hazards.
8.    Supports plant personnel in selection of appropriate personal protective equipment.
9.    Maintains corporate safety library (e.g., videos, regulations, reference manuals).
10.    Promotes safety and health awareness through internal company memoranda, newsletters and specific training programs.
11.    Serves as a Supervisor to environmental health and safety committee.
12.    Participates in company occupational safety and health committee.
13.    Assists as necessary in implementation of a hazard communication program and preparation of reports.
14.    Reviews process-operating procedures/records and provides input for safety and health considerations.
15.    Understands federal and state occupational safety and health regulations and monitors regulatory changes as they occur.
16.    Provides technical support to corporate and plant personnel to ensure compliance with applicable occupational safety and health regulations.
17.    Advises manufacturing plants and company staff of regulatory changes with which the plants must comply. Sufficient advance notice should be provided so that compliance on the effective date of new regulations is ensured.
18.    Audits practices and records of manufacturing plants to ensure compliance with company programs and federal/state occupational safety and health regulations.
19.    Monitors lost-time injuries/illnesses and worker’s compensation claims.
20.    Reviews plant safety committee meeting minutes and safety inspection reports and follows up as necessary.
21.    Reviews injury/illness and noninjury incident investigation reports and follows up as necessary.
22.    Provides direction and support for Internal Audits to support Production functions and drive continuous improvement.
Competencies
1.    Collaboration Skills.
2.    Communication Proficiency.
3.    Customer/Client Focus.
4.    Decision Making.
5.    Learning Orientation.
6.    Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
7.    Problem Solving/Analysis.
8.    Teamwork Orientation.
9.    Technical Capacity.
Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the departments.


Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office and manufacturing environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. While performing some duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. 
Physical Demands
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
Travel
Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.
Required Education and Experience
1.    Word, Excel, PowerPoint knowledge.
2.    Knowledge of chemical manufacturing operations.
Preferred Education and Experience
1.    Bachelor’s degree in a safety science, engineering or industrial hygiene discipline.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
1.    Has First Aid and CPR Training
2.    Hazwoper Training
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
 


To apply for this position, please send your resume to careers@ltilighting.com.