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Sr. Safety Specialist

Position Description

The Sr. Safety Specialist leads safety-training sessions for employees, conducts safety inspections on a routine basis, and handles administrative duties for EHS Department.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Trains employees and new hires in safety procedures.
  • Designs methods for appraising safety conditions in warehouses, factories, or office environments.
  • Inspects working conditions to ensure all products and activities are compliant with safety guidelines.
  • Writes up reports detailing inspection process.
  • Suggests revisions to production methods and employee activity that does not meet health and safety codes.
  • Runs emergency drills to gauge employee readiness.
  • Consults with EHS Director regarding the implementation of new safety procedures.
  • Addresses any workplace-related health issues and accidents.
  • Processes workers compensation documentation.
  • Provides administrative support for EHS Department.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Exhibits knowledge of appropriate emergency protocols.
  • Possesses strong leadership skills.
  • Communicates clearly and effectively.
  • Pays close attention to detail.
  • Exhibits strong organizational skills.
  • Possesses solid problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Is proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc).
  • Works well with a team.
  • Possesses strong writing skills.
  • Demonstrates general knowledge of OSHA and other safety guidelines
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred.

 

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or GED preferred.
  • Previous work experience in the health and safety field is strongly preferred.
  • Training experience strongly preferred.

 

Other Requirements

  • Must be able to work in a manufacturing and office environment.
  • Must perform job with safety and integrity as top priority.
  • Must be able to bend and lift throughout shift.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for entire shift (8 – 10 hours per day).
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

By submitting an application for this position I understand JFI will attempt to verify statements made on my application and made during the hiring process. I give my permission for my former employer(s) and other related parties to answer questions concerning my employment records. I also release JFI and all former employer(s) and other related parties from any liability as a result of the furnishing and receiving of this reference information. I also acknowledge I have been given instructions to inform management or Human Resources if I wish to request a reasonable accommodation during the hiring process.

The Immigration Reform and control Act of 1986 requires that, after hire, employers verify the legal work authorization and identity of all new employees. An offer of employment will depend upon the ability to verify this necessary information.

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