Health and Safety Manager

Monroe, Main, 14224 167 Ave SE, Monroe, Washington, United States of America Req #59
Friday, May 14, 2021
As a leading manufacturer of nutritional supplements and other health-building products, we are dedicated to enhancing the wellbeing of our customers - through research, development and delivery of effective nutritional products. It is our mission to contribute to the lives of our customers, employees, suppliers and the communities we serve, in a cooperative and sustainable manner.

Job Description 

The US Health & Safety Manager establishes and collaborates with the Factors Group of Companies’ departments to implement and manage an effective Health & Safety Program and Injury Management Program, in order to promote a safe and healthy working environment throughout the United States.  Support the development of a safety culture to eliminate injuries and accidents through education and increasing awareness, while taking into consideration the company’s commitment to our seven Core Values such as sustainability (people, the planet, and profit) in the planning and implementation of all actions related to the area of responsibility.


  • Work with management, supervisors, and employees in the continuous improvement of the Health & Safety Program. This includes recommendations, development and implementation of the Program, maintaining records and statistics, updating or creating new policies and procedures, and communicating this information to senior management and operations personnel.
  • Work with management and operational personnel to ensure safety liabilities and issues are identified, reported and managed.
  • Report to management on a regular basis regarding timely tracking and reporting of safety activities such as:
    • Pre-scheduled meetings to report, update, and present planned activities
    • Update with any progress or changes to be introduced that will affect the Safety Program or regulatory requirements applicable to any of the company activities
  • Communicate and reinforce safe work procedures and practices with the supervisory and operations employees of the organization, including providing the training or arranging for the appropriate qualified instructors to provide the training.
    • Create, coordinate, and deliver the education and training of health and safety related responsibilities for directors, managers and supervisors
    • Evaluate the training and education provided through analyzing documents or reports submitted by managers. Correct or reinforce the education and training based on the observations.
    • Ensure that all training, certification, and recertification records are maintained, and delivered in a timely manner
    • Assist in developing and implementing training programs for supervisory staff in order to meet legal due diligence requirements relative to safety
  • Participate in development of safety goals, objectives and metrics. Monitor and analyze goals/objectives and metrics on a frequent basis to help eliminate occupational injuries and illness from the workplace
  • Maintain accurate and updated injury and incident records, compile trends and use data to support safety objectives
  • Oversight and management of all workplace injury claims, including RTW, light duty and other accommodations
  • Develop specific strategies to implement and manage a comprehensive and proactive Health & Safety Program and Injury Management Program
    • Analyze quarterly reports to identify tendencies and strategies
    • Develop action plan and goals
    • Implement goals and monitor their effectiveness
    • Meet with managers and supervisors when necessary to advise on ways to ensure accident prevention and injury management procedures are implemented in their area(s) of responsibilities
    • Provide statistical information to managers to show the tendencies observed in areas under their supervision
  • Analyze near-miss investigations involving damage to equipment, auto, property and facility structures. Recommends corrective action and ensures follow-up with supervisory personnel.
  • Work closely with regulatory bodies to ensure programs are well coordinated and professionally administered
  • In coordination with the Facilities Department, ensure plant floor plans and emergency response plans as required are in place and posted
  • Lead and guide the Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee, provide feedback and guidance on Health & Safety Program and culture improvement
  • Contribute to annual budget preparation
  • Follow and adhere to all given instructions including work procedures, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)
  • Strictly adhere to and observe all safety policies as outlined in the company policies and training sessions
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Occasional overtime is an essential function of this job
  • Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job
  • Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm 

 

Requirements:

Technical

  • Diploma or University degree in Occupational Health & Safety Management, or related field, is considered an asset
  • Minimum five (5) years in Health & Safety role
  • Working knowledge of state and federal safety & health legislation, including OSHA, WSHA, Labor & Industries Workers Compensation and ISO 45001
  • Use of equipment to inspect, test, monitor and measure safe environments
  • Experience in a manufacturing industry or similar environment an asset
  • Valid driver’s license and passport
  • Ability to travel to other sites, including Canadian locations, is required

Attributes

  • Ability to effectively present to, coach, train, educate and influence others
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including fluency in English
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office and Adobe
  • Ability to balance competing priorities in fast paced environment
  • Respect and appreciation of deadlines
  • Able to work non-standard hours to support needs of the facility, which operates 24 hours per day, 5 days per week
This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally entitled to work in the country in which this job is located. Only electronic applications can be accepted. This position will close when a competitive candidate pool has been identified. We thank you all for your applications and a member of our team will contact you soon. All the best!

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Monroe, Main, 14224 167 Ave SE, Monroe, Washington, United States of America