Safety Supervisor

Confidential Company  •  Jackson, MS

5 - 7 years experience  •  Chemicals

$99K - $110K
Posted on 11/17/17 by Greg Downs
Confidential Company
Jackson, MS
5 - 7 years experience
$99K - $110K
Posted on 11/17/17 Greg Downs

Safety Supervisor

Jackson, MS

Salary: $90,000-100,000/yr Plus 10% bonus


  • BS Degree in Safety, Health or Security discipline or equivalent outside general industry or military experiencerequired
  • General knowledge of Process Safety Management and agro- or petro-chemical plant operations, experience with state and federal safety and security related statues and regulations required
  • 5+ years EHS experience in related field required
  • Knowledge of state, local and US Government regulations (OSHA, EPA, DOT, DHS, etc.)
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required, must have ability to delegate to and communicate with plant personnel
  • Presentation skills sufficient to communicate thoughts succinctly to management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft IT Environment

Job Summary

The Safety Supervisor is responsible for insuring that the plant is provided with competent health, safety, and security expertise in a timely, cost effective manner to maintain compliance with local, state, and federal agencies to ensure continued operation. Must have experience with safety and security regulations as well as compliance auditing experience. Should have some exposure to process safety requirements and regulations. The position is also responsible for ensuring timely follow-up of corrective actions identified through internal and external audits, incident investigations, industry best practice initiatives, etc., as well as assisting with safety and security duties, as needed.

Job Description

Accountable for the overall administration and management of safety, health, security, emergency response, and programs to ensure a safe and healthy work environment that is in compliance with company standards, local, state, and federal regulations. Directly manages safety and security personnel at the site. Defines and sets objectives and desired successful outcomes for safety and security team in alignment with objectives from the overall EHS strategic plan. Identifies and addresses issues by providing regular feedback to team members. Writes and delivers performance appraisals for coordinators. Manages and coordinates in-plant emergency response team activities including: maintenance of emergency response manual, emergency response team training and conducting training exercises that include local and state agencies. Monitors all safety and security aspects of the plant operation, including maintenance of the safety manual and hazard communication manual, and works to ensure that the facility remains in compliance with federal and state regulations. Identifies best practices and leads continuous improvement initiatives to reduce work process risks, raise safety awareness, and improve safe work practices.

Develops response reports and action plans with regards to internal and external audits. 

Develops and implements policies and procedures to maintain compliance with company, state, and federal guidelines. Develop and conduct necessary training of plant employees in appropriate safety areas, to ensure compliance with company, state and federal guidelines. Maintain required records and assist management with issues related to workers’ compensation. Manage records/documentation on the following: employee medical testing, emergency response training, OSHA mandated training, emergency response equipment and industrial hygiene testing. Oversight and responsibility for the plant security/safety program including: management of security surveillance equipment and fencing, record keeping, badges, safety orientation and supervision of security staff and compliance with the MTSA regulations. Oversight and responsibility for the plant fire prevention and protection programs, conduct fire and safety equipmentinspections to verify compliance with OSHA and insurance carrier requirements. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and make independent decisions on technical aspects of safety.

Oversee safety audit process, industrial hygiene surveys and corrective action measures to address related issues

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