The Safety Supervisor is responsible for monitoring safety compliance with OSHA and other federal and state regulations to ensure the physical safety of our employees and our clients. Responsible for the organization and direction of plant safety functions to include: the development and implementation of policies and procedures, safety orientation, plant inspections and tours, safety committee meetings, and safety training. Manages our safety/environmental partnership with our Insurance Company and other safety related vendors. Oversees the relationship and requirements of the Corporate SAFRAN Safety/Risk Group. Also responsible for the direct supervision and development of the Safety Coordinators.
Duties and Responsibilities (essential functions):
A) Develop and maintain proactive safety programs to ensure a safe and injury free work environment for employees, including policies, OSHA Regulations and required training compliance, and ergonomics.
B) Conducts accident and near miss investigations and safety job audits for prevention of work-related injuries with department supervisors, managers, and directors.
C) Partners and coordinates with the Training Department, regarding new hire safety and health orientation, as well as other specified training programs.
D) Acts as resource information person for the Maintenance department concerning health and safety issues.
E) Works in conjunction with the plant Environmentalist, to assure that all Safety Data Sheets are maintained and accessible.
F) Works in conjunction with the Plant Environmentalist to make decisions and provide communication and training regarding environmental safety, health, and welfare and compliance with all state and federal agencies.
G) Leader of efforts that ensure our Management and Supervision implement and maintain compliance with PPE programs.
H) Works in conjunction with the Plant Environmentalist to assure the completion of weekly, monthly and annual Safety and Environmental audits to the facility to include notification of department Supervisors and Managers of recommended corrective action.
I) Develop, generate and disburse monthly Safety reports and Safety hazard reports, including safety trend analysis, hours worked and accident tracking.
J) Chair for the Facility Safety Committee.
K) Update safety handbook as necessary.
L) Works in conjunction with the Occupational Nursing staff to ensure the safety, health and welfare of the Company employees, also to include management of Workers' Compensation.
M) Communicates as necessary with Production Supervisors and Managers to employee work schedules/assignments to ensure safety and reduce operational liability
N) Keeps apprised of developments in federal and state safety laws
O) Drives a strong safety culture with a focus on internal and external operations
P) Performs other related duties as required.
Competencies: Acts in accordance with company values and related competencies.
Must have the ability to generate written communication and to operate required office equipment. Ability to read and review written communication. Must be able to properly handle sensitive and confidential information, and work well in a team-oriented environment. Speech and hearing abilities that allow individual to communicate clearly and distinctly in English.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve problems and think strategically.
This position requires extended periods of sitting while working with computers and viewing computer monitors and other office equipment. Finger dexterity needed in using misc. office equipment such as telephone, computer and copy machine, etc. Bending, stooping, reaching, and lifting up to approximately twenty pounds are required during tasks related to the job.
A) Knowledge and Skills:
i) Must have knowledge of federal and state safety regulations (OSHA, EPA and TCEQ), as well as ergonomics, machine safety and environmental safety.
ii) Must have a thorough understanding of state Workers' Compensation laws.
iii) Requires internet and intranet usage and e-mail / fax correspondence.
iv) Work independently with high level of confidentiality, professional standards and ethics.
v) Direct supervisory experience in maintaining, monitoring and documenting safety protocol and/or risk experience required.
vi) Effective communication and presentation skills.
vii) Ability to work a flexible schedule and occasional travel as required.
viii) Demonstrate strong organizational and leadership skills in an office environment with in depth familiarity to company rules and office procedures.
ix) Possess good grammar and communication skills with the ability to work under pressure, set priorities and handle confidential and sensitive company matters.
x) Preferred knowledge and experience with HIPPA compliance.
Education and Experience:
i) Requires a Bachelor's Degree in HSE or 6 years related experience in lieu of a Bachelor's level degree to meet the education requirement.
ii) In addition to meeting the education requirement, an additional three (3) years related experience and/or training is also required of which one (1) of those years in a supervisory role preferred.
Specificity of the job
•None require but travel may be necessary on an as needed basis.
Locate your future workplace
2000 Weber Dr TX 76240
Texas United States
Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 76,800 employees and sales of 15,3 billion euros in 2021 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and innovation roadmap.
Safran was ranked as the world's third best employer in its sector by Forbes magazine in 2021.
Safran Seats is a world leader in aircraft passenger and crew seats. One million seats made by the company are now in service worldwide.
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