Safety Professional

Location: Glens Falls NY Posted Date: July 4, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 8986BR Careermine Job Id: 1783888

We're Lehigh Hanson.  Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles.  We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America's leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt and related construction materials. 
We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.
We're a tight knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible and down-to-earth. We don't ask you to "fit in" to our culture. We invite you to add to it.
Are you looking for a long term position with a stable company?  Reporting to the Director -Safety & Health, Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Safety Professional
  • Coordinate and administer safety programs and assure compliance with Corporate Safety Policies, State and Federal legislation and regulations.
  • Conduct compliance inspections by actively walking the plant daily to review safety practices and potential hazards.
  • Perform or coordinate industrial hygiene tests as required, and drive implementation of corrective actions.
  • Assure that all employees, visitors and contractors are properly trained in job hazards and safe work practices. 
  • Conduct safety audits as needed, represent plant to regulatory inspectors and agencies such as MSHA/OHSA.
  • Assist in developing and administering task training for all employees and newly hired employees
  • Responsible for administering training for all new employees.
  • Chair the Joint Safety and Health Committee.
  • Assist in developing or locating specialized training programs.
  • Maintain accurate record keeping of safety compliance and employee training records.
  • Effectively manage reduction of all incidents in the workplace through performance of root cause analysis and implementation of corrective and preventative action.
  • Conduct incident investigations and closely manage all Workers Compensation claims and incident reporting.
  • Provide continuous interpretation and compliance planning for current and emerging regulatory issues for employee safety and health and ensures compliance with state and federal legislation and company policies.
  • Provide guidance on the purchase and maintenance of safety equipment.
  • Ensure safety systems are maintained and data is accurate.
  • Jointly work with Human Resources and other members of Regional Safety Team to develop programs and policies.
  • Ensure compliance requirements are met through organizational and procedural measures including implementation of Group guidelines, performing training, monitoring compliance, etc.
  • Proactively manage health and safety of employees to continuously improve the company's health and safety performance.
  • Participate in the Lehigh Audit Program as an auditor for other locations.
This position will reside in the Glens Falls NY Cement Plant

  • BA or BS degree in safety or industrial hygiene or equivalent experience.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Mine Safety Professional (CMSP) qualification preferred, minimum of 3-5 years safety managerial experience in a heavy manufacturing or mining environment required
  • Experience in industrial hygiene sampling and computation.
  • Knowledge of state & federal statutes and regulations pertaining to safety, i.e., MSHA, OSHA.
  • Experience as a trainer in safety subjects.
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office products - SAP experience preferred
  • Accurate record keeping and ability to prepare reports and analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience in skill sets such as problem solving, team building, creativity, strategic thinking, and decision making
  • Excellent organizational, and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong interpersonal skills required to work closely with the workforce and plant supervisory level to create and maintain a strong plant safety culture.
At Lehigh Hanson, we care a great deal about your health which is why there is no waiting period to participate in highly competitive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance programs.  In addition, we offer a 401(k) retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions. 
No search firms please
Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace.

External candidates must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship.