Director of Health, Safety & Environmental

Kimray   •  

Oklahoma City, OK

Industry: Energy & Utilities


11 - 15 years

Posted 71 days ago

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Job Summary: Plans, develops, and implements Kimray’s safety programs to ensure a safe, healthy, and incident free work environment through the HSE team, or departmental supervisors. Ensures the company maintains compliance with internal policies, federal, state, and local laws.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develops and implements specific and measurable risk management objectives that support the company in achieving safety performance excellence
  • Supports executive management in defining the roles and responsibilities of company-wide safety programs
  • Ensures that assessments, audits, and inspections are carried out at regular intervals and appropriate key performance indicators are identified, measured, and maintained
  • Mentors other safety professionals in the areas of local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration rules and regulations. Keeps up to date on new and proposed regulatory changes
  • Oversees and provides support for the company safety training programs, policies, and procedures. Responds to company distributorship inquiries regarding safety processes and training materials
  • Investigates or oversees the investigation of incidents and near miss/hits and performs root cause analysis
  • Provides KPI reports to top management on the outcome of all health, safety and environmental activities
  • Oversees the administration of the company’s safety awards/incentive programs
  • Works with department managers/supervisors to offer employee mentoring, coaching and guidance in making safe choices while working to foster an incident and injury free workplace
  • Complies with all safety policies, practices, and procedures. Reports all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or a Health and Safety Environmental team member
  • Participates in proactive teams to achieve departmental and company goals
  • Provides leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • 10+ years’ experience in related position required
  • CSHO (Certified Safety and Health Official) preferred
  • ASP (Associate Safety Professional) preferred
  • CSP (Certified Safety Professional) preferred
  • Must have analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral or diagram form
  • Must have intermediate computer and technological skills
  • Capable of effectively presenting information to internal and external groups
  • Ability to lead others and manage schedules
  • Must have valid driver’s license and clean MVR
  • Must pass background check and drug screen

Core Competencies:

  • Decision Quality– Makes good decisions (without considering how much time it takes) based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions.
  • Strategic Agility– Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
  • Directing Others – Is good at establishing clear directions; sets stretching objectives; distributes the workload appropriately; lays out work in a well-planned and organized manner; maintains two-way dialogue with others on work and results; brings out the best in people; is a clear communicator.
  • Conflict Management – Steps up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunities; reads situations quickly; good at focused listening; can hammer out tough agreements and settle disputes equitably; can find common ground and get cooperation with minimum noise.
  • Confronting Direct Reports – Deals with problem direct reports firmly and in a timely manner; doesn’t allow problems to fester; regularly reviews performance and holds timely discussions; can make negative decisions when all other efforts fail; deals effectively with troublemakers.
  • Customer Focus – Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Building Effective Teams – Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
  • Composure– Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Yes

  • Safety & Environmental Manager
  • Sr. Complaince Specialist


  • Bachelor in Industrial Safety required
  • Master’s Degree in Environmental or Industrial Safety preferred

Work Environment:

  • Office Environment
  • Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, or exposure to chemicals

Physical Requirements:

  • Repetitive use of hands
  • Lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 75 lbs.