Safety Coordinator

Location: Annapolis MO Posted Date: July 25, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 9998 Careermine Job Id: 1790026
Over 90 years of quality products and superior service.

Job Description:

Education / Experience / Knowledge

Education:    B.S. Degree in Safety Management, Engineering, Business, or related field

Experience:  5+ Years Safety Management in a mining environment preferred, will consider comparable OSHA experience

Knowledge:  EPA, MSHA, NIOSH, NFPA, ANSI, BBS, NSC

Essential Function

This position assures plant compliance (both SGI employees and outside contractors) with all MSHA, NIOSH, state, and local regulations through training and auditing activities. Develop and implement SGI safety policies and required training. Acts as a champion for safety. Accompanies Regulatory inspectors while on-site. Back-up the Environmental Coordinator as needed.

Core Competencies
  • Must have strong leadership skills to drive plant to a world class Safety culture
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of MSHA Part 46, 56, and 50 /NIOSH regulations/requirements
  • Strategic and systematic in approach
  • Understanding of BBS Programs
  • High level of organizational skills
  • Solid knowledge of Safety management systems
  • Effective verbal and written communicator
  • Skilled at hazard recognition and corrective action
  • Strong incident investigation skills including root cause analysis
  • Must be strong advocate for world class safety culture
  • Must be tactical in scope of work and with a hands-on approach
  • Must be able to work collaboratively to achieve site goals and execute action plans
  • Negotiation skills


Job Responsibilities
  • Developing a culture of Safety First
  • Champion, drive, and lead safety improvements within the SGI plant
  • Participate in the Safety Steering Committee
  • Champion BBS efforts to minimize all injuries 
  • Facilitate all MSHA audits and inspections
  • Maintain accurate, timely, and updated records.  Organize all files, and documents for regulatory compliance
  • Audit plant Safety program/ expectations and MSHA compliance
  • Develop corrective action plans and follow up until completed and sustained
  • Manage MSHA required training and documentation
  • Track and manage BBS Action Plans
  • Conduct industrial hygiene sampling, reporting, and compliance. Respirator Fit Tests
  • Develop, implement, and sustain SGI specific Safety & Health policies and training
  • Conducts all plant Safety visits/tours by governmental agencies
  • Conduct accident investigations, develop  response to MSHA citations and challenges to citations if warranted
  • Responsible for budgeting and spending within safety departments.
  • Routinely audit contractors for SGI/MSHA compliance
  • Audit safety compliance of all major capital projects
  • Audit safety of activities during any major shutdown
  • Make recommendations to improve current controls and procedures


Working Conditions

Work entails coordination and/or supervision with all plant personnel. Job requires working in both indoor and outdoor conditions where extremes of heat, cold, dust, noise, wet conditions and rough terrain exist. May require long periods of sitting or standing, which may be up to 8 hours per day or more. Approximately 30% of the work is administrative in nature

Physical Requirements (check all that apply)

X Ability to Make Oral Presentations        X Prolonged Standing       X Bending                              

X Travel - Domestic         X  Lifting Objects (up to 20# of lbs)             X  Climbing

X  Prolonged Sitting        X  Computer         X  Kneeling         X  MSHA    

X  Extended or Irregular Hours       X  Stooping      

At Specialty Granules LLC , we believe our employees are our greatest resource.  We offer competitive salary, benefits, and vacation package for all full-time permanent positions. 

Specialty Granules LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer-sponsored visa (work permit).

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