Safety Coordinator

Job Order: JOB041400115

General Description:
o The Safety Coordinator will directly assist the Safety Support Specialist with the Port Manatee facilities environmental, health and safety (EH & S) activities.
o This position performs work involving the implementation and monitoring of new or established environmental, health and safety programs and a variety of associated tasks.
o This position will also be responsible for administering classroom training in EH & S.
Skills Required:
o Should have 1-3 years of progressively Environmental, Health and Safety experience in a manufacturing environment and strong knowledge of EH&S principles, practices, regulations and codes: including 29 CFR 1910, EPCRA 313 and RCRA compliance.
Duties & Responsibilities:
o Implements, audits and updates EH&S programs.
o Develops and implements procedures and programs to meet the specific safety needs of the plant.
o Ensures that EH&S programs are in compliance with all corporate standards and regulatory requirements. Also prepares and maintains all forms/records as required to meet compliance requirements.
o Coordinates safety activities of managers and supervisors to ensure effective and consistent implementation of safety activities throughout the plant.
o Interacts with supervisors and shop personnel in order to identify and correct unsafe conditions or work practices.
o Identifies unsafe conditions and practices, recommending appropriate corrective action.
o Maintains contact with outside organizations such as corporate industrial hygienists, safety and health specialists, environmental professionals, fire departments and rescue teams in order to assure information exchange and mutual assistance.
o Participates in activities of related professional organizations to update knowledge of EH&S program developments.
o Implement a high quality Training Program which supports plant and business objectives, and which meets individual needs and regulatory requirements.
o Coordinate Safety training priorities with facility Training Coordinator and LSO to ensure that all training is offered when scheduled/required, including new hire orientation and basic training.
o Maintain and enhance monthly/quarterly/yearly safety statistics.
o Implement computer based training (CBT) where feasible for regulatory, company operations, quality, and department specific training.
o Perform classroom training of salaried exempt, salaried non-exempt, and hourly personnel as qualified and required.
o Maintain and improve content of Touch Screen Kiosks.
o Perform administrative duties for the Safety Support Specialist.
o This position involves support on off-shifts.
o Worker will be required to occasionally lift / carry up to 35 lbs. (Team pulls together when off loading empty drums, transferring hoses and raw material bags.)
o Worker will be required to occasionally bend/stoop, squat, crawl/kneel, climb, reach above shoulder, push/pull.
o Worker will be required to work from heights, work with/around moving machinery.
o Worker will be exposed to changes in temperature/humidity and wear protective equipment.
o Should be a graduate of a 2 or 4 year degree program from an accredited college or university, and/or equivalent work experience.

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