Sacoma Careers

  • Health and Safety Coordinator

    Job Locations US-IN-Edinburgh
    ID
    2018-1932
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Manufacturing
  • Overview

    We’re a small company that achieves great things. Founded in 1989, we design and manufacture metal stamped and assembled parts, tubes, and engineered assemblies for the light vehicle and commercial vehicle markets. We are very good at what we do; we count many of the world’s largest corporations among our customers.  We keep them supplied from two locations in central Indiana, Edinburgh and Columbus. Sacoma is a design and engineering-driven company, working with customers to optimize performance and manufacturing efficiency from the initial design stage through mature products.

     

    The Health and Safety Coordinator monitors and evaluates the workplace to ensure compliance with safety-related regulations with a focus on safety systems and culture to drive improvement. This position provides day-to-day tactical support, in addition to the planning, development, administration and management of safety policies, programs and training for the organization. Requires working knowledge of federal and state safety laws and the ability to identify and evaluate hazards.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Functions:

    • Leadership of Safety Management Systems implementation 
      • Develop and implement annual safety improvement plans
      • Development of defenses for high priority risks, risk ranking of major tasks (aspects and impacts)
      • Create policies, procedures, and standards
      • Reliably maintain core processes through the broad engagement of the workforce in safety management
    • Leadership of Human and Organizational Performance (HOP) and employee engagement for safety improvement
      • Through Learning Teams, execute outstanding response and corrections to significant deviations/errors and preventive actions to reduce the likelihood and/or impact of future incidents
      • Facilitate HOP training to the organization
      • Establish safety committees/ teams to share best practices, safety standards, and areas of opportunity
      • Responsible for OSHA reporting and monthly business Key Performance Indicator metrics
      • Work with the plant leadership team on the development and communication of safety related policies and procedures
      • Provide ongoing safety training to the organization
      • Determine the most appropriate PPE to use by plant personnel and maintain adequate supply
      • Partner with Human Resources in case management of the worker’s compensation program
      • Coordinate internal and external safety audits. Track implementation of recommendations to completion

    Qualifications

    Requirements (Consider the required knowledge, skills, abilities, behaviors, and/or equipment)

    1. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent desired.
    2. 2+ years of safety management experience desired
    3. Working knowledge of ISO 14001, ISO 45001, OSHAS 180001 and/or VPP training preferred
    4. Experience in a punch press manufacturing environment a plus
    5. Interpersonal effectiveness: able to establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships. Willing and able to work in a fast-paced, team environment
    6. Communication skills: able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, including preparation and submission of clear, concise and accurate reports
    7. Strong organizational and time management skills: able to work independently, handle multiple projects simultaneously
    8. Detailed understanding of OSHA standards/regulations and reporting requirements
    9. Budgeting skills: able to provide budget input and understand basic principles of preparation and control of budget
    10. Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)

     

    Americans with Disabilities Specifications

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Physical Summary

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use his/her hands, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, talk or hear. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Hearing capacity required to maximize ability to understand all verbal communication and react accordingly.

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