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Manager, Health & Safety in Rittman, OH at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 5/30/2018

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  • Location:
    Rittman, OH
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  • Experience:
    3 to 7 years
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Job Description

Oversee the site’s health & safety programs, initiatives and day to day activities.  Assure site H&S programs are implemented and maintained in accordance with governmental and corporate requirements and within budgetary limits.  Provide the leadership, guidance, & support to successfully drive continual improvement in the site’s Health and Safety Management System and safety culture. Work closely with managers, technical staff, employees and contractors to achieve H&S related key performance indicators.  Serve as backup to Environmental Manager, as needed.

Responsibilities The Health & Safety Manager is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • Developing & implementing site specific health, safety (H&S), industrial hygiene, & security policies & procedures in compliance with regulatory & corporate requirements.
  • Providing guidance & support to employees regarding H&S questions, concerns, & requirements.
  • Identifying & evaluating H&S risks & ensuring proper risk reduction & control measures are implemented.
  • Coaching and mentoring management and employees on safe work practices and behaviors.
  • Ensuring effective H&S related training is developed and completed according to the training plan.
  • Performing H&S inspections, audits, drills and self-assessments to ensure and validate compliance with all regulatory and company requirements.
  • Measuring, monitoring, and reporting site specific H&S related key performance indicators to management and Corporate H&S.
  • Ensuring timely and effective completion of H&S related corrective and preventive action plans.
  • Managing investigations of H&S related incidents & ensuring proper escalation, root cause analysis, and completion of sustainable corrective actions.
  • Completing Industrial Hygiene assessments & monitoring in accordance with annual monitoring plan.
  • Ensuring the fire sprinkler system and alarms are maintained, inspected and functioning properly.
  • Completing required internal and external H&S related recordkeeping & reporting.
  • Acting as the primary contact for external H&S related regulators.
  • Managing the site’s H&S incentive program to achieve corporate objectives & maintain costs within budget.
  • Leading/facilitating H&S teams focusing on increasing employee engagement & empowerment.
  • Tracking & trending injuries, near miss events, safety observations, and property damage incidents.
Staying current on government regulations and emerging issues and trends in H&S.

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university and 3-7 years of related experience in an industrial manufacturing setting.
  • Ability to influence others and present recommendations.
  • Demonstrated ability to be part of and work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Able to demonstrate a thorough and comprehensive understanding of relevant standards.
  • Creative thinking skills with the ability to balance multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Possesses knowledge of technical information regarding relevant H&S elements.
  • Experience in developing and/or implementing the Voluntary Protection Program, OHSAS 18001 or related ISO Management System.
  • Flexible in working during non-business hours to meet business needs.


Morton Salt is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics




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