Safety - Admin
Employment Type: Full-Time
Who We Are
We are the leading supplier of components to the recreational vehicle and residential housing industries, as well as adjacent industries including bus, cargo and equestrian trailer, marine, and heavy truck. With over 65 facilities located throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland, Italy, and the United Kingdom, our more than 9,000 team members work together to bring innovative product solutions to market every day.
Why We are Different:
At Lippert Components, Everyone Matters. We are striving to make lives better through meaningful relationships with our co-workers, our customers, and our communities. LCI team members feel a deeper sense of purpose at work, and we continue to build a better work environment by aligning our cultural and business strategies with the needs of our many team members. We measure success by how we touch the lives of people inside and outside our walls.
What You will Get:
A company culture where everyone matters Healthcare + Dental + Vision + 401k with Employer match Career development and mentoring Tuition Reimbursement Annual flu immunization Holiday, personal and vacation days Local and national discounts Wellness offerings
The EHS Specialist provides hands-on safety and health support to production personnel. Responsible for planning, establishing, implementing, and maintaining a variety of health, safety, and environmental programs and objectives, and coordinates training to assure the highest possible degree of safety for employees. Monitors federal and state safety and health regulations and provides technical support to plant personnel to ensure compliance.
Works closely with staff in operations, management, human resources, purchasing, production, and maintenance. Provides information and technical safety and health support to production personnel. Prepares written safety and health programs and policies. Identifies company safety training needs and develops and coordinates safety training programs. Participates in new process reviews, including process hazard analysis, standard operating procedures, employee training, etc. Assists and supports plant leadership to implement engineering controls to minimize safety and occupational health hazards. Aids plant personnel in selection of appropriate personal protective equipment. Maintains a safety library (e.g., videos, regulations, reference manuals). Promotes safety and health awareness through internal company signage, email memoranda, newsletters and specific training programs. Chairs the monthly plant safety committee meetings. Assists as needed in implementation of a near miss communication program and preparation of requested reports. Reviews process/operating procedures/records and provides input for safety and health considerations. Understands federal and state occupational safety and health regulations and monitors regulatory changes as they occur. Provides technical support to plant personnel to ensure compliance with applicable occupational safety and health regulations. Advises manufacturing plants of regulatory changes with which the plants must comply, providing sufficient advance notice so that compliance on the effective date of new regulations is ensured. Audits practices of manufacturing plants to ensure compliance with company programs and federal/state occupational safety and health regulations. Monitors lost-time injuries/illnesses, restricted duty work, and worker's compensation claims. Reviews monthly plant safety meeting minutes and safety inspection reports and follows up as necessary. Reviews injury/illness and non-injury incident investigation reports and follows up as necessary. Administers first aid to ill and injured persons and provides transport to an urgent care clinic or emergency room.
Communication Proficiency Personnel Focus Teamwork Orientation Collaboration Skills Problem Solving/Analysis Responsibility/Personal Effectiveness/Credibility Decision Making Technical Understanding Training/Coaching/Mentorship
Supervisory Responsibility: Frequently operates in a professional office environment. Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and laminators. While performing some duties, there may be some exposure to fumes and/or airborne particles, and moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the production environments can be loud and require hearing protection.
Physical Demands: This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work is required as needed.
Travel:Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel can be expected
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:
Regularly required to talk and/or hear. Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl. Must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
This position has no direct reports, but does serve as a coach and mentor for all other positions.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution
Preferred Education and Experience
Master's degree in occupational safety, industrial hygiene or environmental discipline Previous experience in managing environmental, occupational health or safety programs within a manufacturing (plant) environment
Work Authorization/Security Clearance
Must be able to pass EVerify.
AAP/EEO Statement LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all team members and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.
Other DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Pay Group : AAP/EEO Statement
LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.