$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)
The Health and Safety Manager reports directly to the V.P. Health and Safety. Incumbent must have pro-active approach in achieving the operational and Health & Safety goals of the company by sharing ideas for process improvements. This position develops consistent and uniform safety practices following safety management system methodology in conjunction with short and long term safety goals of the company. The Health and Safety Manager is responsible for implementing safety programs for all assigned Schnitzer Steel locations and for minimizing company safety liability and risk. Liabilities are reduced by: establishing and enforcing effective safety policies and loss control programs; developing a culture that proactively engages in anticipating and preventing hazardous conditions; implementing compliance training; and engaging management commitment to drive the appropriate behaviors that prevent injuries or illnesses in the work place.
This position operates within somewhat defined parameters. The primary goal of this position is to achieve excellence in all facets of health and safety management, while effectively and efficiently decreasing accidents and promoting safe production.
Internal Control Responsibilities:
Supports the Company's Internal Control process which includes understanding, communicating, and complying with defined internal controls as well as suggesting and making modifications to the policies, procedures, and controls to better relate to the business.
Communicates upward problems in operations, noncompliance with the code of conduct, or other policy violations or illegal actions.
Internal contacts are by phone, email, and in person with all levels of personnel throughout the Schnitzer Steel Industries related locations. External contacts are by phone, email, and in person with rehabilitation workers, state and federal OSHA (or equivalent) authorities, etc. The incumbent interfaces with corporate safety, other safety professionals internal and external to company, vendors, and regulatory agencies for technical interpretation. Furthermore, ensuring an open and collaborative communication style and maintaining professional dialogue with key business partners (i.e. Regional Directors, Operation Managers, other H&S Engineers, Environmental Engineers, etc.) throughout the organization is absolutely essential to the incumbent's success.
Moderate air and car travel will be required. Exposure to physical operations ranging from office environments to metal recycling yards. Pressure is experienced in decision making concerning applications of code requirements versus production requirements. Must be able to adapt to a flexible schedule, potentially working different shifts to support operational needs and to respond to urgent matters.
Physical Activities Required to Perform Essential Functions:
Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds frequently and over 50 pounds occasionally; walk or otherwise negotiate around physical barriers as would be found in a manufacturing facility, warehouse or metal recycling scrap yard; sit for up to 6 hours per day; keyboard for 1-3 hours per day; and be mobile for extended periods of time, up to several hours per day. Visual acuity required to perform close detail work to input and retrieve data from a computer; read and interpret figures on reports; conduct physical facilities inspections; and drive. Must be able to scale varying heights as necessary.
Bachelor's Degree or BS in Health and Safety preferred, 8 to 10 plus years of related experience required including Industrial Hygiene experience or any combination of education and experience. Knowledge, skills, and ability to execute local, state, and federal Health and Safety laws and other government compliance regulations. This position requires possession of a valid driver's license and the ability to drive an automobile.
Valid Through: 2019-11-1