Specialist, Regional and Safety Trainer

Job Locations US-IL-CHICAGO
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/18/2022 9:57 AM)
Requisition ID
2022-13895
# of Openings
1
Category (Portal Searching)
Other
Position Type (Portal Searching)
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Responsible for creating and implementing safety standards, programs, training, and interventions to reduce incidents in the workplace and promote safety excellence in accordance with company and OSHA/Federal/State/Local rules and regulations.

Responsibilities

  • Supports Corporate Safety Governance System including all safety policies and procedures, ensuring self and employees are in compliance with OSHA/State/Local/Company/Client rules and regulations.
  • Collaborates and supports Safety, HR, and Regional Operations team to drive safety excellence in assigned regions. 
  • Responsible for design, development, coordination and facilitation of safety new hire orientation, training and certification programs etc including writing of facilitator/participant guides, self-study, on-the-job training activities, e-Learning, etc.
  • Conducts incident investigations, assists in identifying root cause(s), and implementing corrective action(s).
  • Creates and implements Job Hazard Analysis, Inspections and Audit Checklists to identify hazards and implement controls.
  • Conducts site visits to assess site safety, identify hazards, and write site safety improvement plan.
  • Consults with Director of Safety, Training & Development and Sr. Regional Safety Training Specialist on development and execution of safety initiatives/interventions to drive continuous improvement and safety excellence.
  • Coordinates & conducts onsite safety training and Train-the Trainer programs as
  • Maintain appropriate training and certification records including class schedules, registration, attendance, completions, safety certifications and re-certification.
  • Leverages Incident Management System to proactively manage safety to identify trends in their region.
  • Develop safety metrics to measure and monitor progress of safety programs and interventions.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment by taking appropriate actions regarding questionable safety findings or concerns. 
  • Partners with sales, operations and HR to write RFPs, assess business opportunities and implementing new business
  • Assists with employee counseling, coaching, and proper documentation of safety performance issues as needed
  • Performs other HR/Safety duties and special projects as requested

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS/MENTAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Approximately 30% or more Travel required
  • Ability to lift 50lbs and demonstrate proper lifting techniques
  • Mental qualifications include ability to perform root cause analysis to identify corrective action to mitigate risk and prevent incidents

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environment, Health & Safety required or equivalent work experience
  • Safety Certification preferred (e.g., OSHA 10/30 General Industry, OSHA HAZWOPER, Forklift, 49 CFR/DOT, IATA, IMDG)
  • 3-5 years safety experience in warehouse environment
  • Experience preferred in the following areas: Operating Powered Industrial Vehicles (e.g., Forklift, Powered Pallet Jacks), Handling/Shipping/Receiving Hazardous Materials, Use of X-Ray or CBRN equipment
  • Experience in facilitating safety training and certification programs
  • Creating and writing JHAs
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of Incident Management Systems
  • Strong coaching, facilitation, and communication skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong project management, organizational, administrative and record keeping skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment to drive safety excellence
  • COVID-19 vaccination required

What We Offer

    • An opportunity to join an established team and be part of a successful and proven global organization!
    • A competitive compensation program!
    • Large Company Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision/401K with a competitive company match!
    • Employee discounts on Canon products & vendor discount programs for employees!
    • World-Class Training & Career Development Programs!

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